A message from the team behind your Cumbernauld News and Kilsyth Chronicle

The new look Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Chronicle hits the streets today, Wednesday, April 24.

Wednesday, 24th April 2013, 2:58 pm
Pic Lisa McPhillips 12/04/2013 Cumbernauld New Staff Pic for the Relaunch of the paper

And as well as a stylish facelift, there’s plenty of familiar features and new items to delight readers old and new.

And there’s never been a better time to buy - take out one of our subscription deals today and enjoy savings of up to 25 per cent all year round. And our marketing team are out and about today in the supermarkets around Cumbernauld offering some extra incentives to entice new buyers into the paper.

It’s a good time to re-introduce our team to you.

Our team is made up of editor Jackie Mitchell, chief reporter and deputy editor Neil Smith, reporters Neil McGrory, Clare Grant and Stacey Mullen, photographers Michael Gillen, Lisa McPhillips, John Devlin and Gary Hutchison, district news compiler Janet Lyons, ad rep Maggi Tennant and receptionist Moira Malcomson.

We’re here to react to breaking news when incidents occur, cast an eagle eye over what public bodies are up to, fight your corner, celebrate your good news and campaign to see wrongs righted.

It’s never been easier to get in touch with our team.

Pop into the office at 10-12 Tay Walk, Cumbernauld G67 1BU. The reception is manned Mondays and Fridays 9am to 5pm, and Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9am to 12.30pm.

You can phone the office on 01236 725578k, fax us on 01236 729931 or email [email protected]

And don’t just wait till the news happens, then wonder why we weren’t there – invite us along and we’ll try to send a reporter and photographer when we can.

And while the paper still comes out every Wednesday we’re constantly breaking news and adding extra content to our website at www.cumbernauld-news.co.uk

Be sure to register on the site so you can add your comments to stories, and sign up for our free daily newsletter with a summary of the headlines.

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Editor Jackie Mitchell said: “These are very exciting times and we really hope our readers get behind their local paper and find out the very best of what’s happening locally.

@We’re planning plenty of great deals from now till summer, and our subscription deals can offer you half price weekly papers for the next 13 weeks. As we all love a bargain we are sure these will go down well.”