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Cumbernauld Village faces road closure due to work

Roadworks on Roadside in Cumbernauld Village will close a section of the road from Monday, October 2 until Friday, October 6 to allow for resurfacing work to be carried out.

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Is the sun setting on North Sea Oil? Pic: Shutterstock

UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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Florin and Carolyn Mandache of Migsoft Ltd

Migsoft in running for major award

A tech company founded by a Balloch couple is in the running for a major business award.

Business
John Fleming of Cross Butchers Kilsyth receives traditional steak pie gold award

The pies have it! Kilsyth firm wins award

A Kilsyth butcher has earned a national award for the quality of their pies. Cross Butchers Ltd picked up a Gold award for their traditional steak pies at the recent Scottish Craft Butchers Awards, and more than 250 pies were tested by the judging panel which included industry experts, food writers and consumers.

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FH Dullatur Nurserys 05/09/2017

Grant funds for Cumbernauld groups

Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Care and Dullatur Village Playgroup are among the groups to receive commmunity bursaries from CALA Homes (West).

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BrewDog was one of the first companies in Scotland to achieve Living Wage accreditation.

Positive support for Living Wage from Scottish public and employers

The Living Wage has won overwhelming support from Scots who regard it as both a boost to a company’s status and helping to make products and services more attractive.

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There's a new wonder on the horizon. Picture: Greg Macvean

Queensferry Crossing opens to traffic

Move over Burj-Al-Arab, the Golden Gate Bridge and CN Tower – there’s a new man-made head-turner on the scene.

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Ricky Nicol , chief executive of the telecoms company Commsworld. Pic: Phil Wilkinson.

Call for action to improve Scotland’s poor digital infrastructure

Urgent and significant action is needed to address Scotland’s critically poor digital infrastructure which has already been “left in the dust” of European neighbours.

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Jamie Hepburn MSP and Stuart McDonald MP

Council rejects calls for HMRC closure impact study

Two local politicians have asked North Lanarkshire Council to investigate the impact of losing one of Cumbernauld’s main employers.

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How much do you need to earn?

What you need to earn to live in Cumbernauld and Kilsyth

A new survey has revealed how much you would need to earn per hour to live locally.

Business
DM Design new biomass boiler

New boiler bolsters green credentials

Cumbernauld firm DM Design has invested £250,000 in a biomass boiler at its head office.

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Cumbernauld firm named for underpaying worker

Cumbernauld firm named for underpaying worker

A Cumbernauld hairdresser is among 233 businesses ‘named and shamed’ as employers who have failed to pay National Minimum Wage and Living Wage.

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PIcture: Cumbernauld, The Westerwood Hotel.

Westerwood Hotel spa bags industry award

Refurbishing the Westerwood Hotel’s spa facilities at a cost of £500,000 has certainly paid dividends after the facility scooped a top award.

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All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh has been named an accredited Living Wage employer.

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04-08-2017. Picture Michael Gillen. BANTON. Villagers meeting postman Donald Provan on his last day in the job he's held since 1973. Residents with "thank you Donald" sign waiting for Donald to arrive.

Donald retires having been Banton and Queenzieburn’s postman since 1973

Residents of villages near Kilsyth said a fond farewell to long-serving postman Donald Provan at the weekend.

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Scott Burton is now working at Key Signs in Bellshill

‘Prospects’ of getting a job are improving

Over 1,000 people have been helped into employment in the last year following the launch of the ‘Prospects’ programme.

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Devro sees sales rise in first half of the year

Devro sees sales rise in first half of the year

Strong sales growth in markets including China, south east Asia and Russia together with currency fluctuations helped sausage skin manufacturer Devro see revenues rise 11 per cent to £125.2 million in the first half of the year.

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The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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