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Cumbernauld supermarket introduces parking limits are customer complaints

Following feedback that customers were not able to find a parking space, Tesco Cumbernauld has now introduced a three-hour limit.

Business
Strathcarron recently celebrated its 37th anniversary. Staff are pictured here at the Denny hospice. Pic Michael Gillen.

Drive is on to recruit local volunters for Strathcarron fundraisers

The drive is on to recruit a band of volunteers from Cumbernauld and Kilsyth areas to help fund-raise for Strathcarron Hospice.

Health
Eating healthy foods could help reduce your risk of cancer.

Reduce your risk of cancer – and watch for signs and symptoms

Many people think that cancer is due to chance, fate or just bad luck. But there is now convincing evidence that around 40 per cent of cancers can be prevented if our lifestyles were to change for the better.

Health
Inside the CMS Window Systems manufacturing facility at Castlecary: L to R David Ritchie (Chief Operating Officer at CMS Window Systems), Alister Patrick (Aluminium Factory Manager) and Stephen Anderson (Aluminium Contracts Director).

Cumbernauld jobs secured thanks to £10m deal

A Cumbernauld company’s latest multi-million pound deal is set to provide job security for its 250-strong workforce.

Business

Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

Crime
Our Lady's High pupil covers his face as bus fills with smoke

School bus contract suspended after youngsters are filmed being choked by smoke

North Lanarkshire Council has suspended a school bus contract after youngsters were filmed being choked with smoke.

Transport
Appraisal events will look at all the options

Appraisal events will look at all the options

Two option appraisal events will take place on June 4 and 8 for NHS Lanarkshire to involve stakeholders in the next step of the multi-million-pound plan to either rebuild or refurbish University Hospital Monklands.

Health
Kildrum Parish Church plays a big part in the community

Church gets grant of £6k

Kildrum Parish Church has received a grant of £6000 from the Asda Foundation to complete renovation works including the installation of new toilets.

Business
There might have been some empty tummies at Our Lady's High in Cumbernauld, but pupils and staff did fill their WEE BOX to help the work SCIAF is doing in Cambodia

Schools go hungry in aid of SCIAF appeal

Pupils from Our Lady’s High and St Maurice’s High took part in a 24-hour fast to help raise money for SCIAF’s WEE BOX Lent appeal.

Education
Carla Callaghan (front) with (l-r) Caroline Archer, Sophie Thomas, Rosy McRorie and Mairi Valentine - Pic: Pixel Works Photography

Wear your wedding dress for MS

An Uddingston woman who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis just weeks before her wedding will be donning the dress from her big day in aid of MS Society Scotland.

Health
Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

The business behind Betterware catalogue has collapsed with the loss of 100 jobs – and agents across Scotland facing the prospect of losing their income.

News
Man flashed pictures of his privates at female drivers on Falkirk motorway

Man flashed pictures of his privates at female drivers on Falkirk motorway

A motorist was placed on the sex offenders register today after shadowing cars with women drivers and flashing pictures of his privates at them on his mobile phone.

Crime
Westfield Household Waste Recycling Centre will close next month

Date set for closure of Cumbernauld recycling centre

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

Environment
Motherwell station will be the heart of a new transport hub

£3.5m project for transport links on track

Plans to create an improved transport interchange at Motherwell railway station were approved by the Glasgow City Region Cabinet last week.

Transport
Lonely Scotland

Small charity holds first public event to 
combat loneliness

A small Cumbernauld charity that was started on Facebook is holding its first public event.

Education
Launching the North Lanarkshire Tribunal Representation Unit are Bellshill CAB manager Steven Rees, welfare rights officer Rosemary McGowan, information and coordinating officer Klyar Campbell, Airdrie CAB manager Aaliya Seyal, and Cumbernauld and Kilsyth CAB manager Stewart Mahon

CAB launches tribunal unit

A new service has been established by the Citizens Advice Bureau for those needing representation at social security tribunals.

Business
The Swan Inn

Lottery funding for PUB project secured

The future of The Swan Inn has been secured after People United for Banton (PUB) were awarded more than £700,000 in Lottery funding.

Business
The steel frame of the new Cumbernauld Academy, which will also house the theatre, has been completed

Cottages should not be left to go to ruin

A public meeting will take place tonight (Wednesday) to discuss the future of the current Cumbernauld Theatre building as work continues on its new home.

Education
Business card...has been created as part of FEAT's upcoming fifth anniversary in May, highlighting the sepsis warning signs people should be aware of.

Video: Sepsis - 20 second-long video could save your life

It’s almost five years since the Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust was founded and the Scottish charity has had many successes in that short period of time.

Health
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