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27 Nov 2014 17:30

Great music at Tolbooth this week

THE Tolbooth in Stirling has two great evenings planned for this week.

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27 Nov 2014 17:30

Alloa man breached restraining order

AN ALLOA man has been handed 80 hours of unpaid work after admitting to swearing at police and to breaching his bail conditions.

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27 Nov 2014 16:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Sauchie goal hero Danny Ashe says there is still more to come from them after the 4-0 win over Ballingry

GOAL hero Danny Ashe reckons there is still more to come from Sauchie Juniors despite their emphatic 4-0 win over Ballingry last weekend.

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27 Nov 2014 16:30

Plan for new Abercromby Priimary School

A NEW purpose-built Abercromby Primary School is being planned, Clackmannanshire Council’s Education, Sport and Leisure Committee heard last week.

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27 Nov 2014 13:30

Alloa phone thief told to pay for a new one

AN ALLOA woman has been forced to pay a compensation order after stealing a mobile phone.

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27 Nov 2014 13:30

Alloa teen given another chance to mend his ways

AN ALLOA teen has been handed a revised community payback order as a “fresh opportunity” to reverse his errant lifestyle.

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27 Nov 2014 09:30 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Annual Winter fundraiser for sensory centre

Forth Valley Sensory Centre will be holding its annual Winter Fundraising Fayre next weekend with a range of stalls and activities for all the family.

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27 Nov 2014 09:30

First-ever Christmas light switch-on for Clackmannan takes place this Sunday

CLACKMANNAN will be lit up in style this winter as the town prepares for its first ever Christmas lights switch-on event.

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27 Nov 2014 09:30 • Graeme Lafferty

Sauchie boss Fraser Duncan proud of his side after the 4-0 win over Ballingry

Sauchie boss Fraser Duncan was thrilled by his side’s free-scoring performance in the 4-0 win over Ballingry at Beechwood Park last weekend.

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27 Nov 2014 09:30 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Vox pops: Have you started your Christmas shopping?

With Christmas fast approaching, we asked people on the streets of Alloa whether they had started shopping yet and what their opinions are on the Xmas craze.

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27 Nov 2014 09:30

Correspondent - perhaps with tongue in cheek - calls for ban on hillwalking

Dear editor The Scottish Parliament is to be congratulated on passing anti-alcohol legislation to reduce the blood/alcohol limit for motorists thereby significantly reducing deaths and injuries on our roads. This has been done in the face of considerable opposition from the alcohol trade.

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27 Nov 2014 09:30

Alloa resident suggests second-class post is a third-rate service

Dear Editor How come a second class letter from Perth to Alloa took 10 days to arrive? Better post Christmas cards even earlier this year?

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27 Nov 2014 09:30

Are unused parking spaces in Alloa unfair on local workers?

Dear editor While tarmac in the car park beyond the graveyard at Greenside enjoys the luxury of bathing in whatever the winter sun delivers, shoppers in Alloa drive round and round in a sweat looking for spaces.

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27 Nov 2014 09:30

Alva Academy pupil enjoys one of the shorter school outings

Dear editor Trips at Alva Academy can take place as far afield as New York and Germany. However, perhaps some of the best ones are the quick trips on the minibus to as near as Glasgow.

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27 Nov 2014 09:30 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Alloa woman who suffered two strokes flags up 'silent danger'

A local woman who survived stroke twice spoke to the Advertiser to highlight the devastating effects of the medical emergency.

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27 Nov 2014 09:30

Woman who committed offences in Alva pleads to be kept behind bars

A YOUNG woman begged a sheriff to keep her in custody, after being sentenced for a number of disorder offences.

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27 Nov 2014 09:30

Clackmannanshire woman: Our abuser must have hurt others

A WEE COUNTY woman who endured years of sexual abuse more than four decades ago has made an appeal to other possible victims to come forward.

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26 Nov 2014 17:30

Dollar ex-squaddie threatened to trash home over cash row

A FORMER soldier threatened to ‘trash’ a home in Menstrie following a dispute over money, Alloa Sheriff Court has heard.

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26 Nov 2014 16:30 • Iain Smith

Clackmannanshire councillor cleared by fiscal in leak investigation

PROSECUTORS have shelved their investigation of former council leader Janet Cadenhead, previously accused of leaking confidential information 16 months ago.

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26 Nov 2014 16:25 • Graeme Lafferty

Alloa Athletic skipper Ben Gordon says they must start picking up points against the teams around them

Wasps skipper Ben Gordon says they must buck up their ideas against the sides around them if they want to thrive in the SPFL Championship this season.

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