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Date set for closure of Cumbernauld recycling centre

Westfield Household Waste Recycling Centre in Cumbernauld will close on Sunday, May 6.

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Five-year-old Khianna has been heartbroken since her cat Precious disappeared back in January

Carbrain mother won’t stop until Precious the cat comes home

A Carbrain women says she will exhaust every avenue to bring her five-year-old daughter’s cat home.

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Notice of more roadworks between Dalmeny and Scotstoun

Notice of more roadworks between Dalmeny and Scotstoun

Overnight carriageway closures are planned on the A90 westbound between Dalmeny and Scotstoun on the nights of Monday 26 March and Tuesday 27 March.

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Council urges participation in WWF’s Earth Hour event

Council urges participation in WWF’s Earth Hour event

North Lanarkshire Council has been awarded ‘Super Local Authority’ status by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Scotland for demonstrating its commitment to action on climate change.

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Geri Horner with the Friends for Life finalists including Gayle Wilde and Taz (far left). Copyright Flick.digital

Four-legged Kilsyth hero a star at Crufts

A heroic rescue dog from Kilsyth who assisted in the Clutha disaster was recognised at last weekend’s Friends for Life competition at Crufts.

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Gayle Wilde from Kilsyth with Taz

Four-legged hero up for Crufts prize

Not many people can say they have helped with murder inquiries, helicopter disasters or missing persons probes – not many dogs can, either.

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Cumbernauld Village took on an otherwordly aspect at night after being covered in snow. Pic: Chris Suffredini

Heroes at a time of need

As Cumbernauld was caught by the grip of the so-called ‘Beast from the East’ last week plenty of stories of heroism emerged.

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Westfield Recycling Centre

‘Surprised’ by closure of recycling centre

Cumbernauld and Kilsyth MSP Jamie Hepburn has written to North Lanarkshire Council chief executive Paul Jukes following a decision to close the Westfield Recycling Centre.

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Councillor Meghan Gallacher

Tories hit out at £75k researchers proposal

Conservative councillors in North Lanarkshire have hit out at Labour and SNP members for proposing to spend £75,000 a year on political researchers.

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Burnhead Bothy in Kilsyth

Rural funding for Lanarkshire

Individuals and businesses with enterprising ideas based in rural North Lanarkshire are being urged to step forward and learn more about what grant funding may be available.

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Two million litres of waste was dumped from the Dunnswood sewage plant into the Red Burn

Scottish Water fined £17k for failures

Compliance with the law on Scotland’s environment is non-negotiable.

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Hillwalkers are being urged to take care and be prepared for all kinds of weather.

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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