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Boy cleared of attacking woman in home

Crime
Cutting the first sod are convener of Enterprise and Housing, Councillor Allan Graham and vice convener, Councillor Olivia Carson. Looking on are representatives from North Lanarkshire Council and Robertson Partnership Homes.

Work gets started on homes at school site

Politics
Jo Maguire, holding Brooklyn, and Reg Armstrong, holding Jersey, show off all the prizes they took home from their debut appearance  at The Scottish Ferret Clubs summer show. Pic: Alan Watson

Brooklyn and Jersey were truly up ferret at national show

Environment
Fan got in trouble ahead of Motherwell-Celtic clash

Rowdy fan gets one-year match ban

Crime

Well Society invite Syrian guests to enjoy cup clash

Politics

Let the Games begin!

News

Taser man jailed for ten months

Crime

Scottish homeowners should take no chances with household plumbing

News
Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Crime
Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
Lorry was trapped on level crossing in Motherwell after crashing into height barrier. Pic courtesy of Ewelina Nicole Kerber

Network Rail reveals it wants to do away with all level crossings following Motherwell incident

Transport
Hamilton Road heading towards Motherwell cross, including the junction to High Road, has been reopened - but road towards Hamilton remains closed

Hamilton Road partially reopens at Motherwell cross

Transport

Boy cleared of attacking woman in home

Crime
Fan got in trouble ahead of Motherwell-Celtic clash

Rowdy fan gets one-year match ban

Crime
Concern has been expressed over use of tasers by police

Taser man jailed for ten months

Crime
Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Crime

Free swims scheme expanded to include younger children

Education 1
Rachael Weir (top, left) and two of her creations from the shows

Rachael’s feline fine about chances of success in the fashion world

Education
Councillor Frank McNally presents the awards to the pupils with of Mossend PS and Holy Family PS

Pupils praised for tackling sectarianism

Education
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Education

Free swims scheme extended across NL

Education

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport

Fair weather ahead at Dalzell

Business

Work gets started on homes at school site

Politics
Motherwell will hoping for more to celebrate when the face Berwick Rangers on Saturday

Well Society invite Syrian guests to enjoy cup clash

Politics

Brooklyn and Jersey were truly up ferret at national show

Environment
The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

Environment

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health
Max was left feeling miserable after swallowing a corn on the cob whole

Family shocked by the reason for pet’s mystery illness

Health
Blackwood

Blackwood gets five stars from inspectors

Health 1
Wishaw General Hospital.

Police at hospital over foetus report

Health
Some of the products recalled by MacSween of Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

Health