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    A motion, calling for an end to Abellio’s ScotRail contract, will be debated in the Scottish Parliament this afternoon. Scottish Labour’s tabled the motion- they’re urging ministers not to extend the franchise beyond 2022. More than 74,000 trains have been cancelled since April 2015 – an average of 47 per day. Earlier this month, Transport […]

    There’s been a rise of more than 300% in the number of tourists visiting Scotland from China. Traditional activities such as playing golf, drinking whisky and visiting castles are cited as the main draws. Meanwhile, figures from a VisitScotland study show 87% say they’d like to return to Scotland – due to its “beautiful landscapes”. […]

    A charity’s calling on the government to raise awareness of heart disease in women – after a report showed they’re more concerned about their risk of breast cancer. Research from the British Heart Foundation shows women are recovering badly from heart attacks as they’re not receiving the same treatment as men. Inequalities in awareness, diagnosis […]

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian died on the A91 in Clackmannanshire. The 33-year-old was killed on Saturday evening when a Vauxhall Corsa hit him at about 10:15pm, between Menstrie and Alva. Emergency services were called to the incident but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with information’s urged to […]

    A new project in Stirling’s hoping to get teenage girls playing basketball. ‘Pickup Basketball’ sees girls aged between 12 and 16 take part in weekly sessions at the Peak. It follows a successful scheme, which has managed to get more than 50 women taking part in the sport over the last year. The scheme runs […]

    NHS Forth Valley’s facing a shortfall of more than half a million pounds for its winter budget. Members of the health board learned earlier this week they’re receiving nearly £550,000 less from the Scottish Government this winter. They’re receiving an allocation of £255,000 this year – that’s despite over-spending last year’s grant of £810,000. The […]

    Plans to upgrade infrastructure around the Helix and the Falkirk Stadium will be unveiled next week. Falkirk Council’s announced it will contribute £67 million worth of funding for the redevelopments. It’s thought the plans include road widening, new roundabouts and the construction of a pedestrian bridge at the Westfield roundabout. The local authority’s running a […]

    The Helix in Falkirk has been nominated for a tourism prize. It’s in the running for the ‘Best Visitor Attraction’ accolade at the VisitScotland Thistle Awards. The site of the Kelpies will compete against Glengoyne Distillery in Stirling and The McManus in Dundee at the regional final. Elsewhere, Rough Castle Experiences in Bonnybridge is up […]

    A Stirling project’s aiming to give disabled people a chance to enjoy riding a bike. “Bikes Without Barriers” uses specially adapted bicycles, to give disabled riders the opportunity to explore the local area. Members of the group range from 12 to 82 years old – and they’ve been taking part in the weekly sessions since […]

    MSPs will vote later on the Scottish Government’s Climate Change Bill. The proposed legislation would set an aim of reaching net-zero emissions by 2045. But the Scottish Greens say they can’t support the bill without “significantly” more ambitious targets. Green MSP Mark Ruskell wants more ambitious aims though: “Climate scientists have been clear that we have […]