Author

Fayre has feast of festive fun in Linlithgow

Historic Linlithgow will again be transformed into a winter wonderland with the Victorian Era as its theme on Saturday November 25.

Environment
Families will be mesmerised by the hypnotic beauty of a flickering, scented Fire Garden

WIN: Christmas At The Botanics family ticket - be first to see new Edinburgh festive lights spectacular

Christmas At The Botanics is the new Edinburgh festive lights spectacular set and we are giving YOUR family the chance to be amongst the first to see it.

Promoted content
The launch of SHIFT. This six month project will engage with the people of North Lanarkshire and their stories of work past, present and future. Photo by Julie Howden

National Theatre of Scotland is looking for stories by the lorry load

A large, articulated lorry hoping to pick up a very special load is heading to Cumbernauld.

News
L-R Martin Courtney, Prince's Trust, Lucy Ayre, CHSS, Alasdair Allan MSP, Jemma Valentine, Stoats and Jenny Whyte, Crisis Scotland.

Call to perform an act of kindness

The public are being asked to do a good deed on St Andrew’s Day to celebrate Scotland’s history, culture and the nation’s shared values.

Lifestyle
Betty Mearns with deputy lieutenant Anne Walker

Betty has star quality on her milestone day

Kildrum woman Betty Mearns celebrated her 100th birthday this month as Carrickstone Care Home threw a party to celebrate.

Health
A decade of caring in East Renfrewshire

A decade of caring in East Renfrewshire

An organisation which may never have seen the light of day has gone on to celebrate the landmark of its 10th birthday.

Environment
What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Education
Have your say on school bus changes

Have your say on school bus changes

Public meetings will take place to discuss proposals to change school transport arrangements.

Education

Applications for Great British Bake Off 2018 are now open

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

Lifestyle
Nursery children and residents at Park Springs are learning tai chi together

Tai Chi instills a sense of well being across the generations

The elderly residents of a Motherwell care home are discovering the benefits of Tai Chi ... with a little help from some young friends.

News
The Sid and Shenarri kit is being rolled out across North Lanarkshire.

Nursery children get a warm welcome to Wellbeing Wood

Two rather cute and colourful wee characters are helping young North Lanarkshire children understand all about well-being.

Education
Man (51) beaten with baseball bats

Man (51) beaten with baseball bats

A 51-year-old man was attacked with baseball bats in Chryston in the early hours of yesterday morning (Wednesday).

Crime
GP recruitment has failed

GP recruitment has failed

A Scottish Government initiative to recruit GPs has failed to bring a single doctor to Lanarkshire.

Health
What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

While many of us are in constant touch electronically with friends and family, the old tradition of sending (and receiving) Christmas cards to far-flung places is one that we still hold dear.

Lifestyle
Volunteers needed in Queensferry

Volunteers needed in Queensferry

A prime volunteering opportunity has arisen on the banks of the Forth for those who want to ensure that the area’s lifeboat service is funded.

Environment
Mince pies and sausage rolls - Greggs advent calendar with a difference

Mince pies and sausage rolls - Greggs advent calendar with a difference

With chocolate advent calendars becoming the norm, a couple of dozen sample-size products are now the ideal way to get us in the Christmas spirit.

Lifestyle
Degree courses under threat at New College Lanarkshire

Degree courses under threat at New College Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire College is looking at ‘alternative options’ in a bid to save its high regarded performing arts degree course.

Education
Councillor Paul Kelly and Martine Nolan launch the Give a Toy appeal

Spread the joy this Christmas by giving a toy

An appeal to collect and deliver toys to families who struggle at Christmas is being spearheaded by North Lanarkshire Council.

Offbeat
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Unemployed Workers Centre chairman Billy Lees  said he was disgusted by the councils decision

Council axes funding to advice service

North Lanarkshire Council has axed its funding to Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Unemployed Workers’ Centre.

Politics
Load more