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Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Collapsed retailer Woolworths could be set to make a surprise return to the high street, according to reports.

Business
Meeting on airport flight paths is called

Meeting on airport flight paths is called

A public meeting to discuss Edinburgh Airport’s controversial flight path proposals has been arranged for next week.

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Fire completely destroys Bo’ness business

Fire completely destroys Bo’ness business

A businesswoman was left devastated after a fire tore through her premises on Sunday morning.

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Union to ballot local authority workers

Union to ballot local authority workers

UNISON members have instructed their trade union to ballot 70,000 local government members across every local authority in Scotland on industrial action.

Business
Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

Transport
Ineos HQ is 
voted a great place to work

Ineos HQ is voted a great place to work

Ineos’ Headquarters in Grangemouth has been recognised as one of the best workplaces in Scotland.

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Bright new future for The Vennel

Bright new future for The Vennel

An unique opportunity to improve The Vennel area is being explored by West Lothian Council.

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Train services to be cancelled during Easter

Train services to be cancelled during Easter

Train services through Falkirk Grahamston are to be cancelled for a full day over the Easter weekend to strengthen a road bridge.

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Peter Miller, vice president Midstream BP North Sea with CEO of INEOS O&P UK, John McNally, transition manager for the Forties Pipeline Systems deal

Union’s fears over Ineos deal to buy Forties pipeline

Union bosses are urging for an “urgent” inquiry into today’s announcement that the Forties Pipeline System is being sold by BP to Ineos.

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South Queensferry to Edinburgh Stagecoach bus link axed

South Queensferry to Edinburgh Stagecoach bus link axed

Commuters face being left without a “lifeline” service as South Queensferry’s only direct bus link to Edinburgh has been axed.

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Bank customers disgusted after branch closes

Bank customers disgusted after branch closes

Bank customers face a four-mile trek after a banking group announced it is to close its Linlithgow branch later this year.

Business

Falkirk event will hear age is no barrier to business success

Crossing the age divide will be two speakers at a Young Entrepreneurs event taking place in Falkirk today (Thursday).

Business
Opening of Queensferry Crossing delayed until the summer

Opening of Queensferry Crossing delayed until the summer

The Queensferry Crossing has been hit by further delays meaning it is likely to be August before its completed.

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Could you play a role in shaping trust’s future?

Could you play a role in shaping trust’s future?

The hunt is on to find people who can help develop and deliver sport and cultural services in the area for years to come.

Business
Work completed to raise height of Linlithgow railway wall

Work completed to raise height of Linlithgow railway wall

Work to raise the height of the walls bordering the railway at Royal Terrace and Union Road has been completed.

Business
Canal boat firm all at sea over price increases

Canal boat firm all at sea over price increases

The company providing cruiser boats on Scotland’s Lowland Canals, including in Falkirk district, has hit stormy waters.

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Businesses are a cut above the rest in awards

Businesses are a cut above the rest in awards

A B&B, bookshop and hair salon all had cause for celebration after being recognised for their excellent service.

Business
Ineos wants BP pipeline

Ineos wants BP pipeline

Union officials are concerned over a petrochemical giant’s plans to purchase the North Sea’s largest pipeline.

Business
Residents put forward their objections to Falkrik Council at the March 13 public meeting

Delay on Ineos road closure decision

Residents were disappointed to learn the decision on a petrochemical giant’s plans to close a public road will not be taken next week.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Jackknifed lorry closes off road

A busy route is closed off after a lorry overturned.

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