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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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Cumbernauld North councillor Danish Ashraf

Equality and diversity training ordered for North Lanarkshire councillors

All 77 North Lanarkshire councillors are to undergo mandatory equality and diversity training.

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The most common age for under-18 housebreaking referrals was 15, with 208 instances since 2014-15. Picture: Bill Henry

Children as young as 8 caught housebreaking in Scotland

Children as young as eight have been caught breaking into someone else’s home in Scotland in recent years, it has emerged.

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£50m investment for council house improvements

£50m investment for council house improvements

North Lanarkshire Council has announced ambitious investment plans totalling £50.9m to deliver significant housing improvements.

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NLC’s £214m five-year capital plan

NLC’s £214m five-year capital plan

A near £214 million investment programme for the next five years has been unveiled by North Lanarkshire Council.

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North Lanarkshire Council Leader Jim Logue, John Lee, Chair of the SAIP Campaigns Group and Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Scottish Grocers Federation and Superintendent Rob Hay, Police Scotland.

New resource to help roll-out campaign

Following its success in North Lanarkshire the You’re Asking For It campign has developed an online resource to support its roll-out across Scotland.

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Clyde winger Ally Love (pic by Craig Black Photography)

Club chief fires back over MSP’s criticism

Clyde chairman Norrie Innes has offered to meet with an MSP who criticised the club for not firing winger Ally Love.

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North Lanarkshire Council chief executive Paul Jukes

NLC chief exec announces he’ll 
retire this year

North Lanarkshire Council chief executive Paul Jukes has announced his intention to retire later this year.

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Ally Love in action for Clyde against Edinburgh City last month - pic by Craig Black Photography

MSP calls on Clyde to expel rascist player

A Labour politician has suggested Clyde should have fired winger Ally Love for racially abusing an opponent.

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Meeting which take place in the council chamber at  Motherwell Civic Centre will be broadcast

Council prepares to broadcast meeting on the Internet

North Lanarkshire Council is set to broadcast its committee meetings on the Internet for the first time.

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Motherwell Civic Centre

Facilities saved in council budget

North Lanarkshire Council was able to protect community facilities as it passed its budget last week, but has been criticised for a £1m cut to education.

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CHRIS has been operating in Croy for over 30 years, pictured is a tea party from 2012 in aid of kidney patients

CHRIS is forced to close

The Community Help Resource and Information Service (CHRIS) in Croy has closed down after being unable to secure funding.

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Ronald Russell called 999 on 4 July last year after he became unwell at home

Woman demands 999 overhaul after her brother lay dying for 17 hours

A woman whose vulnerable brother lay dying for over 17 hours after phoning an ambulance is demanding changes to emergency call-handling procedures.

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The employees union, the GMB have set out an ultimatum to North Lanarkshire Council.

GMB demands action is taken

GMB Scotland has demanded that North Lanarkshire Council bosses urgently recalculate and reward the pensions of hundreds of women affected by the equal pay scandal.

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Are savings still required?

Are savings still required?

North Lanarkshire is waiting with baited breath to learn if proposed council cuts can now be shelved - at least for this year!

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Anger at council committee meeting as SNP emergency motion is denied

Anger at council committee meeting as SNP emergency motion is denied

A row erupted at North Lanarkshire Council’s Infrastructure Committee when the SNP attempted to discuss gritting policy around icy schools.

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Councillor welcomes more warm homes for Kildrum

Cumbernauld East councillor Tom Johnston has welcomed the announcement that North Lanarkshire Council has been successful in its bid for insulation grants from The Scottish Government.

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The Care and Repair Handyperson service is a lifeline to many elderly and disabled residents.

Care and Repair continues

Many older and disabled residents have breathed a sigh of relief with the news that the Care & Repair Handyperson service will continue.

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Residents may be seeing more traffic wardens on the streets if the enforcement scheme goes ahead.

Parking scheme moves on

North Lanarkshire Council has received approval from the Scottish Government to progress plans for a Decriminalised Parking Enforcement (DPE) scheme.

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