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Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Have your say on school bus changes

Have your say on school bus changes

Public meetings will take place to discuss proposals to change school transport arrangements.

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The Sid and Shenarri kit is being rolled out across North Lanarkshire.

Nursery children get a warm welcome to Wellbeing Wood

Two rather cute and colourful wee characters are helping young North Lanarkshire children understand all about well-being.

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Degree courses under threat at New College Lanarkshire

Degree courses under threat at New College Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire College is looking at ‘alternative options’ in a bid to save its high regarded performing arts degree course.

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Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

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School transport won’t be safe from budget cuts

School transport won’t be safe from budget cuts

A motion to keep school transport arrangements safe from budget cuts was narrowly blocked at the Education Committee.

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Photographs like this one of a Thomas Young and Sons bakery van  are used to stimulate memories of Condorrat

Library event looking for your memories of village life

Condorrat Library will be the focus for a ‘Memory Lane’ event being held later this month.

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School buses may be hit by council cuts

School buses may be hit by council cuts

North Lanarkshire Council leader Jim Logue has warned school transport may be hit as he expects a £42m cut in the local authority’s settlement from the Scottish Government for 2018/19.

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Greenfaulds High head teacher Linda Park with Isabelle Boyd (assistant chief executive, North Lanarkshire Council) and Cllr Junaid Ashraf along with pupils Abdul and Maher.
Also in the photograph are Syrian people who presented to the pupils and community support staff.

Refugees share their experiences of Syria

Syrian refugees who have settled in North Lanarkshire shared their experiences with S2 pupils at Greenfaulds High.

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P1 supplement in shops now

P1 supplement in shops now

Don’t miss this week’s edition of the News & Chronicle (dated October 11) for our special 16-page pull-out featuring photographs of all the new P1 classes from across our circulation area.

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Margaret Mitchell

MSP calls to cut red tape in teacher crisis

With Kilsyth Academy unable to teach home economics due to a nationwide staffing crisis, a Central Scotland MSP wants less red tape in teacher recruitment.

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Mobile advice point helping people in Cumbernauld

Mobile advice point helping people in Cumbernauld

The Alpha Project is currently running a four month pilot project to help people gain access to information about local community services.

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New minibus donated to Redburn School

New minibus donated to Redburn School

Representatives of the Lord’s Taverners were in Cumbernauld to present staff and pupils at Redburn School with a new minibus.

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PALS

Custom play session for PALS

A local charity run by parents of children who have additional support needs is introducing a series of new activities.

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Ann Clyde (UKSE) with students from Greenfaulds High School in Cumbernauld.

Cumbernauld pupils take part in writer’s conference

UK Steel Enterprise (UKSE) has given a group of aspiring young authors the chance to learn the secrets of crafting a compelling story from some of the UK’s most successful literary figures at an event in Cumbernauld.

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Pupils learn how the heart works as part of the initiative.

Schools workshop competition

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering schools across the UK the chance to win a unique fun-filled workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to inspire pupils to learn about how their hearts work.

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From 4 December 2017, candidates will have to carry out the show me question while they are driving.

DVSA releases new videos to help learners prepare for driving test changes

With less than three months to go to until the driving test changes, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published new videos about the updated ‘show me, tell me’ driving test questions.

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