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Rob Mullholland was chosen to design this major piece of public art as part of the Imagine Alloa project, now situated at the top of Alloa High Street.

The sculptures are made from marine grade polished stainless steel which has a highly mirrored surface. Each figure standing at over 2.7 meters and nearly a ton in weight creates its own shape and form.

The polished mirrored profiles constantly alter in appearance as the light and weather changes throughout the day. The mirrored surfaces are slightly distorted, this was intentional as Rob wanted to create a more interesting reflection and to invite the viewer to look into this altered image of their surroundings in a new way.

They are interactive and allow the public to create their own interpretation and meaning. In essence the figures stand passively absorbing and reflecting the people and day to day life of the town, capturing and momentarily recording the constant flow of daily life. The sculptures celebrate modernity change and growth of the town.

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Located on Alloa High street, Costa is a part of the Costa brand. They offer counter-service coffee, hot drinks, iced coolers, sweet snacks and sandwiches.

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Since opening at the start of 2008, Alloa has gone from strength to strength. Located on the High Street right in the centre of the town’s shopping area, the store has been delighting locals, shoppers, neighbouring businesses and students with their amazing cakes, great coffee and exceptional customer service. As one of the biggest stores it’s certainly stunning to look at, with the first of our specially designated children’s areas and plenty of big, comfortable seats for lounging around in.

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The Bobbing John, Wetherspoon is based in Alloa, Clackmannnanshire has Wi-Fi & TV Screens, go and enjoy one of their great meals at great prices.

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Gartmorn Dam Country Park, Alloa 0.1 km
Dam Good Coffee are looking forward to creating a coffee shop serving delicious home baking and of course dam good coffee.As well as takeaway for ice creams, coffees and refreshments.
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Alloa 0.15 km
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Why not pop along to the ladybird tea room for a nice cuppa and a homemade scone?

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Researching your family tree is now easier in Clackmannanshire. You can now use the ScotlandsPeople system to search millions of Scottish records at their Family History Centre.

The ScotlandsPeople system (provided via National Records of Scotland) is one of the largest online sources of original genealogical information.

Available records include:
Statutory Records Births, Marriages and Deaths
Old Parish Records Births, Marriages and Deaths
Catholic Parish Records Births, Marriages and Deaths
Census
Wills and Testaments
Soldiers Wills
Valuation Rolls

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Alloa 0.15 km

Excellent Indian restaurant located within Alloa.

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What more fitting a place to find a pub than in a genuine old brewery? This one used to be Maclays Thistle Brewery and dates back to the 19th century. It’s a history reflected in the displays of old bottles behind the bar and in wall cabinets, as well as in architectural features such as the high sloping ceiling. Along with the mezzanine level, it makes for a pub full of character, popular with a mixed crowd of students, workers, families, football fans and older regulars – pretty much anyone who enjoys a friendly welcome and a Belhaven Best.

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This fantastic, state of the art facility offers a wealth of local services and a range of new facilities:

  • A modern library facility
  • Local and family history facilities with access to all of Scotland’s birth, death, marriage, old parish records, open censuses and much more
  • Registration of births, deaths and marriages
  • Public Wi-Fi and computers for public use
  • Exhibits showing the history and heritage of Clackmannanshire.
  • Seating, relaxation areas and drinks facilities

The Speirs Centre, with its Grade A listing from Historic Environment Scotland, is also a part of an impressive network of VisitScotland Information Partners (VIPs), committed to providing visitors with local information.

 

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Alloa, UK 0.17 km

Our hives are based around the Forth Valley producing natural, raw honey. Our honey cannot be confused with “blended” honeys found in most supermarkets. The colour of our honey will vary with the changing seasons and the flowers our bees feed on.

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Alloa, Clackmannanshire, UK 0.17 km

They are a Scottish company, passionate about creating, making and sharing beautiful, nourishing and rejuvenating skin products.

They choose the loveliest oils and butters, gently fragrance them with Essential Oils, creating products that you can confidently use on your skin and then get on with your life!

In a busy and hectic world they need to know your skin is getting the best attention from ethical, natural & luxurious products

All their serums, oils and soaps contain Thistle Oil,  a beautiful oil that helps to re-balance and nourish our skin in combination with 100% natural ingredients.

Siabann Skincare evokes our beautiful country and is never tested on animals….just our lovely children & friends.

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Alloa, UK 0.17 km

We are delighted that you are holding your ceremony in Clackmannanshire. Your civil ceremony may be held at the Registration Office, Speirs Centre or at any other non-religious venue.

The ceremony room at The Speirs Centre can accommodate ceremonies of up to 40 people. A marble fireplace, tasteful decoration and flower arrangements complete the setting.

The staff at the Registration Office can offer all legal advice to marriage in Scotland.

Other services provided by staff are Birth, Death, Marriage and Civil Partnership registration; Citizenship Ceremonies; European Passport Return Checking Service; issue of replacement certificates.

For replacement Scottish Certificates, please see http://www.scottishcertificates.org.uk

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Photowalk – Discover and enjoy some hidden treasures in Clackmannanshire, Central Scotland…

Whether you are a visitor or a local resident, here is a great and very fun way to discover Clackmannanshire, in Central Scotland. Although this photowalk is not really like a traditional workshop, Jeremy -your host- will take the time to teach you the basics on how to use your camera (DSLR or Mirrorless) in the most efficient way possible, if you need it.

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The Station Bar, Alloa has benefited from a total refurbishment from top to bottom. The renovation has opened up all areas of the property including a traditional large bar area with snug, lounge restaurant now serving Ochil Caterers exquisite pub grub & our function suite. With a free buffet available to book for any type of event at no extra charge.

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