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    James Kilgannon has smashed his 5K a day fundraising goal for Strathcarron Hospice. The 8-year-old was hoping to raise £500 for the charity but has managed to raise a huge £5,000. Participants in the challenge can choose to walk, run or swim 5K every day for a month. James chose to run every day during […]

    Stirling Castle, Dunblane Cathedral and Doune Castle will open their doors once again at the end of April. Historic Environment Scotland has announced plans to reopen sites across the country, as coronavirus restrictions ease. Friday 30th April will be the first date tourists get to visit the historic sites. Alex Paterson, Chief Executive of HES, […]

    A study from Stirling University has looked into EU countries’ suspension of the Oxford AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. Last week, places including Germany, France and Italy paused the roll out of the jag over blood clot fears. A survey from the university asked people if this impacted their decision to getting vaccinated. The study found it […]

    Nicola Phillips from Dunblane is just one of many student nurses thrown onto the front-line during the coronavirus pandemic. The 43-year-old worked in the acute assessment unit at Forth Valley Royal at the start of the crisis during her 3rd year at Stirling University. She tells us how she’s balanced placements, studying, exams and being […]

    172 new low-emission buses are to be built in Falkirk. Alexander Dennis has secured the deal, as part of a Scotland-wide bid to replace diesel buses with hybrid vehicles. The Scottish Government is giving £40.5 million to companies to help cover the extra cost of electric vehicles. Transport secretary, Michael Matheson, said: “The Scottish Ultra-Low […]

    More than 50% of people across Forth Valley have now received a coronavirus vaccine. The local health board say 128,000 people in the area have now been given at least one dose. Work is now underway to vaccinate those aged 55 to 59, and 50 to 54. Jillian Taylor, Operational Lead for NHS Forth Valley’s […]

    Us firm LamiraDx is creating 500 new jobs across Stirling, Inverness and Eurocentral near Glasgow in the next three years. The company makes rapid antigen Covid-19 tests and is creating a manufacturing hub in the Forth Valley. LumiraDx has just invested £78million in its Scottish operations to supply lateral flow tests to the NHS. The […]

    A Clackmannanshire firm has signed a contract with the UK Government to deliver rapid coronavirus tests. Omega Diagnostics in Alva will help produce around 200 million lateral flow tests along with Global Access Diagnostics in Bedfordshire, England. The Government says the partnership will help with the easing of lockdown measures as the tests have already […]

    Kids in Fallin and Throsk will stay at home until the end of next week – after a recent surge in coronavirus cases. Fallin Primary and Fallin Nursery are moving to home learning from today until next Friday. All other kids who live in Fallin, but attend other schools and nurseries in Stirling, will stay […]

    A national day of reflection will take place across Scotland on March 23rd to mark one year of lockdown. A minute of silence will be held at 12pm for the lives that have been lost to Covid-19. The Kelpies and The Wallace Monument will light up at 8pm along with other national landmarks. Lights will […]