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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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VIP Arts and Dance Academy has 150,000 reasons to celebrate

Future is secured for VIP Academy

The future of a Fallside charity has been guaranteed for the next three years after receiving a huge windfall.

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Sister Stacey Angela Cameron professes her vows before delegate Sister Joan with Sisters Editta and Monica as witnesses. Pic: Tom Eadie

The sisterhood calls for Stacey

The perpetual profession of Sister Stacey Angela Cameron took place at a packed St Gerard’s Church in Bellshill.

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Motherwell striker Suzanne Grant will help judge the 2017 McDonalds Football Mum of the Year Award. Pic: Paul Devlin.

Motherwell striker aiming to find football’s top mum

Motherwell striker Suzanne Grant has been chosen as one of the judges in this year’s McDonald’s Football Mum of the Year Award.

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College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturers vote to strike

College lecturer members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) – the country’s largest union for teachers and lecturers – have overwhelmingly backed strike action in a dispute over broken fair pay promises.

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Pupils Caity Reilly and Ruby Pollock with artist Steven Brown

Artist Steven is a big draw

Pupils at St Teresa’s Primary School in Newarthill reckoned a special visitor was ‘top drawer’.

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School crossing patrols to stay for now

U-turn on school patrols

Plans to axe school crossing patrols in Bothwell and Uddingston are on hold after protests from parents.

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Neil Gray MP. Pic: Anthony Upton.

Motion calls for rethink 
at Mavisbank

Airdrie and Shotts MP Neil Gray has submitted an Early Day Motion (EDM) to the House of Commons to raise the issue of staffing at Mavisbank School.

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Crossing patrols are being axed throughout South Lanarkshire

Crossing move ‘could cost lives’

Parents in Bothwell have warned council chiefs children’s lives are being put at risk by the removal of a school crossing patroller.

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Shannon McKenna gets to work on Bonnie the Shihtzu as she shows off the Aesculap Scholarship prize she picked up at Crufts.

Shannon being groomed for success after picking up prize at Crufts

A Mossend dog groomer has proved you don’t need to have a wet nose and a wagging tail to leave Crufts with a trophy.

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Gerry McCormick, the councils acting head of Standards and Inclusion, says there are many indicators to take into consideration and is confident progress is being made.

Just over 50 per cent of North Lanarkshire schools reach exam benchmark

Just over half of North Lanarkshire’s secondary schools hit their target for pupils gaining three or more highers.

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Cathedral pupils and staff show off the award

Pupils lead way in digital age

Motherwell’s Cathedral Primary was the first in North Lanarkshire, and only the fourth in Scotland, to be awarded Digital Schools status.

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