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Birthday fun with Breathe Easy Clackmannanshire

27 Aug 2014 13:00 • Jenness Mitchell

Breathe Easy Clackmannanshire celebrated its fourth birthday with a delightful afternoon tea.

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Alleged Sauchie assault

27 Aug 2014 13:00 • Jenness Mitchell

A young Livingston lad has denied seizing a man by the clothing, headbutting him to the ground and kicking him on the body.

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Drama in Dollar as felled tree halts traffic

27 Aug 2014 09:30 • Jenness Mitchell

A fallen tree brought Dollar traffic to a standstill last Friday morning (22 August).

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Domestic row led to Alloa man pinning partner after she went "mental"

27 Aug 2014 07:00 • Jenness Mitchell

A man admitted pinning his partner to the floor – but only because she’d gone “mental”.

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Teachers game for a soaking in Alva

27 Aug 2014 07:00 • Hamish Hutchinson

Ten teachers got a soaking on Friday as Alva Academy kick-started its fundraising campaign for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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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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Alloa boss Barry Smith says his side can hold heads high despite 4-1 loss to Hamilton in the League Cup

27 Aug 2014 09:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa boss Barry Smith reckons his side can hold their high after a brave performance despite a 4-1 defeat to Hamilton Academical in the League Cup Second Round clash at New Douglas Park.

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Disaster for brave Alloa Athletic as they crash out of the cup with 4-1 defeat to Hamilton

26 Aug 2014 22:30 • Graeme Lafferty

It was a difficult night for Alloa Athletic as they crashed out of the league cup in the second round with a 4-1 loss to Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park.

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League Cup 2nd round Hamilton Academical vs Alloa Athletic: Match preview

26 Aug 2014 16:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa Athletic team news ahead of their 2nd round clash with Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park.

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Alloa boss Barry Smith heaped praise on his stars after they picked up their first win of the new SPFL Championship season

26 Aug 2014 16:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Barry Smith heaped praise on his flawless Alloa Athletic side after they romped to a convincing 3-0 win over Cowdenbeath at Central Park last weekend.

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Ross Brannigan on the legacy the Games must leave

11 Jul 2014 09:30 • Ross Brannigan

Capturing the Commonwealth Imagination Recently, the Queen's Baton Relay passed through my hometown of Tillicoultry as it continued on its tour around the Commonwealth countries of the world.

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Less middle managers, not more hard cash

11 Jul 2014 09:30

Dear Editor, Frank Field, one of the more respected & level-headed Labour Politicians, suggests higher-income Pensioners should start making National Insurance Contributions to help NHS?

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Each council will retain control of its services

11 Jul 2014 09:30

Dear Editor I write to correct some misinformation published in the Advertiser on 2 July 2014 in respect of proposals that Clackmannanshire and Stirling councils have to enhance their existing shared services arrangements for education and social services.

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Elected members will do what is best for local social services

11 Jul 2014 09:30

Dear Sir I write further to the article you carried dated 2 July 2014 about proposals that Clackmannanshire and Stirling councils explore developing their approach to sharing education and social services.

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Time Out with Jenness Mitchell

27 Aug 2014 09:00 • Jenness Mitchell

Our resident entertainment expert Jenness Mitchell is a self-confessed snow lover, surf lover, comic reader and game player. All opinions are her own, except what she rips off movies, music and TV. Throw some Twitter banter her way @Jenster13.

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Stirling's Bloody Scotland

26 Aug 2014 07:00 • Hamish Hutchinson

The ‘father’ of Tartan Noir has joined the Bloody Scotland line-up.

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Punk act set for King Tuts

25 Aug 2014 07:00 • Hamish Hutchinson

Toronto punk act PUP are coming to King Tuts in Glasgow.

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