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Toy giveaway in Forgewood

News
A welcome event was held in August for those arriving in Motherwell and Bellshill from Syria

Council agrees to give a home to more refugees

Politics
Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows with Kian Oliver from Orchard Primary (front, left), Alfie Brown from Keir Hardie Memorial Primary and Morgan Carroll from Sacred Heart Primary who won her Christmas card competition.

MP has a cracking time choosing Christmas card winners

News
Blades was banned from keeping animals for five years when he appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court.

Animal ban for man who kicked dog which ate his carpet

Crime

Newarthill Library saved from closure

Politics

Last orders for takeaway after legal defeat

Business 1

Could you be North Lanarkshire’s newest millionaire?

News
Nine out of 10 Scottish GPs say their workload could have a negative impact on patient care.

GP survey highlights heavy workloads

News
SFRS has issued five easy steps to take to stay safe this festive period.

Warning to stay safe this Christmas

News

Bus services back to normal as roads reopen

Transport
North Road has been closed for months.

Relief for drivers as road set to re-open after 10 months

Transport
Latest stage of motorway work will mean road closure near Showcase leisure complex.

Road closure will hit cinema-goers

Transport

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Transport 8

Animal ban for man who kicked dog which ate his carpet

Crime
The gun incident happened in a busy area in Bellshill Road, Motherwell, and was witnessed by shocked drivers queuing near the Logans Road level crossing.

Man pulled gun during row over girl’s chips

Crime
Bobby Petta sports a Bruce t-shirt during a workout in the gym.

Lawyer hits out at ‘jealous’ t-shirt critics

Crime
Ally McCoist, Walter Smith, Murdo Macleod and David Murray open the  clubhouse at Torrance Park Golf Club.

Manager accused of cash theft at Murray golf course

Crime

Students saddle up to create artistic legacy at racecourse

Education
Taking a nostalgic look back at Noble Primary.

Happy 50th birthday to primary school

Education
Author David Solomons (right) and publisher Dom Kingston support  the campaign to save Newarthill Library.

Wisdom of Solomons to support library campaign

Education

Last orders for takeaway after legal defeat

Business 1
Some of the staff who have taken to the streets a number of times since September

Strike fund launched for housing workers

Business
The Kwik Fit Insurance Services office in Tannochside

Interest in Kwik Fit Insurance being explored

Business
Edge Testing CEO Brian Ferrie.

Edge Testing CEO reveals what he eats for breakfast to raise funds for The Prince’s Trust

Business

Council agrees to give a home to more refugees

Politics
Save Newarthill Library campaigners at Motherwell Civic Centre yesterday (Thursday)

Newarthill Library saved from closure

Politics

Could you be North Lanarkshire’s newest millionaire?

News
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meets with Peter Davidson and Morris Heggies to choose the design of the Christmas Card 2016

Oor Wullie to feature on First Minister’s Christmas card

News 2

Rats found dumped in bin shed rescued by animal charity

Environment
The contents of the bin bag was left strewn in Forum Place, Motherwell

Uncollected dog poo causes a major stink in North Motherwell

Environment

GP survey highlights heavy workloads

News
Aileen Campbell, Minister for Public Health and Sport, launches the new legislation to make smoking in cars with children illegal across Scotland.

NHS Lanarkshire backs new legislation on smoking

Health

Bird Flu prevention zone in place

News
Councillors Frank McNally (front, right) and Barry McCulloch (back, left) joined representatives from the Police, Fire Service, NHS Lanarkshire and Ambulance Service to launch the campaign at Motherwell Civic Centre.

Help is at hand if you feel snowed under this Christmas

Health
A festive fund-raising pack is available online to help MRF finance vital research into vaccines to treat different strains of the disease. Information about symptoms can also be found on its website.

Expected rise in cases of meningitis

Health