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More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

Transport
Alastair shows off the official Team Lanarkshire kit ahead of the Transplant Games

Let the Games begin for Alastair

A kidney transplant patient is set to be a jack of all sports this week – a year after the surgery that changed his life.

News

Westerwood wins two awards

QHotels were delighted to award The Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort with the main award for ‘Spa of the Year’ for the second year running.

Business
Jobs boost in Cumbernauld

Jobs boost in Cumbernauld

There is good news on the jobs front after it emerged that bus giant Stagecoach is looking to recruit more staff at its Carbrain-based depot.

Environment
Vandals break in at St Maurice’s

Vandals break in at St Maurice’s

Vandals broke into St. Maurice’s High School, Condorrat during the evening of Tuesday, July 25.

Crime
Mixed picture for Scottish insolvencies

Mixed picture for Scottish insolvencies

The number of Scottish businesses becoming insolvent or entering receivership dropped by almost 25% compared to a year ago, according to figures from Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) for the first quarter of 2017-18.

News
Scottish workers are only thanked once a month

Scottish workers are only thanked once a month

Sixteen per cent of British workers have never been thanked for their hard work, according to new national research.

News
A new 10-year plan has been launched to protect Scotland's pollinating insects.

Plan to protect pollinator population

A new strategy has been launched to protect and safeguard the future of Scotland’s indigenous bee and butterfly populations.

Environment
Clyde's Barry Cuddihy and Darren Miller close in on Ayr's Robbie Crawford (pic by Kevin Thorne)

Ayr United 5 Clyde 1: Bully Wee end Betfred group with heavy loss

Clyde completed their Betfred Cup schedule with a 5-1 defeat at the hands of League 1 side Ayr United.
Football
Not long now to spend your old �1 coins

The date when shops can start refusing your old £1 coins

The deadline for spending your old £1 coins is fast approaching with shops soon able to refuse to accept them.

Lifestyle
Sensational opportunity to own Alex Harvey’s shirt

Sensational opportunity to own Alex Harvey’s shirt

An Abronhill fan of Scottish rock legend Alex Harvey has obtained a valuable piece of memorabilia to auction off for charity.

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Survey reveals families in Scotland missing out on time outside together

Survey reveals families in Scotland missing out on time outside together

Parents in Scotland are twice as likely to watch TV (39%) than play a game of sport (17%) with their child at the weekend, that’s the key finding of a survey by leading car care provider Armor All.

News
Treating Scotland’s changing drug problem

Treating Scotland’s changing drug problem

Public Health Minister Aileen Campbell has announced a refresh of Scotland’s drug strategy, to respond to the changing nature of Scotland’s drug problem.

News
The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

The latest national survey of Scotland’s population of capercaillie, the world’s largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals – making it one of the country’s most endangered birds.

Environment
Being a teen today is a breeze, according to new research

Being a teen today is a breeze, according to new research

Having to walk to the video shop to rent a film, fiddling with your TV aerial for hours to get a better signal - and writing hand written essays until your hand hurt are among a list of things modern teens will NEVER have to experience, according to their parents.

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This picture of the unveiling appeared in The Cumbernauld News in 1994.

Mother’s quest to find out fate of library treasure

A mum has raised questions as to why there is no longer any trace of a specially commissioned mosaic her daughter helped create.

News
Fears over gravestone safety at Kilsyth cemetery

Fears over gravestone safety at Kilsyth cemetery

The state of gravestones in Kilsyth Cemetery has sparked fears that a potential tragedy might not be far away.

Environment
Supper funds will help vulnerable people

Supper funds will help vulnerable people

Pudsey bear made a welcome return to North Lanarkshire to collect a special cheque for this year’s Children in Need appeal.

Lifestyle
The Fisher Price carrier

Infant carriers recalled over fire safety fears

Argos has recalled two separate infant carriers following fears that the products could present a fire risk.

Lifestyle
Former NLL chief executive Blane Dodds, left, and Councillor Jim Logue

Council chief under fire in audit report

North Lanarkshire Council leader Jim Logue has been criticised by one of his senior officials over the running of NL Leisure.

Politics
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