26 Aug 2015 09:30
Local GPs play an important role within our community - Willie Rennie MSP
We cherish our local GPs. I’m sure many people in Alloa will have been lucky to have enjoyed the same experience where my doctor also treated my family members, and we were treated by the same doctor from cradle to adulthood.
19 Aug 2015 06:30
Great news for local groups who cash in
In the past week, two local organisations, the Sauchie Community Group and Simply Wee County Catering, have received grants from the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All programme.
12 Aug 2015 06:30
The Named Person Policy is flawed
It is little wonder that parents across Scotland are starting to rebel against the SNP’s scheme to introduce a Named Person for every young person between birth and 18.
23 Jul 2015 06:30
We are not all in together it seems
Sir, - It is true that hardly anyone in Scotland voted Tory in the general election in May. However, because lots of English and Welsh people did, we will suffer the pains of a London, Tory budget.
22 Jul 2015 09:30
Artists' Quarter with Karen Strang
‘In pursuit of the perfect pencil ‘ may not sound the most promising opening to an adventure, but consider the importance of a workman’s tools.
22 Jul 2015 06:30
We should be asking questions
Police Officers in communities across Scotland do fantastic work and help to keep us safe. But we should not shy away from asking difficult questions when things go wrong.
17 Jul 2015 06:30
Shattered to resign from SNP
Sir, - At last I am undone, free from the constitutional corset that restricts people who wish to stray from the party line.
16 Jul 2015 09:30
Clacks Business Awards 2015 launched
THE time has come to get your nominations in for the Clacks Business Awards 2015.
15 Jul 2015 09:30
Charities are vitally important
Charities are a cornerstone of every good society. While government and business have vital parts to play in building the sorts of communities that we want to live in, it’s often the third sector which acts as our social conscience, helping to bring people together and to give a voice to those on the margins.
2 Jul 2015 06:30
Plans will evolve
Sir, - Firstly, I would like to thank the nearly 140 local residents, community councillors and other interested parties who did attend Cluff Natural Resources’ initial round of exhibitions held in Culross and Grangemouth.
1 Jul 2015 09:30
Political Stand - Dr Richard Simpson MSP
There have been many reports recently regarding the failings in education, a fully devolved area for which the SNP Government has had full responsibility for eight years.
25 Jun 2015 07:30
Shelve these park plans
Sir, - I was shocked to arrive back from holiday and read the report on the proposed plans to build a new school or schools in Tullibody.