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NLC plans to tackle hunger

North Lanarkshire Council aims to provide free meals for children in low income households every day of the year.

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Young citizens play safe

Young citizens play safe

Pupils from St Joseph’s Primary in Milngavie and St Andrew’s Primary Bearsden have demonstrated just how responsible they are as local citizens.

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Schools share £1.6m pupils’ equity fund

Schools share £1.6m pupils’ equity fund

More than 40 schools in East 
Dunbartonshire are set to share a £1.6 million funding boost over the next year.

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Rona Mackay MSP

East Dunbartonshire schools set to receive £1.58 million boost from pupil equity fund

A Scottish Government fund aimed at boosting the attainment levels of the most deprived pupils is set to pay out £1,588,440 to schools across East Dunbartonshire between April 2018 and March 2019.

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Closing Kilbowie is just one potential savings option, the rest can found at www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk/budget

SNP will oppose any move to close centre

The SNP Group at North Lanarkshire Council are determined to oppose any attempt to close Kilbowie Outdoor Centre.

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Kilbowie Outdoor Centre accomodates up to 120 pupils every week  to take part in a range of activities

Council due to lose more cash than expected

A budget blunder by the Scottish Government is set to cost North Lanarkshire Council an extra £700,000.

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Lindsey McKinnon who works for Early Years Scotland.  (Photograph by Martin Shields)

Shape our children’s worlds with a career in early learning and childcare

There’s more to childcare than just building sandcastles, making dens, or doing some glitter painting…

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Schools to close early with snow forecast

Schools to close early with snow forecast

With a worsening weather forecast showing heavy snow is likely, North Lanarkshire Council schools will begin to close to pupils from 1pm today and schools in South Lanarkshire will also close at lunchtime.

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No cuts to school buses

No cuts to school buses

North Lanarkshire Council has decided not to make any changes to school transport eligibility.

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Bishopbriggs Academy head teacher Gordon Moulsdale

Academy named school of the year again

Staff, parents and pupils are celebrating again after their school was named the best in Scotland for the second time in four years.

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Corrie and Martin at the glittering awards ceremony

Engineers of tomorrow

A talented apprentice has been recognised as one of the best in her industry at a prestigious awards ceremony in London.

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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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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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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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Douglas Academy

Half a century celebration at Douglas Academy

Douglas Academy has been part of the local community in Milngavie since 1967 and this year marks it’s 50th anniversay.

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Pupils are pictured with Charlie learning how to defend themselves in the boxing ring.

Boxing clever

School pupils at Glenmanor Primary School got a visit from a sporting hero recently - when boxer Charlie Flynn popped in.

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Some of the pupils with their poster designs.

Pupils artwork with an important safety message

St Joseph’s and St Andrew’s Primary School pupils have been helping to promote child safety around the construction site of their new school in Bearsden.

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