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  1. Stirling School Pupil Wins Union's 'Design a Front Cover' CompetitionRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PressReleasePoint

    Over 60 entries received from schools across Scotland A primary three pupil from Stirling scooped first prize in an NFU Scotland-run competition to design the front cover of its membership magazine. The runners-up came from Sanday in Orkney and Slamannan near Falkirk In early September, a competition was launched for primary 1 to 3 pupils to design a front cover for the December edition of the Scottish Farming Leader, which goes to 9,500 Union members and industry stakeholders.

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  2. Centre provides vital support to thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Falkirk Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A small group of knitters who have all been affected by cancer have raised over 8000 for Falkirk's new Maggie's Centre just by selling scarves.

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  3. Commuters face wait for new Falkirk High car parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Additional car parking is planned for Falkirk High station - but it won't be built until funding can be secured Fed-up commuters who struggle to park at Falkirk High face a wait until more spaces are built at the busy mainline railway station.

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  4. Remember the Falkirk men who will never grow oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One obviously lends a very special significance to next week's Armistice Day commemorations.

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  5. Slamannan church rolls out servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    A congregation is rolling out its Sunday services in a bowling club while renovations are carried out to its church's building. The members of Slammannan Parish Church have moved temporarily into the village's bowling club to allow a six-figure refurbishment of their old building, which proudly sits atop a large mound in the village, to go ahead And while the work is being carried out the congregation are gathering in Slamannan Bowling Club as a temporary place of worship for the next 11 months or so.

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  6. Fighting fever at Falkirk's Lochgreen HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    In 1947 my six-year-old brother was diagnosed with diphtheria and whipped away up the hill to what was then the burgh or 'high' hospital at the top of Slamannan Road. Although vaccination for this dangerous, infectious disease had been introduced in 1940, there were still many cases and Falkirk sufferers spent many weeks away from home and school in case they spread the infection.

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  7. Falkirk's WW1 Victoria Cross heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    To fight in what is one of the worst conflicts in human history is bravery in itself - to survive it with the highest military honour shows courage on another level. The Victoria Cross was awarded 628 times during the First World War - one person receiving it twice - with two of the recipients from the Falkirk area.

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  8. Looks like sludge spreading is here to stay in rural FalkirkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    Sewage is something people in a civilised society don't like to think about and is left for other people to deal with without a further thought. That is until it starts to affect our day-to-day lives and then complaints are made to authorities about smells in our communities.

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  9. Slamannan man wants his ramp backRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    Sammy McLeod , who suffers from peripheral neuropathy, a degenerative disorder which affects his movement, moved into his home over a decade ago as his condition started to deteriorate. He said: "I moved here because my family live next door and my mother, who is 82, is my main carer."

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  10. Road running Falkirk gran wins 10K in record timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    Road running gran Fiona Matheson became a record breaker when she won a Glasgow 10K event organised by Women's Running magazine. The 53-year-old crossed the line in 35 minutes and 39 seconds - the best time from the the six of the seven races in the series held so far.

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  11. Great time for Roman around Falkirk's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    By the time you read this Big Roman Week, the annual celebration of our Roman heritage, will be well underway. I was brought up in Watling Drive in Camelon next to Wall Street, but I had no idea why they had these names or why the pub on the main street was called the Roman Bar.

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  12. Braes residents calling for ban on human slurry spreadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    Steps are being taken to try to improve control of slurry spreading which sees rural communities plagued by horrendous smells every year. Last week, Falkirk East MSP Angus MacDonald hosted a meeting in Slamannan with enforcement agencies and residents to address public concerns about the spreading of human waste in fields each year.

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  13. Everton keep 100 year promise to pay tribute to tragic Scots footballer Sandy YoungRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | The Daily Record

    YOUNG left Everton for Australia a century ago but, after a sad sequence of events which saw him convicted of manslaughter, he died in an Edinburgh mental care facility and was buried without fuss nearby.

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  14. Meeting to discuss smells in rural FalkirkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    A private meeting has been arranged for tomorrow to discuss concerns over smells from slurry and waste in rural areas.

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  15. Spitfire pilot remembered forever in SlamannanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    A permanent memorial to a Spitfire pilot which features the propeller of the plane he was flying now has pride of place in a Braes village.

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  16. Plains poet told of tragedy in First World War trenchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | The Daily Record

    DRUMMER boy Robert Kerr was barely out of his teens in 1915 when he went off to fight for his country and wrote down his thoughts on being on the front line.

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  17. Life of Slamannan's Scott Reminch celebrated with memorial raveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    Friends of a young man killed in a road accident will mark the anniversary of his death by holding a rave in honour of his love of dance music.

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  18. Alex Salmond: Who do you think you are?Read the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    The First Minister learned last year he had blood relations in the US who were descended from Salmonds who emigrated in the 1870s seeking a fresh start in the New World.

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  19. Memorial to RAF Spitfire pilot killed in Slamannan air crash to be unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2014 | Falkirk Herald

    The propellor of an RAF Spitfire recovered from a Slamannan field 72 years after it crashed will be publicly unveiled at a ceremony in August.

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  20. Salmond meets American relatives found through family tree researchRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    The First Minister was thrilled to learn last year that he had blood relations in the United States from Salmonds who had sailed from Scotland in the 1870s seeking a new life.

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