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New York shows love for Scots

Motherwell and Wishaw MSP Clare Adamson represented the Scottish Parliament at Tartan Week events across the USA and Canada.

Offbeat
Thorniewood United manager Gerry Bonham (left) and his assistant Stewart Easton led their troops to a 4-1 home victory over Greenock on Monday night

Thorniewood United get back to winning ways against Greenock

Thorniewood United got back to winning ways in McBookie.com Central Division 1 with a 4-1 home triumph over Greenock at Robertson Park on Monday evening, writes Stuart Clelland.

Football
Jay Hutton, Alice Perrin and Steven Porter of E4's Tattoo Fixers

E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Motherwell

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo?

Lifestyle
Tenants on walkabout with council officials in Bellshill

Tenants go walkabouts

Tenants got the chance to point out areas for improvement when they led North Lanarkshire Council officials on a walkabout in Bellshill and Viewpark.

Environment
Dalziel S2s in action in their home tournament (Pic by Alan Watson)

40 clubs flocked to Motherwell for Dalziel Festival

Saturday marked the 27th annual Dalziel Festival of Youth Rugby - attracting teams from all over Scotland and beyond.

Sport
To avoid disappointment, the train operator is encouraging customers to plan ahead

Scotland-wide rail upgrade means journey changes

Customers are being advised to check before they travel as the next phase of the Scotland-wide rail upgrade programme gets under way.

News
More than a quarter of cancer patients haven’t visited GP

More than a quarter of cancer patients haven’t visited GP

More than a quarter (28%) of cancer patients diagnosed as an emergency in Northern Scotland hadn’t discussed any relevant symptoms with their GP beforehand, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer today (Tuesday).

News 1
Trial at Hamilton Sheriff Court heard of driver's eyesight problems

Crash driver (84) didn’t report eye condition

A pensioner who drove with a severe eye condition and knocked down a woman of 85 has been banned from the roads for life.

Crime
Woolworths could be set for a return?

Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Collapsed retailer Woolworths could be set to make a surprise return to the high street, according to reports.

Business
Taylor High School

Schools will get a facelift this summer

Motherwell’s Braidhurst High School and Taylor High in New Stevenston are to benefit from a £5 million package of work agreed by North Lanarkshire Council.

Education 1
Want to improve your mental health and wellbeing? Get craft-y

Want to improve your mental health and wellbeing? Get craft-y

Want to improve your mental health and well-being? Take up knitting or sewing, says Scotland’s textile craft community.

News
Beechgrove Garden presenter Jim McColl visits Firpark Secondary

TV legend praises greenfingered Firpark kids

Greenfingered pupils at Firpark Secondary in Motherwell have been praised by gardening legend Jim McColl.

Education
Shocking statistics on electrical safety in the garden

Shocking statistics on electrical safety in the garden

Ahead of the May bank holiday weekend, Electrical Safety First is reminding gardeners of the importance of using a Residual Current Device (RCD) outside. Research undertaken by the charity shows that one in 10 people in the UK have experienced an electric shock or accident while using an electrical appliance in the garden.

News
Motherwell Civic Centre

Council has rethink over using pupil cash to pay for existing services

North Lanarkshire Council has abandoned plans to use just over £1.2m from the Pupil Equity Fund (PEF) to prop up existing services.

Education
Motherwell Civic Centre

Council thinks again over using pupil cash for existing services

North Lanarkshire Council has abandoned plans to use just over £1.2m from the Pupil Equity Fund (PEF) to prop up existing services.

Education
The death of the house party?

The death of the house party?

New research has revealed that while three quarters of Britons are happy to attend house parties, just 38% would be happy to throw a house party at their own home.

News
Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

Lifestyle 8
A bride and groom are photographed every six seconds during their big day

A bride and groom are photographed every six seconds during their big day

On average, a bride and groom are photographed more than 3,000 times throughout their wedding day, according to a new study by online smartphone retailer, Mobiles.co.uk

News
Over 200,000 older people struggling financially

Over 200,000 older people struggling financially

Over 200,000 over-65s in Scotland – that’s one in five – are struggling financially, according to new research for Age Scotland, despite an estimated £292 million in Pension Credit and Housing Benefit alone going unclaimed each year.

News
Pull up a pew...at the cinema with Michael and Barrie and discover how life continued in Lanarkshire during the war and was later commemorated by locals. (Pic Alan Watson)

Motherwell connection in Lanarkshire’s War exhibition

The trenches, the battles and the massive loss of life – the theatre of war that was World War One is already very well documented.

Lifestyle
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