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|Scottish Gaelic: Deanaidh|
Denny Town House, the former town hall
Denny shown within the Falkirk council area
|Area||1.03 sq mi (2.7 km2)|
|Population||7,933 (2008 est.)|
|– density||7,702/sq mi (2,974/km2)|
|OS grid reference|
|– Edinburgh||28.5 mi (45.9 km)|
|– London||348 mi (560 km)|
|Lieutenancy area||Stirling and Falkirk|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Scottish Parliament||Falkirk West|
Denny (Scottish Gaelic: Deanaidh) is a town in the Falkirk council area of Scotland, formerly in the county of Stirlingshire. It is situated 7 miles (11 km) west of Falkirk, and 6 miles (9.7 km) north-east of Cumbernauld, adjacent to both the M80 and M876 motorways. At the 2011 census, Denny had a resident population of 7,933.
Denny is separated from neighbouring village Dunipace by the River Carron. Until the early 1980s, Denny was a centre for heavy industry, including several iron foundries, brickworks, a coal mine and paper mills.
Denny is currently going through a £7.6 million regeneration scheme in the town centre.
- Thomas Bain, Canadian politician.
- John Adam Cramb, historian.
- David Forrester (divine)
- George William Gray, chemist, and pioneer of liquid crystal display.
- Matthew Hay, doctor.
- Carl Kirkwood, Australian politician.
- Christian Maclagan, possibly the first female archaeologist in Britain.
- Danny Malloy (boxer)
- Stevie McCrorie, musician.
The local football team are Dunipace Juniors F.C., who play at Westfield Park where they moved to from their previous home of Carronbank. They compete in the West Region of the Scottish Junior Football Association.
Notable sports people from Denny include:
- Jimmy McMullan,professional football player
- Billy Steel, professional football player
- Kenny Deuchar, professional football player
- Sammy Baird, professional football player and manager
- Martyn Corrigan, professional football player and manager
- Jim McNab, footballer with Sunderland AFC
- Aiden McGeady, professional footballer with Celtic, Spartak Moscow, Everton and Republic of Ireland
- Falkirk Council census information PDF, www.falkirk.gov.uk. Retrieved 2011-04-30
- Census Population of settlements and wards www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2011-04-30
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