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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!

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Our Clubs, Our Communities: The Football Heritage of the Falkirk Area

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Reimagine Our Heritage
Culture & Tradition

Reimagine Our Heritage

In loving memory of a grand old lady - Short Story by Sandra O'Donnell
Culture & Tradition

In loving memory of a grand old lady - Short Story by Sandra O'Donnell

The Dog and the Peacock (A Xmas story)
Culture & Tradition

The Dog and the Peacock (A Xmas story)

Lockdown Stories: Gleneagles Pipe Band
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Lockdown Stories: Gleneagles Pipe Band

Big Roman Week Falkirk
Culture & Tradition

Big Roman Week Falkirk

Remains of Rome
Culture & Tradition · Places

Remains of Rome

Have You Lost Your Marbles?
Culture & Tradition · Places

Have You Lost Your Marbles?

Big Dig Denny Finds: Virol Bottle
Culture & Tradition · Places

Big Dig Denny Finds: Virol Bottle

Explorer James Bruce, the Obelisk, and Carron Company
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People

Explorer James Bruce, the Obelisk, and Carron Company

Bobby McGregor: From Angling’s Loss to Scottish Swimming Legend
Culture & Tradition · People

Bobby McGregor: From Angling’s Loss to Scottish Swimming Legend

Canal Encounters: Local Memories
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People

Canal Encounters: Local Memories

Bo’ness Greenways: Bo’ness Witches
Culture & Tradition · People

Bo’ness Greenways: Bo’ness Witches

Bo’ness Greenways: A Town That Went to Pot
Culture & Tradition · Industry

Bo’ness Greenways: A Town That Went to Pot

Bo’ness Greenways: Carriden’s Roman Roots
Culture & Tradition

Bo’ness Greenways: Carriden’s Roman Roots

The Forth and Clyde Canal, Falkirk Wheel and Kelpies: The Modern Joints of a 258-year-old Idea
Culture & Tradition · Industry · Natural Heritage · Places

The Forth and Clyde Canal, Falkirk Wheel and Kelpies: The Modern Joints of a 258-year-old Idea

Peace Day in Camelon
Culture & Tradition

Peace Day in Camelon

The Camelon Tryst
Culture & Tradition · Places

The Camelon Tryst

Childhood Memories of the Ritz Cinema in Camelon
Culture & Tradition · People

Childhood Memories of the Ritz Cinema in Camelon

Josiah Cox and the Camelon Nailers
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

Josiah Cox and the Camelon Nailers

King Arthur and Camelon
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

King Arthur and Camelon

The Clippies and Walter Alexander’s Buses
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

The Clippies and Walter Alexander’s Buses

Dorrator House
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Dorrator House

Lockdown Stories: AJ Dance Centre
Culture & Tradition · People

Lockdown Stories: AJ Dance Centre

Lockdown Stories: Project Theatre
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Lockdown Stories: Project Theatre

Lockdown Stories: Falkirk Youth Theatre
Culture & Tradition · People

Lockdown Stories: Falkirk Youth Theatre

Lockdown Stories: Bo'ness Dance & Fair
Culture & Tradition · People

Lockdown Stories: Bo'ness Dance & Fair

Lockdown Stories: The Youth Music Initiative
Culture & Tradition · People

Lockdown Stories: The Youth Music Initiative

Lockdown Stories: Denny Poppies
Culture & Tradition

Lockdown Stories: Denny Poppies

Lockdown Stories: Strathcarron Singers
Culture & Tradition · People

Lockdown Stories: Strathcarron Singers

Lockdown Stories: Primary Schools
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Lockdown Stories: Primary Schools

Our Stories Podcast: Forging Ahead
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People

Our Stories Podcast: Forging Ahead

Our Stories Podcast: In with the Bricks
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

Our Stories Podcast: In with the Bricks

Our Stories Podcast: Robberies, Writings, and UFO Sightings
Culture & Tradition · People

Our Stories Podcast: Robberies, Writings, and UFO Sightings

Oral Histories: Work, Housing, and War
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People

Oral Histories: Work, Housing, and War

Oral Histories: Leisure in Falkirk
Culture & Tradition · People

Oral Histories: Leisure in Falkirk

Mathieson's Memories: Baking, Working, Dancing
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Mathieson's Memories: Baking, Working, Dancing

Our Stories Podcast: All the Things I've Seen
Culture & Tradition · People

Our Stories Podcast: All the Things I've Seen

Papermaking in Denny
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

Papermaking in Denny

The Denny and Dunipace Gala
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

The Denny and Dunipace Gala

The Bruce Obelisk: Innovation and Symbolism in Cast Iron
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

The Bruce Obelisk: Innovation and Symbolism in Cast Iron

Lockdown Stories: Easter Carmuirs Primary
Culture & Tradition · People

Lockdown Stories: Easter Carmuirs Primary

Bo'ness Distillery
Culture & Tradition · Places

Bo'ness Distillery

John Logie Baird’s Televisor
Culture & Tradition · People

John Logie Baird’s Televisor

Camelon Arts: Five Tales of Camelon
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Camelon Arts: Five Tales of Camelon

Roman Falkirk: The Twentieth Legion
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Roman Falkirk: The Twentieth Legion

Ancient Falkirk: What's Hidden Beneath Your Town?
Culture & Tradition · Industry · Natural Heritage · Places

Ancient Falkirk: What's Hidden Beneath Your Town?

