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Another blow to Cumbernauld jobs as Dunnes pull the plug.

Staff employed at the Cumbernauld branch of Dunnes Stores were shocked this week to learn the store is closing.

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Countdown on to use Scottish paper notes

There’s now less than a month to use your paper £5 and £10 notes.

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Manager Jim Hannigan, trustee John King and chairman of trustees Billy Lees have managed to keep Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Unemployed Workers Centre open with a budget of just �40,000 a year, but now this funding is to be axed

‘Rally round for workers’ centre’

Night of music at pub to raise money for under-threat service

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Sanctuary starts to build on Seafar sites

Sanctuary starts to build on Seafar sites

Sanctuary Homes is investing £11.7 million to turn two brownfield sites in Seafar into housing developments.

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Cumbernauld magician Cameron McTavish

Cameron’s got the magic touch

A Blackwood student has decided to follow his dream of becoming a full-time magician.

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Asda Cumbernauld community champion Lynne Morrison and Drinkaware team member Tracy Tracey with Jamie Hepburn MSP. Pic: Greg Macvean

Be responsible when it comes to alcohol

Asda Cumbernauld and Drinkaware, the UK’s leading alcohol education charity, worked together on Friday to provide free information and advice on alcohol to the local community.

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Border Air gets new owner

Border Air gets new owner

Aviation specialist Cloud Global Group has announced the acquisition of Cumbernauld-based Border Air Training.

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Quarry falls silent

Croy Quarry fell silent for the final time on Hogmanay as over a century of works came to an end.

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Cross Butchers manager John Fleming shows off the shops award winning produce. Picture by Graeme Hart (Perthshire Picture Agency
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Shop’s sweet taste of success

Kilsyth’s only butcher is continuing to earn national plaudits after scooping its latest round of industry awards.

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Mecca Bingo filmed part of their new advert in Cumbernauld

Centre features in bingo ad

Cumbernauld Shopping Centre has been featured in the new advert for Mecca Bingo.

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Business Gateway proves profitable for ice cream maker

Business Gateway proves profitable for ice cream maker

An ice cream manufacturer has secured a raft of new contracts following the completion of a £200k investment programme.

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North Lanarkshire Councils supported enterprise service event involved a host of speakers and inspirational stories of life changing experiences

Support service changes lives

A special celebration to mark International Day of People with Disability took place at North Lanarkshire Council’s supported enterprise service.

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Gary Thorn (centre) with Kier Constructions Richard Crowther (left) and hub South Wests Gordon Hunter

Gary’s passion clear to see

The founder of a Cumbernauld firm has come out top of the latest Building for Growth Programme course organised by hub South West.

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NEC see significant technological advantages.

Johnston Press digital awarded funding from Google innovation initiative

Johnston Press - the owner of this title - has announced that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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Chris (left) and Paul Surgeon

Giving back to community is a snip for big-hearted barber

A Kilsyth barber is aiming to give something back to the community by offering free haircuts and shaves to the less fortunate.

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Ofcom reveals NL is connected

Ofcom reveals NL is connected

Cumbernauld and Kilsyth’s MP Stuart McDonald has praised the Scottish Government for ensuring the increased roll-out of superfast broadband in North Lanarkshire.

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News to benefit from BBC link for local democracy reporters

News to benefit from BBC link for local democracy reporters

The Cumbernauld News will benefit from a link-up with the BBC which will see dozens of local democracy reporters employed across the UK.

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The Swan Inn in Banton will soon be under new community ownership thanks to an innovative cash award.

Cheers! Banton residents to buy pub thanks to Scottish funds

An enterprising community in the village of Banton, is set to purchase its local pub and secure it as a community asset.

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Jobs lost sport turf specialists enter into administration

Jobs lost sport turf specialists enter into administration

A sport turf specialist has gone into administration with the majority of its 47 employees being made redundant.

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The route of the new water main runs along Forest Road in Abronhill, where this burst happened in 2015

Scottish Water invests £2.8m to improve service in Cumbernauld

Scottish Water has started work on a major £2.8m upgrade of its water mains in Cumbernauld.

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