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Kilsyth mum donates breast milk to help newborns thrive

Saturday, May 19, is World Human Milk Donation Day which celebrates the contribution that breast milk feeding mums make to other mothers and their babies.

Lifestyle
Uk whisky map created by Premier Inn

Interactive ‘whisky’ map of the UK launched

To celebrate World Whisky Day today (May 19), a leading hotel company has created the first ever interactive whisky map of the UK.

Lifestyle
Quit advice for Cumbernauld smokers to them through the first 72

Quit advice for Cumbernauld smokers to them through the first 72

Advisers will be on hand to give advice to Cumbernauld shoppers looking to quit smoking today (Friday).

Health
Cumbernauld firm identified as an inspiration to Britain

Cumbernauld firm identified as an inspiration to Britain

Cumbernauld-based Dow Waste Management has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2018.

Business
The lift bridge over the canal at Twechar has been shut since February

Motion in Parliament as MSP demands action on bridges

Central Scotland lost MSP Mark Griffin has lodged a motion in the Scottish Parliament calling on the Scottish Government and Scottish Canals to make urgent repairs to the lift bridges at Bonnybridge and Twechar.

Transport
Double Feature stars Andy Gray and Grant Stott - pic: Steve Ullathorne

Childhood memories inspired Phil Differ to write Double Feature

The curtain comes down on the current tour of Phil Differ’s comic two-hander Double Feature at The King’s in Edinburgh this week.

Theatre and Comedy
Councillor Frank McNally

Council ready to roll out Club 365 project

A ground-breaking initiative providing free meals and activities at weekends and holidays will be rolled out across North Lanarkshire within this financial year.

Education
North Lanarkshire provost Jean Jones officially opens the new development in Cardowan Drive, joined by tenants, elected members and officers from North Lanarkshire Council and developer Lovell Partnership Ltd.

New council houses open in Blackwood

North Lanarkshire Council has opened its latest housing development at Cardowan Drive in Blackwood.

Politics
FT Rennie Street Fire 12/05/2018

Investigation after Rennie Road blaze

An investigation is under way following a major fire at a block of flats in Kilsyth last weekend.

Crime
Brendan Fitzsimmons

Appeal launched as Condorrat man goes missing

An appeal has been launched to trace a Condorrat man who has been missing since last week.

Crime
A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Take our quiz and see how well you know Scotland's second language
Arts
Linlithgow artist shows her work in Germany

Linlithgow artist shows her work in Germany

A Linlithgow artist who is now based in the United States is showing an exhibition of her work in Germany.

Lifestyle
Man with toy bow and arrow arrested in Carbrain

Man with toy bow and arrow arrested in Carbrain

A police helicopter was dispatched to Carbrain yesterday (Monday) after reports of a man with a bow and arrow.

Crime
You could get married at an iconic Scottish landmark, such as Kelvingrove Bandstand in Glasgow's West End (Photo: Shutterstock)

9 of the best outdoor wedding venues in Scotland

Scotland doesn’t always get the best weather, but the spring and summer months tend to bring with them a few gorgeous days and weeks.
Lifestyle
Ben Nevis via the Carn Mor Dearg Arete is one of Mollie Hughes' favourite Scottish walks (Photo: Shutterstock)

7 of the best walks in Scotland - according to an Everest climber

Edinburgh mountaineer Mollie Hughes reveals her seven favourite climbs in Scotland.
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Mollie Hughes has summited Mount Everest twice

How Scotland's mountains prepared Mollie Hughes for Everest

Edinburgh mountaineer Mollie Hughes explains how living in Scotland prepared her for record-breaking climb of Mount Everest.
Lifestyle
The current lease on The Swan Inn ends next month

Match funding is still need to take over pub

People United for Banton (PUB) has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise their share of the money needed to buy The Swan Inn.

Business
Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry is a great weekend getaway (Photo: Contributed)

10 three-night summer staycations in Scotland for less than £300

Whether you're planning a romantic trip for two, a family excursion or a group holiday with a difference - we’ve put together a list of fantastic places to stay here in Scotland.

Lifestyle
NL teachers to raise concern at congress over CCTV in classrooms

NL teachers to raise concern at congress over CCTV in classrooms

Teachers have raised fears that CCTV cameras in classrooms could be used to spy on their performance.

Education
Carjacking in Abronhill

Carjacking in Abronhill

A 23-year-old man was carjacked in Abronhill on Wednesday, May 9.

Crime
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