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Out-of-hours NHS cover

The Village Community Council is formally objecting to the proposal by NHS Lanarkshire to close the Out-of-Hours Service in Cumbernauld. They would, however, urge residents to also send in individual letters of objection, and have prepared a sample letter, copies of which are available in the vestibule of the Parish Church. 64 more words

Cumbernauld Village

A Busy Sunday Morning in Strathclyde Park

It was an early start this morning as I wanted to get in a round of golf on my local 9 hole course and go bird watching after it. 346 more words


The Witch Finder Interviewed in Glasgow in 1677: Satan’s Invisible World Discovered

In the summer of 1677, Janet Douglas, a fourteen-year-old ‘dumb girle’ who had been involved in discovering witches, was interviewed, probably in Glasgow Tolbooth, At that time, Douglas was believed to have the second sight. 1,144 more words


Night At The Movies Helps Raise Whopping Amount For Charities

A WISHAW student has spoken of his delight after raising a significant amount of money for three different charities.

Jack Thomson (20) a third year Bachelor of Education student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland showcased his musical talent, along with his class mates, at the Debating Chamber at Glasgow University last month. 401 more words


The Great Fire of Glasgow in 1677

On the night of November 2 to 3, 1677, a ruinous great fire broke out in Glasgow that burnt out much of the heart of the burgh. 1,705 more words


Bothwell Part 2

Part one looked at old Bothwell but there are also many interesting modern features which are worth looking at in the village.

Dr Marion Gilchrist Memorial Garden… 459 more words


Howies in Scotland

Scotland 1641-1892

Pictish (Scots) Warrior

Bituminous Coal Mine

Rural Jobs 19th Century

The Howies who came to America (my great grandmother and 2nd great grandparents) hailed from a parish called… 733 more words

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