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Reptile Club receives charitable status

30 Oct 2014 19:48

Forth Valley Reptile Club was recently awarded charitable status.

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Alloa Park gather to hear about achievements

30 Oct 2014 19:19

Last Friday evening, residents gathered at Resonate in Alloa for the AGM of the Alloa Park Residents Association (APRA).

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Successful garden project at Marchglen Care Home

30 Oct 2014 18:38 • Ashleigh Burns

THE garden at Marchglen Care Home has turned into a rural retreat where residents can spend time with their families.

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Keith Brown is set to attend Craft2Distract open day

30 Oct 2014 18:10 • Ashleigh Burns

A CLACKMANNANSHIRE craft group that provides workshops for people who suffer from chronic pain is holding an open day this week.

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Chemist open on Sunday

30 Oct 2014 17:52

Lloyds Pharmacy is now open for an hour on Sunday

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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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Social gatherings available for lonely people over 75

The local branch of Contact the Elderly, a national organisation solely dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation among older people, are inviting people from around Clackmannanshire to join their group of tea party goers and volunteers.

Local businesses will have the chance to meet public sector buyers

Council workshop to aid those with mental health issues

Self-mocking murder mystery night was plenty of fun at The Makers Gallery & Bistro

Rotary Club of Alloa donates £700 to Speur-Glan

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Disabled woman left in tears after Forthbank incident

A disabled Tullibody woman was left in tears after a man who volunteered to help get rid of her domestic waste was refused entry to the waste recycle centre at Forthbank last Sunday (19 October).

Inmate assaulted prison guard

Tullibody Healthy Living’s youth event

Tullibody girl enjoys atmosphere in visit to see Strachan’s squad

Top talents shine at Lornshill fest

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Alloa ace Ryan McCord says they had a point to prove in the 1-1 draw at Raith

29 Oct 2014 09:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa star Ryan McCord reckons the 1-1 draw with Raith Rovers was just as important as a win because it halted their abysmal run of four defeats on the bounce.

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Alloa Athletic boss Barry Smith heaped praise on his squad after the battling 1-1 draw at Raith Rovers

29 Oct 2014 09:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa Athletic boss Barry Smith heaped praise on his battling side after the 1-1 draw with Raith Rovers at Starks Park last weekend.

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Sauchie Juniors boss Fraser Duncan was left furious by his side's 3-1 Scottish Cup loss to Largs Thistle

28 Oct 2014 16:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Furious Sauchie Juniors boss Fraser Duncan says his players let the whole club down with their abysmal display during the 3-1 Scottish Cup loss to Largs Thistle last weekend.

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Alloa Athletic defender Michael Doyle says they now need a win after steadying the ship with 1-1 draw at Raith

28 Oct 2014 16:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa ace Michael Doyle sees this weekend’s Scottish Cup clash with Ayr united as the perfect chance to get back to winning ways following their spirited 1-1 draw with Raith Rovers.

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Ross Brannigan argues that General Election leadership debates should include UKIP

30 Oct 2014 09:30 • Ross Brannigan

Politicians across the spectrum have come together to express their frustration at the recent announcement of who will be in the next TV Leader’s Debates before next May’s General Election.

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Vox pops: Is it OK to tweet pictures of your partner while she is in Labour?

30 Oct 2014 09:30

Robbie Williams tweeted throughout the intimate process of his wife’s labour earlier this week. In the bizarre pictures and videos he was trying to lighten the mood for his wife Ayda. We asked people around Alloa to share their views on the matter

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Reader says the truth is emerging about fracking plans for Clackmannanshire

30 Oct 2014 09:30

Dear Editor Ten months on,and what a frenzy. As it is said, “in time the truth will out”, so the drilling throughout the county was ‘only exploratory, and will not involve fracking’.

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Ross Brannigan blogs on the Labour Party's struggles

30 Oct 2014 09:30 • Ross Brannigan

Ed Miliband would have been dreading Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday.

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Preview with Something, Someone

30 Oct 2014 20:40

Ahead of their performance at Strange Behaviours, Something, Someone’s Morgan Woods spoke to the Advertiser.

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Strange Behaviours returns to Tolbooth

30 Oct 2014 20:40

Following on from the success of the regular Reloaded festivals, the venue’s much-loved music fiesta returns with 30+ acts on three stages over two days. Kenny Bates, the Tolbooth’s music development officer, can’t wait for it to kick off.

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Josh Pyke returns to UK to promote new album

30 Oct 2014 16:48

ACOUSTIC troubadour Josh Pyke returns to the UK this autumn to promote his latest record, The Beginning And The End of Everything.

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