Angus McIver has been tracking the migration route of a flock of Bean Geese who, since the 1980s, have chosen Slammanan, Falkirk as an annual winter feeding and roosting point. Read on, or listen to sounds of the geese calling, to find out more about this unique aspect of our local natural heritage.Read story
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Suffragist Elizabeth Caradus
She is well-known in New Zealand, the first country to give women the vote, but few people in Scotland know that temperance campaigner and suffragist Elizabeth Caradus was born in Falkirk.
The Gemmes We Used to Play
David Leask and the Maddiston and Rumford Local History Group remember growing up in Maddiston and the “gemmes we used to play.”
Women in Munitions during the First World War
Following the outbreak of the First World War, munitions factories all across the country began recruiting women for their workforce, and the munitions factories in the Falkirk district were no exception. Take a look at these stunning old photographs and read on to find out more!