Cumbrnauld’s Scott Meenagh still on high after Paralympics thrill

Give Scott Meenagh a few days, weeks or even months and you’ll still struggle to haul the Paralympian off cloud nine.

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New Lanarkshire College  students handing over the cheque to the hospital

Students show they care with charity fundraiser

Students from New College Lanarkshire looking to get into a caring profession have showed they care after raising £1,300 for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity.

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers will headline Broadwood: Live by the Loch

New music festival at Broadwood

North Lanarkshire Leisure is holding its first ever music festival at Broadwood Stadium this June.

Jobs at risk as Carpetright eyes store closures

Jobs at risk as Carpetright eyes store closures

Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60 million.

Toni Durning at the SQA offices

Nothing can hold you back

Cumbernauld teenager Toni Durning wants to spread the word that apprenticeships are an option for everyone, whatever their background.

Council urges participation in WWF’s Earth Hour event

Council urges participation in WWF’s Earth Hour event

North Lanarkshire Council has been awarded ‘Super Local Authority’ status by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Scotland for demonstrating its commitment to action on climate change.

Meeting which take place in the council chamber at  Motherwell Civic Centre will be broadcast

Council prepares to broadcast meeting on the Internet

North Lanarkshire Council is set to broadcast its committee meetings on the Internet for the first time.

North Lanarkshire provost Jean Jones at Strathcarron Hospice with  director of nursing Marjory Mackay and business development fundraiser Claire MacDonald

Provost visits hospice ahead of fundraiser

North Lanarkshire provost Jean Jones visited Strathcarron Hospice ahead of her ‘Lassies’ Lunch’ fundraiser taking place next month.

Armed police on the streets following a terror alert. Photo by Neil Hanna Photography

Terrorism: Be alert and take action

Members of the public are being encouraged to report suspicious activity in a bid to prevent terrorism.

Clyde battled in difficult conditions at Annan (pic by Alan Watson)

Clyde are forced to setle for point at Annan

Clyde had to settle for a point from their trip to Annan instead of the win which would have let them leapfrog their hosts in the table.

Stuart McDonald addresses the PCS meeting in Cumbernauld

Fight to save the tax office will continue

More than 100 people attended a public meeting at the Freedom City Church in Cumbernauld last week to support the campaign to save Cumbernauld tax office.

Lanarkshire Family History Society's Military Group

Project to catalogue county’s WW1 fallen

Lanarkshire Family History Society is moving forward with an ambitious project to catalogue every Lanarkshire man who fell during World War One.

Ian Diack got what proved to be Kilsyth's winner against Renfrew

Kilsyth Rangers hold on to earn victory over Renfrew

Kilsyth Rangers enjoyed a fine 3-2 win over Renfrew in testing conditions for players and spectators alike at Duncansfield on Saturday.

It was a difficult night at Ainslie Park for Colts co-managers Craig McKinlay and James Orr (library pic)

Cumbernauld Colts well beaten by title chasers Spartans

Cumbernauld Colts were caught cold by an impressive Spartans side at a freezing Ainslie Park on Friday night.

Robbie Winters fires home Cumbernauld's third goal against Kello (pic by Eoin Sinclair)

First home league win of season for Cumbernauld

Two Robbie Winters goals helped Cumbernauld United to their first home league win of the season against Kello Rovers on Saturday.

The South will be performing the hits of the Beautiful South at Glasgow's O2 ABC 2 on Friday, March 30.

The South carry on regardless with hits of the Beautiful South

When great British pop institution The Beautiful South split in 2007, some members of the band didn’t feel ready to hang up their microphones or instruments just yet …

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Scottish consumers are spending nearly 50 million each year replacing household goods unnecessarily

Scottish consumers are spending nearly 50 million each year replacing household goods unnecessarily

Consumers are throwing an estimated £49.5m down the drain each year by replacing household appliances and electrical goods without even checking their warranties.

Priya Rae from Croy

Priya’s up for awards treble

Croy youngster Priya Rae has been nominated for three awards from the Scottish beauty pageant industry.

Man fined for Linlithgow pub attack

Man fined for Linlithgow pub attack

A thug who scarred a man for life by smashing a pint glass into his face has been ordered to pay his victim £1500 compensation.

'Bounce Back to Netball' was attended by dozens of players from all over North Lanarkshire

Netball event to help suicide prevention

A special ‘Bounce Back to Netball’ event was held at the Tryst Sports Centre in Cumbernauld.

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