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Demand for new housing continues to grow across NL

North Lanarkshire is proving an attractive place to live, with five new housing developments receiving planning permission this month.

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Rennie Road in Kilsyth

Alliance joy as LAP approves play funds

A Kilsyth street is celebrating after being approved funding to improve play facilities for local children.

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Councillor Paddy Hogg

NLC councillor quits ‘toxic’ SNP

A North Lanarkshire councillor has blasted his former SNP colleagues as he quit the group.

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Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East MP Stuart McDonald has been acknowledged by civil society organisations Scottish Detainee Visitors, the Detention Forum, Detention Action, Glasgow Quakers, Justice & Peace Scotland and Global Justice Glasgow as a 'Detention Champion'

MP recognised for contribution to immigration detention reform

Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East MP Stuart McDonald has been acknowledged by a group of civil society organisations for his contribution to immigration detention reform.

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New North Lanarkshire Council chief executive Des Murray

New man in charge at NLC

North Lanarkshire Council has appointed Des Murray as its new chief executive.

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George with wife Elizabeth

Warm tributes paid to former South Queensferry and Kirkliston councillor who became city’s provost

Varied tributes have been paid to former Queensferry and Kirkliston councillor, George Grubb, who has passed away aged 83.

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North Lanarkshire Council's head of housing solutions Stephen Llewellyn

Sheltered housing survey

People living in North Lanarkshire Council-run sheltered housing complexes are being asked their views on potential changes to current services.

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North Lanarkshire Council's head of housing solutions Stephen Llewellyn

Council looks to simplify its rent structure

North Lanarkshire Council is aiming to restructure and simplify its system for calculating rent.

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An artist's impression of how a mixed use centre might look

Council to spend £32.75m making town centres fit for the future

Modern, vibrant communities where people live, work and socialise – that is North Lanarkshire Council’s ambition for the future of its town centres.

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Tory leader told to quit over handling of Goldsack affair

Tory leader told to quit over handling of Goldsack affair

The SNP Group at North Lanarkshire Council has called on Councillor Meghan Gallacher to resign as leader of the Conservative group.

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North Lanarkshire Council headquarters in Motherwell

Scots Tory councillor expelled over links to BNP

A North Lanarkshire councillor has been expelled from the Scottish Conservatives over his past links to the British National Party.

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Kilsyth councillor Mark Kerr outside Burngreen Community Centre

Corcern for future of Burngreen hall if opening hours are cut

Kilsyth councillor Mark Kerr is seeking clarity on how Burngreen Community Centre will be affected if it is only open when the schools are.

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North Lanarkshire provost Jean Jones unveils the plaque at the official opening of Nursery Court in Kildrum

Nursery Court open its doors

Nursery Court in Kildrum has become the 20th new North Lanarkshire Council Housing development under the NL Homes banner.

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North Lanarkshire provost Jean Jones officially opens the new development in Cardowan Drive, joined by tenants, elected members and officers from North Lanarkshire Council and developer Lovell Partnership Ltd.

New council houses open in Blackwood

North Lanarkshire Council has opened its latest housing development at Cardowan Drive in Blackwood.

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Councillor Allan Graham (second, left) was joined by North Lanarkshire Council's head of housing solutions Stephen Llewellyn ,assistant chief executive - enterprise and housing resources Des Murray and housing development manager Pamela Humphries as he outlined the council's ambitious plans to more than double its new council homes to 5000.

Council doubles its housing ambitions

North Lanarkshire Council proposes to more than double its affordable home plans by pledging to deliver 5000 homes by 2035.

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Councillor Michael McPake

‘Centre to be dissolved and assets ring-fenced

Campsies Centre (Cumbernauld) Ltd is to be dissolved and its assets ring-fenced for the benefit of the town.

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Labour’s hopes for Linlithgow and Falkirk East

Labour’s hopes for Linlithgow and Falkirk East

The Labour candidate who will fight the Linlithgow and Falkirk East seat in the General Election will be a woman.

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The GMB Union says the pay offer will widen the gap between the highest and lowest paid council workers.

Scottish council workers urged to reject ‘unfair’ pay offer

Council workers across Scotland are being urged to reject an “unfair and unacceptable” pay offer.

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The hearings will take place at Motherwell Civic Centre later this month

Planning hearings will be on April 24

Clyde Valley Housing Association and Wilson Developments’ application to build a mixed residential development of 21 units in Condorrat is to go before a planning hearing.

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Housing development manager Pamela Humphries

Council enters open property market to boost housing stock

North Lanarkshire Council is looking to purchase homes on the open market in order to boost its housing stock. .

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