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24 Oct 2014 16:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Murray steps down from role as chairman at the Cochrane Foundation

MURRAY Cochrane has stepped down from his role as chairman of the Cochrane Foundation in Alva after 45 years.

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24 Oct 2014 14:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Tullibody Healthy Living’s youth event

A YOUTH event is being held in Tullibody next week.

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24 Oct 2014 13:30

MSP Richard Simpson calls on constituents to cast justice views

MSP Richard Simpson has called on his constituents in Clackmannanshire to cast their views on the withdrawal of corroboration from Scotland’s criminal justice system.

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24 Oct 2014 12:30 • Ashleigh Burns

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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24 Oct 2014 09:20 • Ashleigh Burns

New leader for Clackmannanshire Council

COUNCILLOR Les Sharp has been elected as the new leader of Clackmannanshire Council.

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24 Oct 2014 09:00

Decision on Lidl in Alloa expected soon

A NEW multi-million pound investment could create 75 new jobs in town.

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23 Oct 2014 16:00

Barking Mad kick-starts social media fundraising challenge

A PET care service kick-started a new social media fundraising challenge for a charity earlier this month.

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23 Oct 2014 15:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Kincardine to welcome walking dead zombies in sponsored walk

DEVILLA Forest could soon be flooded with zombies, as a Kincardine woman sets about organising a sponsored walk with a twist.

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23 Oct 2014 11:00

Lornshill Academy pupils take on charity cycle

LOCAL students will take on a challenge in order to raise money for a charity this weekend.

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23 Oct 2014 09:30

Man sent to prison for ice cream attack on partner

A MAN smeared his girlfriend in ice cream during a dispute, Alloa Sheriff Court heard.

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23 Oct 2014 09:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Tullibody girl enjoys atmosphere in visit to see Strachan’s squad

A TULLIBODY tot has been rubbing shoulders with members of the Scotland Football Team.

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22 Oct 2014 16:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Sauchie's Mhairi thrilled after stolen bike is replaced

A SAUCHIE woman was bowled over by kindness after her bike, which she uses for charity cycles, was pinched from her back garden – only to be replaced thanks to a good Samaritan.

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22 Oct 2014 16:00

Wee County named as one of the worst areas for child poverty

CLACKMANNANSHIRE is amongst the areas worst affected by child poverty in Scotland, a new study has revealed.

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22 Oct 2014 15:30 • Hamish Hutchinson

Gardeners awarded for Clackmannanshire in Bloom competition

A BUNCH of green fingered people gathered at Alloa Town Hall last week to receive their prizes for this year’s Clackmannanshire in Bloom competition.

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22 Oct 2014 15:00

£100k boost for new Alloa skate park

A LOCAL initiative has been awarded up to £100,000 in funding.

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22 Oct 2014 13:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Have some Halloween fun at Alloa Tower

HAVE a scarily good time at Alloa Tower this weekend.

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22 Oct 2014 11:30 • Hamish Hutchinson

NHS failed dying mum

A MOTHER-OF-THREE has accused NHS Forth Valley of failing her dying mother – and then failing her just a few months later.

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22 Oct 2014 10:30

Scottish Water warns people against bogus callers

RESIDENTS are being warned against bogus Scottish Water employees door-stepping customers.

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22 Oct 2014 09:30 • Ashleigh Burns

Alloa teen’s tribute to dad

AN Alloa teenager pulled out all the stops to organise a tribute to her dad.

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22 Oct 2014 09:00

MP hosts coffee morning

MP Gordon Banks hosted his annual charity coffee morning in Alloa last week.

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