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A decade of caring in East Renfrewshire

An organisation which may never have seen the light of day has gone on to celebrate the landmark of its 10th birthday.

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Volunteers needed in Queensferry

Volunteers needed in Queensferry

A prime volunteering opportunity has arisen on the banks of the Forth for those who want to ensure that the area’s lifeboat service is funded.

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Dalkeith woman is a winner

A woman from Dalkeith was honoured for her exceptional efforts to reach out to her neighbours at a sheltered housing complex.

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Issues have plagued North Lanarkshire since the new scheme was introduced on October 2. Pic: Bill Henry

Special meeting called to discuss bin shambles in North Lanarkshire

The SNP Group on North Lanarkshire Council has successfully called a special meeting of the full council to deal with the crisis caused by the new bin scheme.

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Watch Us Grow received the highest level of award, Outstanding, as well as a special distinction for continuous high standards year on year at the It's Your Neighbourhood awards

Local projects keep thriving

Cumbernauld enjoyed plenty of success at the It’s Your Neighbourhood awards run by Keep Scotland Beautiful.

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Pensioner injured in Cumbernauld escalator incident

Pensioner injured in Cumbernauld escalator incident

The escalator linking Cumbernauld Centre and the Antonine Centre was the scene of an accident at 12 noon today (Thursday)

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Cygnet on St Maurice's Pond had a lucky escape after being trapped by a plastic bag. Pic: SSPCA

Charity warns litter is a danger to wildlife

The Scottish SPCA was recently called out to Cumbernauld to save a baby swan that was trapped by a plastic bag.

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Cumbernauld’s firework display facts.

Cumbernauld’s firework display facts.

St Maurice’s High School campus will again play host to North Lanarkshire Council’s official fireworks display this year.

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Kilsyth church has done so much

Kilsyth church has done so much

The generosity of Kilsythians will help schoolchildren thrive in the classroom thanks to the gift of vital supplies for their education.

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Town centre is cracking up

Town centre is cracking up

Librarygoers and other visitors to the third floor of Cumbernauld Town Centre may have noticed a number of cracks which have appeared in the walls.

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Banton's Swan Inn: concept image with planned extension

Banton community hub plans advancing

A project to create a community facility within a Banton pub has made some major progress as planning permission has now been applied for.

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Concert tonight in Twechar

Concert tonight in Twechar

Twechar Parish Church has arranged another of its concerts with singing group Harmony.

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Greenrigg road bins which have not been uplifted. Picture courtesy of Bill Henry

We demand answers as bin crisis enters its fourth week

North Lanarkshire Council has been asked to give a full account of itself as its new bin collection remains in a state of chaos.

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Kilsyth lifeline has bold plan to expand

Kilsyth lifeline has bold plan to expand

A group which is transforming the lives of townspeople in dire need wants to expand its operation with the purchase of land at Burngreen.

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Some residents haven't received the bags for their brown bins

Council may ask police to investigate missing bio bags

North Lanarkshire Council is considering calling in police over delays to the new bin collection scheme.

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Paralympian’s free classes in Cumbernauld

Paralympian’s free classes in Cumbernauld

Children with additional support needs are being offered a rare opportunity to access a free sports club right here in Cumbernauld.

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Cumbernauld Dunnes update as stores close

Cumbernauld Dunnes update as stores close

Antonine Centre bosses have moved to reassure shoppers that the mall’s flagship store Dunnes has no plans to close.

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Crunch talks in Cumbernauld over bins

Crunch talks in Cumbernauld over bins

The contentious issue of the new bin collections will be debated at the next meeting of Cumbernauld Community Forum.

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Bins have German supplier

Bins have German supplier

North Lanarkshire Council has admitted that new bins needed to be ordered “due to unprecedented demand.”

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Cumbernauld Santa dash is back

Cumbernauld Santa dash is back

It’s been confirmed that the popular Santa Dash will be taking place again at Broadwood Stadium on Sunday, December 3.

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