Author: Andrew

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…

MATHESON AND McNALLY SET TO HOST BIGGEST FUNDING FAYRE YET

Local SNP politicians Michael Matheson and John McNally are joining forces to host what is promising to be their biggest funding fayre yet. Representatives from 21 organisations will be on hand to give local groups advice on how best to…

SNP TOPS POLL IN FALKIRK DISTRICT AS SCOTLAND AGAIN SAYS NO TO BREXIT

The SNP topped the European election poll in Falkirk district by a huge margin as Scotland voted emphatically to reject Brexit. The results of Thursday’s vote were declared on Sunday night, with the SNP receiving 43% of the votes in…

DEPOSIT RETURN SCHEME WILL HELP PLANET BY TACKLING THROW-AWAY CULTURE

Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson has welcomed Scottish Government plans to introduce a 20p deposit on a wide variety of drinks containers in a bid to help combat climate change by cutting waste. The proposed deposit return scheme will apply…