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Red Comyn Closure Plans Rejected

We’re delighted that North Lanarkshire Council’s Planning Committee has today refused permission for the Red Comyn to be closed down and converted into two commercial units, which were to include a fifth shop in the Kildrum area. We hope Punch … Continue reading

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New Cumbernauld Academy Plans Published

Detailed plans for the new Cumbernauld Academy and Cumbernauld Theatre campus are now online at http://www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=16249 [PDF].

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Licensing Position Clarified

Despite concerns that the Red Comyn would be able to transfer their existing alcohol licence to the proposed shop, should planning be granted, we have confirmed with the Licensing Board that the shop would have to apply for a new … Continue reading

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New Housing for Kildrum

North Lanarkshire Council have confirmed 15 new properties will be constructed on the former Kildrum Primary School site at Lochlea Road. Little is known of the plans except that they will be council housing. We will be finding out more … Continue reading

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Road Closures Summer 2013

This summer Lye Brae, one of the main roads which bypass Kildrum, will be closed for around 18 weeks, from early June until mid-September. The closure will allow the two footbridges which cross the road, between Millcroft Road and Corbiston … Continue reading

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Changes to Bus Services

Over the weekend FirstBus reduced their services in the area when they cancelled the X4 and X80 services and reduced the 36 to a morning service only. The X5 is still available from Kildrum but only every 30 minutes off-peak on weekdays. However, Stagecoach have … Continue reading

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