Alloa, Scotland Newswire

Alloa, Scotland Newswire

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  1. Richard Cockerill taking positives out of Edinburgh defeatRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Richard Cockerill has been forthright since he arrived in the Scottish capital that he was well aware of the size of the task facing him and, so far, the Edinburgh job is not disappointing on that score. Following a solid start with back-to-back wins over Cardiff and the Dragons, the wheels came off with that home loss to Treviso and another, less surprising loss, duly followed at the weekend when his men went down 28-8 at champions Scarlets.

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  2. League One round up: Raith late show shatters DiamondsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 23 | Scotsman.com

    Leaders Raith Rovers left it late to see off Airdrieonians 2-0 and hold their six-point advantage at the top. Skipper Jason Thomson finally broke the deadlock with 16 minutes left and Dario Zanatta ensured the points with a minute remaining.

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  3. Historic Beer Birthday: George Kenneth Hotson YoungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Brookston Beer Bulletin

    Today is the birthday of George Kenneth Hotson Younger . "Younger's forebearer, George Younger , was the founder of George Younger and Son of Alloa, [Scotland] the family's brewing business .

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  4. Preview PRO14Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | RuggaWorld

    The PRO14 in full swing and the Cheetahs got their first win last week at home against Zebre but it is still a long way to go before their and the Kings will be compatible in the competition. The Toyota Cheetahs got their first Guinness PRO14 victory under their belts last weekend - in Round Four they get to welcome the leaders in Conference B and a Leinster side with a perfect 15 points from 15 on Friday night at 8pm local time in Bloemfontein.

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  5. City centres get A 22million boost to improve cycling routes and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Sunday Herald

    Bringing you the best journalism, comment and analysis in Scotland, wherever and whenever you need it, in any format. Faster AD-LIGHT subscriptions now available too.

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  6. Man detained after alleged rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Sunday Herald

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  7. Man charged after 22-year-old woman allegedly raped ClackmannanshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Daily Record

    Police have cordoned off an area near Candleriggs Court, Alloa , and a woman in her 20s has been receiving specialist support.

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  8. Letters: The case is strengthening for Scotland being in the European Economic AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | Sunday Herald

    Martin Redfern thinks a more centralised EU would divert Scots from independence. I cannot see how any country within the EU could possibly have less sovereignty/autonomy than Scotland within the UK, as we have none.

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  9. Allan Massie: Celtic loss brings warning for Scottish rugbyRead the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | Scotsman.com

    It's not so long since starting the season with a couple of wins against Welsh and/or Irish sides would have had coaches of Edinburgh and Glasgow wearing grins as wide as the Cheshire Cat's. But times have changed, expectations with them, and both Richard Cockerill and Dave Rennie were disappointed with their team's performance, decidedly more disgruntled than gruntled.

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  10. Prisoner had fatal heart attack while defibrillator was locked in cupboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Sunday Herald

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  11. British National Action nazis infiltrating armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Dear Kitty

    The British army has confirmed the arrests of 5 soldiers who were allegedly members of a Neo-Nazi group. 4 were arrested in the UK and 1 in Cyprus .

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  12. Rescue of "birthplace" of Scotch whisky industry to beginRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Scotsman.com

    Kennetpans near Alloa, Clackmannanshire, became Scotland's largest distillery in Scotland in the 1770s and is credited with bringing the distillation of whisky from the farmyard to an industrial scale. It was a huge exporter of malt spirit to the London Gin markets and the biggest grain whisky distillery of its time.

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  13. Obituary - William Anderson, solicitor, singer and a churchmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Sunday Herald

    William Anderson, usually known as Bill, who has died aged 82 after a short illness, was a respected family solicitor, a gifted amateur singer and a churchman of wide charitable commitments. A prominent figure in Bridge of Allan, his reputation owed as much to his personal kindness as it did to his lawyerly rigour and breadth of knowledge.

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  14. League One round-up: Raith Rovers extend their leadRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 9 | Scotsman.com

    Raith Rovers stretched their advantage at the top with a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Ayr United at Stark's Park. Lawrence Shankland broke the deadlock in first-half injury-time to give Ayr the lead.

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  15. Obituary: Billy Barnes, Plumber and rugby stalwartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Sunday Herald

    BILLY Barnes, who has died suddenly was a weel-kent figure in Glasgow rugby circles, and proof of the old adage about average players making the best coaches. He was an Allan Glen's boy, brought-up to appreciate Rugby Union at that great city nursery of the game, but, it was on the south bank of the Clyde where he was to have the biggest impact.

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  16. Stirling residents reassured that "smelly water" coming from their taps is safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | The Daily Record

    Residents across Stirling have been reassured that "smelly water" from their taps is safe despite reports of a compound linked to algae being discovered in supplies. A spokesperson for Scottish Water said: "The water continues to be tested rigorously in our laboratories and we can confirm that it is safe to use as normal and does not pose a risk to public health.

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  17. Grant Gilchrist puts dark days behind himRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 6 | Scotsman.com

    Grant Gilchrist freely admits that the prospect of his 100th appearance for Edinburgh, which will come tomorrow night at Myreside against Dragons if selected, is a more alluring prospect now than it would have been amidst what he described as the "dark place" of last season. The 27-year-old lock forward is the first to admit that last term unfolded as a bit of a personal and collective nightmare but added his voice to the chorus of positivity surrounding new head coach Richard Cockerill's new-broom tenure, which got off to a winning competitive start with a 20-10 victory at Cardiff on the opening night of the Guinness Pro14 campaign.

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  18. Holders at home againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | Vital Football

    Holders Dundee United have received another home draw in the Scottish Challenge Cup. The Tangerines, who defeated St Mirren in last season's final back in March, will take on Northern Irish side Linfield at Tannadice.

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  19. Elgin City face mammoth 900-mile round journey to Shropshire in Irn-Bru Cup third roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Evening Times

    ELGIN City face a 16-hour round trip to Shropshire in the Irn-Bru Cup after being drawn against The New Saints. The Welsh champions' home ground is in the English town of Oswestry close to the border with Wales and almost 450 miles away from the League One side's base in the north-east of Scotland .

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  20. Public meeting as marches loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | The Daily Record

    A public meeting has been called by an anti-fascist group prior to this weekend's Scottish Defence League and Unite Against Fascism's protests. Perth Against Fascism and Racism will hold the meeting at the Queens Hotel on Wednesday at 7.30pm before demonstrating against the SDL on Sunday.

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