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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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New Stevenston man Chris Lawlor has launched his own jobs website for young people. Pic Alan Watson

New website aims to help young people enter the job market

A computer programmer from New Stevenston is launching a website and app to help young people find jobs.

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Satnam Ner with Grahame Smith. Fraser Band photography.

STUC elects its first Black President

At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

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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.

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New Lanark World Heritage Village.

Lanarkshire sets out its tourism stall

New Lanark World Heritage Site, VisitLanarkshire and The Alona Hotel will be marketing Lanarkshire at a major travel trade event next week.

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Are you sitting on a fortune?

North Lanarkshire millionaire has just a month to claim their prize

A lottery winner from North Lanarkshire has just a month left to claim their £1m prize or face losing it forver.

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Former Caterpillar union leaders John Brannan and John Gillen

Dance and exhibition to mark sit-in date

Events are to take place over the coming week to mark the 30th anniversary of the Caterpillar sit-in.

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Empty shop units in Motherwells Brandon Street.

Empty shops ‘need to be open for business’

Empty town centre shops should be offered free to traders in an effort to provide a much-needed boost for business.

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Union to ballot local authority workers

Union to ballot local authority workers

UNISON members have instructed their trade union to ballot 70,000 local government members across every local authority in Scotland on industrial action.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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Mears workers provide home care for people throughout North Lanarkshire

Firm to take on carers

A home care firm is creating another 25 jobs in North Lanarkshire.

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