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Falkirk, Scotland News

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Saturday | Falkirk Herald

Grahamston was Falkirk's industrial heart

When my book about Falkirk was published in 2006 a few folk in Grahamston and Bainsford gave me a hard time for ignoring their communities while I had plenty to say about Camelon, Polmont, Bonnybridge and the rest.

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Saturday | Sunday Herald

Denise Mina's comic view of post-apocalyptic Scotland

Unfortunately. Leith's favourite son has gone AWOL this Saturday afternoon. Maybe he's visiting relatives.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Denny councillor 'must apologise' for foul-mouthed rant

Danny and Banknock representative Brian McCabe called the council "b*****ds" at a pro-independence gathering, which featured former MSP Tommy Sheridan in the Songbird Bar in Dunipace two weeks ago.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Kelpies work their magic

The number of tourists visiting the Falkirk area is expected to show a marked rise when new figures are released next month.

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Falkirk Herald

Polmont YOI unveils new poppy garden

Staff and inmates at Polmont Young Offenders Institution have displayed real commitment to remembering fallen servicemen of the First World War.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sunday Herald

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In 1851, chemist James 'Paraffin' Young opened the world's first oil refinery near Bathgate and started extracting oil from shale beneath West Lothian.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, The Scottish Borders County, Scotland, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Scotsman.com

Driver who killed cyclist in 2am crash walks free

Alastair Dudgeon was killed near the Kincardine Bridge in Fife at about 2am on 6 January last year following a collision with a Vauxhall Astra driven by James Sneddon.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Scotsman.com

Scottish paperboy still doing his rounds aged 100

Second World War veteran Walter Sharp, who has lived in Camelon, Falkirk almost all his life, took on the task when he retired in 1979.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Life, Veteran Affairs, World News

Falkirk Herald

Grangemouth petro chemical giants buy into 'fracking' opportunity

Grangemouth petro chemical giants Ineos has bought a 51 per cent stake in an exploration licence which has already been used by Dart Energy to find coal bed methane in coalfields below Airth.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Camelon's Scott creates a body of work

Scott is a bodybuilder and has turned his love of working out at the gym into a career, signing with a fitness modelling agency.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Fitness, Weight Training

Falkirk Herald

Old Camelon Mariner Walter has seen it all in village

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the 100th birthday of Walter Sharp, a true Camelon Mariner, born at 50 Glasgow Road a few days after the outbreak of World War I. With the exception of the years he spent in the Royal Army Ordnance Corps, Walter lived and worked in the village and was an eyewitness to the massive changes that transformed ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Free Dictionary

William Wallace Is Executed

Along with Andrew Moray , Wallace defeated an English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297, and was Guardian of Scotland , serving until his defeat at the Battle of Falkirk in July 1298.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Lothian County, Scotland

BroadwayWorld.com

Finborough Scales Back the Wallace to Staged Reading, Sept 15

Finborough Theatre regrets that, due to funding issues, they have had to cancel the planned full production of The Wallace.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Falkirk councillor's foul-mouthed outburst at Sheridan independence meeting

Denny and Banknock councillor Brian McCabe made the remark in the Songbird Bar in Dunipace last Thursday when he chaired a meeting featuring former MSP Tommy Sheridan.

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Newsday

Man killed in car and lorry crash

A man has been killed in a crash between a car and a lorry on the B7076 at Johnstonebridge near Lockerbie.

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Related Topix: Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Grampian County, Scotland, World News, Central County, Scotland

Newsday

Prison site 'to be used for housing'

Craiginches opened in the 19th Century but, along with Peterhead Prison, closed to make way for the new HMP Grampian in Peterhead.

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Related Topix: Grampian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland, Central County, Scotland

Newsday

Stracathro ward open after vomit bug

A BBC Radio Scotland debate on the independence referendum recorded in Inverurie can be heard later at 17:05, on FM in the north east, and online.

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Newsday

2014 Games track goes to Grangemouth

Falkirk Community Trust , which runs the venue, applied as part of the Games legacy programme to receive sports equipment after the event.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, 9

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Falkirk Herald

New Strathcarron Hospice service will allow people near the end of life to remain at home

A 'first of its kind' service will allow more terminally ill people to choose to spend their final days in the comfort of their own home.

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Related Topix: Palliative Care, Medicine, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Nursing

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Top union post for Larbert firefighter

The 47-year-old father of two joined the service in 1994 and worked at Bo'ness and Falkirk and at his local wholetime station in Larbert.

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