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Clackmannanshire Council pulled the plug on debt advice services

3 Aug 2015 13:30Rajmund Bakonyi

PEOPLE in Clackmannanshire are losing out on Scottish Government funded income and debt advice services after the council decided they were “not delivering value for public money”.

Diabetes Scotland will host event for families

3 Aug 2015 09:00

FAMILIES of children with type 1 diabetes across Forth Valley are being invited to book a place at a special event.

Love written in ink for Alloa couple

2 Aug 2015 15:30Ashleigh Burns

A COUPLE who got engaged via the pages of the Alloa Advertiser have tied the knot.

Local MP welcomes glowing Fishcross care home report

2 Aug 2015 12:30Rajmund Bakonyi

LOCAL MP Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh this week welcomed a glowing Care Inspectorate report into a Fishcross care home, which recently received top marks.

Charities bowled over by fundraiser held in Alva

2 Aug 2015 09:30Iain Smith

ALVA SOUTH bowling club held a fundraiser earlier this month in an effort to support two local charities.

Changes to supported bus services in Clackmannanshire

1 Aug 2015 12:30

THE supported bus services funded by Clackmannanshire Council will change next month.

Tullibody chef secures another top award

1 Aug 2015 09:30Ashleigh Burns

Alloa man promotes Brave the Shave campaign across the county

31 Jul 2015 16:00Iain Smith

New project shows 1938 Alloa adverts

31 Jul 2015 14:30Ashleigh Burns

Clacks Business Awards: The sweet sounds of Manfrini Accordions

31 Jul 2015 13:30

Hawkhill Community Association receives generous donation

31 Jul 2015 12:30

Missing teenager Courtney has been traced safe and well

31 Jul 2015 11:40Rajmund Bakonyi

Call for private sector rents to be tackled after new high

31 Jul 2015 09:00Rajmund Bakonyi

Break-in at Tullibody shop

30 Jul 2015 15:30Iain Smith

Alloa woman jailed for nine months

30 Jul 2015 15:00

Clackmannan teen's fundraising concert

30 Jul 2015 15:00Rajmund Bakonyi

Clackmannan couple fundraise to help tot walk for the first time

30 Jul 2015 14:30Ashleigh Burns

Heartbroken Tillicoultry family lose everything in house fire

30 Jul 2015 12:30Rajmund Bakonyi

Tullibody woman works towards £10,000 fundraising target

30 Jul 2015 11:30Ashleigh Burns

Police appeal after Stirling girl Courtney has been missing for over two days

30 Jul 2015 10:01Rajmund Bakonyi

Bright future for Salvation Army project

30 Jul 2015 09:00

Magic for children as Summer in Alloa programme continues

29 Jul 2015 17:00Rajmund Bakonyi

Investigation into alleged rape continues

29 Jul 2015 13:00

Updated: Blaze in Alloa's Mar Place

29 Jul 2015 12:00Rajmund Bakonyi

Clackmannanshire bear Hercules remembered

29 Jul 2015 12:00

Fishcross wildlife centre cares for orphaned otter cub

29 Jul 2015 11:30Rajmund Bakonyi


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Nostalgic feel to latest project

Play Alloa has room for a Broad expansion

Enjoy the beautiful gardens at Gean House

Man charged following serious sexual assault

Sauchie & Fishcross

Ironman Iain loves to test himself

AS A former Royal Marine, current firefighter and footballer with Sauchie Juniors Iain Syme is certainly no stranger to a challenge, writes Graeme Lafferty.

Bruce's show all set for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Bungling thief shut in by depot staff

Row over tax credit plan

Forth Valley Hospital gets £1.75m cash injection

Dollar & Muckhart

Stuart and Marion welcome the world

An unexpected day in Bruges planted the seed of an idea for a second career that has now seen Stuart and Marion Robertson welcome people from across the world into their home.

Tragic death of 15-year-old at Dollar Glen

Blood donor session in Dollar

Restoration of Cowden Japanese Garden moving apace

Wee County man unveils renewed tribute to Argylls


Wasps stunned by Wee Gers come back as they crash out of League Cup

1 Aug 2015 17:30Graeme Lafferty

ALLOA Athletic crashed out of the League Cup after throwing away a two-goal lead in a 3-2 defeat to Berwick Rangers at Shielfield Park.

Wasps stunned by Wee Gers come back as they exit League Cup with 3-2 defeat

1 Aug 2015 09:30Graeme Lafferty

ALLOA Athletic crashed out of the League Cup after throwing away a two-goal lead in a 3-2 defeat to Berwick Rangers at Shielfield Park.

Red-hot Sauchie striker Conor Kelly hoping to make his mark in Super League for upcoming season

31 Jul 2015 09:30Graeme Lafferty

Sauchie star Conor Kelly is in confident mood ahead of the start of the new Super League season and admits he is looking forward to his side’s first game against Bo’ness.

Sauchie boss Fraser Duncan excited for new season after narrow win over Petershill

30 Jul 2015 16:30Graeme Lafferty

Sauchie Juniors boss Fraser Duncan is delighted with his side after they came through a tough pre-season test to record a 3-2 win over Petershill at Beechwood Park last weekend.

