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30 Oct 2014 09:30

Reader says the truth is emerging about fracking plans for Clackmannanshire

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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30 Oct 2014 09:30

Alva Glen Hotel problems continue even after demolition as residents get in a flap

Dear Editor A Health Hazard in Alva Courtesy of Clackmannanshire Council Everyone in Alva must be delighted that the unsightly Alva Glen Hotel has now been demolished to make way for the new housing as proposed by the Mulraney Group.

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30 Oct 2014 09:30

Johann Lamont exit proves Labour Party is falling apart, claims Clackmannanshire councillor

Dear Editor, Better together now falling apart In 2011 Johann Lamont was elected to be leader of the entire Labour Party in Scotland. This was different from her predecessors, including First Ministers, who were merely labour group leaders in Holyrood.

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30 Oct 2014 09:30

Former Clackmannanshire headmaster says senior Tories are society's scroungers

Dear Editor For nearly 20 years, I was headteacher of two separate schools in Clackmannanshire.

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17 Sep 2014 09:30

Vote Yes: Pro-Independence letters

A collection of letters in support of the Yes vote

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17 Sep 2014 09:30

Vote No: Pro-Union letters

A collection of letters in support of the No camp

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11 Jul 2014 09:30

Less middle managers, not more hard cash

Dear Editor, Frank Field, one of the more respected & level-headed Labour Politicians, suggests higher-income Pensioners should start making National Insurance Contributions to help NHS?

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11 Jul 2014 09:30

Each council will retain control of its services

Dear Editor I write to correct some misinformation published in the Advertiser on 2 July 2014 in respect of proposals that Clackmannanshire and Stirling councils have to enhance their existing shared services arrangements for education and social services.

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11 Jul 2014 09:30

Elected members will do what is best for local social services

Dear Sir I write further to the article you carried dated 2 July 2014 about proposals that Clackmannanshire and Stirling councils explore developing their approach to sharing education and social services.

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11 Jul 2014 09:30

Betting shops are gambling with people's lives

Dear Editor I was horrified to read Glasgow people spend £200 million a year on fixed-odds, betting stations.

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11 Jul 2014 09:30

Council could help but dog owners have to show respect at cemeteries

Dear Editor My wife has just returned home from Tullibody new cemetery where she witnessed three dog owners deliberately releasing their dogs to run around the graves within the cemetery, one fouling on top of a grave.

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11 Jul 2014 09:30

Why should our taxes be spent on No propoganda?

Dear Editor I am totally and utterly disgusted at the Uk Governements blatant mis-use of tac-payers money to produce and send out a booklet regarding the referendum.

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20 Jun 2014 09:30

Disgusting ignorance

Dear Editor When visiting my mother/sister's grave in Alva cemetery, I was disgusted to find that yet again some thoughtless, disgusting, person had allowed their dog to foul on top of the grave.

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20 Jun 2014 09:30

I applaud councillors

Dear Editor As a retired trade unionist, I would like to congratulate the Labour Councillors at Clackmannanshire Council for the commitment and solidarity they have shown to the employees by taking the same 3% reduction in salary that they have taken.

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20 Jun 2014 09:30

Big Lunch in Tullibody owed everything to support of local community, not national fund

Dear Editor Tullibody’s Big Lunch Fun Event on Sunday 1 July was a success due to the support of our local community and local businesses.

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20 Jun 2014 09:30

Ochil View Housing Association responds to last week’s ‘death trap’ article

As Director of Ochil View Housing Association I would like to respond to the article featured in your newspaper on 10 June 2014 entitled “I will not pay more rent for this death trap”.

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6 Jun 2014 09:30

Looking to share research on Menstrie Cairns family

Dear Editor I live in Melbourne, Australia. I am currently researching the history of the Cairns family who lived in Menstrie village from at least 1780 (probably earlier) to at least 1860 (probably later).

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6 Jun 2014 09:30

Gran found ... can you help locate missing cousins

Earlier in the year, you were kind enough to publish a request for assistance in finding the name of the grand-mother of an old friend. Dennis Fraser now lives in Australia. We now know that his grand-parents were Alex and Jane (aka Jean or Janet, nee Tran) Fraser living in 1, Brickrow Keilarsbrae in 1901.

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6 Jun 2014 09:30

Kindness has given me wings

May I, through your paper, say a massive thank you to the staff and customers of Morrisons, Alloa who donated £934.85 to the Royal Air Forces Association Wings Appeal Can Collection in the store on 16 and 17 May.

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6 Jun 2014 09:30

Referendum is about a nation, not just one man

I would like to reply to your article in the Advertiser of the 21 May where people were reluctant to vote Yes in the upcoming referendum because of Alex Salmond.

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