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The boy was taking part in a a Duke of Edinburgh walking expedition near Balquidder when he fell 66ft.

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The discovery was made in Perthshire three weeks after beavers were made a protected species in Scotland.

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Dundee United's Robbie Neilson thinks fortune will favour the brave as his side head to Paisley to face St Mirren after a 0-0 first-leg draw in their play-off final.

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Scottish pupils join demonstrations to demand action from governments to reduce emissions and tackle climate change.

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A new scheme supports women with drug addiction and mental health issues if they agree to take contraception.

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Air traffic controllers took part in a 24-hour strike following a dispute over pay with their employer Hial.

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The company says it is facing tough competition and rising costs and is still looking for a buyer for its retail division.

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St Mirren and Dundee United scrap out an absorbing goalless draw in the first leg of their Scottish Premiership play-off final at Tannadice.

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Martin Woods and Genseric Kusunga are among five players being released by Dundee as 14 in total leave their squad after relegation.

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Dundee caretaker boss James McPake says he would like the manager's job on a permanent basis.

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St Mirren face a Scottish Premiership relegation play-off against Dundee United despite a last-day victory over 10-man Dundee.

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Hamilton secure a sixth successive season in the Scottish Premiership after beating St Johnstone to avoid a relegation play-off.

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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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