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Cumbernauld supermarket introduces parking limits are customer complaints

Following feedback that customers were not able to find a parking space, Tesco Cumbernauld has now introduced a three-hour limit.

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Inside the CMS Window Systems manufacturing facility at Castlecary: L to R David Ritchie (Chief Operating Officer at CMS Window Systems), Alister Patrick (Aluminium Factory Manager) and Stephen Anderson (Aluminium Contracts Director).

Cumbernauld jobs secured thanks to £10m deal

A Cumbernauld company’s latest multi-million pound deal is set to provide job security for its 250-strong workforce.

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Kildrum Parish Church plays a big part in the community

Church gets grant of £6k

Kildrum Parish Church has received a grant of £6000 from the Asda Foundation to complete renovation works including the installation of new toilets.

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Launching the North Lanarkshire Tribunal Representation Unit are Bellshill CAB manager Steven Rees, welfare rights officer Rosemary McGowan, information and coordinating officer Klyar Campbell, Airdrie CAB manager Aaliya Seyal, and Cumbernauld and Kilsyth CAB manager Stewart Mahon

CAB launches tribunal unit

A new service has been established by the Citizens Advice Bureau for those needing representation at social security tribunals.

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The Swan Inn

Lottery funding for PUB project secured

The future of The Swan Inn has been secured after People United for Banton (PUB) were awarded more than £700,000 in Lottery funding.

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Aquapac Ltd  managing director Stephen Connachan (right) is pictured with Shirley Linton, head of Enterprise and Place, and Councillor Allan Graham, convener of the Enterprise and Housing Committee

NL economy is one of Scotland’s strongest

North Lanarkshire’s economy is one of the strongest and fastest growing in Scotland according to the Office for National Statistics.

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Cumbernauld firm’s international expansion

Cumbernauld firm’s international expansion

A Cumbernauld-based engineering firm is advancing its plans for international expansion.

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Construction work on retail park is almost ready to start

Construction work on retail park is almost ready to start

Cumbernauld North councillor Alan Masterton has received assurances the £20m retail park in Westfield is still going ahead – and construction work could start imminently.

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CMS Window Systems CEO David Ritchie and environmental officer Grace Waku with the Scottish Green Apple Award

Environmental award for CMS

Cumbernauld-based CMS Window Systems has been recognised for its environmental excellence.

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Dullatur House

House withdrawn as a raffle prize as tickets go unsold

A Cumbernauld couple who planned to raffle off their luxury home have withdrawn the property as a prize after failing to sell enough tickets.

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Moock Environmental Solutions Ltd  won the Social and Environmental Impact Award at this years Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards - Pic Greg Macvean

MES’s Premium idea to save environment

A Cumbernauld firm has found a way to reuse the old toner power in ink cartridges which was previously thought to just be hazardous waste.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Author Lorraine Thomson has published her new novel. Pic: Steven Gourlay

It’s a ‘New Dawn’ for author LG Thomson

Former Greenfaulds High pupil Lorraine Thomson celebrated World Book Day with the release of The New Dawn.

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Some of the apprentices involved in the project with the refurbished Terex Trucks R17

Truck restored to former glory

Apprentices in Newhouse and Cumbernauld completed the challenge of transforming a 43-year-old truck back to its former glory.

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Stock pic: John Devlin

Weather update: Job centres closed

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that all job centres in areas affected by adverse weather be closed until 12pm tomorrow (March 1).

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Maplin has gone into administration

Question mark over Maplin store as firm goes into administration

There are fears for jobs at Cumbernauld’s Maplin store after it was revealed today (Wednesday) that the electricals firm had gone into administration.

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Border Air's new ground ops manager Connie McLeod (right) at Cumbernauld Airport with her colleague Lorna Ferguson who has learned to fly

Piloting their way to success

Following Cloud Global’s recent acquisition Connie McLeod has been named the new ground ops manager of Border Air’s Cumbernauld Airport base.

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Claims Cumbernauld is at risk over job cuts

Claims Cumbernauld is at risk over job cuts

A local campaign group is claiming that there is a real danger that a “desert” will be created in Cumbernauld and Kilsyth.

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