Environment

Environment

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.

Environment
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.

Environment
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.

Environment
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.

Environment
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.

Environment
Volunteers needed in Queensferry

Volunteers needed in Queensferry

A prime volunteering opportunity has arisen on the banks of the Forth for those who want to ensure that the area’s lifeboat service is funded.

Environment
Maureen Crawford

Dalkeith woman is a winner

A woman from Dalkeith was honoured for her exceptional efforts to reach out to her neighbours at a sheltered housing complex.

Environment
Issues have plagued North Lanarkshire since the new scheme was introduced on October 2. Pic: Bill Henry

Special meeting called to discuss bin shambles in North Lanarkshire

The SNP Group on North Lanarkshire Council has successfully called a special meeting of the full council to deal with the crisis caused by the new bin scheme.

Environment
Watch Us Grow received the highest level of award, Outstanding, as well as a special distinction for continuous high standards year on year at the It's Your Neighbourhood awards

Local projects keep thriving

Cumbernauld enjoyed plenty of success at the It’s Your Neighbourhood awards run by Keep Scotland Beautiful.

Environment
Pensioner injured in Cumbernauld escalator incident

Pensioner injured in Cumbernauld escalator incident

The escalator linking Cumbernauld Centre and the Antonine Centre was the scene of an accident at 12 noon today (Thursday)

Environment
Cygnet on St Maurice's Pond had a lucky escape after being trapped by a plastic bag. Pic: SSPCA

Charity warns litter is a danger to wildlife

The Scottish SPCA was recently called out to Cumbernauld to save a baby swan that was trapped by a plastic bag.

Environment
Cumbernauld’s firework display facts.

Cumbernauld’s firework display facts.

St Maurice’s High School campus will again play host to North Lanarkshire Council’s official fireworks display this year.

Environment
Kilsyth church has done so much

Kilsyth church has done so much

The generosity of Kilsythians will help schoolchildren thrive in the classroom thanks to the gift of vital supplies for their education.

Environment
Town centre is cracking up

Town centre is cracking up

Librarygoers and other visitors to the third floor of Cumbernauld Town Centre may have noticed a number of cracks which have appeared in the walls.

Environment
Banton's Swan Inn: concept image with planned extension

Banton community hub plans advancing

A project to create a community facility within a Banton pub has made some major progress as planning permission has now been applied for.

Environment
Concert tonight in Twechar

Concert tonight in Twechar

Twechar Parish Church has arranged another of its concerts with singing group Harmony.

Environment
Greenrigg road bins which have not been uplifted. Picture courtesy of Bill Henry

We demand answers as bin crisis enters its fourth week

North Lanarkshire Council has been asked to give a full account of itself as its new bin collection remains in a state of chaos.

Environment
Kilsyth lifeline has bold plan to expand

Kilsyth lifeline has bold plan to expand

A group which is transforming the lives of townspeople in dire need wants to expand its operation with the purchase of land at Burngreen.

Environment
Some residents haven't received the bags for their brown bins

Council may ask police to investigate missing bio bags

North Lanarkshire Council is considering calling in police over delays to the new bin collection scheme.

Environment
Load more