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Fair weather ahead at Dalzell

Liberty Steel is to restart production of a heavy-duty product known as weathering steel at the Dalzell Works.

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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

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

North Sea cod can now be bought “with a clear conscience”, according to a fisheries body, as stocks have now been declared sustainable.

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The Japanese did not prove fans of the caramel wafer

Tunnock’s try to crack Japan

Tunnock’s caramel wafer has failed to crack the Japanese market, but the Uddingston firm are hopeful another wafer will win them over.

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Lidls (l-r) Gordon Rafferty, Ross Millar and Graeme Mair cut the sod as work gets underway. Pic: Lenny Warren

Work starts on Lidl distribution centre

Lidl UK has started construction on its new £70m Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) at Eurocentral.

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General manager Drew McGhie welcomes Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows to the Dalzell Works

Focus on renewable energy can boost the steel industry

Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows met with Dalzell Works general manager Drew McGhie to discuss the future of steel in Scotland.

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MB Aerospace CEO Craig Gallagher

Firm signs $1bn engine deal

Motherwell firm MB Aerospace is to hire 160 new staff after it signed a new 10-year contract with United Technologies Corporation (UTC), potentially worth $1 billion.

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Ravenscraig closed in 1992

Marking 25 years since closure of the ’Craig

This year’s Ravenscraig re-union marks the 25th anniversary of the Motherwell steel plant’s closure.

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Omorphia Taverna specialises in Greek food

Taverna shortlisted for national awards

A Bellshill restaurant has been nominated in two categories at the Scottish Hospitality Awards.

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Ian Devlin will provide help with computers and other gadgets

Don’t let new gadgets scare you says Ian

An IT systems administrator was inspired by his mum to set up in business as a tutor for people who feel “left behind by technology”.

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Maxim Office Park

Balfour Beatty relocating seven offices to Eurocentral

Infrastructure group Balfour Beatty is consolidating seven of its offices at Eurocentral in a move partly aimed at cutting costs.

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Edward Massey (front centre) with Terex Trucks colleagues, family members and representatives from EKGTA

Newarthill apprentice wins top award

A Newarthill man saw off competition from workers at some of the world’s largest companies to win a prestigious award.

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Necklace and earrings set with Swarovski Crystals from the Petra Heart collection at Warren James

Jewellery chain is opening new store

Discount jewellery chain Warren James is opening a new store in Motherwell on Saturday.

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St Andrew's Hospices Karen McFadyen launches You're Hired with Tesco Bellshills Nadine Pender and Paul Campbell

Businesses are challenged to help hospice

St Andrew’s Hospice has launched a new challenge for Scottish businesses as it seeks to raise the remaining £4m needed for its rebuild.

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Barry McGovern and Hugh Robertson

New motorway has caused our business to slump, say traders

Traders say they have suffered a huge drop in business since a new stretch of motorway opened because customers can no longer find them.

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What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

Want to end up on the Sunday Times Rich List?

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

Last day to spend your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have until midnight tonight (Friday) to spend their old paper Bank of England fivers before they lose their legal tender status.

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Gathering for International Workers Memorial Day 2017 at Summerlee Museum

Remember the dead, fight for the living

Politicians, workers and activists from across North Lanarkshire came together to commemorate International Workers’ Memorial Day.

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Have you got any paper fivers left?

Just a week left to spend or bank your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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Kevin Nicoll (right) with Weavers deacon Keith Russell

Mill owner will cast the flag for weavers

A Motherwell man has been chosen to cast the Incorporation of Weavers’ flag at the annual common riding in Selkirk.

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