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Coatbridge, Scotland Newswire

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  1. Wee-D heads for Church Street Hip HopRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Northern Scot

    COATBRIDGE rapper Wee-D aka Daniel Quinn who appears at Mad Hatters on Friday has been writing rap since he was 15. It was the first hip hop song to be beamed into the Scottish Parliament and his response to the controversy over "the Glasgow Effect" an art project where 15,000 from Creative Scotland was given to English artist Ellie Harrison in a social experiment to live in Glasgow for a year. And it was the last aspect that inspired Wee-D to rap about what else the 15,000 could buy.

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  2. Coatbridge garden left under water after month's worth of rain pours in one dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Daily Record

    A COATBRIDGE family's front garden was flooded by nearly two feet of water during last week's torrential downpour in Monklands. Kym Marshall and Gordon Lindsay measured the flooding at 21 inches at its highest point, meaning they and their children were unable to leave the house until a response team had pumped the garden clear of the deluge.

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  3. Scots family hold Star Wars funeral for sci-fi fanaticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Sunday Herald

    A Star Wars fanatic was given an out-of-this-world send-off at his funeral - when the funeral director and his undertakers dressed as Darth Vader and his stormtroopers. Andrew Strachan was only 47 when he died in his sleep and friends and family decided on a sci-fi themed funeral to pay tribute to him.

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  4. Parking misery plagues Coatbridge museum's Heroes and Villains dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Daily Record

    RESIDENTS and visitors to Summerlee museum have called for improved parking arrangements after more than double the numbers expected arrived for a special event at the Coatbridge attraction. More than 7000 people attended the "heroes and legends" fun day on Fair Monday, to see a cast of colourful characters including Spider-Man, Batman, Captain America and a host of Disney favourites.

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  5. Airdrie woman relives meningitis nightmare 30 years on after grandchild scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Daily Record

    AN Airdrie woman was gripped by a dreaded sense of deja-vu when her baby granddaughter was rushed to hospital with suspected meningitis - almost 30 years after she lost her own little girl to the disease. Janette Murray's baby daughter Ashley tragically passed away just two weeks before her first birthday on Christmas Eve in 1987, after suffering from the meningococcal bacteria form of meningitis and septicaemia.

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  6. Seven Lochs Wetland Park receives 4.5m cash boostRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Evening Times

    A multi-million pound funding boost has been awarded to help create Scotland's largest urban and heritage nature park. Heritage Lottery Fund announced a 4.5m funding deal for the Seven Lochs Wetland Park project, a nature park spanning the boundary between Easterhouse, Coatbridge and Stepps.

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  7. Multi-million pound lottery boost for nature reserveRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Kirkintilloch Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Scotland's largest urban nature park is to benefit from a 4.6m Heritage Lottery Fun boost - creating a national visitor destination.

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  8. Star Wars-themed funeral for Coatbridge dad AndrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Daily Record

    Andrew Strachan sadly passed away peacefully in his sleep aged just 47 on June 27 and his family paid tribute to his memory by embracing his love of the iconic sci-fi saga. Staff from Young's Independent Funeral Services of Hamilton joined in with the intergalactic memorial by dressing as Darth Vader and Stormtroopers during his funeral at South Lanarkshire Crematorium in Blantyre earlier this month.

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  9. Hearts signing Tony Watt hits back at his critics and brands them LIARSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Daily Record

    THE new Jambos striker admits he didn't train as hard as he should have but insists he's trying to shake off his bad reputation. TONY WATT knows he has an image problem in Scotland but the new Hearts signing is determined to prove his bad boy reputation is a thing of the past.

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  10. Star Wars funeral featuring Darth Vader and stormtroopers gives film fanatic a perfect send-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Mirror.co.uk

    Friends and family paid tribute Andrew Strachan wearing Star Wars T-shirts for the occasion, while music from the film's sound track was played In an emotional farewell to Andrew Strachan, 47 - who passed away peacefully in his sleep on June 27 - staff from Young's Independent Funeral Services in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, dress as characters form the hit franchise . Friends and family paid tribute to the Coatbridge man by wearing Star Wars T-shirts for the occasion, while music from the film's sound track was played at the venue.

