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town (1991 pop. 47,517), near Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, SW Scotland. Cumbernauld, the 15th of Britain's new townsnew towns,
planned urban communities in Great Britain, developed by long-term loans from the central government and first authorized by the New Towns Act of 1946. The chief purpose of the act was to reduce congestion in the great cities (or at least prevent its increase) through
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, was designated in 1955 to alleviate Glasgow's growth problems. Cumbernauld's industries include food processing and the manufacture of adding machines and adhesive products. It was the first new town in which automobile traffic was adequately anticipated and provided for. Wherever possible, vehicular roads were completely separated from pedestrian ways.
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Target: Tesco Extra supermarket in the North Lanarkshire town of Cumbernauld, Scotland
Marcus, of Cumbernauld, Scotland, took up the support due to his father's lifelong devotion.
Plans to build a major new warehousing and administrative centre next to its existing production facility at Cumbernauld, Scotland, over the next three years at a cost of pounds 17 million, are on track
The company whose headquarters is in Cumbernauld, Scotland declined to comment.
But the 30-year-old from Marywell Path, Cumbernauld, Scotland, denied being part of the plot.
Anderson, from Cumbernauld, Scotland, had hired the Corsa without telling the rental firm McGregor would be driving or the vehicle would be taken abroad, said Roger Birch, prosecuting.
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