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Police hunt ‘Tammy hat’ driver after alleged Bo’ness hit and run

Police are seeking help in their bid to trace a driver - who wore a tammy hat - alleged to have been involved in a hit and run incident in Bo’ness.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Jailed for attack on police

A thug who kicked a police officer in the head as he lay helpless on the ground has been jailed for eight months.

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Ryan Davidson was sentenced at Falkirk Sheriff Court for assault

Party gatecrasher struck invited guest with a bottle

Ryan Davidson turned up uninvited at a party then after drinking ended up assaulting one of the guests.

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Man suffers facial injuries in early morning disturbance

Man suffers facial injuries in early morning disturbance

Police are appealing for witnesses after finding a man with facial injuries in a house in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Assaulted mum and challenged police

Joao Rodrigues (28), 31 Redbrae Avenue, Bo’ness, assaulted his mum during a row in the family home on September 23.

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Heartless thieves steal bikes worth £30k

Heartless thieves steal bikes worth £30k

A family has been left devastated after heartless thieves stole five motocross bikes after an overnight raid in Bo’ness.

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Drivers under the influence who cause fatalities on the road could be jailed for life

Killer drivers now face life behind bars

Reckless drivers who cause death on our roads now face life in prison after a hard-hitting Johnston Press campaign highlighted the scandal of lenient sentences.

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House break-in

House break-in

Police are appealing for witnesses after a break-in in Linlithgow.

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Police are appealing for information.

Cyclist rushed to hospital after collision with bus

A cyclist is in a serious condition in hospital following a collision with a bus on the A803 Falkirk Road on Tuesday night.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Teen made trouble and broke windows

A 17-year-old offender, who cannot be named for legal reasons, challenged others to fight and smashed windows in Bowhouse Road, Grangemouth.

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A teenager was attacked by two armed males in Glasgow

Five bikes stolen in Bo’ness

Five motocross bikes worth around £30,000 have been stolen from an address in the Links Court area of Bo’ness.

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No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

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Crimestoppers wants people to speak up about hate crime.

Scots urged to report hate crime

Crimestoppers is urging people to report incidents of hate crime across Scotland.

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Fined for fight threat to police

Fined for fight threat to police

Samuel Moore (26), 14 Bridgeness Lane, Bo’ness, challenged police officers to a fight outside his house on July 4.

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Arrested after break-ins

Arrested after break-ins

A man has been charged in connection with a series of housebreakings and car thefts in West Lothian.

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Jill Hudson manager of Chest, Heart and Stoke charity shop in the High Street

Shoplifters steal from charity shop

Shameless shoplifters have stolen goods from a charity shop in the High Street in Linlithgow.

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IAM RoadSmart recommends  a drink-drive rehabilitation course should be made compulsory for those convicted of drink-driving, as opposed to it being voluntary.

Road safety charity call to reduce deaths caused by drink-driving

The UK’s biggest road safety charity is calling for a compulsory rehabilitation course as well as visible policing and a cut to the drink-drive limit to reduce the number of deaths on the roads.

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David Penman was found dead in a van in December last year

Report exposes police failings over death of Dunipace man

The family of a man found dead in a van say they will “never know” if he would still be alive today had “prompt action” been taken by police.

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Bo'ness Police Station is earmarked for closure

Cops want to close stations

Police Scotland is looking to close Bo’ness Police Station for good in a bid to save cash.

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