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Mobile safety cameras deployed around Clacks and beyond

31 Jan 2015 10:10

From Monday (2 February) mobile safety cameras will be deployed around Clackmannanshire and surrounding areas at the following locations:

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Bus crash in Stirling

30 Jan 2015 15:45

SEVERAL people were injured today (Friday) when an empty double-decker school bus ran into the back of a double-decker service bus in a Scottish city centre.

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Man detained after huge police operation in Clackmannan

30 Jan 2015 13:00 • Rajmund Bakonyi

A man has been arrested by police in Clackmannan in connection with the robbery of a petrol station in Menstrie earlier this month.

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Support sessions for mental health available in Alloa

29 Jan 2015 13:13

IF you’re living with or supporting someone with a mental health problem, there is a course that could help you.

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Witcher 3 launch in Stirling Castle

29 Jan 2015 12:59

Stirling Castle played host to the world’s press Wednesday 14 January as the gaming fraternity prepared for one of the year’s highest-profile launches.

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Week in Pictures (7 January)

Rytis Kybartienne was the Wee County's first baby in the New Year

Joe Schofield and Malcolm Brown were Clackmannanshire's first same-sex couple to marry under new Scots law

Residents became angry over a pigeon invasion in Alva

Kyle Adams, former Dollar Academy pupil, received a bursary from Glasgow University to kick his way to the top

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Alloa Athletic are brushed as side in 4-1 defeat to rampant leaders Hearts in SPFL championship clash

31 Jan 2015 20:30 • Graeme Lafferty

IT was a bad day at the office for Alloa Athletic as league leaders Hearts romped to a 4-1 win at the Indodrill Stadium.

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Alloa boss Barry Smith delighted with two new boys ahead of Hearts crunch in SPFL Championship

30 Jan 2015 17:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa manager Barry Smith says he is thrilled with his two new additions as he prepares his squad to face league leaders Heart of Midlothian live on BBC Alba on Saturday night.

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Sauchie boss Fraser Duncan backs SJFA moves for league reconstruction

30 Jan 2015 09:30

Sauchie boss Fraser Duncan says he is in favour of the current proposals for league reconstruction that would see the creation of a new 14-team Scottish Super League.

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Sauchie star Calum Hendrie says the whole squad are eager to get back playing after enforced winter break

29 Jan 2015 09:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Sauchie hitman Calum Hendrie says the whole squad are itching to get back to action after being sidelined because of the weather for the past few weeks.

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Are kids switched on too soon?

With technology playing such a pivotal role in life in the modern era, it begs the question as to whether children of a young age are being introduced to what the word has to offer too quickly, writes Michelle Henderson.

30 Jan 2015 13:37

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Ross Brannigan: Funding gap puts council, and the poorest residents, in a tough position

21 Jan 2015 16:30 • Ross Brannigan

Clackmannanshire Council has proposed a swathe of spending cuts in order to reduce its £20 million funding gap.

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Ross Brannigan: Is the big brother state now upon us

21 Jan 2015 09:30 • Ross Brannigan

In the past week, world leaders have rallied against the terror threats currently poised against the western world.

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Word on the Street - Christmas TV

16 Dec 2014 16:50

Christmas viewing looks set to be a repeat of last year – and many other years – as mainstream channels have scheduled more than 670 hours of reruns over the festive fortnight. We asked people on the streets of Alloa what they would most like to see broadcast on TV over this festive season.

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FVC The Place - Key workout moves

31 Jan 2015 10:37

The Alloa Advertiser is delighted to bring you the latest installment in its column delivered in partnership with Forth Valley College.

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Take to the hills with Clackmannanshire Hill Walking Club

31 Jan 2015 09:30

There were 18 of us, and one dog. Our mission was to climb Munduff Hill, then Bishop Hill. Leaving from the village of Portmoak, in the fair kingdom of Fife, we set off at a brisk pace.

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What's On - The Leisure Bowl

30 Jan 2015 14:14

A round- up of activities at the Leisure Bowl

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