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Devro shares tumble 17% after warning over profits

Shares in Scottish sausage skin and food casings maker Devro crashed 17 per cent yesterday on a profit warning for next year.

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From left to right, Bill Burnett, finance manager at Mackintosh, Robert Stark, relationship manager at Clydesdale Bank and Willie Ross, production director at Mackintosh. Pic: Contributed

Luxury fashion brand Mackintosh expands into Big Apple

Cumbernauld-based outerwear label Mackintosh is pursuing its global expansion, with a new retail outlet planned for New York.

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Roger White, chief executive of Irn-Bru maker AG Barr. Picture: Jeff Holmes

Monday interview: AG Barr chief executive Roger White

Irn-Bru boss keeps a weather eye on sugar tax as soft drinks firm braces for ‘punitive’ levy.

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AG Barr said about 90 jobs will be lost under the shake-up. Picture: Robert Perry

Irn-Bru maker to axe 90 jobs as sales lose fizz

The maker of Irn-Bru today said it would be cutting a tenth of its workforce in an efficiency drive as it attacked plans for a “punitive” tax on sugary soft drinks.

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E&O is targeting export opportunities for its microbiological culture media. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA

Cash injection sees lab firm expand in Cumbernauld

A microbiology specialist is looking to ramp up its export business with the opening of a new production facility in Cumbernauld.

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DM Design managing director Donald Macleod, left, with director Ann Macleod and interior designer John Amabile. Picture: Contributed

DM Design launches flagship site in Cumbernauld

Kitchen, bedroom and bathroom firm DM Design has launched a flagship showroom in Cumbernauld, designed in collaboration with Scottish interior designer John Amabile.

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Maven investment director David Milroy. Picture: Contributed

Scottish Loan Fund exits Spaceright investment

Private equity house Maven and the Scottish Loan Fund (SLF) today announced the latter’s successful exit of its investment in Cumbernauld-based educational supplies business Spaceright Europe.

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AG Barr said sales were hit by the poor summer weather. Picture: John Devlin

Irn-Bru owner’s sales take a hit from poor summer

Irn-Bru owner AG Barr today said its first-half sales have taken a knock from the poor weather over the past two months.

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Plans for the Westfield retail park in Cumbernauld have been approved. Picture: Contributed

Planners give green light to Cumbernauld retail park

North Lanarkshire Council’s planning committee has approved plans for a £25 million retail park on the outskirts of Cumbernauld.

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Plans for the Westfield retail park in Cumbernauld have come under fire. Picture: Contributed

Council urged to reject plan for Cumbernauld retail site

Business owners and landlords in Cumbernauld today urged councillors to reject plans for a development which they argue threatens the regeneration of the town.

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Thomas Lamb left his home on Saturday. Picture: Police Scotland

Police appeal as concern grows for missing 79-year-old man

Police have released a CCTV image of the last known sighting of an elderly man in Cumbernauld.

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Westerwood is to upgrade its spa and leisure facilities. Picture: Gary Hutchison

Cumbernauld’s Westerwood golf resort tees up new look

The Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort is looking to raise its game after announcing a £500,000 renovation and expansion of its spa and leisure facilities.

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A mock-up of the Westfield retail park in Cumbernauld. Picture: Contributed

Cumbernauld shopping centre bags M&S food outlet

The developer behind a £25 million retail centre in Cumbernauld has revealed that M&S Simply Food will line up alongside Aldi and Home Bargains as its first tenants.

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Picture: John Devlin

Irn Bru maker AG Barr to move away from sugary drinks

IRN BRU maker AG Barr has reported a 7 per cent hike in annual profits and said it expects to minimise the impact of the proposed sugar tax.

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'Adultery rife' in Cumbernauld, poll claims

Cumbernauld is Scotland’s ‘cheating capital’, survey claims

IT may be one of the country’s newest towns - created in the 1950s - but a new poll suggests many residents are old hat at committing adultery.

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Wishaw General Hospital has already treated two people for swine flu

Cumbernauld and Kilsyth issued with ‘urgent’ swine flu alert

NHS Lanarkshire bosses have admitted that they expect to see cases of swine flu in the area in the coming weeks.

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Caitlyn Turner and Morgan Walker enjoy the fireworks at Edinburgh's Meadowbank Stadium. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Where to watch the fireworks this Bonfire Night in Scotland

OUR guide to Scotland’s biggest and best fireworks displays will ensure your Bonfire Night goes off with a bang

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ScotRail customers faced delays of 25 hours.

30 ScotRail trains halted by cable thieves

THOUSANDS of Scottish commuters faced delays of up to 25 hours yesterday.

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Anthony Laurie was found injured in a street in Cumbernauld. Picture: PA

Man arrested over death in Cumbernauld street

POLICE investigating the death of a man found injured in a street have made an arrest.

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Forensic experts inspect the scene of the murder in Cumbernauld's Glenhove Road. Picture: Michael Gillen

Cumbernauld death being treated as murder

THE death of a man found injured in a street is being treated as murder, police have said.

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