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More roadworks in central Cumbernauld

There will be a temporary closure of the A8011 southbound slip road to B8054 Lyle Brae, from 8am to 5pm on Sunday, April 30. This is to allow the installation of new LED lighting.

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Fears played down as Pilkington sold

Fears played down as Pilkington sold

The union GMB has said 92 workers at Pilkington Glass in Cumbernauld could lose their jobs, after bosses decided to sell the factory to a rival firm.

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Muirhead Co-op reopens tomorrow after refurb

Muirhead Co-op reopens tomorrow after refurb

The Co-op in Muirhead reopens tomorrow following a £765,000 makeover.

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Hamcap and council blamed while no solution in sight for Cumbernauld bus station revamp

Hamcap and council blamed while no solution in sight for Cumbernauld bus station revamp

A meeting held on Monday to discuss the future of the delayed bus station revamp in Cumbernauld has failed to find a solution.

Transport
Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Scottish employers plan to cut jobs in the second quarter of this year, according to a new survey by workforce experts ManpowerGroup.

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Asda is cutting prices at the pumps.

Asda cuts fuel prices by 2p per litre

Asda is cutting up to 2p per litre off fuel at its filling stations across the country.

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Eilidh Wiseman, President of the Law Society of Scotland

Opening the door to a bright future in law

The law is constantly evolving, both in terms of the legislation itself and the people who are shaping the profession. Where the law was traditionally dominated by educated men of a certain class, work is being – and has been – done to make the profession more accessible to people from backgrounds where a career as a solicitor may never previously have been an option.

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The t-shirt has now been pulled from sale

Primark pulls Walking Dead t-shirt after row over racism

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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Jim Logue

Glasgow City Region unites to create 100,000 jobs

North Lanarkshire is one of eight Scottish councils which jointly launched a new initiative to boost jobs, skills and inclusive growth.

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ATTACK: The child was assaulted on a train which had left Waverley Station Photo: Ian Georgeson

ScotRail paying £2000 a day in compensation to passengers

ScotRail is handing over £2000 per day in compensation payments to disgruntled train passengers

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Stagecoach vows to improve its bus services to and from Glasgow

Stagecoach vows to improve its bus services to and from Glasgow

Transport operator Stagecoach has confirmed it will take action to improve the reliability of its X25/X25A services.

Transport 1
Resurfacing works will begin on October 18 and will run for four nights.

Closures planned for Forest Road in Abronhill

Forest Road in Abronhill will be subject to closures during February and March as contractors carry out works on the rail bridge.

Transport 1
Sophie returns to Cumbernauld campus to encourage students planning careers in tourism

Sophie returns to Cumbernauld campus to encourage students planning careers in tourism

Former New College Lanarkshire student Sophie Cameron dropped in on the Cumbernauld campus to talk to travel and tourism students about how her studies helped her land her dream job.

Business
The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Scottish economy has seen an increase in growth courtesy of champions of the great outdoors, The Caravan Club. Members of The Club spent a huge £37 million off-site when in the region in 2016 – an increase of £2 million compared to £35 million in 2015.

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Transport Minister Humza Yousaf.

ScotRail reward patient passengers with a ‘free week’

More details of a package of discounted travel for Scotland’s rail passengers have been confirmed today.

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Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Scottish history sparks tourism rise

Scotland is capitalising on the booming demand from international tourists who wish to explore the country’s history and heritage, Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop revealed today.

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Kilsyth’s part in major Antarctic engineering partnership

Kilsyth’s part in major Antarctic engineering partnership

The Kilsyth office of BAM Nuttall is now working to help the British Antarctic Survey to modernise research stations where vital work is carried out by UK scientists.

News
Bank slammed for ‘unacceptable’
job cuts and blitz on branches

Bank slammed for ‘unacceptable’ job cuts and blitz on branches

Cumbernauld and Kilsyth’s MP and MSP say they want assurances their areas won’t fall victim to any new wave of Clydesdale Bank closures.

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Apprentices are vital to the area's economy, says Skills Development Scotland.

New call for firms to invest in apprentices

A business-led group is urging local employers to take on more apprentices, arguing they are vital to the area’s economy.

Business
NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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