Stirlingshire


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Stirlingshire

or

Stirling,

former county, central Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Stirlingshire was divided between the new Central and Strathclyde regions. In the local government reorganization of 1996, the Central and Strathclyde regions were dissolved and the council area of Stirling was created in part from the portion of Stirlingshire that had been assigned to the Central region.
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Stirlingshire

a former county of central Scotland: mostly became part of Central Region in 1975: now covered by the council areas of Stirling, Falkirk, and East Dunbartonshire
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In a report to Stirlingshire central district committee, Dr Adam said in the previous 12 months reports had been received of 25 cows suffering from tuberculous emaciation and chronic cough.
He said: "East Stirlingshire will want to finish the season on a high with a cup but I'm just hoping the boys can keep it going for one last game.
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Ferguson had just ended a successful playing career in the Scottish League when he took the PS40-a-week, part-time job in charge of East Stirlingshire, then languishing in the Second Division.
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One said Ms Whyte, an accountancy assistant, had moved out of the home they shared in the quiet Stirlingshire village.
East Stirlingshire had hoped to present Welshman Hartson as their new boss by the middle of this week.
Speaking in 1968, Kenneth Jackson, one of the principal moving forces behind the project, said: "Two hundred and five questionnaires of about 1200 items have been filled in, anal a basic map of 192 points has been constructed, covering almost the entire area within the traditional 'Highland Line' with the exception of a few border regions (notably most of Caithness, the Highland parts of Banffshire and Forfarshire, a border strip within Perthshire, the Highland parts of Stirlingshire and Dunbartonshire, the island of Bute, and the southern hall of Kintyre) where the language is extinct and local speakers could not be found." (Jackson 1968: 65).
Peter Craig, 25, ignored the boy's pleas to go home as he was ill for five hours at Craig's home in Stenhousemuir, Stirlingshire.
"Pointless," by Jeff Connor, is the story of the 2004/05 season with East Stirlingshire - and it's essential reading.