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  11. Star Wars themed funeral with Darth Vader and stormtroopers for Lanarkshire film fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Daily Record

    The funeral of Andrew Strachan saw staff from Young's Independent Funeral Services dress as Darth Vader and stormtroopers. Friends and family paid tribute to the Coatbridge man by wearing Star Wars T-shirts for the occasion, while music from the film's sound track was played at the venue.

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  12. Monklands politicians 'assured' that hospital A&E department will not be downgradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Daily Record

    LOCAL politicians insist they have been given "categorical assurance that there will be no downgrading of the A&E at Monklands" as a result of the hospital's loss of trauma and orthopaedic services. Airdrie parliamentarians Alex Neil MSP and Neil Gray MP say they will be campaigning for the proposed new hospital in their constituency to become the permanent home of Lanarkshire's orthopaedic elective surgery; while Fulton MacGregor, the Coatbridge MSP, said: "There are plans outlining the long term future of A&E care in Monklands."

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  13. Vandal attack on church being treated as religious hate crime by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Daily Record

    HEARTLESS balaclava-clad vandals superglued the door and gate locks at Calderbank Parish Church in what police are treating as a religious hate crime. Three men were caught on CCTV footage coming from a garden on nearby Park Road as the cold-hearted yobs tried to stop parishioners, staff and volunteers entering their place of worship.

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  14. 'Promotion would be a dream come true': Q&A with new Albion Rovers chairman Ronnie BoydRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Daily Record

    THERE has been a changing of the guard in Coatbridge and Rovers supremo Boyd outlined his thoughts with Media Scotland sports journalist Colin Paterson. A. "I'm 61, lived in Coatbridge for the first 30 years of my life and stayed in Hamilton for the last 30. I've always had the bug for Albion Rovers as my father, Ronnie Boyd snr, was a lifelong fan.

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  15. New lunch clubs are a boost for familiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Motherwell Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Families from across North Lanarkshire have been enjoying a healthy start to the summer, thanks to a series of new holiday lunch clubs.

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  16. Top staff raise concerns with NHS boss about Monklands Hospital orthopaedic service and trauma planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Daily Record

    SPECIALIST staff at Monklands Hospital have told NHS chief executive Calum Campbell that they do not support controversial plans for trauma and orthopaedic services. The document - seen by the Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser - comes as the Monkscourt Avenue facility prepares to lose orthopaedic services later this year.

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  17. Boys aged 11 and 12 charged after blaze at Coatbridge primary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Daily Record

    TWO boys aged just 11 and 12 have been charged with wilful fire-raising after a fire caused "significant" damage at a Coatbridge school. The blaze tore through an upstairs storeroom at St Monica's Primary in Kirkwood on Sunday evening and water from a fire-damaged tank soaked through to a classroom below.

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  18. Come Dine With Me in plea to Scottish men to sign up for new series and show off their cooking skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Daily Record

    ARE you the next Gordon Ramsey? The hit Channel 4 cooking show has put out a call for men in the Greater Glasgow area to take part in its new series. CHANNEL 4's Come Dine With Me is due to start filming in August - but is having a problem with a shortage of Scottish men.

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  19. Albion Rovers v Morton: Darren Young issues new season plea to Coatbridge publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Daily Record

    The Cliftonhill men defied the critics last term and narrowly missed out on a place in the Championship play-offs. But average crowds for League One home games remained at the 550-mark and were swelled by big travelling supports.

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  20. Houston is not a problem for Coatbridge schoolgirl and space cadet LisaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Daily Record

    Lisa Burns is counting down the days until she lifts off from her Baillieston home to travel all the way to the Lone Star State of Texas and spend a week at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. The 16-year-old was over the moon to claim a place at a space camp at the state-of-the-art facility after impressing judges during a rigorous interview process.

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