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Cumbernauld tackle suspension is over

A 13-year-old Cumbernauld pupil whose tackling on the football field earned him a suspension has been told that he can now return to Greenfaulds High School tomorrow (Tuesday)

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Cumbernauld schoolboy suspended after football incident

Cumbernauld schoolboy suspended after football incident

A Cumbernauld secondary has defended its decision to suspend a 13-year-old boy after a “horror tackle” during a football match at PE.

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Cumbernauld invite for schoolgirls

Cumbernauld invite for schoolgirls

A Girl’s Brigade company in Cumbernauld has a very special invitation for young ladies who would like to join its ranks - and wants the Cumbernauld News to spread the word.

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Pledge made after Kilsyth school bully row

Pledge made after Kilsyth school bully row

North Lanarkshire Council has stated that steps will be taken to tackle claims of bullying at three schools in Kilsyth.

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Pass a test to get a bigger bin in Cumbernauld and Kilsyth

Pass a test to get a bigger bin in Cumbernauld and Kilsyth

North Lanarkshire Council officials will give householders a bigger bin - but only if a visiting inspector is satisfied that a bigger receptacle is required.

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Croy station rush hour disruption

Croy station rush hour disruption

Commuters fell foul of a safety inspection at Croy Station today (Tuesday) after engineering works ran over schedule.

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Households are being told to put all their bins out on the week beginning September 25 to get them empty in time for the new system to be introduced

New leaflet and bin collection calendar are being delivered

An information booklet and calendar are being sent to all households by North Lanarkshire Council, with details of the upcoming changes to waste and recycling services.

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Owner slams stray dog recovery fees

Owner slams stray dog recovery fees

A dog lover from Carrickstone has blasted the system for returning stray dogs to their owners as “emotional blackmail”.

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Ditch the Dirt

Carrickstone tots learn about litter and dog mess

A nursery school in Carrickstone is teaching children about the importance of reducing litter and dog fouling.

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Kilsyth champions fight back after blaze

Kilsyth champions fight back after blaze

Kilsythians have rallied with a magnificent fundraising drive after the devastating fire which ravaged a football pavilion back in July.

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Cumbernauld Keep Scotland Beautiful

Award success for Cumbernauld landscape volunteers

Contributions by many volunteers and organisations mean Cumbernauld has been honoured at this year’s Beautiful Scotland Awards ceremony.

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Chernobyl Kids lunch at Cumbernauld Tesco Extra

Chernobyl children welcomed to Cumbernauld

Cumbernauld had some special visitors recently as a group of children from Chernobyl came to stay with host families for three weeks.

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Kilsyth’s Matt got a write good deal

Kilsyth’s Matt got a write good deal

A Kilsyth-based novelist is feeling ‘The Outlander effect’ after its creator helped him secure a big-time book deal in America.

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Cumbernauld Post Office woes continue

Cumbernauld Post Office woes continue

Queues are continuing to build in an understaffed set-up which is a poor substitute for a proper post office in Cumbernauld.

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Redundancies hit Twechar as firm will cease to trade

Redundancies hit Twechar as firm will cease to trade

A Twechar-based factory is to close in mid-October with the loss of 27 jobs, it has been confirmed.

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Make sure you’re prepared for your new bin schedule

Make sure you’re prepared for your new bin schedule

Letters are being sent out to all addresses in North Lanarkshire to remind people about changes to bin collection which will be introduced in October.

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Gardeners should look out for an impressive autumnal emergence of species such as Comma, Red Admiral and Speckled Wood in the coming weeks.

Can autumn offer a butterfly boost?

Gardeners are being asked to look out for butterflies this autumn after species struggled during the cold and wet summer holiday season.

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Kilsyth’s got talent on a truly global scale

Kilsyth’s got talent on a truly global scale

A trailblazing group of dancers from Kilsyth are truly putting the town on the international dance map as their victories continue.

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Haugh Park in Fife was among the 2017 Scottish award winners. Pic: Katrina Johnstone.

Vote for your favourite Scottish park

Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, is encouraging members of the public to vote for their favourite Scottish Green Flag Award park as part of a UK-wide competition.

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