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Rule out the fat chance of Xmas meal causing block

21 Dec 2014 16:00

SCOTTISH Water is encouraging customers to keep the water cycle going by responsibly disposing of cooking fats, oils and grease over the Christmas period and beyond.

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The Alloa Tearoom set to close its doors

21 Dec 2014 15:00 • Rajmund Bakonyi

THE Alloa Tearoom will close just before Christmas after two decades as a fixture in the town centre.

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Alva bingo tea raises £1200 for charity

21 Dec 2014 12:30 • Ashleigh Burns

A MACMILLAN nurses charity bingo tea raised £1200.

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Darts event in Clackmannanshire raises money for Walk the Walk

21 Dec 2014 09:30 • Ashleigh Burns

A FANTASTIC £688.01 was raised for charity during the Jocky Wilson Memorial Cup held in Clackmannanshire earlier this month.

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Local employer Scotmid Co-operative helps raise £280,000

20 Dec 2014 15:30

LOCAL employer Scotmid Co-operative and 2013/14 charity partner Prostate Cancer UK have raised a record breaking £280,000.

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Week in Pictures (19 November)

Rescued baby seal pups are being cared for at Fishcross SPCA Centre

Menstrie girl Charlotte Beckham traveled to India to represent her school at an international conference

Alloa man Bryan Robertson and his dog Shadow won two Top Dog Handler awards

Youngsters from the 25th Stirling (Dunblane) Boy's Brigade took part in a 15km hike

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Traditional dress at Alloa Tower

ALISON Fraser, Jack Guyan, Susan Munro and Catherine Edmundsen dressed up in traditional dresses and enjoyed some mulled wine at a Victorian Fair inside Alloa Tower on the previous Sunday (7 December).

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Alloa crash to 2-0 SPFL Championship defeat to Hearts at Tynecastle

20 Dec 2014 17:30 • Graeme Lafferty

It was another disappointing trip to the capital for Alloa Athletic as they slipped to a 2-0 defeat to Hearts at Tynecastle.

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SPFL Championship preview: Hearts v Alloa Athletic

19 Dec 2014 15:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa Athletic boss Barry Smith tells Advertiser sport that playing at Tynecastle 'is not for the faint-hearted' as he prepares his men for their trip to the capital to face runaway league leaders Hearts this weekend.

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SPFL Championship preview: Hearts v Alloa Athletic

19 Dec 2014 15:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa Athletic boss Barry Smith tells Advertiser sport that playing at Tynecastle 'is not for the faint-hearted' as he prepares his men for their trip to the capital this weekend to face runaway league leaders Hearts

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Sauchie Juniors boss Fraser Duncan challenges players to step up ahead of big test against league leaders Kelty

18 Dec 2014 18:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Sauchie boss Fraser Duncan has challenged his players to go and prove they mean business in the East Super League this season when they host leaders Kelty Hearts this weekend.

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Word on the Street - Christmas TV

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.

16 Dec 2014 16:50

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Independent councillor says the vow will keep important powers in London

14 Dec 2014 20:30

Dear Editor A few weeks ago, in this newspaper, I predicted that the “extra powers” promised in the now infamous vow cobbled together by the Labour and Tory pals in better together would be “too little too late”.

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Labour group leader says SNP are guilty of "I'm alright Jack" attitude

14 Dec 2014 20:30

Dear Editor During the course of Clackmannanshire Council’s Resources & Audit Committee last week, it was confirmed that every Labour Councillor had supported staff, unions and officers by accepting the 3 per cent cut to salary/wages.

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Grangemouth could be coming a "European hub of fracking" at cost of hundreds of millions to the taxpayer

14 Dec 2014 09:30

Dear Editor, At the anti-fracking public meeting held in the Bowmar Centre on 26 November, between 7pm and 9pm, there were no elected politicians on the platform in the hall.

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Artists’ Quarter, a view of the local art scene with Karen Strang

21 Dec 2014 09:30

ALLOA'S reputation for production and export is alive and well; only now can we add creative industries to that mix.

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Wasp Leisure: What's On

20 Dec 2014 09:30

WHAT'S on at the Leisure Bowl in Alloa.

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Wasp Leisure: Enjoy unlimited festive access to Leisure Bowl facilities

19 Dec 2014 10:30

CHRISTMAS might be fast-approaching but that’s no reason to ditch your work-out regime.

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