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Hillwalkers urged to be aware of dangers posed by bad weather

Hillwalkers and people pursuing outdoor activities in the mountains are ebing warned by Police Scotland of the dangers that inclement weather and the terrain can present.

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The Barbegs Play Development Group in Croy held an open day to show off the finalised design for the new play park

It is nearly Time To Play

The Barbegs Play Development Group in Croy held an open day on Sunday to show off the finalised design for the new play park.

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Work to improve the water main in Forest Road, Cumbernauld

Early completion of water mains work

Scottish Water has completed a major upgrade to its water mains network in Cumbernauld ahead of schedule.

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Rare North Ronaldsay sheep can be found at Palacerigg.

Play area may replace Palacerigg animals

Plan to remove rare breeds as part of council bid to save £167,000

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An artist's impression of the new link route between Abronhill and the town centre. Copyright: Collective Architecture

Consultation for link route

A new route to improve the link between Abronhill and the town centre through Kildrum and Carbrain will be unveiled at a special consultation event next week.

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Warning of new disruption on the roads as weather deteriorates

Warning of new disruption on the roads as weather deteriorates

Travellers are being warned of a high risk of disruption, after the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of south west and central Scotland.

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The coldest week of the winter is expected this week. Picture: TSPL

Weather warning has been upgraded across Central Scotland

Travellers are being warned of a high risk of disruption, after the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of south west and central Scotland.

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Tale of missing Barrhead man has happy ending

Tale of missing Barrhead man has happy ending

A family’s agony has turned to intense relief after a missing man from Barrhead turned up after going missing on a holiday in the Canary Islands.

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Bellshill West minister The Rev Calum Stark, two of the eldest members Alex and Rena Davidson, and one of the youngest Logan Dickson with the Moderator of Hamilton Presbytery Roberta Hutton

Church celebrates 140th anniversary

Bellshill West Parish Church celebrated a special anniversary on Hogmanay as it was exactly 140 years to the day since the church first opened its doors.

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The brave volunteers who held a sleepout at Bradwood Stadium as temperatures plunged below zero

Football club raises funds and awareness

Members of Cumbernauld Colts Community FC braved temperatures of minus four to highlight the plight of the homeless.

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Jamie Hepburn MSP, Stuart McDonald MP and Councillor Mark Kerr dropped off a few donations to Kilsyth Community Food Bank in time for the Christmas hampers they are making up.

Time running out to raise land cash

Kilsyth Community Food Bank needs to raise £60,000 by the end of January

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John Burke braves the path where he was badly injured  after slipping during freezing temperatures. Pic: Michael Gillen

Pupil safety fears if pathway isn’t salted

A Condorrat man needed surgery for a broken collarbone and dislocated shoulder after slipping on a icy path outside a school.

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Mark’s got the fastest set of wheels in Clarkston

Mark’s got the fastest set of wheels in Clarkston

Record-breaking cyclist, Mark Beaumont rode into town to tell a sell-out audience about his adventures going around the world in 80 days.

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Photo courtesy of Lesley Martin/PA Wire

Salmond show could come to Linlithgow

Linlithgow’s Alex Salmond wants to return to home turf to present the show that sparked national headlines during the Edinburgh Fringe.

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Lawrence Fitzpatrick

Financial watchdogs deliver verdict on West Lothian Council

West Lothian Council maintained its strong performance but councillors need to play a more active role in the face of a £73.5m funding gap.

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Fayre has feast of festive fun in Linlithgow

Fayre has feast of festive fun in Linlithgow

Historic Linlithgow will again be transformed into a winter wonderland with the Victorian Era as its theme on Saturday November 25.

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A decade of caring in East Renfrewshire

A decade of caring in East Renfrewshire

An organisation which may never have seen the light of day has gone on to celebrate the landmark of its 10th birthday.

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