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10 hrs ago | Motherwell Today

Council publishes report on Taylor and Our Lady's merger consultation

North Lanarkshire Council this week published its report on the consultation process carried out as part its controversial plan to merge Taylor and Our Lady's High Schools.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Baby with deadly birthmark makes full recovery after trial treatment

A RARE and deadly birthmark almost robbed her of her sight - but little Georgia Gibson has never looked back since it was shrunk with a drug normally used to treat heart conditions.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Scotsman.com

Outlander generates investment in screen industry

SCOTLAND is gearing up for a lucrative double whammy after Outlander received a green light for an extended run - before it is even screened in the UK.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Motherwell Today

Black Friday protest held against school plans

Parents from Taylor High sent North Lanarkshire Council a clear message they are not going away in their fight to save the school.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News,

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Evening Times

Meeting on garden plan

RESIDENTS of Shotts are to give their views on proposals for the environmental regen-eration of the town's Stane Gardens.

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BBC News

Killer's escape bid from prison van

The man convicted of murdering a waiter in a Kirkwall restaurant 20 years ago is believed to have tried to escape while being taken to hospital.

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Related Topix: World News, Orkney County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Highland County, Scotland,

Evening Times

Work begins on new 27m super school

And parents were today promised the 27 million Clyde Valley Campus in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, will offer their children better educational opportunities.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

Oil executive admits 80,000 expenses scam

Alan Boal, 58, said greed drove him to defraud Vallourec Oil and Gas UK over a five year period while he was employed as its chief financial controller.

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Kirkintilloch Today

Memories of home brought comfort to prisoner of war

Though hundreds of miles from the war itself, the town of Milngavie still played its part in bringing soldiers back home from the front.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Kirkintilloch Today

Crooks swipe 200 drain covers

More than 200 of the covers have been stolen in North Lanarkshire in the last three weeks - creating a hazard for pedestrians and cars.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Evening Times

Missing 6ft tall model horse stolen from shopping park found after house raid

A GIANT model horse which was stolen from a shopping park last month has been recovered by the police following a house raid, it's been revealed.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland,

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Daily Record

New A 1m home for Airdrie council services first-stop shop

THE service will transfer from its current listed-building home in Bank Street to nearby Coats House, which will undergo a major refurbishment.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Scotsman.com

Comment: Airguns are not a licence for cruelty

Shockingly, this happened to a swan in Scotland and is just one example of harrowing airgun attacks on animals dealt with by the Scottish SPCA.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, Central County, Scotland,

Wed Aug 06, 2014

BBC News

New chief executive for housebuilder

Stewart Milne has stepped down as chief executive of his housebuilding firm as the company presses ahead with expansion plans.

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Related Topix: Grampian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Europe, World News

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Scotsman.com

Labour councils used public cash for awards trip

A HANDFUL of officials from two of Scotland's most solidly Labour councils used nearly 5,000 of taxpayers' cash to cover the cost of attending a local government achievement awards night at an exclusive hotel in London billed as "a magnificent gala" The Scotsman can reveal.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Sunday Herald

Outlander: Critics in US praise new A 50m TV drama

The first reviews of the drama Outlander appeared in the American press this weekend and journalists in the main gave the episodes glowing write-ups, with particular praise for the Scottish landscape.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Fri Aug 01, 2014

CoolSmartPhone.com

EE roll out 4G in 250th town

EE have announced their 250th town in the UK now has 4G coverage with the Cornwall area now being included in the 4G rollout which has now hit 0ver 73% population coverage.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Motherwell Today

Calling to give vital support to local charity

The Ascensos contact centre in Motherwell is displaying great community spirit to help the Scottish Spina Bifida Association in North Lanarkshire.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Time Trial takes in some of West of Scotland's greatest landmarks

THE route starts and ends in Glasgow Green but spawls to the east of the city through Dennistoun and north across Millerston, Stepps and Muirhead before looping through Moodiesburn and Lenzie and then heading back to the city centre THE Time Trial takes place ahead of Sunday's Road Race and will see top Commonwealth cyclists take on a challenging ... (more)

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Scotsman.com

Lanarkshire teenager accused of raping pensioner

Kriss Strachan, 17, was charged following an alleged assault on an elderly woman in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, on Sunday morning.

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