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Diana Awards for teenagers

Four inspirational Braidhurst High pupils received a Diana Award in memory of Princess Diana in the year that marks the 20th anniversary of her untimely passing.

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Cathy Cassidy with pupils from St Teresas Primary as they arrive at Newarthill Library to start their session

Cathy brings the love to Newarthill event

Award winning author Cathy Cassidy was in Newarthill to meet children from all four local primary schools.

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Pathways to Confidence staff (l-r) Stacey Chalmers, Debbie Gavan, Stephen Henderson, Rhoda Reid, Nicola Williams

Three years on the pathway to confidence

COVEY Befriending and Bellshill and Mossend YMCA have been celebrating three years of delivering Pathways to Confidence in Lanarkshire.

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What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Have your say on school bus changes

Have your say on school bus changes

Public meetings will take place to discuss proposals to change school transport arrangements.

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The Sid and Shenarri kit is being rolled out across North Lanarkshire.

Nursery children get a warm welcome to Wellbeing Wood

Two rather cute and colourful wee characters are helping young North Lanarkshire children understand all about well-being.

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Degree courses under threat at New College Lanarkshire

Degree courses under threat at New College Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire College is looking at ‘alternative options’ in a bid to save its high regarded performing arts degree course.

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Donald Findlay QC

Donald Findlay to provide inaugural church lecture

Donald Findlay QC will deliver the inaugural Motherwell South Lecture on Sunday, November 26, at 7pm in Motherwell South Parish Church.

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Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

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School transport won’t be safe from budget cuts

School transport won’t be safe from budget cuts

A motion to keep school transport arrangements safe from budget cuts was narrowly blocked at the Education Committee.

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Pupils helped launch the plans back in February

Council consult on campus plan

A proposal to build a new joint-campus for two Bellshill primary schools has moved a step closer.

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School buses may be hit by council cuts

School buses may be hit by council cuts

North Lanarkshire Council leader Jim Logue has warned school transport may be hit as he expects a £42m cut in the local authority’s settlement from the Scottish Government for 2018/19.

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The participants get ready at the start as they prepare to test themselves on the Strathclyde Park course

Annual 6k is more than just a race

Over 1600 pupils and staff took part in the annual Lanarkshire Schools 6K Road Race and Fun Run for St Andrew’s Hospice.

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The opening of the garden in memory of Heather Hunter at Keir Hardie Primary

School garden to remember Heather

A garden has been opened at Keir Hardie Primary, Newarthill, in memory of pupil Heather Hunter who died last August at the age of nine after battling heart problems for three years.

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P1 supplement out this week

P1 supplement out this week

Don’t miss this week’s edition of the Times & Speaker (dated October 4) for our special 24-page pull-out featuring photographs of all the new P1 classes from across our circulation area.

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Mechanical engineering Alasdair Logan answered 16 questions correctly to help Strathclyde to victory. Picture: BBC

Strathclyde student Alasdair Logan wows University Challenge

It’s the long-running quiz show that has traditionally been dominated by students from Oxford and Cambridge.

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Pupils learn how the heart works as part of the initiative.

Schools workshop competition

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering schools across the UK the chance to win a unique fun-filled workshop with a BHF-funded researcher to inspire pupils to learn about how their hearts work.

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Fiona McCallum has joined the Disney Corporation. Pic: Lucy Webb; Instagram @ luwebbphotography

Fiona to make debut as a Disney Princess

A performing arts graduate is to become a Disney Princess after a successful audition for the House of Mouse.

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