Falkirk, Scotland Newswire (Page 8)

Falkirk, Scotland Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Campaigners draw battle lines as they prepare plan to save dogs shelter threatened with axeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Daily Record

    A public meeting will be held by the Bandeath Stray Dog Shelter Action Committee at 7pm at Bannockburn Miners Welfare next Wednesday . Campaigners set up the Bandeath Stray Dog Shelter Action Committee on Monday after we reported last week that the facility could be axed.

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  2. Nine-year-old boy dies after bike hit by van in AirthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    Ethan Ritchie was on his bike on Friday evening in Airth, in the Falkirk Council area, when he was knocked down by the van in Kennedy Way. He was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital following the collision, which happened at around 7.15pm, but he died a short time later.

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  3. 5 reasons why I hate BraveheartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    Oscar-winning historical blockbuster Braveheart celebrates its 20th anniversary this weekend. All across the land , patriotic types are no doubt preparing for a whole host of celebratory screenings, while English saps like me retreat quietly into the corner and whimper.

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  4. 'Happy-go-lucky' boy (9) killed after bike struck by vanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Independent.ie

    Ethan Ritchie who died after his bicycle was struck by a van in Airth, in the Falkirk Council area Credit: Police Scotland/PA Wire Ethan Ritchie was on his bike on Friday evening in Airth, in the Falkirk Council area, when he was knocked down by the van in Kennedy Way. He was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital following the collision, which happened at around 7.15pm, but he died a short time later.

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  5. Great news for local groups as they scoop A 30,000 of grantsRead the original story

    May 22, 2016 | Falkirk Herald

    Five local groups supporting young children in Falkirk are celebrating this week after receiving almost 30,000 worth of grants. Falkirk Council's Children's Services was awarded the most at A 9023 from the latest and the last grants from the Communities and Families Fund, a joint venture between the Big Lottery Fund and the Scottish Government.

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  6. Rangers v HibernianRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | BBC News

    Wingers Michael O'Halloran and Billy King are cup-tied, while midfielders Harry Forrester and David Templeton remain sidelined through injury. It is the 131st Scottish Cup final, but never before have the two sides competing for the world's oldest national trophy both been outside the nation's top flight.

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  7. Brendan Rodgers set to become highest paid manager in Celtic's...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Daily Record

    THE former Liverpool boss is on the verge of agreeing a jackpot deal to take over at Celtic Park after another round of talks with Dermot Desmond. BRENDAN RODGERS is on the brink of accepting the Celtic job after Dermot Desmond tabled a package which would make him the highest-paid manager in Scottish football history.

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  8. Council to cover Orange Order march costs worth thousands of poundsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Sunday Herald

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  9. Critics say the Orange Order arguably has a religious and political messageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    A SCOTS council at the centre of a row over funding to the Orange Order is to provide thousands of pounds worth of assistance to other Loyalist parades. The leadership of Labour-run Falkirk Council has blamed a "new position adopted by Police Scotland" over the handling of traffic issues at marches for its decision to cover the costs of a major Orange event in the town next month.

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  10. Ken Smith's Diary: Eurovision warning; Lap of dishonour; and Sweaty pawsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    WELL, not many votes again for the British entry in the Eurovision Song Contest. Tom Jamieson, watching when viewers could send their vote in, explains it to us: "That 'Remember you can't vote for the UK entry' warning also comes up on the screen of every other European country too."

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  11. Nicola Sturgeon: 'My vision for the first 100 days of my new government'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    MAY 07: Nicola Sturgeon SNP leader and First Minister of Scotland hosts a photocall attended by many of the elected MSP's at the Kelpies sculpture, on May 7, 2016 in Falkirk, Scotland. The SNP triumphed yesterday with a huge show THE first 100 days of the re-elected SNP Government will see us working harder than ever to deliver for all the people and communities of Scotland.

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  12. 'My vision for the first 100 days of my new government'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    MAY 07: Nicola Sturgeon SNP leader and First Minister of Scotland hosts a photocall attended by many of the elected MSP's at the Kelpies sculpture, on May 7, 2016 in Falkirk, Scotland. The SNP triumphed yesterday with a huge show THE first 100 days of the re-elected SNP Government will see us working harder than ever to deliver for all the people and communities of Scotland.

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  13. Rumour Mill: Ashley faces Rangers probe | Lawwell denies signing players | Hibs eye Cammy BellRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Scotsman.com

    English league to probe Mike Ashley's Rangers contract; Peter Lawwell denies influence over signing players and Hibs linked with Cammy Bell SPORTS Direct chief Mike Ashley could be forced to end his contract with Rangers as a result of Newcastle's relegation from the English Premier League. The Football League is reportedly set to launch a probe into Ashley's connections with the Ibrox side, in order to work out if he is breaching rules concerning dual interests.

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  14. Businessman is jailed for 20 months after A 80,000 fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    A BUSINESSMAN who won Britain's top accolade for disabled entrepreneurs has been jailed for 20 months for an A 80,000 fraud. Andrew Thomson, 51, who was born profoundly deaf, admitted using his video-conferencing firm to milk a government scheme intended to help the disabled into work.

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  15. Flying Scotsman set to steam through ScotlandRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Scotsman.com

    SPOTTERS are expected to be out in force this weekend as Flying Scotsman makes its first trip to Scotland for more than a decade. Rail enthusiasts are expected to line the tracks in their hundreds to catch a glimpse of the steam engine, but they have been warned not to jeopardise their safety or that of others.

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  16. Our Heroes awards: Meet the inspirational individuals on this year's shortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Daily Record

    AHEAD of the Daily Record's 13th Our Heroes awards on Friday, we meet the first half of our selfless shortlist and hear their heartwarming stories. The 13th Daily Record Our Heroes awards , sponsored by Lidl, will bring together VIPs from sport, entertainment and politics to honour those who inspire us.

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  17. Livingston set for 'The Homecoming' boxing eventRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Daily Record

    The 29-year-old, who is the current Scottish and Four Nations middleweight champ, is confident he can add to his haul in front of a home crowd. He said: "I'm raring to go and looking to use this fight as another step forward in my career.

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  18. Deaf businessman jailed for defrauding taxpayersRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Falkirk Herald

    An award-winning deaf businessman was jailed for 20 months after admitting he used his business to defraud 80,000 from taxpayers. Andrew Thomson, who was born profoundly deaf, was described as a "highly-culpable" fraudster by Sheriff William Gilchrist at Stirling Sheriff Court yesterday for using his company to fraudulently claim the cash.

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  19. Sturgeon "reasonably confident" Scotland will vote to stay in EURead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Scotland's First Minister and Leader of the Scottish National Party , Nicola Sturgeon, speaks in front of all the SNP's members of the Scottish Parliament , in front of the Kelpies statues, designed by Scottish artist Andy Scott, in Falkirk, Scotland, on May 7, 2016.

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  20. Dundee 0 Hamilton 1: "We are similar to Leicester" claims scorer MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    As the so-called minnows who have shaken up England's Premier League prepared to launch into their celebrations on Saturday evening favourable comparison was being drawn to the attributes of a club that can only look at Leicester City's wealth with awe and envy by the scorer of the goal that ensured Hamilton Accies' survival in Scotland's top flight. Never mind paying their wages and assembling the supporting infrastructure, the A 54 million or so in transfer fees that it is reckoned to have taken to purchase the new English champions' playing squad would, of course, probably be enough to buy and run pretty much every club in Scotland other than Celtic and Rangers and dwarfs anything that even the Glasgow giants can muster.

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