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Prince Replaces McCloskey Against Saunders on March 29
Scottish light welterweight Mitch Prince has been announced as the replacement opponent for undefeated Bradley Saunders, following news last week of original challenger Paul McClosky having withdrawn on medical advice.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Woman guilty of animal neglect
Jennifer Louise Dyer, 26, of Millcroft Road, Cumbernauld, pled guilty at Airdrie Sheriff Court to failing to provide necessary veterinary attention and adequate nutrition for her four cats and failing to ensure the welfare of her cats and two collie crossbreed dogs.
Line problem causes train delays
Problems with a level crossing between Gartcosh and Cumbernauld are causing delays and cancellations between the transport hub, Cumbernauld and Falkirk Grahamston.
Driver rescued after 4x4 submerged on flooded road
A man has been rescued from a 4x4 which was submerged in water up to its windows on a flooded road, fire service officials said.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Letter from America: feeling right at home in la-la land
It's winter here in Los Angeles and the locals are freezing. Angelenos are huddling around their lattes for warmth, teeth chattering and buttocks clenching, trying to remember the last time they were this horrifically cold.
Oxfam fraud boss scammed own charity
A man has admitted defrauding Oxfam out of nearly A 65,000 while working as the charity's head of counter-fraud.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
X-Factor Nicky's heart-felt support
A brave Cumbernauld youngsterwho's battling a serious illness got a surprise visit last week from X Factor finalist Nicholas McDonald.
Abronhill boys swept board at bands contest
A delighted granddad was first to pass on the good news that Abronhill High School group Falconhoof had won a major local music contest.
Further engineering works for Cumbernauld line
Due to ongoing electrification works buses will replace trains between Glasgow Queen Street and Cumbernauld over the next two weekends - Saturday March 8 / Sunday March 9 and Saturday March 15 / Sunday March 16. The A 80m project to electrify the Cumbernauld line is due for completion this spring and is a major investment in Glasgow's rail network.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Daily Record
Hotel chain criticised for charging more to stay in Glasgow during...
Hotel chain criticised for charging more to stay in Glasgow during Commonwealth Games than they did at the London Olympics A BUDGET hotel chain are charging more to stay in Glasgow during the Commonwealth Games than they did for a room at the London Olympics.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
McClymont entrusted to take pensions fight to Coalition
As pensions has raced up the political agenda with the arrival of auto-enrolment in the workplace, Labour has turned to one of its coming men to take the fight to the Coalition.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Council to close 10 schools in A 73m revamp
A SCOTS council is to shut 10 under-used and deteriorating schools as part of a 73 million plan to create new campuses.
120m vision for Queen Street Station
PLANS for Queen Street Station were revealed today, giving the station a dominant presence on the corner of George Square.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Brigadier Colin Cowan passes away
At time of going to press it emerged that Cumbernauld has lost one of the new town's key players.
MSPs are to be told of demand for food banks
FOOD bank organisers will tell MSPs of the growing number of people who are looking for help to feed their family.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Local people have little influence on regeneration plans, MSPs find
Following an inquiry by Holyrood's Local Government and Regeneration Committee, it was found those who live in the most deprived areas of the country find it difficult to consult on town regeneration plans.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
UK new towns have their own troubles
New towns and garden cities are having their time in the political sun . They have attracted interest from all three main parties, as a way of tackling Britain's escalating housing shortage and encouraging growth.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
BMX club is jumping for joy as new 420k track plan is unveiled
A GROUP of daredevil BMX enthusiasts are celebrating after news that a 420,000 track will be built in North Lanarkshire.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Agenda: Scotland not so much leaving the Union as being left behind by it
The Yes side insists that identity has nothing to do with the referendum, while the No side talks about Braveheart on the one hand and Stout-heart on the other.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
College extension is taking shape
The management of the then-Motherwell College always knew the Ravenscraig-based facility was likely to be too small when it opened in 2009, but had no additional funds to increase its size at that stage.