Lots of good reasons to pick up your News and Chronicle

THERE’S plenty of good reasons to pick up your Cumbernauld News and Kilsyth Chronicle this week.

* Hundreds expected to follow bands’ fund-raising parade in Cumbernauld town centre

* Miners welfare group makes history

* Upgrades announced for local post offices

* Amazing flotilla of canal boats at Auchinstarry - pictures

* Former Scotswoman of the Year celebrates landmark birthday

* School celebrates with special garden party

Plus all your usual letters, sport, jobs and services - don’t miss it!