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Longer wait for Cumbernauld gym

The company that now owns all parts of Cumbernauld Centre has admitted that a new gym will not open for months – despite expectations that it would be unveiled in early 2017.

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Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing.

Appointment of Agriculture Champions announced

The Scottish Government has appointed four Agriculture Champions to advise on the development of a strategy for the sector.

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Cumbernauld jobs boost is bus route to work

Cumbernauld jobs boost is bus route to work

A bus group that made the town its new home in 2016 after a £1 million investment has announced good news on the job front for 2017.

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Bus station revamp delay

Bus station revamp delay

For months, bus drivers, passengers, taxi drivers and other town centre users have been told to ready themselves for diversions.

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Gales are expected to batter most of Scotland from Wednesday

Blizzards set to bring travel disruption across Scotland

Snow storms amid winds gusting up to 75mph are forecast to batter Scotland from tomorrow until Friday.

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Arctic blast set to bring snow and bitterly cold temperatures to Scotland

Arctic blast set to bring snow and bitterly cold temperatures to Scotland

Freezing air direct from the Arctic is set to descend over most of the country this week bringing with it the threat of snow.

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New Year’s gong for community spirited Kilsyth woman

New Year’s gong for community spirited Kilsyth woman

A Kilsyth Boys’ Brigade captain is to receive a British Empire Medal for her services to young people and the community.

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Foreign trees more a threat than grazing

Foreign trees more a threat than grazing

Scotland’s native woods will miss Biodiversity targets for 2020 unless urgent action is taken to address non-native tree species in the country’s forests.

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Senior citizens injured in Cumbernauld’s Antonine Centre

Senior citizens injured in Cumbernauld’s Antonine Centre

Paramedics rushed to the Antonine Centre yesterday (Wednesday) after reports that two elderly shoppers had been injured on the premises.

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Cumbernauld man honoured at the palace

Cumbernauld man honoured at the palace

A man who has given three tireless decades of service to his community has received a MBE at Buckingham Palace.

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Cumbernauld woman pens landmark book

An architecture expert whose interest was shaped by growing up in Cumbernauld has just published a historic guide to a controversial building.

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Closed dumps frustrate recyclers

Closed dumps frustrate recyclers

Several people who were attempting to recycle Christmas rubbish such as wrapping paper have been turned away from waste disposal sites.

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Christmas courtesy of kind-hearted Kilsyth

Christmas courtesy of kind-hearted Kilsyth

Kilsythians from schools, churches and community groups have come together in a move that has embodied the spirit of Christmas.

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Don’t be a dumper – dispose of festive waste sensibly

Don’t be a dumper – dispose of festive waste sensibly

Locals are urged to make full use of their recycling bins this Christmas and New Year.

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Walkers and climbers urged to stay safe this winter

Walkers and climbers urged to stay safe this winter

Many people will use the festive season to go walking and climbing with mountain safety experts urging them to take precautions to stay safe.

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Warning after bird flu found on Lincolnshire farm

Warning after bird flu found on Lincolnshire farm

Bird keepers in Scotland have been reminded to keep their poultry and captive birds indoors after bird flu was confirmed at a farm in Lincolnshire.

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All change at Kilsyth Academy

All change at Kilsyth Academy

The New Year is set to be a time of change at Kilsyth Academy as head teacher Mrs Gillian Caldwell prepares to retire.

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Abronhill’s Ann and Jim remembered with love

Abronhill’s Ann and Jim remembered with love

Abronhill’s Praise at the Plaza on Sunday included a poignant moment of prayer for a local couple still remembered with great affection

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Kilfinan Community Forest, Argyll.

Search on for Scotland’s finest woods

The search has begun to find and celebrate the finest and most inspiring woodlands in Scotland. The 2017 Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards are an annual recognition of excellence among those who use, own or manage woods and forests - and a celebration of their contribution to the wealth and well-being of communities.

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Councillor Michael McPake.

NLC wins top award for second year running

North Lanarkshire Council has won the best UK performer in the Environmental Health category at the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) awards for the second year running.

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