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Tannochside centre has its funding axed

North Lanarkshire Council has axed its funding to Tannochside Information and Advice Centre.

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The report going to the Infrastructure Committee can be found in the MARS section of the councils website

Bin motions fail to find support

An SNP motion calling for a report into the ongoing difficulties in North Lanarkshire with the new bin scheme failed ... because one already exists.

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North Lanarkshire Council assistant chief executive Des Murray with Housing convener Allan Graham at the recently built council houses in Oakdene Avene in Tannochside

Warning that North Lanarkshire could lose millions in council house funding

An MSP has warned North Lanarkshire could lose out on millions of pounds if the speed of council houses being built is not increased.

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Tenants feel like 2nd class citizens

Tenants feel like 2nd class citizens

North Lanarkshire Council is to carry out a review of the levels of caretaker services in its tower blocks.

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Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows

MP warns: We will be cut in two

Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows has condemned proposals from the Boundary Commission for Scotland, which would result in her constituency being wiped out.

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David Stocks

SNP quits sounding board after refusing to work with Tories

The SNP Group in North Lanarkshire has confirmed it will not be taking part in the budget sounding board as it wants to avoid doing a deal with the Conservatives.

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Staff are not to blame for bins ‘chaos’

Staff are not to blame for bins ‘chaos’

The SNP Group in North Lanarkshire says councillors cannot shirk responsibility for forcing through changes to bin collections.

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Airdrie & Shotts MP Neil Gray. Pic: Anthony Upton 2016�.

Fury over bin collection changes

Airdrie and Shotts MP Neil Gray has written to North Lanarkshire Council to complain about the new bin collection scheme.

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Council refuses to discuss bin issues

Council refuses to discuss bin issues

A request for North Lanarkshire Council to discuss problems with the new bin collection schedule was refused.

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Alan Beveridge has concerns about councillors who owe the council money

NLC tight-lipped on council tax debtors

North Lanarkshire Council has stayed tight-lipped on which councillors are in council tax arrears.

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Margaret Mitchell

North Lanarkshire should have its say over plans for incinerator

Central Scotland list MSP Margaret Mitchell has backed demands for all councillors representing communities affected by the proposed Whitehill incinerator to be properly consulted.

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John Swinburne pictured at the Scottish Parliament office on George IV Bridge  in Edinburgh shortly after being elected as a Central Scotland MSP in the 2003 election

Tributes are paid to pensioners’ champion

Tributes have been paid to former MSP John Swinburne who died on Sunday at the age of 87.

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Picture: TSPL

Catholicism ‘set to become’ most popular religion in Scotland

Catholicism will become the most popular religion in Scotland in less than a decade, it was claimed yesterday.

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The once pristine site of the former 12th hole at Westerwood Gold Course is now scrubland

Objections to fore over housing plan

North Lanarkshire Council has received well over 200 objections to a proposed housing development in Westerwood.

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Youngsters from Vesuvius Drive held a protest to get the new play park opened

Victory for the little guys

A group of determined Craigneuk youngsters have won a victory over a housing developer after waiting months to get a new play park.

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North Lanarkshire provost Jean Jones unveils the plaque at the new development in Oakdene Avenue, Tannochside

New homes officially opened

A new council housing development has officially opened on the former Tannochside Primary School site.

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Bellshill Community Council members John Devlin, left, and Joe Gorman have raised concerns over finances with officials at North Lanarkshire Council

Council hit by ‘debt’ claims

Bellshill Community Council is split over finances with two members claiming the organisation could be facing a debt crisis.

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NL Leisure has its headquarters within Broadwood Stadium

Merger is planned if rates relief removed

NL Leisure and Culture NL could be merged into one body if the Scottish Government removes rates relief for some charities.

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Council should have held a consultation

Council should have held a consultation

A survey carried out by SNP politicians found 9/10 people oppose changes to bin collections in North Lanarkshire.

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The site to the west of Prospect Hill Road may have been earmarked for a school at one time, but now it will be a new housing development

Go ahead for new ’Craig homes

Planning permission has been granted for another major housing development at Ravenscraig.

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