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APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMMES GO FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

More than 28,000 people in Scotland started apprenticeships last year, including nearly 1000 in Falkirk district, as the number of apprentices benefiting from work-based learning increased for the eighth year in a row. The latest figures from Skills Development Scotland…

SERIOUS VIOLENT CRIME DOWN IN FALKIRK DISTRICT

Serious violent crime in Falkirk district has fallen by 9% in a decade, official figures show. In 2008-09, police recorded 133 serious assaults or attempted murders in the Falkirk Council area, or 8.7 cases per 10,000 residents. In 2017-18, that…