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Mobile phone driving penalty has been doubled

From March 1 anyone caught using a mobile phone (or internet device) at the wheel faces a £200 fine and six penalty points on their licence.

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Police search Smithstone

Police search Smithstone

A popular housing estate has been the scene of another attempted break-in today (Thursday)

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Cumbernauld plane yob fined

Cumbernauld plane yob fined

A Cumbernauld man has been fined by Paisley Sheriff Court after his aggressive and abusive behaviour on a flight to Ibiza last July.

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Serious assault in Abronhill

Serious assault in Abronhill

Officers are on the lookout for witnesses after a serious assault was allegedly committed in a house in Abronhill on Friday.

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Man (90) charged in Kilsyth

Man (90) charged in Kilsyth

A 90 year-old driver has been charged after a crash in Kilsyth’s Stirling Road yesterday (Thursday)

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Picture by Michael Gillen

Head says Our Lady’s ‘fully functioning’

The bulk of youngsters involved in a coach crash yesterday are actually back at their desks, the relieved head teacher of Our Lady’s High School has now revealed.

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The Lucy Faithfull Foundation has said that 1530 people from Scotland contacted its Stop it Now! website last year.

Scottish paedophiles visiting website to help them change

Potential Scottish paedophiles tempted to look at indecent images of children online have been visiting a special website to help them change their behaviour.

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The High Court in Edinburgh, where the week-long trial took place

15-year-old guilty of raping schoolgirls

A teenager has been found guilty of raping a 15-year-old girl while on bail for sexually assaulting two other schoolgirls.

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Another van snatch in Abronhill

Another van snatch in Abronhill

Police have confirmed that yet another white van has been stolen from a part of town that’s repeatedly fallen prey to this sort of theft.

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Police investigate Cumbernauld flats blaze

Police investigate Cumbernauld flats blaze

Detectives have launched an enquiry into an act of wilful fire raising which saw a block of flats evacuated in the middle of the night.

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Senior Scottish judge, Lord Bracadale.

Judge to review hate crime legislation

The suite of laws covering hate crime offences in Scotland is to be reviewed to ensure it is fit for purpose in the 21st century.

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Netflix users have been contacted recently by email scammers.

Warning over Netflix scam

Netflix users are being urged to watch out for online scammers who are targeting users’ login and bank account details.

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Heroin and Cocaine seized in Kilsyth

Heroin and Cocaine seized in Kilsyth

The discovery of heroin in tablet form at an address in Kilsyth has led to the arrest of a 26-year-old man following a police raid.

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Scotland's Traffic Commisioner Joan Aitken.

Lifetime ban for Kilsyth haulier deemed “blight on the industry” by Scotland’s Traffic Commissioner

A haulier from Kilsyth has been banned from the industry for life by the Traffic Commissioner.

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Balmalloch Primary

Parking at Cumbernauld and Kilsyth schools slammed

Cumbernauld and Kilsyth’s most senior policeman has criticised the conduct of road hog parents on the school run, as the new term starts.

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Code of practice for police ‘stop and search’ powers.

Code of practice for police ‘stop and search’ powers.

The principles determining when police can use “stop and search” powers have been set out in a code of practice.

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Sword shock in Cumbernauld

Police in Cumbernauld were called out on Thursday amidst public safety fears regarding a man with a weapon.

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Kilsyth charity box taken

Kilsyth charity box taken

A heartless thief has robbed a Kilsyth business of its charity box over the festive season.

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Assault on woman at Cumbernauld social club

Assault on woman at Cumbernauld social club

Police are searching for a man who assaulted a woman who was enjoying a night out at the Burroughs Social Club in Carbrain.

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Race hate on agenda at key Cumbernauld meeting

Race hate on agenda at key Cumbernauld meeting

An organisation which brings more than 20 groups together will address fears about racism after vandalism at Cumbernauld Mosque last month.

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