23 May 2013: 7:50am
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AN EMOTIONAL local resident has called for security measures at Bannockburn Cemetery to be reviewed after her family’s grave was recently trashed by vandals for a third time.Read
WAITROSE have confirmed they are in advanced talks in a bid to open a store in the centre of Stirling.Read
POLICE patrolling Stirling train station have seized £5000-worth of illicit substances during an ongoing operation in the war on drugs.Read
A HIGH-speed police pursuit on Sunday morning ended with officers having to use a stinger device to puncture a car’s tyres.Read
FORTH Valley is preparing to take up a potentially lifesaving scheme to save victims of drug overdose, just as figures show a rise in drug related deaths in the area.Read
YOUNGSTERS in one of the world’s poorest areas are being given a sporting chance thanks to the efforts of a Stirling-born woman.Read
THE FUTURE of two prominent Stirling nightspots remains in the balance despite ongoing talks with several interested parties.Read
HARNESSING any brain power usually constitutes putting the kettle on and reaching for a choccy biscuit in my book.Read
THE Winner of BBC’s national dance competition “So You Think You Can Dance 2011”, Matt Flint, is set to start hearts racing, as he returns to Stageworx Performing Arts School in Stirling.Read
FOUR-YEAR-OLD Matthew Freeman stepped up when his mum called his bluff.Read
As an increasing number of people opt to take redundancy, Observer editor Alison Lowson talks to one woman who used her severance as a springboard to a new business and an exciting new careerRead
SICK vandals have damaged a gravestone and stolen treasured keep-sakes from Bannockburn Cemetery.Read
TV ANTIQUES guru Anita Manning has signed up to a major arts event in aid of the memorial fund inspired by Stirling teenager Eilidh Brown.Read
FEARS are being expressed by local politicians over manager vacancies and underoccupancy at care homes in the area run by troubled Southern Cross.Read
STIRLINGSHIRE residents have been urged to help trace a missing Ayrshire man who it’s believed could be spotted locally.Read
CLAIMS that a soldier in the Argylls cut off the fingers of dead enemy fighters in Afghanistan are being probed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD).Read
A CONVICTED murderer, on the run from an open prison for three weeks, blamed the Sunday bus service for failing to return to Castle Huntly on time.Read
FORTH Valley College's Alloa Campus is one step closer to welcoming students in September following the official key hand over.Read
AS NEW research shows one in four men are insecure about their weight and two thirds of them want to shed the pounds, one local man is bucking the trend.Read
NATIONWIDE pub giant JD Wetherspoon has admitted it’s hoping to open a bar in the centre of Stirling.Read
Campaigners hoping to protest against the bedroom tax and welfare reforms are being refused permission to gather in the city’s King’s Park.Read
Families in Raploch are being warned to keep a closer eye on their children after a gran made a shocking discovery near a local playpark.Read
Cancer Research Race for Life saw hundreds of women create an impressive spectacle at Stirling University on Sunday – many of them with their own tales to tell.Read
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