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Cumbernauld van warning

A dangerous incident at a Cumbernauld industrial estate has prompted a police search for a thief who was prepared to run a man over to make a getaway.

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Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Scotland has seen a 30 per cent reduction in drivers using mobile phones at the wheel, although some are still willing to take the risk, according to recent research.

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ASBO woman arrested in Kilsyth

ASBO woman arrested in Kilsyth

Police have arrested a 41-year woman in Kilsyth following an incident on Wednesday, July 26.

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Van thefts increase across Cumbernauld

Van thefts increase across Cumbernauld

Police have admitted that there has been a spike in van theft after at least six vehicles were stolen from across town in little more than a week.

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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.

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Boy appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court

Disgraced lawyer admits fraud

Disgraced lawyer David Nightingale faces jail after admitting stealing £8,000 from a client by claiming he could use the cash to help her escape criminal charges.

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New research has revealed that marital status and age are key in how older people respond to scams.

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

More than 400,000 older people in Scotland believe they have been targeted by scammers, according to new research.

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Trusted employee stole £30k

Trusted employee stole £30k

A former office manager who embezzled £30,000 from her Cumbernauld employers faces a lengthy jail term afterpleasing guilty to the crime.

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Kilos of cannabis found in Abronhill

Kilos of cannabis found in Abronhill

Police officers have seized a large quantity of class B drugs from an address in Abronhill.

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Thefts of quad bikes and tractors has fallen in the last two years.

Fall in tractor and quad bike thefts

Scottish farms have seen a welcome fall in tractor and quad thefts since an initiative to tackle the theft of farm machinery was launched two years ago.

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Damage after break-in and fire at Kilsyth Rangers ground

Fire wrecks Kilsyth Rangers pavilion after break-in

Celebrations of a momentous anniversary at Kilsyth Rangers were tarnished by a fire in their club pavilion at the weekend.

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The Antonine Day Care Centre

Council loses court appeal

North Lanarkshire Council has lost a Court of Session appeal against an arbitration decision.

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Teen charged after £6000 playpark blaze

Teen charged after £6000 playpark blaze

Police confirm they have charged a minor following an incident last month which saw new play facilities torched by a vandal.

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The historic building was robbed

Cumbernauld church is latest victim of break-ins

Kildrum Parish Church has been burgled after thieves managed to get into the building to steal two key items.

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Vulnerable man robbed in his Cumbernauld home

Vulnerable man robbed in his Cumbernauld home

Police are investigating a break-in at the home of a man with special needs.

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Anger as Cumbernauld charity shop is burgled

Anger as Cumbernauld charity shop is burgled

The Special Needs Charity Shop in Cumbernauld Centre has fallen prey to a break-in after thieves gained access over the weekend.

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Theft worth £3100 in Kilsyth

Theft worth £3100 in Kilsyth

Police have confirmed that a 35 metre drum of cabling worth £3100 has been stolen from a plot of land in Kilsyth.

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Vans raided in Abronhill

Vans raided in Abronhill

Police have confirmed that more works vans have been broken into with tools and a cash sum taken in the process.

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Police have carried out investigations.

Abronhill car thefts continue

Police have confirmed two cars were stolen from outside homes in Abronhill after separate thefts took place overnight on Tuesday.

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