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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.

Environment
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.

Environment
Two veterans who took part in a previous tour - now free trips are being offered to all World War Two veterans.

World War Two veterans offered free tours to pay respects to fallen comrades

The travel arm of the Royal British Legion is on a mission to find all surviving veterans of World War Two.

News
Zara (11) and Mekaal (9) Rahim on Antarctica

Siblings aiming to finish a marathon on all seven continents

Two children who spend their summers in Cumbernauld have broken the record for the youngest male and female in the world to complete a full marathon in Antarctica.

Health
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.

Environment
Karen Morrison (far left) and Bob Chadha (third left) pictured at Cumbernauld Royary Clubs 50th anniversary celebration

Honoured for service to the community

Two town residents receive MBEs in New Year Honours List

News
Cross Butchers manager John Fleming shows off the shops award winning produce. Picture by Graeme Hart (Perthshire Picture Agency
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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.

Business
No cuts to school buses

No cuts to school buses

North Lanarkshire Council has decided not to make any changes to school transport eligibility.

Education
Greenfaulds High

Catchment area consultation

North Lanarkshire Council is to consult on changes to three school catchment areas in the southern part of Cumbernauld.

Education
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.

Business
Our Lady's High pupil Caitlyn Slevin. Pic: John Devlin

NLC tops chart for taxi fares

A Cumbernauld teenager believes if her school didn’t pay for taxis she’d have to give up on her dream job.

Education
Cumbernauld East councillor Tom Johnston

‘Give us a fair share of cash’

A councillor has complained Cumbernauld is losing out to Kilsyth when it comes to receiving Local Area Partnership (LAP) funding for community projects.

Politics
Police are appealing for witnesses after a car injured four women

Drugs recovery in Lanarkshire

Two men and one woman have been arrested in connection with alleged drugs offences following an intelligence-led operation on Friday, December 29 2017 which recovered drugs worth hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Crime
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.

Business
The junior road safety club from Cumbernauld Primary

Be safe and been seen

CALA Homes joined forces with Cumbernauld Primary and St Andrew’s Primary to support this year’s Road Safety Week.

Education

Bill for supply teachers in Scotland reaches £81m

The bill for supply teachers in Scotland has topped £81 million, sparking calls for the Scottish Government to review its deal on teacher pay.

Education
Kilsyth Academy

Academy working for Unicef award

Kilsyth Academy has been officially welcomed on the path to becoming a Unicef UK’s Rights Respecting School.

Education
Alice Homer

Carbrain stalwart passes away

A stalwart of the Carbain community passed away in her sleep last week at Monklands Hospital following a period of ill-health.

Health
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