Midfield maestro Iain Flannigan says there is much more to come from Alloa Athletic after narrow cup win at Brora

30 Jul 2015 09:30Graeme Lafferty

Midfield maestro Iain Flannigan says Alloa are still very much a work in progress despite the new-look squad navigating their way through a tricky Petrofac Cup first tie away to Brora Rangers with a 1-0 win last weekend.

New Alloa skipper Dougie Hill is honoured to lead club into new SPFL Championship season

29 Jul 2015 16:30Graeme Lafferty

Alloa boss Danny Lennon delighted with a home tie in the Petrofac Cup second round

29 Jul 2015 09:30Graeme Lafferty

Alloa Athletic gaffer Danny Lennon pleased with his side's narrow 1-0 Petrofac Cup win over Brora Rangers

26 Jul 2015 09:30Graeme Lafferty

Alloa Athletic see off brave Brora Rangers to advance in the Petrofac Cup

25 Jul 2015 17:30Graeme Lafferty

Martin to lead Scots into battle

24 Jul 2015 06:30

Big Geoff has some towering ambition

23 Jul 2015 15:30

New boy Duffy out to impress

23 Jul 2015 09:30

My Wasps are ready for Brora - Danny

22 Jul 2015 16:30

Duncan delighted with his new look side

22 Jul 2015 15:30

Tilly football festival is a huge hit

22 Jul 2015 09:30

Conor's team-mates may be green with envy

22 Jul 2015 09:30

Ace shot for Alloa golfer

22 Jul 2015 05:30

Cycling turned my life around

22 Jul 2015 05:30

Alloa Athletic end Highland tour in high spirits after 9-0 thrashing of Huntly

19 Jul 2015 22:30Graeme Lafferty


We are not all in together it seems

23 Jul 2015 06:30

Sir, - It is true that hardly anyone in Scotland voted Tory in the general election in May. However, because lots of English and Welsh people did, we will suffer the pains of a London, Tory budget.

Artists' Quarter with Karen Strang

22 Jul 2015 09:30

‘In pursuit of the perfect pencil ‘ may not sound the most promising opening to an adventure, but consider the importance of a workman’s tools.

We should be asking questions

22 Jul 2015 06:30

Police Officers in communities across Scotland do fantastic work and help to keep us safe. But we should not shy away from asking difficult questions when things go wrong.

Shattered to resign from SNP

17 Jul 2015 06:30

Sir, - At last I am undone, free from the constitutional corset that restricts people who wish to stray from the party line.

Clacks Business Awards 2015 launched

16 Jul 2015 09:30

THE time has come to get your nominations in for the Clacks Business Awards 2015.

Charities are vitally important

15 Jul 2015 09:30

Plans will evolve

2 Jul 2015 06:30

Political Stand - Dr Richard Simpson MSP

1 Jul 2015 09:30

Shelve these park plans

25 Jun 2015 07:30

Supporting Armed Forces Day

24 Jun 2015 09:30

Open letter to our representatives

18 Jun 2015 06:30

Willie Rennie remembers Charles Kennedy

17 Jun 2015 11:30

Sale of post office shares

10 Jun 2015 09:30

Political Stand - Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh

10 Jun 2015 09:30

Are kids switched on too soon?

30 Jan 2015 13:37

What's On

Time Out, with Jenness Mitchell

31 Jul 2015 09:30Jenness 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.

Ardal O’Hanlon to headline comedy festival

30 Jul 2015 09:30Ashleigh Burns

AWARD winning comedian and actor Ardal O’Hanlon has been unveiled as the first headliner of comedy festival Funny in Falkirk.

Feature film directional debut for Robert Carlyle

29 Jul 2015 12:30Ashleigh Burns

SCOTLAND’S Robert Carlyle has made his feature film directional debut – with The Legend of Barney Thomson.

App of the week: Sleep Cycle

25 Jul 2015 06:30

I don’t know about you but I can swing between blissful eight-hour sleeps to nights awake for hours reading Mail Online in some sort of vain attempt to get to sleep but actually pumping more rubbish into my brain.

Snack of the week

25 Jul 2015 06:30

I love making soup. I find it the most therapeutic thing in the world. All that chopping and stirring and blending and pouring. I go into a world of my own and that’s proper ‘me’ time. Zoned out soup making.

Cocktail of the week

25 Jul 2015 06:30

It's comic fun with Phill

24 Jul 2015 09:30

Top line-up announced for 'Strange Behaviours'

24 Jul 2015 06:30

Elaine C. Smith to portray 'Miss Hannigan'

24 Jul 2015 06:30

Red Sky to support Sir Tom Jones

24 Jul 2015 06:30

Festival line-up revealed

23 Jul 2015 06:30

Beauties and the Beats!

23 Jul 2015 06:30

Back to the '20s with Bugsy Malone

23 Jul 2015 06:30

Family fun promised at Doune The Rabbie Hole

23 Jul 2015 06:30

Feeling arty? Head to the Tolbooth

23 Jul 2015 06:30

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