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Warning of habitat damage if culls banned

A full ban on the culling of mountain hares could lead to serious damage to habitats and the species, a national organisation has warned.

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Farmers across Scotland are being urged to open their gates to the public for next years Open Farm Sunday on June 11. Organisers LEAF are keen to see more farms taking part.

Farmers urged to highlight vital role

Farmers across Scotland are being urged to open their gates and welcome the public to showcase their achievements and the goods and services they deliver.

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The Met Office has issued a yellow be aware warning for Tuesday, November 8 across Scotland

Weather warning ahead of snowfall

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning ahead of snow and low temperatures that will sweep the country tomorrow.

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North Lanarkshire is one of the top performing local authority areas in Scotland when it comes to recycling.

Changes to Waste Recycling Centre opening times

Waste Recycling Centres opening times are being changed throughout North Lanarkshire from Saturday, October 22.

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Look out for the new Breast Cancer Now bra banks

Bra banks for breast cancer

Women in North Lanarkshire can now recycle their unloved or unwanted bras to help stop deaths from breast cancer.

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Blueprint handed in for long-awaited revamp to Cumbernauld bus station

Blueprint handed in for long-awaited revamp to Cumbernauld bus station

A planning application for the ambitious £2.2million project has at last been submitted to North Lanarkshire Council.

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Contract for Cumbernauld office block goes to environmentally friendly local firm

Contract for Cumbernauld office block goes to environmentally friendly local firm

Council office block Fleming House will have its windows replaced by a local firm who won a contract totalling £800,000 to do the job.

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FH Scott Shanks Buglife 13/06/2016

For peat’s sake, keep this bog in the ground

It is an incredible 9000 years old. In fact, Fannyside Muir – which sits between Slamannan and Cumbernauld – was first formed when it was possible to walk from Cumbernauld to Copenhagen!

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Peatlands are vital to the survival of many plants. Photograph: Martin Rimmer

Highland bog reveals global warming threat to peatlands

Rising sea levels and increased pollution linked to global warming are posing a huge threat to the future of the world’s peatland areas, new research has concluded.

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Grassfires can get out of control quickly (Library picture)

Dry weather sparks spate of park fires

Fires during the recent dry spell have caused damage costing thousands of pounds to parks, says North Lanarkshire Council.

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Garrell Burn polluted by raw sewage

Garrell Burn polluted by raw sewage

Kilsyth’s Garrell Burn is being polluted by raw sewage entering the waterway.

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Roadworks will affect three Kilsyth roads in total

Roadworks will affect three Kilsyth roads in total

Carriage resurfacing in Kilsyth will mean temporary traffic restrictions to two more streets in the town.

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Animals found dead in field

Animals found dead in field

Police have launched an investigation after three sheep were savaged and killed at a farm.

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Kilsyth environmental row continues

A farmer at the centre of a council investigation insists that claims of illegal quarrying on his land are nonsense.

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Glass recycling bins will start to be collected on Monday

Council wants to smash glass recycle targets

Kerbside collections of a new glass recycling service will start from Monday (November 2).

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VIDEO: Water woes continue in Cumbernauld

Water has been finally been restored to thousands of homes across Cumbernauld but problems have arisen with provision elsewhere.

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Cumbernauld must top Dunfermline to go for gold in Beautiful Scotland

The judging panel that holds the key to a coveted award for Cumbernauld has been touring the town.

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VIDEO -Giant Hogweed warning - Do you know how to deal with it?

People are being warned to be extra vigilant after a number of reports of the toxic giant hogweed across the UK in the last couple of weeks.

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Police are looking for dog owner after attack

Police are on the hunt for a German Shepherd after another dog was attacked in a vicious incident.

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Now cans can
be canned in
5000 places

Now cans can be canned in 5000 places

The headquarters of Cumbernauld soft drinks kingpin A G Barr was the natural place to celebrate a Scottish eco-milestone.

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