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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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Administration for heavy haulage firm

Administration for heavy haulage firm

A Cumbernauld haulage firm has gone into administration after operating for more than 70 years.

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Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

An online campaign rallying against the Union Flag replacing the saltire on Scottish produce has been launched.

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BrightHouse

BrightHouse to pay £14.8m in redress to customers

A rent-to-own company which has stores across Scotland has committed to pay around £15m to 249,000 customers following discussions with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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Maria Kennedy gets award

Top award for Red Deer Village’s Maria

A tourism worker from Cumbernauld has received a prestigious industry award recognising her excellent service.

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Marketing teams wanted for £250k media prize

Marketing professionals from across the UK are invited to ‘shoot it out’ for a £250,000 media prize by showcasing their creativity with a one minute video.

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Resurfacing works will begin on October 18 and will run for four nights.

Cumbernauld Village faces road closure due to work

Roadworks on Roadside in Cumbernauld Village will close a section of the road from Monday, October 2 until Friday, October 6 to allow for resurfacing work to be carried out.

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Is the sun setting on North Sea Oil? Pic: Shutterstock

UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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