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Urgent Police plea for drivers to avoid the roads tonight

Police Scotland is advising drivers in much of the southern and central belt areas to avoid travelling on the roads tonight, following a warning by the Met Office of severe weather between 9pm tonight and 5am tomorrow.

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Special delivery welcomed in Forth Valley

Special delivery welcomed in Forth Valley

Parents of over 1130 newborns in Forth Valley have received a Baby Box since they were introduced last year.

Health
Weather warning has been upgraded across Central Scotland

Weather warning has been upgraded across Central Scotland

Travellers are being warned of a high risk of disruption, after the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of south west and central Scotland.

Environment
Weather warning has been upgraded across Central Scotland

Weather warning has been upgraded across Central Scotland

Travellers are being warned of a high risk of disruption, after the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of south west and central Scotland.

Environment
Stop being a stick in the mud...and get down and dirty in it when Tough Mudder returns to Drumlanrig Castle on June 16 and June 17 this year. (Pic: Robert Perry)

Make Scottish charities your New Year resolution

Losing weight, getting in shape, finally packing in the fags. All very worthwhile resolutions to make and keep this year.

Lifestyle
Eradicating polio...has been a mission for Rotary Clubs for more than 30 years and, with only 10 cases last year, its now well within touching distance.

Journal and Gazette Rotary Clubs help eradicate polio

For more than 30 years Rotarians world-wide have been waging war on polio.

Lifestyle
Mathew Gay is congratulated after his remarkable goal which put Kennoway 2-1 up.

Linlithgow Rose and Kennoway Star share 10 goals in remarkable draw

Linlithgow Rose drew 5-5 at home to Kennoway Star Hearts in a remarkable East Superleague encounter at Prestonfield on Saturday.

Football
‘Outlander Effect’ invades Westminster

‘Outlander Effect’ invades Westminster

The hugely popular fantasy-history series Outlander has inspired a major surge of visitors to sites including Linlithgow Palace and Blackness Castle.

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Laura Owens, the Bonnybridge woman behind what's now a national campaign to save Scottish care homes.

Emergency meeting demands Holyrood action on care homes crisis

A packed meeting staged today by Bonnybridge woman Laura Owens heard repeated calls for private-owned care homes to be nationalised.

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Tommy Coyne is now the most prolific marksman in Linlithgow Rose's history

Linlithgow Rose and record scorer Tommy Coyne were made for each other

Linlithgow Rose boss Mark Bradley this week paid a glowing tribute to Tommy Coyne for breaking the club’s all-time scoring record.

Football
Top band keeps its promise to return to Linlithgow

Top band keeps its promise to return to Linlithgow

A top showband whose concert had to be cut short last June due to a power cut have announced that they will stage another gig to make up for it.

Lifestyle
Panto season continues in Linlithgow

Panto season continues in Linlithgow

The pantomime season is still well and truly in full swing in Linlithgow as a three night run of an hilarious top show began last night (Thursday)

Environment
Two veterans who took part in a previous tour - now free trips are being offered to all World War Two veterans.

World War Two veterans offered free tours to pay respects to fallen comrades

The travel arm of the Royal British Legion is on a mission to find all surviving veterans of World War Two.

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Tommy Reston captained Linlithgow to Scottish Cup glory in 1965

Linlithgow Rose pay tribute after cup legend passes away

The man who skippered Linlithgow Rose to their first ever Scottish Junior Cup win has passed away at the age of 79.

Football
Rab Cairns running the ball from the Linlithgow 22 against Ross High (pic by Graham Black)

Weakened Linlithgow lose out in cup to league rivals Ross

An under-strength Linlithgow side went out of the BT Edinburgh Shield after losing 35-21 to Ross High in Tranent on Saturday.

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Tommy Coyne opened the scoring for Rose with his 274th goal for the club

Coyne breaks record in Linlithgow Rose cup win

Linlithgow Rose made unexpected progress into the next round of the East of Scotland Cup with victory over Hill of Beath at Prestonfield on Saturday.

Football

Long list of unfinished jobs on Queensferry Crossing revealed

A list of 23 unfinished jobs on the newly-opened Queensferry Crossing which will take until September to complete was published by today.

Transport
Tommy Coyne (left) celebrates one of his 274 goals for Linlithgow Rose.

Coyne becomes Linlithgow Rose all-time top scorer

Tommy Coyne has cemented his status as a Linlithgow Rose legend by becoming the top scorer in the Prestonfield club's history.

Football
Microlight search stood down as police treat incident as a “well intentioned false alarm”

Microlight search stood down as police treat incident as a “well intentioned false alarm”

Police in Forth Valley have stood down search activity in the Cambusbarron area following reports of a microlight aircraft descending into woodland yesterday (Sunday).

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