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Safety boosted outside school

Steps have been taken to improve road safety outside a Motherwell primary school after a girl aged four was knocked down by a car.

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Solicitor James Moore questioned councils approach to placing requests

Parents warned over school choice bids

A lawyer has warned parents making school placing requests could be missing out because of questionable tactics by education bosses.

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Uddingston and Bellshill MSP Richard Lyle

MSP welcomes Holyrood cash to help children living in poverty succeed at school

Uddingston and Bellshill MSP Richard Lyle has welcomed schools in North Lanarkshire receiving nearly £7.8m to help close the poverty-related attainment gap.

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The Scottish Qualifications Authority has announced the results for National Courses and Awards 2017 today.

SQA exam results released

The Scottish Qualifications Authority has announced the results for National Courses and Awards 2017 today.

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John Swinney speaks with career adviser Nicole Grant during his visit to the SDS centre.

Helpline goes live for exam results advice

A free national helpline offering advice, information and support for young people and their parents has gone live, ahead of SQA results day tomorrow.

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The JazzartUK students who performed on the new Fischy Music album

Working with internationally acclaimed producers makes Motherwell students feel good

Students from JazzartUK College of Performing Arts in Motherwell are featured artists on the new ‘Sing To Make You Feel Good’ album.

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Arkeen Theatre Company is celebrating its 20th anniversary

Arkeen has been taking centre stage for 20 years

Arkeen Theatre Company in Motherwell is this month celebrating being in business for 20 years.

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Pupils are anticipating their exam results and a helpline is opening again.

Helpline for exam pupils

Pupils across the country are being reminded that support is available when they receive their exam results.

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Free swims scheme expanded to include younger children

Free swims scheme expanded to include younger children

The free swims scheme currently running at all NL Leisure pools has been further expanded.

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Rachael Weir (top, left) and two of her creations from the shows

Rachael’s feline fine about chances of success in the fashion world

Motherwell woman Rachael Weir has trained a ‘beady’ eye on becoming a success in the fashion designer.

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Councillor Frank McNally presents the awards to the pupils with of Mossend PS and Holy Family PS

Pupils praised for tackling sectarianism

Two North Lanarkshire schools have scooped national awards for their efforts to tackle sectarianism.

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Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Pupils across the country will be on tenterhooks next month as they anticipate their exam results.

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Free swims scheme extended across NL

Free swims scheme extended across NL

The free swims scheme has been extended to include all NL Leisure pools.

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Braidhurst High pupils on their visit to Amey at Eurocentral

The engineers of tomorrow

Ten female students from Braidhurst High visited Amey’s offices at Eurocentral in celebration of International Women in Engineering Day.

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Mandy McCormick hangs out with some locals in Woe who are sporting t-shirts from her sponsor NVT Group

Mandy enjoyed her African adventure

Former Uddingston Grammar pupil Mandy McCormick described volunteering in Africa as the ‘experience of a lifetime’.

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Graham Simpson MSP visits Youth Matters in Forgewood

MSP praises youth project

Central Scotland list MSP Graham Simpson praised the work of Forgewood community group Youth Matters after being invited to see how it has benefited from a Big Lottery Fund award of £10,000.

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Classroom assistants work with pupils in both mainstream and additional support needs schools.

New parents group forms to fight cuts to education budget

A new pressure group has been formed in a bid to persuade North Lanarkshire Council not to go through with planned cuts to the schools budget.

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Cleland youngster Emma Keeper with her UK Theatre School award

Cleland starlet wins theatre school award

Cleland youngster Emma Keeper won the award for Junior School Acting and Performance Academy Student of the Year at Glasgow-based UK Theatre School.

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P7 pupils from Holy Family Primary in Mossend enjoy their trip to Kilbowie, the school is among the groups to benefit from the latest round of lottery grants

Lottery awards for community organisations

The latest round of lottery grant funding has seen local groups around Motherwell and Bellshill share thousands of pounds.

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