David Leask and the Maddiston and Rumford Local History Group remember growing up in Maddiston and the “gemmes we used to play.”Read story
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.Read story
Where does the name Soo Hoose come from? What did Robert Burns do to the window of The Carron Inn? Find out here.Read story
Explore our Featured stories
The Swans of Carron
Find out why the Carron Company employed swans and enjoy local recollections about these unusual workers.
Where Have You Bean Goose?: The Bean Goose in Falkirk District
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.
Three Maddiston Gems
Two of these three Maddiston gems don’t exist as such anymore, and the other one brings back memories and contains hidden treasures.
Carron Company Timeline
West Carron Village and it's People: From the First House to the Last
Industry · People · Places
Men who were “workers in iron” were being remade.