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Yesterday | Sunday Herald

Two imaginative boosts to the tourism industry

The Easter weekend was a good one for Scottish tourism, with two new attractions opening to visitors for the first time: The Easter weekend was a good one for Scottish tourism, with two new attractions opening to visitors for the first time: the giant Kelpie sculptures between Falkirk and Grangemouth and the John Muir Way, the 134-mile walking ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Falkirk MSP backs life-saving machines

Lives could be saved by making an easy-to use piece of equipment more widely available in communities.

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Falkirk Herald

Numbers taking Falkirk trains still rising

With five stations in the area - Falkirk High and Grahamston, Larbert, Camelon and Polmont - there were over three million journeys made in 2011/12.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Kelpies light up the Falkirk sky

The Kelpies officially came to life with a spectacular light show which captivated the thousands who turned out for tonight's event.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sunday Herald

10 things to do across Scotland this weekend

Cult Fife-based music collective and record label Fence mark Easter with another of their boutique music happenings.

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Falkirk Herald

Falkirk filmmakers putting horror fans in the frame

Fans of the horror movie genre can 'chill' out to a new thriller that will satisfy their senses in more ways than one.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sunday Herald

Funds lost as wealthy churches quit in new gay protest

TWO of the wealthiest Church of Scotland congregations are quitting the Kirk just weeks before the General Assembly over the issue of gay ordination.

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The Daily Record

Saints cup final travel chaos

Mephedrone warning issued as girl, 19, becomes latest young Scot to die after drugs binge as party carnage leaves another four in hospital POLICE believe Helen Henderson took the notorious drug MCAT - and ketamine - which is used as a horse tranquliser during the house party THE 41-year-old star of The Other Woman - a film about fidelity - revealed ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Record

Young Scots 2014: Group fighting for teenagers in care have been hailed our young heroes

YOUNG Care Leaver Campaigners won a standing ovation after receiving the prestigious accolade at our glittering ceremony in Glasgow last week.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Letham Moss drilling decision "months" away

A decision by Scottish Government Reporters into an energy company's bid to drill for natural gas near Airth is likely to be months away.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Scotsman.com

Man fell ill, 'lost two stones' after ecstasy pill

POLICE have issued yet another drugs warning after a man fell seriously ill from a new type of ecstasy tablet.

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Falkirk Herald

Family wait for news on missing Bainsford man David Paterson

Chief Inspector Mandy Paterson, Falkirk Area Commander, said the scale of the hunt was because the disappearance was "totally out of character".

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Newsday

Kelpies lit up for the first time

A lighting test has provided a sneak peek of the two 300 tonne, 30m tall sculptures in their prime.

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Evening Times

Commuters should expect the biggest train timetable that Scotland has ever seen during Games

ScotRail today announced it is planning the biggest train timetable that Scotland has ever seen for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Camelon centre gets Maggie's off to flying start

Kind-hearted people who use a community education centre have raised a whopping sum for the new Maggie's Centre.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Dart Inquiry: Rules will be strictly followed

Dart Energy has told the public inquiry into its drilling plans for Airth it will fully comply with all the relevent agencies to secure the licences it will need if planning permission to start producing coal bed methane gas commercially is granted by Scottish Government Reporters.

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Falkirk Herald

Forth Valley hospitals extend visiting times

From today, the new hours at NHS Forth Valley Royal Hospital as well as the four community hospitals at Falkirk, Stirling, Bo'ness and Alloa for inpatients are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Group of the Week: Falkirk Natural History & Archaeological Society

The Falkirk Natural History & Archaeological Society was founded circa 1903 and is concerned with the natural history and archaeological heritage of Falkirk and the surrounding area.

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Falkirk Herald

Calling on Falkirk folk to walk the Moonwalk

There's still time to enter this year's MoonWalk Scotland and raise vital funds for breast cancer charities north of the border.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Scotsman.com

Forth axes biomass plants after SSE's about-turn

Controversial plans to create three biomass plants in Scotland have been scrapped after power supplier SSE decided to scale back its investments in renewable energy.

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