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New Kid in town thrills Cumbernauld dancers

Talented movers at Dance Vibez fell into step with one of the stars of the American hip hop scene, self-taught dancer and choreographer Kiba Perez or Kid Kiba.

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BBC weather presenter Judith Ralston, an ambassador for Cancer Support Scotland, is backing the campaign. Pic: Robert Perry.

‘Pound’ cancer by donating old coins in new campaign

Cancer Support Scotland in association with the Bank of Scotland has launched a campaign for people to donate old pound coins to the charity before they stop being legal tender.

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Tribunal rules against Cumbernauld sheltered housing officer

Tribunal rules against Cumbernauld sheltered housing officer

A care officer at a sheltered housing complex in Cumbernauld is not fit to practice, according to a tribunal held in Dundee last week.

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A Sunshine Coach, provided by Variety, the childrens charity and funded by St. Jamess Place Foundation, has been presented to Glencryan School in Cumbernauld.

Coach donation for pupils at a Cumbernauld school

A new coach which will provide transport for children with a wide range of additional support needs has been presented to a school in Cumbernauld.

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Small grants to help fight global poverty

Small grants to help fight global poverty

Wells and solar pumps will be installed to supply water to 4,500 farmers in Malawi thanks to small grant funding from the Scottish Government.

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Cumbernauld book festival events already underway

Cumbernauld book festival events already underway

These youngsters from Carbrain and Kildrum Primary are among the first to take part in a Cumbernauld festival of the written word.

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The royal party from 2016

Abronhill Gala Day named

Hard working Abronhill Regeneration Group has named the date for its popular gala day.

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Family support...Jackie and Patrick Foy have received tremendous support from ENABLE, via Rascals in Cumbernauld.

Help Jackie and Tesco colleagues raise Rascals funds

Jackie Foy is a busy, working mum-of-two who will be walking tall in tartan next month for a charity close to her heart.

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Nadine Coyle is asking glasses wearers to prove their specs appeal and be in with a chance of winning �10,000 cash.

Nadine Coyle launches 2017 search for Specsavers Spectacle Wearer of the Year

Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle is asking glasses wearers to prove their specs appeal and be in with a chance of winning £10,000 cash.

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New project to get cancer sufferers back into work

New project to get cancer sufferers back into work

A new project to get people back into work following a cancer diagnosis is being launched at the University of Dundee.

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First steps toward male infertility treatment taken

First steps toward male infertility treatment taken

Scientists from the University of Dundee believe they have taken the first steps towards developing drugs to treat infertile men.

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No rabbits for sale this Easter

Pets at Home is set to stop selling rabbits at all of its 430-plus stores this Easter, in order to educate and inform children on the importance of responsible pet ownership.

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Trouserless man arrested in Condorrat

Trouserless man arrested in Condorrat

Police have arrested a 43-year-old man in Main Road, Condorrat on Monday after his conduct was deemed a threat to road safety.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison

Funding to boost cancer screening rates

A new scheme to decrease health inequalities connected to cervical cancer screening rates has been given £180,600.

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Drop in number of home repossessions

Drop in number of home repossessions

The number of home repossession cases going through the courts has fallen by more than 40% in a year.

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Woman arrested after serious assault in Kilsyth

Woman arrested after serious assault in Kilsyth

A woman has been arrested in Kilsyth’s Adams Place after allegedly committing a serious assault at 7.20am on Sunday.

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Drunk Cumbernauld boy (12) rescued

Drunk Cumbernauld boy (12) rescued

Police have praised two good Samaritans who provided a lifeline for a stricken child who was found lying near Dullatur Roundabout.

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Police Scotland is encouraging the public to speak up and help to tackle hate crime.

Public urged to speak up and report hate crime

The public is being asked to play its part in tackling hate crime in Scotland by speaking up and reporting offences.

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Zak is pictured here with fed-up mum and dad Trudi and Ronnie plus his sisters Jenni (14) and Kim (12) who believe that the delay with the ramp cannot continue for much longer.

Long wait for vital ramp

A Carbrain teenager is one of many local people waiting desperately for vital alterations to make their home wheelchair accessible.

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Children raise money for NSPCC Scotland

Children raise money for NSPCC Scotland

The UK’s leading children’s charity is encouraging schools across the country to take part in Big Board Game Day and have pupils bring in their favourite board games from home to the class, raising awareness of the charity’s work and having fun at the same time.

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