Cadets pay tribute to a hero of the Somme

Two Army Cadets from Motherwell won a competition to at Edinburgh Castle to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

X Factor contestant James Hughes was back at St Aidan's High

Programme gave James the X Factor

Former X Factor contestant James Hughes visited his old school to meet St Aidan’s High pupils going on the Prince’s Trust Achieve programme.

The pupils from Holy Family Primary who took part in the World 5,000m challenge

Pupils compete on world stage

A team from Holy Family Primary has been racing against children from all over the world ... without having to leave Mossend.

Dragons (front, l-r) Sara Budge, Danny Murphy and Joanne Telfer with (back, l-r) Business Gateways Graeme Currie and Liz McCutcheon and Councillor Allan Graham.

Invitation to enter Dragons’ Lair

The dragons are back in their lair and this year they mean business, as 63 North Lanarkshire pupils discovered.

Revealed: How Scotland’s education system could be improved

Revealed: How Scotland’s education system could be improved

A new survey has revealed where Scots think our education system is falling short.

Taylor High held its Patron Day Mass on Friday.

Pupils disciplined for failing to attend mass at Catholic high

An ideological battle has broken out at a New Stevenston school over whether pupils should be made to attend religious services.

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P1 supplement coming soon

Don’t miss the October 5 edition of the Times & Speaker for our special 24-page pull-out featuring photographs of all the new P1 classes from across our circulation area.

Nicole Norman with twin boys Aaron (left) and Kaiden

Mum’s anger over son’s playground injury

A Motherwell woman has accused Ladywell Primary of negligence after her son was injured in a playground accident.

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North Lanarkshire Councils education convener Frank McNally breaks the ground as Bellshill Academy pupils show off how the development will look when complete.

Work begins on Academy facilities

Work has started on the new £250,000 outdoor sports facilities at Bellshill Academy, including three separate multi-sport courts to offer handball, basketball, hockey, tennis and football.

The Dalziel High pupils who achieved straight As at National 5 and Higher level with deputy heads Jaclyn Martin and Jennifer Di Mambro.

Top marks for pupils

Dalziel High in Motherwell is celebrating its highest ever number of pupils to achieve eight A grade passes at 
National 5 level.

Cardinal Newman High

School gets £2m revamp

Cardinal Newman High in Bellshill is set to benefit from major refurbishment work in the coming months.

Iain Craig with his certificate after completing the Get Into Construction training scheme.

Iain aiming to return to work after car crash

A Motherwell man is aiming to get back to work in the construction industry after being injured in a serious car accident.

Education convener Councillor Frank McNally

Pupils attain record results

The long wait for anxious pupils, parents and teachers ended this week as their exam results were delivered.

The school uniform bank being set up at the EU Congregational Church

Uniform bank organisers are overwhelmed

The organisers of the School Uniform Bank being held at Bellshill EU Congregational Church this week admit they have been overwhelmed by the number of donations they have received.

Bellshill EU Congregational Church

Bellshill church organises school uniform bank

Bellshill EU Congregational Church is running a School Uniform Bank this summer to help those who need it to dress their children for the new term.

St Bride's Primary pupil Amy Gray shows off her winning design with head teacher Denise Pacitti and Tesco customer experience manager Bukky Olu.

It’s in the bag for Amy

St Bride’s Primary pupil Amy Gray has won a drawing competition organised by Tesco in Uddingston which asked local youngsters to design a poster showing what they love about summer.

Welcoming phase two of the Hope Street Park upgrade are (l-r) Mossend Primary depute head Patricia McKay and parent council chairwoman Lorraine Elliot, Mossend and Holytown councillor Frank McNally, Holy Family Primary parent council member Elaine Haldane and head teacher Frances Wilson with members of the pupil councils from both schools.

Second phase of park upgrade is underway

The second phase of a £250,000 project to upgrade the Hope Street Park in Mossend will be completed over the summer.

Enjoying the installation of the new gym equipment at Bellshill Academy are: (back, l-r) Alex Gavin, Liam Taggart, Councillor Frank McNally, head teacher Anne Munro, (front, l-r) Mathew Foye, Beth Gowrie, PE teacher Gemma Simonini, Jennifer Gallaghan and Lucy Foye

New meaning to gym class

Mossend and Holytown councillor Frank McNally visited Bellshill Academy in his role as North Lanarkshire Council’s Education Convener to mark the installation of new gym equipment at the school.

Dalziel High pupil Callum Sergeant

Callum has right Formula for success

A young Motherwell inventor is in the running for a top UK national science award, thanks to his idea of a solar powered roof-box for a car.

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