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Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

Crime
Schools are safe, say council

Schools are safe, say council

Education chiefs have said that Falkirk Council’s schools are safe after it was revealed more than two-thirds contain asbestos.

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Catering staff serve up an Eat Safe Award at Grange Primary School

Catering staff serve up an Eat Safe Award at Grange Primary School

Staff and pupils at Grange Primary in Bo’ness were celebrating after their school kitchen was given an Eat Safe Award.

Health
The pupils from St Mungos High who took part in the challenge

Cash boost for foodbank

A Bo’ness charity is £3000 better off thanks to the generosity of high school pupils.

News
Bo'ness Academy pupils star in TV advert
Connie Snedden; Angus MacDonald MSP; Anne Anderson (merchandiser at Tesco Boness); Hannah Torley

Pupils are TV stars thanks to banana bread!

Youngsters from Bo’ness Academy are starring in a national advertising campaign for supermarket Tesco.

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Parents are not taking advantage of financial help for school costs

Help with school costs

The council is urging parents with schoolchildren to check what financial support is available to them for the likes of free meals or clothing support.

Education
West Lothian Council will submit plans to extend Winchburgh and Holy Family primaries

Schools will be extended

Plans are being put forward for an extension to two primary schools to cope with the growing demand for places due to house-building.

Education
Geoff Bailey with the Roman weaponry designed to strike fear into enemies' hearts

New Callendar House exhibition reveals true power of the Roman army

Here in Falkirk district, we’ve all seen it thousands of times. Some of us live close by and even enjoy walks along it.

Education
Flower power at Linlithgow Primary as school marks 50th anniversary

Flower power at Linlithgow Primary as school marks 50th anniversary

The year 1967 saw the Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise liner take to the waves, the film the Jungle Book was released, everybody’s favourite pudding Angel Delight was launched and Celtic became the first British side to lift the European Cup.

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Have your say on plans for new high school

Have your say on plans for new high school

Pupils and parents in South Queensferry can shape the future of their new high school when a 12-week consultation period begins.

Education
Pupils come out on top in Rotary quiz

Pupils come out on top in Rotary quiz

Torphichen Primary School pupils enjoyed another success as they sealed their place in the Rotary District Quiz final on May 19.

Education
Young artists are going green

Young artists are going green

Schoolchildren from West Lothian are paving the way to a greener Scotland, following an area-wide recycling poster competition launched by Livingston Designer Outlet in partnership with the local council.

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Plea for school traffic ban

Plea for school traffic ban

Calls have been made to ban traffic from outside of school grounds during peak times in Bo’ness.

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Pictured Caitlin Frew 5 and Katie Walters 5 outside their den as night falls.  Forestry Commission Scotlands (FCS) Community Fund has contributed �15,000 to social enterprise Wildside Adventures for its North Lanarkshire Woodland Learning Project based at the new Kilsyth Woodland Centre based at Kilsyth Primary School.  Pic: Mark Gibson.

Funding for woodland activities

Community groups across Central Scotland are being invited to apply for grants to fund activity that will lead to greater use of woodlands and forests.

Education
Springfield Primary School pupils enjoy a spot of Quidditch - the magical game made famous by JK Rowling's Harry Potter series of books

I say, anyone for quidditch?

It’s the game Harry Potter fans love more than football and now primary school pupils are enjoying a spot of quidditch too.

Education
Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

Education
Green shoots of recovery in new gardening project

Green shoots of recovery in new gardening project

Recovering addicts are turning over a new leaf with a brand new garden project at the 1st Step Cafe.

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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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Youngsters still booking into Linlithgow Library

Youngsters still booking into Linlithgow Library

Advanced technology may be at their fingertips but youngsters are still checking out books at their local library.

Education
College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturer members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) – the country’s largest union for teachers and lecturers – have overwhelmingly backed strike action in a dispute over broken fair pay promises.

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