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Ex-soldier taking the wheel for comrades

A former Banknock soldier will travel across seven countries in five days next month as he takes part in the Two Ball Rally.

Health
Tougher action is needed for people who attack paramedics

Tougher action is needed for people who attack paramedics

There are currently more than 2500 ‘red flagged’ addresses in Scotland which ambulance crews are prevented from entering due to safety fears.

Crime
Corey Pearson is back at Kilsyth Rangers on a permanent basis

Trophy in the cabinet already for Kilsyth Rangers

The start of the junior football season may still be a couple of weeks away, but Kilsyth Rangers already have a trophy in the cabinet.

Football
Queen of the South hat-trick hero Stephen Dobbie

QoS 3 Clyde 0: Dobbie treble sinks Bully Wee

A hat-trick by Stephen Dobbie condemned Clyde to defeat in their second Betfred Cup group match at Palmerston on Tuesday night.

Football
Scottish mum Rose Gentle, whose son Gordon died in Iraq in 2004, is backing the Johnston Press campaign calling on Scottish and Westminster Governments to shed light on veteran suicide figures.''Pic: Robert Perry.

Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides: a mother’s story

A Scottish mum whose son was killed in Iraq in 2004 has given her support to a Johnston Press investigation into veteran suicides.

Health
Michelle Campbell and daughter Elliot flanked by Together Energy's David Gutherie and Graham Mathie and Radio Clyde presenters Cassie and George Bowie

School teacher wins a year’s supply of gas and electricity

School teacher Michelle Campbell has scooped a top energy prize from Radio Clyde.

Environment
Bob Downes, chairman of SEPA and head of the VIBES judging panel.

NL businesses up for environmental prize

Three businesses in North Lanarkshire are among the 43 best green businesses in Scotland chosen as finalists for the VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards.

Business

Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides “smacks of cover-up”

The number of UK veterans who tragically take their own lives is being suppressed by the Scottish and Westminster Governments, a Johnston Press investigation has found.

Health
Gas Sensing Solutions facility in Westfield

Gas Sensing Solutions doubles the size of production facility

As part of its ongoing commitment to quality, Cumbernauld-based Gas Sensing Solutions (GSS) is now certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard for the manufacturing of its award-winning, solid state CO2 sensors.

Business
MRRP clinical lead Dr Jim Ruddy (left) and project director Graeme Reid

Public to have their say on hospital plans

NHS Lanarkshire has launched a public consultation on the replacement or refurbishment of University Hospital Monklands.

Health
Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

Alarming new figures reveal more than a quarter of teenagers confess to behaving in a way that could endanger their life on the railway – and one in admitted to walking along the railway line.

News
The opening of River Place Play Area in Condorrat

New play park opens in Condorrat

Youngsters in Condorrat now have a stunning new play area adjacent to Pollock Halls at Maree Drive.

Environment
Countryside ranger Jackie Gilliland is pictured with one of the kestrel chicks

Conservation project increases kestrel numbers in North Lanarkshire

Fifty kestrel chicks have been ringed this year as part of a project to conserve and monitor this protected species in North Lanarkshire.

Environment
Firm will no longer offer balloon releases to protect the environment

Firm will no longer offer balloon releases to protect the environment

Party Blowout, based in Carbrain, has announced it will no longer offer balloon releases in a bid to stop them damaging the environment as fears grow balloons are killing birds and sealife .

Environment
Sarah Smith (left) and Alison Black, who helped organise the fun day

Argos staff show their support for Macmillan charity at fun day

Argos colleagues put on a Family Fun Day to remember recently.

Health
Let’s capture one summer’s day

Let’s capture one summer’s day

Summer has truly arrived and as the temperatures continue to rise everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun in the sun.

Environment
East 17 with (l-r) ACH's Zoe, Amy, Hayley, Amber and Charley.

East 17 request dancers join them on stage at Scotfest

ACH Dance Entertainment joined some chart-topping stars on the stage of this year’s Scotfest music event in Dunfermline.

Whats on
David Goodwillie was Clyde's matchwinner

Clyde lose on penalties after last gasp McNiff goal

A last gasp goal from Martin McNiff was enough to earn Clyde a 1-1 draw and a point against Edinburgh City in their opening Betfred Cup match.

Football

With a barbecue, patio and pond this property’s garden almost rivals the home!

If you fancy an outstandingly beautiful yet very practical house with lots of living space then look no further!

News
Signing the Dying to Work charter at North Lanarkshire Council are: (l-r) Unision steward Angela Whisker, STUC assistant general Yvonne Stewart, Unison branch secretary Marie Quigley, Enterprise and Housing convener Councillor Allan Graham and council leader Jim Logue

Council gives its backing to TUC charter

North Lanarkshire Council is backing a campaign which helps employees who become terminally ill at work by signing up to the Dying to Work Voluntary Charter.

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