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Former Saint Parker pens deal to join Thorniewood United

Former Scotland under-21 international Keigan Parker has joined junior club Thorniewood United until the end of the season.

Football
Codee was a third year pupil at Brannock High School.

School in mourning after pupil dies

A school is in mourning after the sudden death of a 14-year-old pupil with a “super” personality.

News
Bellshill branch of Airdrie Savings Bank.

Double blow for town as bank branches set to close

Bellshill has been dealt a double blow with the loss of two Main Street bank branches.

Business
The hack is sophisticated, and has fooled even the tech-savvy users of Gmail

Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed.

Lifestyle
Viewpark police office closed to the public in 2014

Public offered chance to buy police offices

The former police offices in Viewpark and Newarthill have been put up for sale by Police Scotland.

Offbeat
Craig Dymock (far right) participated in several charity cycles in aid of CHAS

Indoor cycling event in memory of Craig for charity he ‘loved’

A charity event takes place on Sunday, Jaunary 29, in memory of New Stevenston man Craig Dymock.

News
Sir Tom Hunter is pictured with (from left) Kiltwalkers Stuart Sharp, Kerry Murdoch and Chris Quinn.

Boost for Kiltwalk’s fund-raising drive

Charity fund-raisers now have more reason to enter this year’s Kiltwalk with news that Scottish philanthropist Sir Tom Hunter will boost the amounts raised at all four walks.

Lifestyle
The new Pizza Hut Delivery in Merry Street

Pizza chain delivers new takeaway to Motherwell

The new Pizza Hut Delivery in Merry Street, Motherwell, will open before the end of January.

Business
World Championship Scotch Pie. 2017. Denholm Bakers Ltd bakery manager David Dunion (second, left) collects bronze award from Carol Smillie. Pic: SWNS

Firms win bronze at pie championship

Denholm Bakers Ltd and James Chapman (Butchers) Ltd both received bronze awards in the Scotch Pie category at the 18th annual World Championship Scotch Pie Awards 2017 held in Cumbernauld.

Offbeat
Scotlands First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

First Minister to address National Farmers’ Union AGM

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, is to address delegates attending NFU Scotland’s AGM, annual dinner and conference being staged in Glasgow next month.

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St Patrick's Cemetery at Dalzell Estate.

Volunteers needed for cemetery survey at Dalzell Estate

North Lanarkshire Council is looking for volunteers to help with a survey at St Patrick’s graveyard in the Dalzell Estate.

Environment
The Accident and Emergency Department at Wishaw General

6,000 patients wait more than four hours at Wishaw A&E

More than 6,000 patients waited longer than four hours for treatment at Wishaw General’s A&E department last year.

Health 1
Cath Muir from Newarthill holds her grandfathers watch flanked by curator Emily Malcolm and Sidneys nephew Dr Ernie Worrall. Pic: Craig Foy/SNS Group

History comes alive for Cath and family

A Newarthill woman has been reunited with a piece of family history as well as a family member she never knew existed.

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Scottish Rugby 7s team members who train at Ravenscraig were joined by gym regulars and staff to promote the Sloshathon.

World record attempt at Ravenscraig to raise funds for British Transplant Games

If you want to be a record breaker and raise money for a great cause, take your dancing shoes along to Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility on Sunday.

Health
Netflix users have been contacted recently by email scammers.

Warning over Netflix scam

Netflix users are being urged to watch out for online scammers who are targeting users’ login and bank account details.

Crime
The Scotsman reporters' room, 1948.

BBC documentary celebrates 200 years of The Scotsman

As The Scotsman prepares to celebrate its 200th birthday from Wednesday 25th January, its full story is about to be told in a major new television documentary, airing tonight on BBC Two Scotland, at 9pm.

News
BTs new system aims to block millions of nuisance calls every week.

BT “declares war” on nuisance calls

A service that aims to block nuisance telephone calls before they actually reach the recipients is being launched by BT.

News
Bear is currently being looked after by Dogs Trust Glasgow as he seeks a new home

Bear seeks ‘furever’ home on Winnie the Pooh Day

It’s National Winnie the Pooh Day tomorrow (Wednesday) and Dogs Trust Glasgow is hoping to find a home for their very own Winnie the Pooh look-alike, who has fittingly been named ‘Bear’.

Offbeat
Minister for Public Health and Sport Aileen Campbell.

Projects given a sporting chance

Six projects that will deliver programmes to improve access to physical activities for people across Scotland are sharing £210,000 of funding.

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