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Cumbernauld Village faces road closure due to work

Roadworks on Roadside in Cumbernauld Village will close a section of the road from Monday, October 2 until Friday, October 6 to allow for resurfacing work to be carried out.

Transport
Female arrested in Croy for drink driving

Female arrested in Croy for drink driving

A 20-year-old woman was arrested in Croy today (Monday) after police attended the scene following a minor traffic accident.

Crime
More than half of students fear they’ll never pay off debt

More than half of students fear they’ll never pay off debt

More than half of undergraduates fear they will never pay off their student loan, according to a poll that reveals many aim to reduce debt by working while studying.

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Disabled young people feel failed at an early age

Disabled young people feel failed at an early age

Disabled young people may be held back from getting on the career ladder, going on to further education or work-based training – because they fail to get the support or encouragement they need at an early age.

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Cumbernauld tackle suspension is over

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)

Environment
Picture: John Devlin

New Clydesdale Bank notes raise funds for hospice care

New £10 polymer bank notes from Clydesdale Bank will go under the virtual hammer to raise funds for hospice care this week.

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Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson. Picture: John Devlin

Research into juries to be carried out over the next two years

Research into how juries reach decisions, including their use of the ‘not proven’ verdict, will be carried out over the next two years.

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Last call for the Great Scottish Run

Last call for the Great Scottish Run

The Well Foundation charity is urging runners to join this year’s Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run 10K before the final 500 places are snapped up.

News
Condorrat remembers the horror of Auchengeich

Condorrat remembers the horror of Auchengeich

Condorrat will be the scene of a solemn commemoration of the 1959 Auchengeich mining disaster tomorrow.

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SSPCA demands five years in jail for worst cases of animal cruelty

SSPCA demands five years in jail for worst cases of animal cruelty

Animals charity the SSPCA wants to tackle “hugely inconsistent” sentences for abusers by increasing the maximum penalty to five years in jail.

Crime
Council should have held a consultation

Council should have held a consultation

A survey carried out by SNP politicians found 9/10 people oppose changes to bin collections in North Lanarkshire.

Politics
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.

Environment
Police are investigating

Sleeping driver’s drugs arrest in Cumbernauld

A 27-year-old male has been arrested after he was found seemingly asleep at the wheel of his car at 10.15am in Lenziemill.

Crime
Ten driving rules you might have forgotten

Ten driving rules you might have forgotten

They are the rules of the road every driver forgets. So how many of these laws are you breaking?

News
Police are investigating

Football fans warned over behaviour ahead of weekend of games

As numerous football matches prepare to kick off this weekend, British Transport Police is warning fans over their behaviour.

News
Last few tickets remaining as Enchanted Forest proves to be most popular ever

Last few tickets remaining as Enchanted Forest proves to be most popular ever

With only a few thousand tickets remaining for this year’s Enchanted Forest show, organisers are urging the public to book quickly to avoid disappointment.

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Asda cuts its national fuel price cap

Asda cuts its national fuel price cap

Asda today (Friday, September 22) announced that it will be dropping the price of fuel by up to 2ppl on unleaded and 1ppl on diesel bringing prices down to a new national price cap of 115.7ppl on unleaded and 116.7ppl on diesel at all 308 filling stations.

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Cumbernauld woman in violent struggle with police

Cumbernauld woman in violent struggle with police

Police attending an incident in Cumbernauld were allegedly targeted by the 31-year-old woman who had been reported to them.

Crime
Could an air freshener hold the key to combatting road rage?

Could an air freshener hold the key to combatting road rage?

A new project from Leasing Options and an expert at the University of Oxford is aiming to help drivers by introducing a combination of scents into the car which could help with negative emotions experienced on the roads.

News

Baby makes five for Mitchells

A Kilsyth woman has become a great-great-gran following the birth of a little bundle of joy called Ayda Rose.

Health
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