hailstones shower in Polmont shocks local residents

Falkirk news : A hailstones shower in Polmont this afternoon has shocked local residents looking forward to the warmer weather . hailstones falling in the middle of April ? snow predicted ? Typical Scottish weather [FK2 0NX]

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The Kelpies celebrate their first anniversary

Download our free screensaver of The Kelpies . The sculptures have become Scotland’s best known cultural landmark and today they celebrate their  first anniversary.  The Kelpies sculptures were open to the public in April last year. An exhibition of local schools kids artwork celebrating The Kelpies and The John Muir Way...

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Scottish Power to pull out of Falkirk

Around 100 jobs will be lost to Falkirk when ScottishPower pulls out of the town. The energy firm has announced it will close the customer service centre in Camelon when a planned new headquarters opens in Glasgow in 2015. A spokesman for the company said there would be an option for staff to move to either the city or other offices...

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Edinburgh Zoo panda appeal

Edinburgh Zoo have launched a public appeal to raise £100,000 to go towards a revamped penguin enclosure. The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) unveiled the bid to help build the new home for the resident colony of kings, rockhoppers and gentoos. Featuring diving boards and slides, the planned Penguins Rock facility will...

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