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19 Sep 2014 17:00 • Jenness Mitchell

Wee County pupils can win for school with nesting box design

Clackmannanshire kids have been challenged to “give nature a home” to win free solar energy for their school.

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19 Sep 2014 15:30 • Jenness Mitchell

Hartley is our Pet Idol winner

The results are in and Hartley is our Pet Idol 2014 winner.

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19 Sep 2014 13:00 • Ashleigh Burns

Donate your old clothing to charity

NOW the schools are back and it’s time to look out the winter clothes, it’s a good opportunity to clear the clutter you no longer need.

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19 Sep 2014 13:00 • Jenness Mitchell

Tilly man caught with methadone

A man caught with £15 worth of methadone was sentenced to a Community Payback Order with supervision for 12 months.

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19 Sep 2014 07:00 • Jenness Mitchell

A reprieve for Clackmannan's Ruby

A pensioner who smashed a teapot over her husband’s head expressed her gratitude after avoiding punishment for the assault.

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19 Sep 2014 07:00 • Hamish Hutchinson

Plan for Sauchie flats is approved

A DOZEN flats and seven houses are to be built on the grounds of the former Fairfield School.

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18 Sep 2014 17:00 • Jenness Mitchell

Dog Walk round Gartmorn Dam for charity

Pups unite for Guide Dogs UK’s sponsored walk round Gartmorn Dam.

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18 Sep 2014 13:00 • Jenness Mitchell

Greatest gardens in Clackmannashire

Muckhart Primary’s green-fingered gardeners came up roses in this year’s Clackmannanshire in Bloom competition.

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18 Sep 2014 13:00 • Jenness Mitchell

Former Alloa 'citizen' Mary celebrates turning 102

A founding member of Alloa’s Citizen Advice Bureau celebrated her 102nd birthday on Saturday (13 September).

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18 Sep 2014 09:30 • Jenness Mitchell

Alloa man sent to booze counselling for cops ‘Nazi’ abuse

A pensioner who drunkenly branded police officers “Nazi Gestapo ********” has been ordered to undergo alcohol counselling.

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18 Sep 2014 07:00 • Jenness Mitchell

There’s no place to hide now for violent Wee County criminals

Over 100 crimes have been solved in Clackmannanshire following a Police Scotland operation to tackle violence and robberies in Forth Valley.

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18 Sep 2014 07:00 • Jenness Mitchell

Sauchie's Bridge is the nation’s best chippy

A Sauchie chippy was crowned top Takeaway of the Year at the Food Awards Scotland 2014.

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17 Sep 2014 17:00 • Jenness Mitchell

Schawpark ace Kenny has a shot at history

Ex-Alloa Golf Club member Kenny Gray aced the 18th hole on the Schawpark course whilst competing in the recent Alpha Open Trophy.

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17 Sep 2014 13:00 • Jenness Mitchell

Success for Clackmannanshire butchers

Two Wee County butchers served up a slice of success.

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17 Sep 2014 13:00

Clacks writers needed

ALLOA Writers are seeking new blood.

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17 Sep 2014 09:30 • Jenness Mitchell

Stay-at-home order for Alloa man

A man who threatened a teenager with a golf club was slapped with a Restriction of Liberty Order (RLO) and instructed to undergo drug treatment.

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17 Sep 2014 07:00 • Hamish Hutchinson

Alloa street name mix up

THE naming of a new street in Alloa has been delayed after a mix-up over which constituency ward it falls into.

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17 Sep 2014 07:00 • Jenness Mitchell

Clackmannanshire firm is saved a fortune

Clacksfirst BID was called to the rescue to help resolve a mystery at Beatsons Building Supplies.

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16 Sep 2014 09:00 • Hamish Hutchinson

Advertiser Archives

WHAT happened in and around the county 150, 100, 50, 25 and 10 years ago? Snippets from the Alloa & Hillfoots Advertiser editions from back then.

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16 Sep 2014 07:00 • Hamish Hutchinson

Loss of Coalsnaughton's beloved Dougie

FOR five months he was stranded abroad in a Philippine hospital, struggling to pay a burgeoning medical bill, and desperate to get home to his children.

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