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Striking college lecturers claim victory

College lecturers are claiming victory in a dispute which led to several days of strike action.

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Pictured Caitlin Frew 5 and Katie Walters 5 outside their den as night falls.  Forestry Commission Scotlands (FCS) Community Fund has contributed �15,000 to social enterprise Wildside Adventures for its North Lanarkshire Woodland Learning Project based at the new Kilsyth Woodland Centre based at Kilsyth Primary School.  Pic: Mark Gibson.

Funding for woodland activities

Community groups across Central Scotland are being invited to apply for grants to fund activity that will lead to greater use of woodlands and forests.

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UKSE regional executive Scott Webb joins members of the Fit For Girls programme at Cardinal Newman High as they show off their new attire which will allow the team to be easily identifiable in the school and wider community

Fit For Girls scores £2500 UKSE funding

UK Steel Enterprise (UKSE) is helping create the next generation of female athletes by supporting a Bellshill sports initiative.

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The walk took place at Strathclyde Park in memory of Rebecca Gill

Walk in memory of Rebecca

Bellshill and Mossend YMCA received a donation of over £2500 from a local family following a recent sponsored walk.

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Lecturers outside Motherwell campus

Strike five for college lecturers

College lecturers staged a fifth day of strike action as a senior Scottish Government figure called for industrial action to be suspended.

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Our Lady's and St Francis pupils (l-r) Lois Kerr, Paige Smith, Kellen White and Aoife Davidson will represent North Lanarkshire at Euroquiz

Carfin kids head to Holyrood to take on rest of Scotland

A group of youngsters from Our Lady and St Francis Primary in Carfin travel to the Scottish Parliament on Monday to compete against schools from across the country.

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Motherwell and District Childminding Group at their Safari Party, they meet in the Daisy Park Centre every Monday and Wednesday. Pic: Alan Watson

Childminders concerned about their future as council spends millions on childcare for toddlers

Childminders fear they could go out of business if North Lanarkshire Council continues its focus on pushing nursery care for toddlers.

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Supporters of Newarthill Library chairwoman Angie Walker with Chase and Pikachu at the Spring Sepctacular

Library group wants your ideas to thrive

The Supporters of Newarthill Library are looking for ideas about how to ensure it is used more by the community.

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Pupils Claire Finnigan, Bethany Lloyd and Charlotte Millar, from Hamilton Grammar School with their products.

Investing in Lanarkshire’s young entrepreneurs

More than 180 young people from across Lanarkshire are gaining entrepreneurial experience thanks to funding from UK Steel Enterprise (UKSE).

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Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

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Lecturers on picket line in Motherwell

Striking lecturers picket at college

Lecturers staged a picket outside the New College Lanarkshire campus in Motherwell during a second day of strike action over pay.

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Harry McGuigan

School route spells danger: councillors

Pupils who normally walk to a Bellshill school should be given a free bus because the route they use is dangerous.

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Graeme Duffin (front) and Sandy Jones are looking to pass on their years of expereince to bands and artists aunder the age of 25. Pic: Alan Watson

Young musicians have opportunity to learn how to make their mark on the industry

Foundry Music Lab in Flemington has teamed up with Creative Scotland to help the next generation of musicians make a mark on the industry.

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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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Dalziel High School

Dalziel High on awards shortlist

Dalziel High in Motherwell has been shortlisted for the TES School Award in the Science, Technology and Engineering team of the year category.

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Taylor High School

Schools will get a facelift this summer

Motherwell’s Braidhurst High School and Taylor High in New Stevenston are to benefit from a £5 million package of work agreed by North Lanarkshire Council.

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Beechgrove Garden presenter Jim McColl visits Firpark Secondary

TV legend praises greenfingered Firpark kids

Greenfingered pupils at Firpark Secondary in Motherwell have been praised by gardening legend Jim McColl.

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Motherwell Civic Centre

Council has rethink over using pupil cash to pay for existing services

North Lanarkshire Council has abandoned plans to use just over £1.2m from the Pupil Equity Fund (PEF) to prop up existing services.

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Motherwell Civic Centre

Council thinks again over using pupil cash for existing services

North Lanarkshire Council has abandoned plans to use just over £1.2m from the Pupil Equity Fund (PEF) to prop up existing services.

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Katie Archibald with pupils

Champ Katie’s a gold star with pupils

Olympic cycling champion Katie Archibald MBE visited Motherwell and showed schoolchildren the gold medal she won this month at the UCI World Track Championships in Hong Kong.

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