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Dunipace

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Population  2,441  (2001 census)
Civil parish  Dunipace
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Local time  Wednesday 2:44 AM
Council area  Falkirk
UK parliament constituency  Falkirk
OS grid reference  NS807833
Country  Scotland
Post town  DENNY
Dialling code  01324
Scottish parliament  Falkirk West
Dunipace
Weather  6°C, Wind SW at 13 km/h, 94% Humidity
Lieutenancy areas  Falkirk, Stirling and Falkirk

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Dunipace is a village in the west of the Falkirk council area of Scotland. The village is 6.3 miles (10.1 km) south of Stirling and 5.3 miles (8.5 km) north-west of Falkirk. The village is situated on the north bank of the River Carron and adjoins the town of Denny to the south of the river.

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Map of Dunipace, Denny, UK

The main road through Dunipace is the A872 road between Denny and Stirling. Based on the 2001 census, Falkirk council reported the population of Dunipace as being 2,444 residents.

Denny and dunipace pipe band at worlds 2013


History

In 1876 Dunipace was joined with Denny to form the Denny and Dunipace Burgh. This was abolished in 1975 when both areas became part of Falkirk District.

A legend exists that the famous Scottish patriot William Wallace, lived in Dunipace with his uncle, who was a clergyman at the parish church.

Amenities

Dunipace is mainly residential, and has a church, a primary school, a few shops (including two hairdressers) and two pubs: The Red Hoose and The Songbird.

The Red Hoose was used as a filming location for hit Scottish comedy Still Game in the New Year's episode of 2007.

Sports

Dunipace also has a Junior League football team, Dunipace F.C.. The club was formed in 1888 and is based at Westfield Park. They currently compete in the West Region of the Scottish Junior Football Association.

References

Dunipace Wikipedia


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