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Hunt is on for Britain’s best best man

Stag and hen experts Red7 are scouring the country in search of Britain’s best best man.

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Tammy-clad intruders caught out in Cumbernauld

Tammy-clad intruders caught out in Cumbernauld

A trio wearing tammy hats were intercepted in Cumbernauld Village after an eagle-eyed neighbour saw them climb a ladder to gain entry to a house in Main Street.

Crime
Cartoon of a dancing bear in the Glasgow Looking Glass, July 8 1825. PIC: Special Collections at Glasgow University Library.

The street bear shot for wrestling a Glasgow councillor

Bruin the performing bear was well known on the streets of mid-19th Century Glasgow as the sidekick of travelling showman Antonio Dallori, who also went by the stage name of Aunty Dolly.

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Photos of the sea sought for charity competition

Photos of the sea sought for charity competition

National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, is once again calling on photographers to submit images celebrating Britain’s proud maritime heritage, for its annual competition searching for the UK’s ultimate sea view.

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Prosecco Festival could be on its way to Scotland

Prosecco Festival could be on its way to Scotland

It’s one of the most popular drinks of the summer and now a festival dedicated to the sparkly treat could be coming to Scotland’s biggest cities.

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Clyde open up against Berwick Rangers

Clyde fixture schedule for 2017-18 is revealed

Clyde will open their League 2 campaign with a trip to face Berwick Rangers on Saturday, August 5.

Football
North Lanarkshire provost Jean Jones is joined by representaives from many different branches of the military

Provost thanks Armed Forces for their service

North Lanarkshire provost Jean Jones led a ceremony at Motherwell Civic Centre this week to mark Armed Forces Day 2017.

Politics
Livestock worrying crimes reduce during co-ordinated campaign

Livestock worrying crimes reduce during co-ordinated campaign

A Police Scotland co-ordinated rural crime campaign has seen livestock worrying drop by nearly 40 per cent during the spring lambing season, compared to last year.

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International event rider Giorgia Burns at her very own full-size horse riding arena based at Riskend Farm.

Kilsyth jumper Giorgia has no grounds for concern at Riskend

Kilsyth international event rider Giorgia Burns literally has new grounds for optimism thanks to her own purpose-built arena.

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Everybody needs good neighbours ..?

Half of Brits don’t know their neighbours’ names, according to poll

More than half of all Brits don’t even know their neighbours’ full names, a survey has found.

Lifestyle
Scottish car insurance bills soar by 16.6% in a year

Scottish car insurance bills soar by 16.6% in a year

Drivers are facing accelerating increases in car insurance taking average premiums to £666 as Government compensation rules come into effect, new research1 from insurance research experts Consumer Intelligence shows.

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Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

Crime
207 incidents involving young people allegedly being in possession of a weapon were recorded between April 2016 and March 2017

Metal thieves return to Cumbernauld

Metal thieves have been at it again after scaffolding worth a four-figure sum was taken from Tarbolton Road in Kildrum.

Crime
Working families in Scotland should spend more quality time outdoors

Working families in Scotland should spend more quality time outdoors

A major charity initiative is urging families across Scotland to get active outside to protect their wellbeing.

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UNISON launch campaign to scrap the 1% pay rise cap on NHS workers

UNISON launch campaign to scrap the 1% pay rise cap on NHS workers

NHS union UNISON have launched a summer of campaign activity calling on the Scottish government to ‘scrap the cap’ on NHS pay, which will include UNISON members lobbying Scottish Government ministers on pay as they carry out their annual round of NHS board reviews.

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Aimee Wilson is in Canada with the GB Lions (pic by Geoff White/GW Images)

Cumbernauld's Aimee aiming to be on top of the world

Amateur American Football player Aimee Wilson from Cumbernauld will represent Great Britain in Canada this weekend as part of the GB Lions team competing in the Women’s World Championships.

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Kilsyth Rangers last won the Scottish Junior Cup 50 years ago

Kilsyth Rangers trying to trace 1967 cup hero

Organisers of a special celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of Kilsyth Rangers’ Scottish Cup win are appealing for help to trace a member of the victorious team.

Football
Action from the Kildrum Festival (pic by Alan Murray)

Kildrum festival attracts over 2,000 youngsters

Around 2,000 young fotballers from around 100 clubs across the central belt have enjoyed a football bonanza in Cumbernauld.

Football
UK Coastguard issues beach safety plea

UK Coastguard issues beach safety plea

UK Coastguard has issued a plea for parents to keep a close eye on their children at the beach this weekend after responding to 68 separate missing children reports last weekend (17-18 June) across the UK Coast.

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Study to assess damage to Scotland’s hills from bulldozed tracks

Study to assess damage to Scotland’s hills from bulldozed tracks

Conservation bodies are calling on outdoor enthusiasts to help them assess the damage caused to Scotland’s iconic mountains by controversial vehicle tracks.

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