North Lanarkshire Council
Selfie solidarity: Celebrities rally to save loved community library in North Lanarkshire
Book lovers from around the world send their support to North Lanarkshire cause
CELEBRITIES from the literary world and far beyond have inundated a campaign to save a library in Newarthill with selfies supporting their efforts.
Newarthill library is scheduled to be closed in January 2017 by CultureNL, the arms-length quango of North Lanarkshire council, as part of a wider programme of cuts to local services.
Former SNP councillor alleges bullying and harassment in 'dangerous campaign' by Labour colleagues
Labour leadership allegedly failed to deal with complaints of bullying and sexism at North Lanarkshire Council
SNP STAFFER ROSA ZAMBONINI has written to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn alleging a sustained campaign of bullying and harassment by Labour members at North Lanarkshire Council, where she was a councillor until May this year.
Historian: Scotland's politicians are guilty of 'cowardice' regarding legacy of bigotry
Chris Bambery lists North Lanarkshire flag dispute, Offensive Behaviour Act and closing of Tie petition as examples of Calvinist hangover
SCOTTISH HISTORIAN Chris Bambery has hit out at the failure of successive Scottish Governments to tackle the vestiges of religious and social bigotry in Scotland.
Labour faces legal action from own councillor in North Lanarkshire
Tommy Morgan takes action for judicial review of controversial sacking
LABOUR is facing mounting problems in North Lanarkshire as, on top of trying to stop the SNP's surge in support, the local party now faces a legal dispute with one of its own elected officials.
Council receives complaints after Scottish school issues coursework describing Palestinians as "terrorists"
Palestinians in Scotland call for "biased" assignment to be immediately withdrawn
NORTH LANARKSHIRE COUNCIL is at the centre of a storm after distributing homework material in which Palestinians are described as "terrorists".
An assignment titled "Case Study: Separatists" states that "Palestinians feel they have the RIGHT to use terrorism against Israelis" and asks pupils to give two reasons for this.
The homework also asks pupils to "describe two examples of Palestinian terrorist activities".
North Lanarkshire Fights Back: Steel workers take jobs campaign to council's doorstep
Protest march delivers statement of defiance to council making cuts of PS45m over two years
A PROTEST march in Motherwell has delivered a defiant message to North Lanarkshire Council over austerity cuts and job losses at the local Tata steel works which is facing closure.
North Lanarkshire fights back: Motherwell set to march against steel and austerity cuts
Campaigners organise against hundreds of local job cuts and damage to local economy
CAMPAIGNERS are preparing for a protest in Motherwell town centre on Sunday (15 November) against local job losses from the threatened Tata steel plants and council authority cuts.
The protest will march past the Tata Steel works and on to the headquarters of North Lanarkshire council, where the North Lanarkshire Fight's Back campaign statement will be tapped to the building's front door.
North Lanarkshire prepares to resist job cuts from Tata steel and austerity
Community campaign established to combat "devastating" impact on local economy
CAMPAIGNERS have established a new movement to defend communities in North Lanarkshire from the twin impact of the job losses at the Motherwell Tata steel works and job losses caused by cuts to the local authority.
North Lanarkshire Fights Back has been established by local residents after 225 job losses from the Tata steel plant in Motherwell and PS45m in cuts by North Lanarkshire Council were both announced within a week.