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Path between Tillicoultry and Dollar is being resurfaced for better access by JH Civil Engineering

31 Oct 2014 12:42

Works on the popular path between Tillicoultry and Dollar are under way, the laying of a new tarmac surface is expected to finish by the end of November.

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800 hospitalised following alcohol or drug-related incidents in Clackmannanshire

31 Oct 2014 12:12 • Iain Smith

Almost 800 people have been taken to hospital following drink or drug-related incidents in Clackmannanshire over the past three years.

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Fatal Stirling crash truck was not fit to drive

31 Oct 2014 09:30

A fatal accident inquiry (FAI) at Stirling Sheriff Court heard how a lorry, which crashed over two years ago on the A9 in Stirlingshire killing a man in the passenger seat, was not roadworthy and would have failed an MOT.

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Reptile Club receives charitable status

30 Oct 2014 19:48

Forth Valley Reptile Club was recently awarded charitable status.

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Alloa Park gather to hear about achievements

30 Oct 2014 19:19

Last Friday evening, residents gathered at Resonate in Alloa for the AGM of the Alloa Park Residents Association (APRA).

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Week in Pictures (6 August)

Steven McGregor, who emigrated to Australia from Alva, donated $1000 to Strathcarron Hospice.

Tullibody mum Carolynne Hunter is raising money for her daughter Freya-Rose.

Justice of the peace William Whyte (left) retires after 45 years on the bench.

Dollar Academy's Sandy Cameron is lone piper at the Highland Military Tattoo.

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Disabled woman left in tears after Forthbank incident

A disabled Tullibody woman was left in tears after a man who volunteered to help get rid of her domestic waste was refused entry to the waste recycle centre at Forthbank last Sunday (19 October).

Inmate assaulted prison guard

Tullibody Healthy Living’s youth event

Tullibody girl enjoys atmosphere in visit to see Strachan’s squad

Top talents shine at Lornshill fest

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Former Alloa Athletic star Stevie Masterton hopes to shock Stirling Albion in the Scottish Cup

31 Oct 2014 12:30

FORMER Alloa Athletic star STEVIE Masterton is no stranger to Scottish Cup giant-killings.

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Sauchie ace Iain Syme reckons derby win over Camelon can cure their Scottish Cup blues

31 Oct 2014 09:30 • Graeme Lafferty

GUTTED Sauchie star Iain Syme says the whole dressing room is hurting from their shock Scottish Cup exit and 3-1 defeat at Largs Thistle last weekend.

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Alloa ace Ryan McCord says they had a point to prove in the 1-1 draw at Raith

29 Oct 2014 09:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa star Ryan McCord reckons the 1-1 draw with Raith Rovers was just as important as a win because it halted their abysmal run of four defeats on the bounce.

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Alloa Athletic boss Barry Smith heaped praise on his squad after the battling 1-1 draw at Raith Rovers

29 Oct 2014 09:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa Athletic boss Barry Smith heaped praise on his battling side after the 1-1 draw with Raith Rovers at Starks Park last weekend.

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Ross Brannigan argues that General Election leadership debates should include UKIP

30 Oct 2014 09:30 • Ross Brannigan

Politicians across the spectrum have come together to express their frustration at the recent announcement of who will be in the next TV Leader’s Debates before next May’s General Election.

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Vox pops: Is it OK to tweet pictures of your partner while she is in Labour?

30 Oct 2014 09:30

Robbie Williams tweeted throughout the intimate process of his wife’s labour earlier this week. In the bizarre pictures and videos he was trying to lighten the mood for his wife Ayda. We asked people around Alloa to share their views on the matter

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Reader says the truth is emerging about fracking plans for Clackmannanshire

30 Oct 2014 09:30

Dear Editor Ten months on,and what a frenzy. As it is said, “in time the truth will out”, so the drilling throughout the county was ‘only exploratory, and will not involve fracking’.

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Ross Brannigan blogs on the Labour Party's struggles

30 Oct 2014 09:30 • Ross Brannigan

Ed Miliband would have been dreading Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday.

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Christmas shopping event at The Maker's Gallery & Bistro

31 Oct 2014 11:57

CHRISTMAS shoppers are invited to get along to The Maker’s Gallery & Bistro for a festive evening of bespoke crafts, art works and artists’ demonstrations on Friday 14 November.

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What's On - at the Alloa Leisure Bowl

31 Oct 2014 11:25

Take a look at the range of events and activities available at the Leisure Bowl in Alloa.

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What's On - Halloween Disco, Mark Mulgrrin-Mair, David Baird and more

31 Oct 2014 11:11

Take a look at the Advertiser's round up of upcoming local events

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