Students saddle up to create artistic legacy at racecourse

Hamilton Park Racecourse and New College Lanarkshire have teamed up to launch a competition for students to design a mural celebrating the history of the sporting venue.

Pupils try out the new play equipment at Netherton Primary

New £50,000 play area opens

Pupils at Netherton Primary are ready for lots more play and learning following a £50,000 development of the school playground.

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Knowetop pupils get dressed up to help Children in Need.

Pupil power helps Pudsey appeal

Pupils at Knowetop Primary School did their bit for the BBC’s Children in Need appeal when they dressed up in pyjamas and onesies for a day of fundraising.

Taking a nostalgic look back at Noble Primary.

Happy 50th birthday to primary school

Bellshill’s Noble Primary School has been celebrating its 50th birthday, with members of the public invited to take a nostalgic look back.

Author David Solomons (right) and publisher Dom Kingston support  the campaign to save Newarthill Library.

Wisdom of Solomons to support library campaign

The Save Newarthill Library campaign committee organised a visit from screenwriter and children’s author David Solomons.

Boyd Tunnock receives his fellowship from New College Lanarkshire.

Graduation day for New College students

Hundreds of former New College Lanarkshire students assembled at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow for their graduation ceremony.

UNISON is considering its next move in the dispute over college support staff's pay.

Union considering action in college pay dispute

The union UNISON is condering its next move in a bid to bring to an end a dispute over pay for support staff in Scotland’s colleges.

Nicole Jackson receiving her Youth Worker of the Year Award from Peter Posner, president of the world alliances of YMCA.

Plenty to celebrate for YMCA workers

Nicole Jackson from Bellshill and Mossend YMCA was named Youth Worker of the Year at the annual YMCA Scotland awards.

OUr Lady's High pupils with Graham Simpson MSP, right.

Pupils write the script for MSP

Modern studies pupils from Our Lady’s High School in Motherwell have helped write a speech for an MSP.

Unison has suspended its strike action which was planned for this week.

Strike action suspended in colleges pay row

Planned strikes across Scotland this week have been suspended by a union to bring employers back to the negotiating table.

Cast and crew of History Boys and Girls were joined by past and present teachers and pupils for the premiere at Summerlee Musuem of Industrial Life last week to look back on 50 years of special needs education.

Film charts history of special education

Pupils from Firpark Secondary have been involved in the making of a film looking at the history of special needs education in North Lanarkshire.

Motherwell Army Cadets Conor Mullen and Mellisa Rodger with Sergeant David Beveridge of 105 Royal Artillery as they attended the Auban Sodger Presentation at Edinburgh Castle.

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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