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Euan is determined to be a cut above the rest

Bellshill barber Euan Russell is proving himself a cut above the rest since trading in his football boots for a pair of scissors last year.

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Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

An online campaign rallying against the Union Flag replacing the saltire on Scottish produce has been launched.

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Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Woods at the Dalzell Works with Motherwell and Wishaw MSP Clare Adamson

Plaid Cmyru leader learns about Motherwell steel revival

Motherwell and Wishaw MSP Clare Adamson played host to Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood who had a particular interest in the steel industry.

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George McCluskey reopening Windmill pub in Birkenshaw

Revamped Windmill is opened by Celtic hero George McCluskey

Ex-Celtic and Hamilton player George McCluskey officially reopened the Windmill pub in Birkenshaw following a major refurbishment.

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BrightHouse

BrightHouse to pay £14.8m in redress to customers

A rent-to-own company which has stores across Scotland has committed to pay around £15m to 249,000 customers following discussions with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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Old Bank Chambers was previously a lawyer's office

More time needed to create restaurant

An application has been submitted to renew the planning permission to turn the Old Bank Chambers in Motherwell, into a restaurant.

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Blacklaw Wind Farm near Forth

New guidelines considered for wind farms

South Lanarkshire Council is looking at changing its planning guidelines to cope with “repowering”.

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Edge Testing Solutions celebrates 10th anniversary

Edge celebrates going extra mile

Bellshill-based Edge Testing Solutions has been supporting 10 charities to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

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Civic Cafe in Motherwell

The end of an era for Motherwell institution

A Motherwell institution is set to close its doors before the end of the year after six decades of keeping the town refreshed.

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Marion Fellows

Action needed to halt decline

Motherwell & Wishaw MP Marion Fellows has written to Margot James MP, UK Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate Responsibility, to demand intervention over plans to franchise Crown Post Offices across the UK.

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The Tsunami rollercoaster following the crash

Theme park gets 
£1.4m payout for closing after crash

A £1.4m insurance payout has been made to M&D’s Theme Park after it closed for several days last summer following an accident in which ten people were injured.

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Hotel apologies over cup tie tickets

Hotel apologies over cup tie tickets

Dalziel Park Hotel in Motherwell has apologised for offering packages to attend the League Cup semi-final between Motherwell and Rangers at Hampden ... in the Rangers end.

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Motherwell post office in Brandon Arcade is earmarked for closure

Few days left to give your thoughts on Post Office proposal

Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows has criticised the plans for Motherwell Post Office in her submission to the public consultation and has urged the community to do so too.

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Donna-Marie Gray

Legal firm warns it’s set to take workers’ pay claims to court

A legal firm says it’s close to starting court action against trade unions it claims short-changed hundreds of members in equal pay claims.

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Marketing teams wanted for £250k media prize

Marketing professionals from across the UK are invited to ‘shoot it out’ for a £250,000 media prize by showcasing their creativity with a one minute video.

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Sir Matt Busby shares his joy and the European Cup with Manchester United players Pat Crerand and George Best in 1968

How Sir Matt Busby laid the foundations at Manchester United

Having spent 25 years in charge of Manchester United it can be no surprise that nearly every week carries an anniversary of significance in relation to Sir Matt Busby’s stewardship of the club.

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Every penny counts for people who have to claim benefits and the council's financial inclusion team can help

This FIT team’s working well for the benefit of everyone ...

More than £29 million of benefits have been won for North Lanarkshire residents, thanks to expert advice from a specialist council team.

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Is the sun setting on North Sea Oil? Pic: Shutterstock

UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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Brandon Works manager Suzy White

Pub joins protest over VAT

A Motherwell pub is to cut the price of all food and soft drinks by 7.5 per cent on Wednesday, September 20.

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