Falkirk, Scotland Newswire

Falkirk, Scotland Newswire

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  1. Outcry over triple arson murderer who made A 119k from crime getting just A 2800 confiscatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | The Daily Record

    A triple arson attack killer with links to organised crime has been told to pay just 2800 after a four-year dirty money probe. Senior legal figures and politicians called for an urgent review of Scotland's proceeds of crime laws after the outcome of the Crown Office inquiry into Scott Snowden.

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  2. Missing child provokes rowRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 22 | Falkirk Herald

    Jordan Marshall lost his temper and demanded to see that his child, who had subsequently been found, was safe and sound. When he still refused to leave police had to be called and he began taking his fury out on them.

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  3. Rumour Mill: Rangers make third Graham Dorrans bid | Hearts want Kyle ...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 22 | Scotsman.com

    Rangers have made a third bid for Norwich City midfielder Graham Dorrans, Hearts are interested in signing Kyle Lafferty, and Alan Archibald has emerged as a contender for the manager's job at Oxford United. Hearts are looking to bring former Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty back to Scottish football.

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  4. Checklist: 10 things to do in Scotland this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Sunday Herald

    Having kicked off yesterday, this summer's season - These Headstrong Women - features a set of new productions that, for the first time, put women at their heart. Shakespeare's The Taming Of The Shrew is combined with his contemporary, John Fletcher's sequel, The Tamer Tamed for the ultimate battle-of-the-sexes.

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  5. Made in the US from girders?Read the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | Cumbernauld Today

    It is Scotland's other national drink and made in Cumbernauld, but new research has found that iron brew drinks were first sold in the USA. David Leishman, a senior lecturer in English at Grenoble Alpes University in France, believes from his investigations that Iron Brew was sold in the States, that an English firm created the strongman image known as Barr's "Highland athlete" and that Barr's started selling their product in 1898, three years earlier than officially stated.

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  6. Misery of family robbed of beloved petsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 16 | Falkirk Herald

    A Bainsford family have been left "devastated" by the callous theft of three vulnerable pets from their hutches in Haugh Street. Local woman Anne Elaine Gibson says her daughter Rebecca is distraught by the sudden disappearance of her rabbit and two guinea pigs, and is appealing for help in tracing them.

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  7. A trio of tasty new businesses bring big food boost to the areaRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 15 | Falkirk Herald

    Restaurants and cafes in the Falkirk area can be like buses - you wait for a while and then three come along at once. Not only has the vacant property in Vicar Street, which was once home to tapas specialist La Banca, been bought up by an award-winning Indian restaurant business, but the former Forth Valley Butcher's premises in Lint Riggs is about to open its doors again as a coffee house.

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  8. Disorientated in Denny then violent in A&E in LarbertRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Falkirk Herald

    A drunken joiner built up a violent rage when he was asked to extinguish his cigarette while he was being treated in hospital. Ross Bourne had been drinking alcohol all day and was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital's accident and emergency department because he was found in such a state people feared for his safety.

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  9. Performing Arts Centre wants to promote Weyburn through Tommy DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | Weyburn This Week

    ... statue. The two are also teaming up to take the play and another statue of Tommy to his birthplace in Falkirk, Scotland. Vivot's second sculpture of Douglas will be unveiled next year on Tommy's birthday, October 20, followed by a performance of ...

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  10. Serial shoplifter charged with stealing electric toothbrushRead the original story

    Monday Jun 12 | Falkirk Herald

    A shoplifter thought he made a clean get away when he pinched an electric toothbrush but will now be filling his time with community service. John Craig appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday having admitted thefts of food from Tesco in Camelon on January 17 and alcohol from Asda in Falkirk on December 8 last year.

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  11. Motorist to biker: 'Move or I'll put you out of the way'Read the original story

    Monday Jun 12 | Falkirk Herald

    An arrogant motorist knocked a motorcyclist flying simply because he failed to move out of the way when he "tooted" his car horn. After knocking the biker onto the road, David Phillips got out his car and told him he would pull over and give him his details, but he then sped off without looking back.

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  12. Scotland v England fans gather in Glasgow amid heightened securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 10 | Evening Times

    An increased police presence is expected at the game to support the large numbers of fans and armed police will also be on duty. Outer cordons will be in place around the stadium to ensure only ticket holders are in the area.

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  13. Village and VIPs remember World War One hero Samuel Frickleton VCRead the original story

    Friday Jun 9 | Falkirk Herald

    Falkirk district's Depute Provost Ann Ritchie led a Service of Dedication in Slamannan on Wednesday in memory of Great War hero Lance Corporal Samuel Frickleton VC. Neighbours in the village where Frickleton was born on April 1, 1891, gathered with members of his family and VIPs, including MSP Angus MacDonald, the chief executive of Falkirk Council Mary Pitcaithly, council leader Cecil Meiklejohn and Alan Simpson, Lord Lieutenant of Stirlingshire, for the laying of a commemorative First World War Victoria Cross paving stone in his name.

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  14. Longer journeys for Queen Street rail servicesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 9 | Falkirk Herald

    Rail journeys to and from Glasgow Queen Street over the next three Sundays will be longer on several routes because of engineering work. Trains will be diverted via Cumbernauld to avoid track and signalling works at Polmont and at Cowlairs Junction in the north of Glasgow.

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  15. Catwalk run away success at awardsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | Falkirk Herald

    Owner Pauline Spiers, along with sister Louise Brown and daughter Janine Myles, were delighted with their success at Scotland's Business Awards grand final held in Glasgow. With the Princes Street store being named top in the category at last year's Stirling and Falkirk Business Awards, Pauline and her team were invited along to the grand final.

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  16. Second time defibrillator has been stolenRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | Falkirk Herald

    A defibrillator that is used to save the lives of people who suffer from heart attacks in the street has been stolen - for a second time. The device, which can only be used in an emergency situation when a person has no pulse, was taken from its cabinet on a wall at Bainsford Community Centre at the top of David's Loan sometime between June 2 and June 5. The centre is used by a number of older people in the community and police say it could put lives at risk if not returned.

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  17. SPFL chief Neil Doncaster believes cross-border competition can lead to bigger thingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | Sunday Herald

    TALK of cross-border competitions leaves most of us cross-eyed given it's a topic which has hit more dead ends than a flea-market satnav. Such ramblings soon enough get us to whether any of our teams, it used to be the Old Firm but now only Celtic in the minds of some, could ever move south to gorge themselves on the riches of English football.

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  18. Attacked sister, pal and stepdad after night outRead the original story

    Monday Jun 5 | Falkirk Herald

    Alcohol fuelled an outburst of early hours violence which saw a young woman attack her friend, her sister and her stepfather. Lisa Yeardly asked her sister to give her a lift home from Falkirk's Storm nightclub - with her friend along for the ride - and then proceeded to launch a series of attacks.

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  19. 8 players you forgot have Scottish Cup winners' medalsRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | Scotsman.com

    Back in the day, cup winners used to be heroes. And if they weren't one before the game, then they sure were after them.

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  20. Dirtbag Lures Two Girls Into Woods, But Tattoo Covered Witness Knows Better- Takes ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Right Wing News

    ... MacDonald is that neighbors name, and when he saw a man approach two young girls in Hallglen Park in Falkirk, Scotland, he instantly went into papa bear mode. He and his son, Brandon, jumped into action. The 50-year-old suspect had biked up to the ...

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