Ancient Roman Beads in Falkirk
Culture & Tradition

Ancient Roman Beads in Falkirk

Alexander Dennis and Solsgirth House
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

Alexander Dennis and Solsgirth House

Women on the Antonine Wall: Roman Occupation c.143-158/164 CE
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Women on the Antonine Wall: Roman Occupation c.143-158/164 CE

Castlecary Roman Fort
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Castlecary Roman Fort

Roman Falkirk: The Second Legion
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Roman Falkirk: The Second Legion

Roman Falkirk: The Sixth Legion
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Roman Falkirk: The Sixth Legion

The Camelon Urn: An Ancient Migrant Buried Within the Collections
Culture & Tradition

The Camelon Urn: An Ancient Migrant Buried Within the Collections

A Roman Tile with a Dog’s Paw Print
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

A Roman Tile with a Dog’s Paw Print

Glorious Gardens: Glenbervie House
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Glenbervie House

Glorious Gardens: The Wilsons and South Bantaskine
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: The Wilsons and South Bantaskine

The Big Grey Man of the Falkirk Tryst
Culture & Tradition

The Big Grey Man of the Falkirk Tryst

Glorious Gardens: Carron House
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Carron House

Frederick Douglass and Abolition
Culture & Tradition · People

Frederick Douglass and Abolition

Glorious Gardens: Parkhill and Millfield
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Parkhill and Millfield

Glorious Gardens: Powfoulis Estate
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Powfoulis Estate

Glorious Gardens: Muiravonside Country Park
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Muiravonside Country Park

Glorious Gardens: Zetland Park
Culture & Tradition · Natural Heritage · Places

Glorious Gardens: Zetland Park

The Drover, the Saint and the Tryst
Culture & Tradition

The Drover, the Saint and the Tryst

Lads o' the Fair
Culture & Tradition · People

Lads o' the Fair

James Watt: Steam Engines and Slavery
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

James Watt: Steam Engines and Slavery

Floodlights at Ochilview Football Grounds
Culture & Tradition

Floodlights at Ochilview Football Grounds

Falkirk's Horrible History
Culture & Tradition

Falkirk's Horrible History

The Falkirk Wheel
Culture & Tradition

The Falkirk Wheel

Falkirk's Canals
Culture & Tradition · Industry · Natural Heritage

Falkirk's Canals

Falkirk FC in 1957
Culture & Tradition · People

Falkirk FC in 1957

Football Memories
Culture & Tradition · People

Football Memories

Slamannan Memorial Garden
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Slamannan Memorial Garden

Bothkennar War Memorial: Lance Corporal James Huskie
Culture & Tradition · People

Bothkennar War Memorial: Lance Corporal James Huskie

The Kelpies: A Monument to the Power of Heavy Horses
Culture & Tradition · Industry · Natural Heritage

The Kelpies: A Monument to the Power of Heavy Horses

Intergenerational Interviews: Falkirk Memories
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Intergenerational Interviews: Falkirk Memories

Denny and Dunipace War Memorial
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Denny and Dunipace War Memorial

Commemorating the Unnamed Part 1: Supporting Falkirk Families During the Boer War
Culture & Tradition · People

Commemorating the Unnamed Part 1: Supporting Falkirk Families During the Boer War

Commemorating the Unnamed Part 2: Women supporting Women during the Boer War
Culture & Tradition · People

Commemorating the Unnamed Part 2: Women supporting Women during the Boer War

Sculpture of Sheila McKechnie
Culture & Tradition · People

Sculpture of Sheila McKechnie

The Crosswell and Elphinstone Tower on Falkirk Explored
Culture & Tradition · Places

The Crosswell and Elphinstone Tower on Falkirk Explored

Sir John de Graeme: A Curious Life After Death
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Sir John de Graeme: A Curious Life After Death

Statue of Fidelity
Culture & Tradition · Places

Statue of Fidelity

Grangemouth and World War One
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

Grangemouth and World War One

McCowan’s Memories: Patricia Simpson
Culture & Tradition · People · Places

McCowan’s Memories: Patricia Simpson

The People of the Carron Company: Part I
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

The People of the Carron Company: Part I

The People of the Carron Company: Part II
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

The People of the Carron Company: Part II

The People of the Carron Company: Part III
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

The People of the Carron Company: Part III

Carron Company Bi-Centenary 1959
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

Carron Company Bi-Centenary 1959

Forge Row
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People · Places

Forge Row

Grangemouth & Industrial Development
Culture & Tradition · Industry · Places

Grangemouth & Industrial Development

K is for Kirkwood and Kinneil
Culture & Tradition · Industry · People

K is for Kirkwood and Kinneil

Falkirk Ways: Stenhousemuir

Larbert, Stenhousemuir and Torwood

Falkirk Ways: Stenhousemuir

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