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Get active while learning maths

Housing developer CALA Homes (West) has donated a ‘Maths on the Move’ kit to Cumbernauld Primary to help PE lessons become more educational.

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North Lanarkshire Council's assistant business manager Joanne Glennie and Councillor Michael McPake present the Team of the Year prize to with JRSOs Skye Giblin and Chloe Charmers of Carbrain Primary

Pupils rewarded for road safety work

An awards ceremony has celebrated the efforts of primary school pupils in promoting road safety.

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Frank McNally with the Education Scotland report

NL education services praised in new report

North Lanarkshire is making good progress in improving learning, raising attainment and narrowing the poverty-related attainment gap.

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Principal hits out at college ‘rumour mill’

Principal hits out at college ‘rumour mill’

The principal of New College Lanarkshire has claimed some staff are actively trying to damage the organisation.

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Signing of the North Lanarkshire Children's Services Partnership agreement

Time to ask the young people how to deliver services

A new campaign has been launched to encourage young people to have their say on how local services should be delivered.

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Kieran McDonald

Kieran needs more time for transition

A Carrickstone woman has launched a petition calling on North Lanarkshire Council not to remove her son from a special school in Auchterarder.

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Members of North Lanarkshire Schools Pipe Band show off their silverware from a successful competition in Paisley

Pipe band success at major championship

North Lanarkshire Schools Pipe Band won the Novice B category at the British Pipe Band Championships which attracted over 150 bands from around the world to Paisley.

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Some of the North Lanarkshire probationers (l-r): Caitlin Marsh (who did her probationer year at St Ignatius PS, Wishaw), Claire Friary (Coatbridge High School, Music), Sara MacCallum (Coatbridge High School, Drama), Lauren McCafferty (Glencairn PS) and Gordon Reid (Mossend PS).

New teachers are ready to start working

More than 200 people have successfully completed their training year in North Lanarkshire schools, with many ready to start work in classrooms across the area this August.

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College finances under scrutiny

College finances under scrutiny

New College Lanarkshire’s financial shortcomings have been criticised by the Auditor General for Scotland.

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Ex-Braidhurst High head teacher Derrick Hannan represents The Church fo Scotland on the Education Committee

Church praises council as ‘Club 365’ is launched

The Church of Scotland has praised the new children’s programme ‘Club 365’ being launched by North Lanarkshire Council.

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Jamie Buttenshaw is nominated for The Games Making Award by BAFTA

Teenage games designer up for a BAFTA award

A teenage games designer from Cumbernauld is in the running to win a BAFTA award.

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Some of the New College Lanarkshire students volunteering at HebCelt

Perfect stage to help students’ careers

Students from New College Lanarkshire have volunteered to provide hands-on help at one of Scotland’s top music festivals.

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Bishop Peter Moran visits Holy Cross Primary in Croy

Bishop delighted to return to Croy

The former Bishop of Aberdeen visited his old school ahead of leading the Corpus Christi Procession though the streets of Croy.

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Sacred Heart Church was built on the site where a sixth century Christian community was founded

Church makes 
a timely appeal

A Kildrum church is appealing for artefacts to place in a time capsule as it celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.

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Nicole Orr (21) from Cumbernauld - The Original Sin. Pic: Neil MacMillan Photography

Students show off their talent

Talented Make-up Artistry students from West College Scotland showcased their work in an end of year extravaganza at Braehead’s Curling Arena.

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Scott recognised by anti-bigotry charity

The efforts of a Cumbernauld student to encourage people to stand up and be counted in the battle against bigotry has been recognised by a leading national charity.

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Cumbernauld East councillor Tom Johnston has welcomed the funding

Funding for new Village nursery

North Lanarkshire Council is to build a family learning centre on the former Cumbernauld Primary site to increase nursery provision.

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Teaching union warns over CCTV in classrooms.

Union warns councils over CCTV in classrooms

CCTV cameras should not be used by local authorities to gather data for performance management purposes, a teaching union has said.

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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.

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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
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