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Dollar volunteer to set sail for Indonesia

25 Oct 2014 15:30 • Hamish Hutchinson

HE spent many years helping poverty stricken children in Indonesia and now he is returning to the country permanently.

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Gartmorn Duathlon series is a success for all

25 Oct 2014 14:30

OVER the summer Gartmorn Dam staged a superb four race mid week duathlon series.

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Chimney fire warning

25 Oct 2014 13:30

A FIRE officer has warned of the dangers of chimney fires as more and more households are beginning to start using open fires with the cold, winter months approaching.

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Speirs Centre in Alloa has very grand reopening

25 Oct 2014 09:00

THE newly renovated Speirs Centre in Alloa opened its doors last weekend, with a free community fun day for all the family.

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Murray steps down from role as chairman at the Cochrane Foundation

24 Oct 2014 16:30 • Ashleigh Burns

MURRAY Cochrane has stepped down from his role as chairman of the Cochrane Foundation in Alva after 45 years.

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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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Gardeners awarded for Clackmannanshire in Bloom competition

A BUNCH of green fingered people gathered at Alloa Town Hall last week to receive their prizes for this year’s Clackmannanshire in Bloom competition.

£100k boost for new Alloa skate park

Have some Halloween fun at Alloa Tower

NHS failed dying mum

Alloa teen’s tribute to dad

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Battling Alloa Athletic earn a vital point in the 1-1 draw with Raith Rovers at Stark's Park

25 Oct 2014 18:30 • Graeme Lafferty

A BATTLING display from Alloa Athletic saw them leave Kirkcaldy with a hard-earned point after a 1-1 draw with Raith Rovers at Stark’s Park.

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Raith Rovers vs Alloa Athletic - SPFL Championship - Team news

24 Oct 2014 18:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa Athletic travel to Stark’s Park on Saturday to face Raith Rovers as they look to bounce back from a miserable run of four straight defeats in the SPFL Championship.

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Sauchie boss Fraser Duncan sees 4-1 win over Lochee as the perfect preparation for Scottish Cup test

23 Oct 2014 12:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Sauchie boss Fraser Duncan reckons the 4-1 win over Lochee United was the perfect tonic for his side as they prepare for their crunch match away to Largs Thistle in the Emirates Scottish Cup this weekend.

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Alloa hotshot Greig Spence says they must use the 3-2 defeat to Cowdenbeath as a wake up call

23 Oct 2014 09:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Greig Spence reckons Alloa must treat their 3-2 defeat to Cowdenbeath as a wake up call if they are to get themselves out of the danger zone at the foot of the SPFL Championship.

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Vote Yes: Pro-Independence letters

17 Sep 2014 09:30

A collection of letters in support of the Yes vote

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Vote No: Pro-Union letters

17 Sep 2014 09:30

A collection of letters in support of the No camp

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Keith Brown letter on the independence referendum

17 Sep 2014 09:30

Just as I believe the founding father of the Labour Party, Keir Hardie, would have undoubtedly supported independence for Scotland, more and more Labour supporters – including senior members of the Labour Party and Labour politicians – are lending their support to the Yes Campaign.

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Gordon Banks column on the independence referendum

17 Sep 2014 09:30

By the time this article is read the Scottish Independence Referendum will be upon us, and I would like to take this opportunity to say to constituents in Clackmannanshire – if you are still in doubt, then vote No, because this is a decision that cannot be reversed and one which will affect our families, their families and the generations to come.

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Wasp Leisure: Gymnastics and football coaches wanted!

25 Oct 2014 13:30

DO you have a background in sport?

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Fusion pioneer Martyn to be honoured at Celtic festival

25 Oct 2014 13:30 • Jenness Mitchell

NEXT year’s Celtic Connections will honour the work of pioneering musician Martyn Bennett on its opening night.

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Charity art auction held at Stirling Uni early next month

24 Oct 2014 10:30 • Ashleigh Burns

STIRLING charity Artlink Central is delighted to announce its ninth biennial fundraising art auction – Art Off The Rock.

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