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31 Oct 2014 09:30

Fatal Stirling crash truck was not fit to drive

A fatal accident inquiry (FAI) at Stirling Sheriff Court heard how a lorry, which crashed over two years ago on the A9 in Stirlingshire killing a man in the passenger seat, was not roadworthy and would have failed an MOT.

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30 Oct 2014 19:48

Reptile Club receives charitable status

Forth Valley Reptile Club was recently awarded charitable status.

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30 Oct 2014 19:19

Alloa Park gather to hear about achievements

Last Friday evening, residents gathered at Resonate in Alloa for the AGM of the Alloa Park Residents Association (APRA).

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30 Oct 2014 18:38 • Ashleigh Burns

Successful garden project at Marchglen Care Home

THE garden at Marchglen Care Home has turned into a rural retreat where residents can spend time with their families.

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30 Oct 2014 18:10 • Ashleigh Burns

Keith Brown is set to attend Craft2Distract open day

A CLACKMANNANSHIRE craft group that provides workshops for people who suffer from chronic pain is holding an open day this week.

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30 Oct 2014 17:52

Chemist open on Sunday

Lloyds Pharmacy is now open for an hour on Sunday

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30 Oct 2014 17:42 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Love Pumpkins Hate Waste - families urged to enjoy Zero Waste Halloween

Campaigners are urging Clackmannanshire families to get creative around Halloween and not waste their pumpkins.

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30 Oct 2014 17:17 • Ashleigh Burns

St Serf's pupils take part in world of work week

PUPILS at St Serf’s Primary School took part in a World of Work Week. A variety of visitors from different professions and organisations visited classes, spoke about their role in the workplace, how they contribute to the local community and the skills needed to do the job well.

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30 Oct 2014 17:17

Delays to be expected due to roadworks on A985

COMMUTERS are to face delays this week due to roadworks taking place on the A985 between Kincardine and Cairneyhill.

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30 Oct 2014 16:47 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Electors can now register to vote online too

A new, quicker and easier system now allows voters to register online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

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30 Oct 2014 16:20 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Hand knitted map of Scotland on show at McFarlane

A hand knitted map of Scotland is on display in Alloa till mid November.

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30 Oct 2014 15:57 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Local student's winning design gets featured in public

A local student’s winning design can be seen all around Stirling, thanks to a recently launched bike hire scheme.

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30 Oct 2014 15:13 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Applications open for community junior duathlon

Applications are open to race in a duathlon organised for Clackmannanshire schools which will take place in Stirling at the end of next month.

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30 Oct 2014 14:20 • Ashleigh Burns

Les Sharp elected as new leader of the council

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

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30 Oct 2014 14:14

Council's sports programme kept adults and youngsters in motion

THERE has been plenty to keep adults and youngsters busy during the October break.

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30 Oct 2014 12:12

Tools stolen from farm in Dollar

TOOLS were stolen from Harviestoun Home Farm in Dollar.

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30 Oct 2014 11:58 • Ashleigh Burns

Gary Womersley steps down from his role as council leader

COUNCILLOR Gary Womersley is stepping down from his role as leader of Clackmannanshire Council.

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30 Oct 2014 11:42 • Ashleigh Burns

Prestigious industry award for FES Facilities Management

FORTH Valley College’s partners in a Modern Apprentice (MA) training facility at the Alloa Campus, FES Facilities Management (FM), have won a prestigious industry award.

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30 Oct 2014 11:17 • Rajmund Bakonyi

Social gatherings available for lonely people over 75

The local branch of Contact the Elderly, a national organisation solely dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation among older people, are inviting people from around Clackmannanshire to join their group of tea party goers and volunteers.

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30 Oct 2014 10:11 • Iain Smith

Winners of Bag on Tour competition announced

The winner of this year’s Bag on Tour competition at Dollar’s Delicatessen has finally been announced.

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