Castings bowlers find there is no bias
Bowlers forced to find somewhere else to play after their social club was sold are finding the 'grass is greener' after all.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Supermarket plan for Bainsford garage
The David's Kitchen group has targeted the premises in Dalderse Avenue for development.
QR barcodes plan for energy bills
Energy bills are to come with compulsory Quick Response codes to help people switch supplier more easily, the government says.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Falkirk women goes from a homeless mum to Radio One
A college student has turned her life around to move from homeless hostels to the hallowed halls of BBC Radio One.
Lawyer's office was the engine room of Falkirk district
Last summer I had the pleasure of taking a visiting couple from America on a walk through Falkirk's High Street.
Mum gives 12-year-olds bottle of VODKA for a sleepover
Michael Matheson, a public health minister in Scotland, said: "It is extremely irresponsible for any adult to purchase alcohol for someone who is so young.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Arrests over Wembley match disorder
Police have arrested five men in Scotland over a disturbance before the national football team's match against England at Wembley last year.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Falkirk mum slated for buying vodka for 12-year-old
Hazel Aitchison appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday and admitted buying the youngster, who was at a sleepover in her home, a quarter bottle of vodka.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Italians settled in Scotland and loved the plaice
ONE story told about Italians who eschewed poverty in their country and settled in Scotland was of the seven young statue makers from Tuscany, who brought 1000 little figurines of the Virgin Mary to Paisley intent on selling them to make their fortune.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Curran hails Labour curb on power of union block voting
SHADOW Scottish Secretary Margaret Curran has described Labour's overwhelming vote in favour of curbing the power of union block votes as the last piece of unfinished business by the late John Smith, almost 20 years since his death.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Camelon coffee shop wants to 'pay it forward'
Caring coffee shop owners have taken a 'pay it forward' scheme a step further to offer people the chance to help others.
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Teacher avoids jail for fling with pupil
A teacher at Bannockburn High who had a fling with a 16-year-old pupil dodged a jail term this week.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Couple with cystic fibrosis have healthy baby boy
Joy for couple who had given up hope of having a child due to cystic fibrosis after they have healthy baby boy 98% of men with cystic fibrosis are infertile and the couple tried for a baby for nine years without success - they then looked at having IVF A couple who both carry the cystic fibrosis gene have beaten odds to have a fit and healthy baby ... (more)
Number of empty homes in Falkirk a "blight on the the community"
There are more than 23,000 privately-owned homes currently sitting empty in Scotland, with around 900 in the Falkirk district alone.
Drivers face months of disruption as Falkirk road network undergoes major overhaul
Substantial work - including raising bridges at Larbert and Redding - to allow rail electrification to be carried out, new traffic lights and roundabout at Earls Gate in Grangemouth, and allowing water and gas pipelines and electricity cables to be upgraded along Camelon Main Street are key parts of the extensive programme.
Teacher avoids jail after going to bed with pupil
A school teacher whose love for a 16-year-old pupil led her into his bed has been placed under a two-year supervision order.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Scottish hospital death rate sparks inquiry
Healthcare Improvement Scotland said Forth Valley Royal Hospital had been identified as having a mortality ratio higher than the Scottish average during one quarter of 2013.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
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NCE Live News Updates Monday 24 February: Government pushes Scottish energy plan
The UK government appears to be on a Scottish charm offensive announcing a raft of energy measures including boosting North Sea oil and gas recovery and making moves on a new carbon capture and storage scheme.
Cameron's 'ancestors', the Scottish kingmakers: PM's links to...
Today, David Cameron has taken his Cabinet to Aberdeen, a symbolic move to highlight the importance of Scotland as part of the United Kingdom ahead of the Independence Referendum.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Alan Bissett Scottish independence play at Fringe
ONE of Scotland's top writers has vowed to bring a host of the nation's leading actors together to stage a major pro-independence show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.