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AN Alloa runner completed his 15th London marathon last month as runners paid their respects to the victims of the Boston marathon bombings.
STUNT bikers wowed pupils at Park Primary with aerial tricks as part of the national Give Me Cycle Space campaign.
ALLOA Sheriff Court was disrupted today (Monday) as union members walked out as part of nation-wide industrial action.
PUPILS from Lornshill Academy starred at the launch of a £4 million fund for Scots to celebrate the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
ALMOST 600 chicks are thought to have been burned alive in a sickening arson attack near Sauchie.
PRO-ISRAELI groups could be banned from hiring Clackmannanshire Council facilities.
LIQUIDATORS of one of Scotland's biggest coal-mining firms have confirmed that they are in talks with parties interested in buying parts of the business.
BLOODY Scotland, the Scottish crime-writing festival, returns to Stirling.
A HOUSING boom over the next 10 years could see schools struggling to cope with the resulting influx of pupils, a report has warned.
JANITORS at Wee County primary schools could be scrapped by 2015.
ALMOST 600 young chickens are thought to have been burned alive in an arson attack near Sauchie.
A WHEELCHAIR curler ended up playing in the final of a national competition after she was cornered in the car park on the way to watch the match.
A PAIR of Alloa cops have gone back to school as part of an initiative to curb criminal behaviour in the playground.
ONE of Scotland's biggest coalmining companies, whose headquarters are based near Alloa, has collapsed.
A FORMER Stirling University student has produced a documentary on the slasher horror genre featuring names well-known to gore hounds.
PLANS to phase out sheriff and jury trials at Alloa Sheriff Court over the next 10 years have been approved by the Scottish Government.
ALMOST 4000 meals have been given out to vulnerable crisis-hit people in the Wee County.
PANIC gripped the Wee County last week after a Facebook post claimed a child abductor was on the loose.
LAWYERS have labelled the consultation into the closure of Alloa Sheriff Court a "sham" after the court received a temporary reprieve.
THE remaining walls of the former Co-op building in Alloa were felled this week, marking the end of an era.