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Community rallies for Firpark

A community Facebook page and a charity joined forces to help a Motherwell school recover from a senseless act of vandalism.

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Our Lady's High pupils are out of pocket after fire

Anger after pupils’ fire claims rejected

Families are thousands of pounds out of pocket after fire destroyed belongings in a changing room during a schools football match.

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P7 supplement ... out June 21

Special supplement to celebrate final days at primary school

It’s an important period in any child’s life.

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Teacher Mark Dorris and pupils Erin Lang, Leigh Penman, Natalia Horyn and Lucy McDermot

Pupils playing name game for charity

A Guess the Teacher competition at Taylor High School raised a laugh and at the same time gathered in £200 for Mary’s Meals.

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Bishop John Keenan receives the prayers/messages from Our Lady and St Francis Primary

Youngsters show they are one with persecuted Christians

A crowd of 1,000 school pupils from across Scotland stood in solidarity with persecuted Christians at an event in Carfin Grotto.

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Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows welcomes St Aidan's High pupils to Westminster

St Aidan’s pupils join MP on her first day back in Parliament

Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows welcomed pupils from St Aidan’s High to Westminster on Monday.

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Children's author BB Taylor and Yoshi the Yeti visit Newarthill Library

Author’s visit to Newarthill Library proves to be a monstrous good time for village children

The Supporters of Newarthill Library committee hosted a free event with children’s author BB Taylor.

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P3 pupil Jacob Boyle who designed Muiredge Primary's hippo for the BIG Stampede and artist Steven Brown, with (back row, l-r) P4 pupils Lucie Findlay, Logan Waugh, Sam Thomas and P5 pupil Elizabeth Boyle

Muiredge ready for stampede

Renowned Scottish artist Steven Brown visited Muiredge Primary as it participates in The BIG Stampede’s creative art initiative.

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Fight over North Lanarkshire classroom assistants and breakfast clubs continues

Fight over North Lanarkshire classroom assistants and breakfast clubs continues

The row over classroom assistants and breakfast clubs in North Lanarkshire continues to rumble on.

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SNP group leader David Stocks

Fight over North Lanarkshire education support jobs continues

The SNP members on North Lanarkshire Council is seeking to prevent the loss of classroom assistants.

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Classroom support and breakfast clubs targeted by cash-strapped council

Classroom support and breakfast clubs targeted by cash-strapped council

North Lanarkshire could lose all of its school breakfast clubs and most classroom assistants as the council struggles to pay for services.

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Striking lecturers outside the Motherwell campus last week

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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