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29 Aug 2015 08:30

Politicians praise local groups

Local politicians Keith Brown MSP and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh MP have congratulated local organisations Simply Wee County Catering and Sauchie Community Group on being awarded grants from Big Lottery’s Awards for All.
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29 Aug 2015 08:30

Students urged to plan ahead

NHS 24 is advising students who are starting university or college this year to plan ahead and register with a GP when they arrive to their new residences.
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29 Aug 2015 08:30

Take care when cooking on the barbecue

People in Clackmannanshire are being urged to take care when cooking on the barbecue to avoid food-borne illness.
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28 Aug 2015 12:30

Learn about renewables at open day

The Valley Renewables Group is holding an open day this Saturday (29 August) at Craigend Farm.
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28 Aug 2015 09:30

Essential work to be undertaken on Clackmannanshire Bridge

Maintenance work to repair a damaged bridge expansion joint at the south end of the A876 Clackmannanshire Bridge will take place between 10am and 3.30pm on Wednesday (2 September).
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28 Aug 2015 06:30

Superheroes go the distance

With stunning scenery across every inch of Clackmannanshire, it’s no surprise that keen walkers are embracing what the county has to offer, writes Michelle Henderson.
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28 Aug 2015 06:30

Scottish Water workers pitch in

THE Clackmannanshire Families Support Service Centre in Tullibody received a fresh batch of volunteers recently when workers from Scottish Water pitched in with some gardening and litter-picking.
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28 Aug 2015 06:00

Highlighting the very best in business

The finalists for the Alloa Advertiser Clacks Business Awards 2015 can now be announced.
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27 Aug 2015 16:00

Gardeners come up smelling of roses at annual show

THE village of Muckhart looked blooming beautiful on Saturday (22 August).
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27 Aug 2015 12:30

Three-weekly waste collection will make system more efficient

Clackmannanshire’s waste service will be more efficient and ready to adopt the Charter for Household Waste Recycling Scotland with the change to a three-weekly green bin collection, a report to the council’s Environment and Enterprise Committee heard last week.
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27 Aug 2015 12:30

Start a new adventure with the Boys' Brigade

The Boys’ Brigade is calling on young men aged 5-18 across Clackmannanshire to join the adventure as local groups are starting up again for a new year.
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27 Aug 2015 10:30

Blooming great effort by Wee County gardeners

Despite the miserable summer weather everything has come up roses again in the Clackmannanshire in Bloom competition.
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27 Aug 2015 09:30

Benefit claimants in Clacks more likely to face sanctions

Benefits claimants in Clacks are more likely to be punished by sanctions than any other part of the country, figures have revealed.
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27 Aug 2015 06:30

Auld Brig shortlisted for award

The Auld Brig Filling Station has been selected as a finalist for a coveted fuel industry award.
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27 Aug 2015 06:30

Drink driver banned for 12 months

A TILLY man caught drink-driving and without a full license has been fined and disqualified for 12 months.
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27 Aug 2015 06:30

War hero caught with deactivated firearm in Tesco

A DECORATED war hero appeared in court last week for carrying a “deactivated firearm” while shopping in the Alloa Tesco last year.
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27 Aug 2015 06:00

Inspection highlights room for improvement

An Education Scotland inspection at Abercromby Primary School and Nursery Class found that the school is “good” in many areas, but there are important ways in which the curriculum needs to be improved.
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26 Aug 2015 16:00

Sauchie Gala is a smash hit

THERE was plenty of fun and games at Sauchie Gala Day.
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26 Aug 2015 12:15

Plan will support economy after Longannet closure

THE Longannet taskforce, set up to help workers affected by the plant closure, has met for the first time this week.
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26 Aug 2015 09:30

Grab your share of community funding

Community groups are invited to apply for a slice of funding cash from the local authority.
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26 Aug 2015 09:30

Look our for flu vaccination consent forms

Parents of primary school children in Forth Valley are being urged to return the flu vaccine consent forms within seven days to ensure their child is covered from flu this autumn.
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26 Aug 2015 09:30

One to one support service for autism launches in Wee County

A new one-to-one service is offering support for people on the autism spectrum above the age of 40.
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26 Aug 2015 09:30

Robber guilty of Menstrie armed raid

A CLACKMANNAN man has been found guilty of threatening to shoot a sales assistant while robbing a petrol station in Menstrie late last year.
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26 Aug 2015 09:15

Sick trolls placed on sex register

TWO men who posted “sick jokes” online following the death of Alva schoolboy Scott Chiriseri have been given six-months’ supervision.
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26 Aug 2015 09:05

Man threatened to kill police officers

AN ALLOA man who threatened to kill police officers while firing an air rifle from the window of his house has been told to expect a “substantial” period in custody.
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