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Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

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Roadworks delayed til 2017

Roadworks delayed til 2017

Roadworks planned to have taken place on Auchinstarry Road in Kilsyth last weekend have now been postponed.

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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Council Depute Leader Councillor Paul Kelly, Convener of Planning and Transportation Councillor James Coyle and Council Leader Councillor Jim Logue at Ameys Bargeddie depot to see the preparations for winter.

Working to keep North Lanarkshire safe this winter

Council gritters have been out on the local roads network in preparation for this winter’s big freeze.

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Protest day over train services

Protest day over train services

Rail union RMT is staging a day of action calling for train services to be publicly owned.

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Weekend closure for motorway link road

Weekend closure for motorway link road

The M73 northbound link road to the M8 westbound near Baillieston will be closed over the weekend from 8pm on Friday until 6am on Monday.

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The incident happened yesterday morning at Polmont station during rush hour

Train death victim was only 19

The man who was killed by a train at Polmont railway station yesterday was just 19 years old.

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Train death at Polmont station

Train death at Polmont station

A person has died after being hit by a train at Polmont station this morning.

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Parking attendants are a common sight on the streets of Edinburgh and could be returning to North Lanarkshire

Plans to bring back council traffic wardens

Parking wardens could return to North Lanarkshire by August next year.

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The Biker Down team are teaching motorcyclists what to do in the event of a crash

National project to prevent motorcycle tragedies started in Cumbernauld

A proposal by a Cumbernauld firefighter has sparked a national initiative to reduce the number of motorcyclists being killed or injured in Scotland.

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Areas where work is being done on the motorways are full of dangers.

Construction sites are not playgrounds

The Scottish Roads Partnership (SRP) is warning Lanarkshire’s young people to stay away from the ongoing motorway construction works.

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Cumbernauld woman killed in A9 crash

Cumbernauld woman killed in A9 crash

A Cumbernauld woman was confirmed to have died in a road accident in the Scottish Highlands.

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A temporary marquee has been erected at North Hanover Street

Two queues for Croy

With major engineering work underway at Queen Street Station, Scotrail is highlighting the options available to passengers for Croy and subsequent stations.

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Road closure warning for Abronhill and Kildrum

North Lanarkshire Council is about to close two roads in Cumbernauld while work is carried out

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Council buys town centre bus stances for £1

North Lanarkshire Council has taken ownership of Cumbernauld Town Centre’s notorious bus stances in preparation for a £2.5 million overhaul.

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Tighter restrictions on town centre parking

The manager of part of Cumbernauld Town Centre says he has been forced into imposing heavier restrictions on use of several car parks.

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Roundabout approach to road safety

A hazardous lack of signage and proper road markings in a busy mini-roundabout has been allowed to go unchecked for months, it is claimed.

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Broken journeys ahead for Cumbernauld and Greenfaulds rail passengers

Train passengers using Cumbernauld and Greenfaulds stations now face a partial rail replacement service on some weeknight journeys.

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