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Tribute to disaster victims

The 80th anniversary of the Kirkintilloch Disaster has been commemorated by the town’s MSP.

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Empty Homes officer Catriona Arbuckle welcomes Thomas Stanfield, Fiona Kerr and their childrena into their new home after it was brought back into North Lanarkshire Council ownership

Empty homes being brought back to life

A scheme to bring empty homes in North Lanarkshire back into use is continuing to go from strength to strength.

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Jim Logue

Council leader cleared of corruption claim

The leader of North Lanarkshire Council has been cleared of any wrongdoing following a police investigation into allegations of corruption.

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LAPs give communties the chance to discuss and have an infleunce on issues such as planning applications

Communities have a platform to ensure their opinion matters

Representatives from organisations across North Lanarkshire met at Airdrie Town Hall on Monday to discuss priorities for communities in the area.

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Employability Minister Jamie Hepburn

Minister launches new funding package at Kirkintilloch High

Employability Minister Jamie Hepburn has announced £390,000 to educate school pupils about careers in food and drink.

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Former councillor Eric Gotts

Former Provost Eric Gotts censured by Standards Commission

A former Provost of East Dunbartonshire Council has been censured for breaching the Councillor’s Code of Conduct.

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East Dunbartonshire Constituency Count

Jo Swinson: I have done nothing wrong

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson has denied any wrongdoing over her campaign expenses for June’s general election.

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The Electoral Reform Society claims that 1.8 million votes cast in Scotland made no impact on the overall result.

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Two thirds of the votes cast in the general election in Scotland were “wasted” and had no impact on the result, according to a new report.

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East Dunbartonshire Constituency Count

Questions raised over Jo Swinson’s election expenses

A row has blown up over East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson’s campaign expenses for June’s general election.

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Jo Swinson was elected as East Dunbartonshire MP earlier this year

Call for Jo Swinson to come clean on tuition fees

East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson must make her views clear on free student tuition following comments from her new Liberal Democrat party leader.

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Jo Swinson was elected as East Dunbartonshire MP earlier this year

Jo Swinson urged to come clean on tuition fees

MP Jo Swinson must make her views indisputably clear on free tuition following comments from her new Liberal Democrat party leader.

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Councillor Paul Kelly

Depute leader describes special council meeting as ‘pointless’

Holding a special meeting to call for North Lanarkshire Council leader Jim Logue to step aside has been described as ‘pointless’.

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Council leader Jim Logue

Special meeting will call for council leader to step aside

The SNP Group at North Lanarkshire Council has formally requested a special meeting of the council to hear a motion calling for Councillor Jim Logue to step aside as leader until a police investigation has been completed.

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North Lanarkshire Council chief executive Paul Jukes

SNP’s anger over chief executive’s refusal to release audit report

The chief executive of North Lanarkshire Council has denied he is suppressing information from the opposition SNP Group.

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SNP Group business manager Councillor Allan Stubbs

SNP calls for council leader to step aside while police investigate

The opposition SNP Group has called for the leader of North Lanarkshire Council to step aside while he is under a police investigation.

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Councillor Jim Logue

Council leader reported to police over North Lanarkshire Leisure ‘subsidiaries’

North Lanarkshire Council leader Jim Logue has been reported to the police over allegations of corruption.

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Have you ever worked for nothing on a ‘trial shift’?

Have you ever worked for nothing on a ‘trial shift’?

Local MSP Rona Mackay wants constituents to make their views heard on unpaid work trial shifts.

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Leader expresses fears for the future

Leader expresses fears for the future

North Lanarkshire Council leader Jim Logue has expressed his concerns about the future of local authorities.

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Councillor Jim Logue.

Leader expresses his fears for the future

North Lanarkshire Council leader Jim Logue has expressed his concerns about the future of local authorities.

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The Catherine Street junction

Safety lights CAN go back now

The leader of East Dunbartonshire Council has pledged to put people ahead of money 
as the controversy over Kirkintilloch’s shared space project refuses to go away.

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