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Pizza chain delivers new takeaway to Motherwell

The new Pizza Hut Delivery in Merry Street, Motherwell, will open before the end of January.

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Building work is due to begin at Tunnock's in May.

Tunnock’s parking plan could be just what doctor ordered

Tunnock’s is trying to tackle the problem of its workers parking on streets surrounding the Uddingston bakery.

Transport
The line electrification covers the stretch from Holytown to Mid Calder.

Rail bosses signal start of electrification work

Work to complete the electrification of the Glasgow-Shotts-Edinbugh rail line is about to get underway.

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The new road means a better link from the westbound A8 to Bellshill.

North Road will be shut yet again

Drivers will once again face a diversion when Bellshill’s North Road is hit by another closure next month.

Transport
Motherwell's main post office in Brandon Parade could move.

Post Office may be on the move in shake-up

The main post office which serves Motherwell could be on the move as part of a plan to sell off and franchise 37 branches nationwide.

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The Kwik Fit Insurance Services office in Tannochside

Kwik Fit Insurance Services to close at end of March with loss of more than 500 jobs

Kwik Fit Insurance Services in Tannochside will close at the end of March with the loss of over 500 jobs.

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OSCR is Scotland's charity watchdog

Watchdog hits back at charity’s claims

Scotland’s charity watchdog has denied it told Yooz Reuse & Recycling it was ‘happy’ with its work before reporting them to the taxman.

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Former workers and guests at the unveiling of a memorial in Tannochside.

Reunion marks 30 years since workers’ sit-in

Events are being held to mark the 30th anniversary of one of Scotland’s most famous industrial struggles.

Business
NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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Yooz has been in operation for 12 years

Bellshill charity set to close over £300k tax bill

A Bellshill charity is set to close this week after being hit with an estimated £300,000 bill from the taxman.

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Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Ten of the most bizarre excuses used by unscrupulous bosses found to have underpaid workers the National Minimum Wage have today been revealed by the Government.

Business
More motorway disruption is looming this weekend.

Another weekend of Raith delays looming

Motorists face another weekend of disruption at the M74 Raith junction.

Transport
Alfacyte is trying to find a new treatment for psoriasis

Newhouse firm’s funding boost to find treatment for chronic skin disease

BioCity Scotland-based pharmaceutical outfit Alfacyte has received a fresh £250,000 injection to advance development of a topical treatment for psoriasis.

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Aldi will increase its its minimum wage to �8.53 an hour from next month.

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

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Post Office advice to customers over strike action

Post Office advice to customers over strike action

The Post Office is reminding customers that the CWU has called strike action in 300 of its 11,600 branches on Saturday, December 24, which may result in the closure of some of these branches.

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Edinmore Contracts has opened a new office in Motherwell

Jobs boost as property repair firm expands into Motherwell

Property repair firm Edinmore Contracts will create up to 30 jobs next year following the opening of a new Motherwell office.

Business
DHL is closing 10 depots

Hundreds of jobs at risk as DHL plans to close depots

Hundreds of jobs are at risk as deliveries firm DHL announced plans to close 10 of its depots, including the one in Bellshill.

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Passengers have been warned to plan in advance. Picture; Greg Macvean

Passengers warned ahead of Edinburgh Waverley’s ‘busiest day’

Rail passengers are being warned to plan ahead if travelling to or from Edinburgh on Saturday.

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Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill MP Phil Boswell

Ofcom review into cost of landlines is welcomed by MP

Coatbridge, Chryston, and Bellshill MP Phil Boswell has welcomed Ofcom’s announcement of a review into the price of standalone landline phone services.

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Gaynor Jones,Aquatera director, advises on potential renewable energy developments on Gosong Island, North Sumatra.

Survey reveals Scottish companies’ global reach

Scottish renewable energy businesses are working on projects worth more than £100 million in more than 40 countries around the world, new research has found.

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