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MSP donates to Alva Community Council

28 Jul 2014 16:00 • Hamish Hutchinson

ALVA Community Council has been given a 'blooming marvellous’ £75 donation through MSP Keith Brown.

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Forces celebrate WW1 anniversary

25 Jul 2014 16:00 • Hamish Hutchinson

PAST and present armed forces personnel came together to commemorate the anniversary of the First World War on Saturday.

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£3000 donated to brave Tullibody lad

25 Jul 2014 15:00 • Jenness Mitchell

STIRLING Orange Hall donated £3000 to Ryan Whyte, who has severe special needs.

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Council moves offices

25 Jul 2014 13:00 • Ashleigh Burns

COUNCILLORS and support staff are moving to Kilncraigs this month.

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Not just a Minor interest for Steven

25 Jul 2014 09:30 • Ashleigh Burns

HOURS spent tinkering away in the garage have paid off for one Morris Minor hobbyist.

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Week in Pictures (16 July)

A great day was had at the 158th Alva Games.

A car crashed through the window of a lawyers' office in Tillicoultry.

HRH The Duke of Kent paid a visit to the Hillfoots.

Alloa Town Centre BID's summer fun brought in the crowds.

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MP backs Cancer Research UK ambition

GORDON Banks has backed has backed Cancer Research UK’s ambition for three in four of all diagnosed cancer patients to survive at least ten years – it currently stands at two in four.

Parade to commemorate the First World War

Marathon effort pays off for funeral service operative

Morning shunt in Alloa brings traffic to a standstill

39 job losses at New Struan school

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Meditating cocaine supplier given community service after drug lab found in caravan

A MAN who had a Breaking Bad-style drug cutting lab in his Clackmannanshire caravan – like the hit TV show’s Walter White – avoided jail after his lawyer told a sheriff he had taken up meditation.

Dollar open garden weekend raises money for Strathcarron

Vandals hit school’s play area

Dollar pupils hit the stage with Guys and Dolls

Dollar Academy welcomes poet

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Latest: Petrofac Training Cup 1st round Arbroath 1-4 Alloa: Greig Spence Scores a hat-trick as Alloa romp to easy win at Arbroath

26 Jul 2014 17:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa Athletic got their 2014/15 season underway in style with a fine 4-1 win over League Two side Arbroath at Gayfield Park.

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Alloa Athletic favourite Michael Doyle says Recreation Park feels like home after signing new deal

25 Jul 2014 07:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa star Michael Doyle has opened his heart on his summer of turmoil and why, when it comes to chasing his dream of full time football, there is no better place to be next year than Recreation Park.

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Latest: Petrofac Training Cup 1st round - Arbroath vs Alloa Athletic - Match Preview

24 Jul 2014 15:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa boss Barry Smith will take an almost full squad to Arbroath for their Petrofac Training Cup 1st round clash this weekend as the competitive action gets underway.

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Latest: Clackmannanshire athletes get down to the serious business as Glasgow 2014 gets underway

24 Jul 2014 09:30 • Graeme Lafferty

The 20th Commonwealth Games got underway in spectacular fashion with the opening ceremony at Parkhead Stadium in Glasgow.

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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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Glasgow under Lock & Key

28 Jul 2014 07:00 • Hamish Hutchinson

Midlands hardcore rockers Lock & Key are coming to Glasgow next month.

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Top author Rennie shines a light on Bannockburn

25 Jul 2014 07:00 • Hamish Hutchinson

An author best known to big and small kids alike for his Light on Dumyat series of novels has taken on the Battle of Bannockburn for his latest work.

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Time Out with Jenness Mitchell

24 Jul 2014 07:00 • 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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