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Ian McFarlane, from Dundee, was charged with three offences under the Road Traffic Act.

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Former Scotland head coach Gordon Strachan has been appointed as Dundee's technical director, the club have announced.

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Thunderstorms and downpours are forecast for parts of Scotland from Friday to Tuesday morning.

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Chris Loggie speaks about how former footballer Lee Mair stepped in to help him after he attempted suicide.

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The 17-year-old is accused of killing James Baillie and attempting to murder another man in Camelon.

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Much of the tobacco Lynda Robb was selling from her Bo'ness home was fake, according to HMRC.

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A mother from Bishopton has spoken out as MSPs hear attacks by dogs are still "unacceptably high".

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Scottish Premiership sides Hibernian, Hamilton Academical and Livingston all failed to win their League Cup group openers against lower-tier opposition.

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Hearts take a significant step towards the Scottish League Cup last 16 after beating Dundee United in a shoot-out after the sides drew 1-1 at Tynecastle.

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Former Hearts midfielder Adam King joins Dundee United on a three-year contract after leaving Swansea City.

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St Johnstone defender Liam Gordon faces up to six weeks out after fracturing an elbow in training.

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Former Scotland assistant manager Peter Grant is confirmed as Alloa Athletic's new team boss.

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Cost of Living Rising!

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.

Push For Local Apprenticeships

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

INVESTING IN THE LOCAL WORKFORCE. The Grangemouth council and government have tried many initiatives over the years, one being local apprenticeships.

Getting Involved In The Community

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

ARE YOU INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY? Despite the economic downturn in recent years we have seen it has really raised the local people of the communities’ spirits and brought a feeling of togetherness.

Our High Streets Still Suffering

Posted by Administrator : Monday 4th March 2013

ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition.

Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Grangemouth based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.

Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.

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