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A man who was injured in a police van in Perth has admitted having a knife before the incident.

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Police have recorded 1,600 cases of sexual offences against children online in just 11 months.

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The male bird is now on the nest at the Loch of the Lowes reserve waiting for his female mate to return for a fifth season.

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Emergency services were called to a site in Forfar after an incident involving an oil tanker.

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Much of Scotland was covered by a Met Office snow alert which was in place throughout much of Saturday.

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A court heard Joshua Rosenberg demanded 95,000 compensation from two sisters after moving into a rented home.

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Disruption to trains includes those running on the line between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh.

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Morton and Falkirk have reached an agreement over Ray McKinnon's departure from Cappielow for their Championship rivals.

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Dundee do not get six minutes added on when they need it like Celtic do, suggests Jim McIntyre after his side lose to a late Odsonne Edouard goal.

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Odsonne Edouard's 96th-minute goal moves Celtic 10 points clear at the top of the Premiership as Dundee's relegation fears worsen.

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As Dundee prepare to welcome Celtic, former Dens defender and manager Barry Smith recalls the last time the club beat the Parkhead side.

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Ian McShane's third goal of the season for Falkirk ensured Partick Thistle stay in the Scottish Championship relegation play-off place.

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Community News

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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