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3 hrs ago | Falkirk Herald

TV's Kelly-Ann has her owna labour of love

A frantic phone call from the birthing pool wasn't to alert Kelly-Ann Woodland's husband or family to the imminent arrival of her son, but to cancel filming for the day on her other 'baby', The Lipstick Lounge.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

BBC News

Exam reform delayed by schools

Dozens of schools across Scotland are delaying the introduction of new Highers in popular school subjects, according to BBC Scotland research.

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Evening Times

Relatives pay tribute as police name family killed in Polmont crash

Relatives of a family-of-four killed in a head-on collision between a car and a lorry have said they are "devastated" by their loss.

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Daily Mail

Family of four are killed in horrific head-on collision with articulated lorry

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

Family of four die in head-on crash with lorry on danger road

A FAMILY of four has been killed in a head-on collision between a car and a lorry on a road criticised as one of the most dangerous in Scotland.

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Falkirk Herald

Welfare cuts will cost Falkirk economy

The Scottish Government's Welfare Reform Committee estimate that when the changes come into full effect the drop in potential spending will be equivalent to A 450 a year for every working age adult living in Falkirk district.

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BBC News

Four die as lorry and car crash

The family's Fiat car was involved in a head-on collision with a lorry on the A801, near the Lathallan roundabout where it joins with the M9.

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Falkirk Herald

The Camelon man who made it back from the trenches

The story of Private a Alexander, the grandfather of veteran SNP councillor David Alexander, has been unearthed by the councillor's good friend Colin Seivwright who has now produced a booklet - 'From Falkirk to Flanders: The WWI Diaries of Private David Alexander' - for the Alexander family.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

Scotland Touts Steel Steeds

Standing nearly 100 feet tall and weighing 300 tons a piece, "The Kelpies" are one of the largest equine sculptures in the world and are the largest public artworks in Scotland.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Hi-tech buses to join Falkirk fleet

Leather seats, free wi-fi and Formula One technology - just some of the features of the new buses that are joining the Falkirk fleet in September.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Warning as Scottish cities breach EU safety levels of deadly air pollution

Plans to cut dangerous levels of air pollution from traffic in Scotland have been delayed by five years, putting the UK and Scottish governments at risk of multi-million-pound fines for breaching environmental law.

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Falkirk Herald

Grangemouth couple's journey from Doak's to Auckland

George and Dorothy Turner, originally from Grangemouth, marked their 60 years of marriage with family and friends in Auckland, New Zealand, earlier this month.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Laughs are guaranteed as Falkirk's fifth festival dawns

It's Scotland's biggest comedy festival outside of Edinburgh and Glasgow and it all gets under way for a fifth time tomorrow.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Scotsman.com

Walking and cycling can be Glasgow 2014 legacy

This is a fantastic summer for sporting events, with all the excitement of the World Cup, Wimbledon, the Tour de France and, next week, the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Falkirk Herald

Will Falkirk's school timetable changes work?

A classroom 'revolution' has brought wide-ranging changes to schools in recent years: Curriculum for Excellence and a new exam system among the most high profile in the shake-up of Scotland's education system.

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Falkirk Herald

Falkirk pupils return to the classroom to say farewell before teachers retire

Myra McCallum and Jan McKellar have been in charge of the Rainbow and Wheel Rooms within the enhanced provision at Easter Carmuirs Primary School in Camelon, working together for nearly a decade.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Falkirk BB companies wants Trust to 'about turn' on fees

Organisers of groups used by hundreds of youngsters are fuming after being hit in the pocket by new charges to use schools for meetings.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Falkirk landmarks that aren't what they seem

Last week, writing about Airth Castle, I described the mock frontage added to the medieval building to create what is now the recognisable face of the hotel.

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The Daily Record

Clothes bank raid at store

Officers are working on the assumption that the clothes were thieved to be sold on, and have appealed for witnesses and information.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Newsday

Rail stations sport fun Games signs

First ScotRail bosses are installing what they describe as "fun, sport-inspired" signs at a number of stations around Scotland to mark Glasgow 2014.

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