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Betty has star quality on her milestone day

Kildrum woman Betty Mearns celebrated her 100th birthday this month as Carrickstone Care Home threw a party to celebrate.

Health
A decade of caring in East Renfrewshire

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.

Environment
What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Education
Have your say on school bus changes

Have your say on school bus changes

Public meetings will take place to discuss proposals to change school transport arrangements.

Education
Nursery children and residents at Park Springs are learning tai chi together

Tai Chi instills a sense of well being across the generations

The elderly residents of a Motherwell care home are discovering the benefits of Tai Chi ... with a little help from some young friends.

News
The Sid and Shenarri kit is being rolled out across North Lanarkshire.

Nursery children get a warm welcome to Wellbeing Wood

Two rather cute and colourful wee characters are helping young North Lanarkshire children understand all about well-being.

Education
Man (51) beaten with baseball bats

Man (51) beaten with baseball bats

A 51-year-old man was attacked with baseball bats in Chryston in the early hours of yesterday morning (Wednesday).

Crime
GP recruitment has failed

GP recruitment has failed

A Scottish Government initiative to recruit GPs has failed to bring a single doctor to Lanarkshire.

Health
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.

Environment
Degree courses under threat at New College Lanarkshire

Degree courses under threat at New College Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire College is looking at ‘alternative options’ in a bid to save its high regarded performing arts degree course.

Education
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Unemployed Workers Centre chairman Billy Lees  said he was disgusted by the councils decision

Council axes funding to advice service

North Lanarkshire Council has axed its funding to Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Unemployed Workers’ Centre.

Politics
A selection of the tools police in Lanarkshire are hoping to reunirte with their owners

Police holding viewing day to reunite tools with owners

As part of ongoing enquiries into high value tool theft a quantity of power tools have been recovered and the police are looking to reunite them with their rightful owners.

Crime
Jobs lost sport turf specialists enter into administration

Jobs lost sport turf specialists enter into administration

A sport turf specialist has gone into administration with the majority of its 47 employees being made redundant.

Business
Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Education
Remembrance Day parades

Remembrance Day parades

Parades will take place in Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Condorrat on Sunday to mark Remembrance Day.

News
Broadwood Stadium

Help need to ensure Broadwood race is a real cracker

NL Leisure needs volunteers to ensure the Christmas Cracker 5k at Broadwood Stadium on Sunday, December 3, runs smoothly.

Health
School transport won’t be safe from budget cuts

School transport won’t be safe from budget cuts

A motion to keep school transport arrangements safe from budget cuts was narrowly blocked at the Education Committee.

Education
The minibus that was stolen from CACE last month, it has never been recovered

CACE fundraising to replace stolen bus

Cumbernauld Action Care for the Elderly (CACE) has launched a fundraising drive to replace its stolen minibus.

Transport
Photographs like this one of a Thomas Young and Sons bakery van  are used to stimulate memories of Condorrat

Library event looking for your memories of village life

Condorrat Library will be the focus for a ‘Memory Lane’ event being held later this month.

Education
The zebra crossing in Howe Road, Kilsyth

Call for 3D crossing to make road safer

Plea after complaints about drivers ignoring people trying to cross

Transport
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