The cost of keeping businesses going

More than 550,000 UK small businesses have been forced to halt trading due to a disruption in the last two years, according to new research.

Finlay Bruce from North Lanarkshire Council and Jody Stevens from Ingeus join Lorna Gibson on patrol.

Bellshill woman’s struggle to find a job after 2012 closure of factory for disabled workers finally comes to an end

A disabled jobseeker from Bellshill has revealed her frustrating four-year search to find work after the UK Government closed Remploy.

You may arrive in Motherwell later than expected.

Action needed over late train services

Fewer than half of trains terminating at Motherwell are arriving on time, new figures have revealed.

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Online community group to discuss the future of Motherwell Shopping Centre with its owners

The founder of a popular Facebook page has been offered the opportunity to discuss the future of Motherwell Shopping Centre with its owners.

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Uddingston and Bellshill MSP Richard Lyle (right) with John Wood of MW Flooring

MSP finds out how he can engage with businesses

Uddingston and Bellshill MSP Richard Lyle visited MW Carpets and Flooring in Viewpark as part of his plans to engage with businesses and the community in his constituency.

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Independent body set up to tackle poverty in North Lanarkshire

Independent body set up to tackle poverty in North Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire Council has agreed to support the establishment of an independently-chaired Fairness Commission in a bid to tackle poverty and deprivation.

Coach Tech Assist has been shortlisted for the Icon Awards 2016

Carfin firm on shortlist as Icon of diversity

Carfin firm Coach Tech Assist has been nominated for an Icon award in the Employer of the Year category for under 200 employees.

Sponsors and 2016 winners gather to promote the 2017 Lanarkshire Business Excellent Awards at Taylor Wimpey's new Torrance Park Development

Nominations open as Lanarkshire businesses urged to share their success

The race is on to win one of the prestigious category titles of the 2017 Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards.

Dalzell worker Tom Brookbanks with Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows

Steelworker returns to work at 72

Motherwell steelworker Tom Brookbanks is not ready to retire just yet as he’s gone back to work at the re-opened Dalzell plant at the age of 72.

Morrisons Bellshill staff gathered for the ribbon cutting carried out by Paralympic medal winner Robert McPherson. Pic: Sandy Young.

Supermarket undergoes a makeover

Paralympic medallist Robert McPherson has been helping Morrisons in Bellshill celebrate a seven-week makeover.

Jill Charnley is a headliner on the MV Voyager. Pic: John Cooper

Dreams are coming true as Motherwell teen takes to the sea

Motherwell teenager Jill Charnley has thanked her old school for helping her pursue her dream of singing and dancing professionally.

Moira Jarvie (Unison steward at New College Lanarkshire) with Central Scotland list MSP Monica Lennon

Monica’s support for striking college staff

Central Scotland list MSP Monica Lennon joined striking college support staff as members of trade unions Unison and the GMB demonstrated outside the Scottish Parliament.

Speakers (l-r) Liam Doyle and Alistair Shanks from Allied Timber and property services manager Ian Gillespie with job coach Paul Ruston at the supported employment event.

Employment scheme makes a difference

Contractors heard first-hand the business benefits of employing people from North Lanarkshire Council’s supported employment service.

Citibase says its transformation of New Alderston House into a state-of-the-art hub could provide a major jobs boost for Strathclyde Business Park where thousands of people already work.

New-look offices set to provide jobs boost

Newly-refurbished offices could provide a base for more than 100 small companies in Bellshill’s Strathclyde Business Park.

Weekend closure for motorway link road

Weekend closure for motorway link road

The M73 northbound link road to the M8 westbound near Baillieston will be closed over the weekend from 8pm on Friday until 6am on Monday.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon chats to staff at Dalzell Works.

First Minister reopens Motherwell steel mill

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was in Motherwell to reopen the Dalzell Works as steel production returned to the town.

Operations manager Pat Mullen watches the Dalzell rolling mill get back into action.

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First Minister to reopen Motherwell steel mill

The Scottish Steel industry begins its revival in earnest today (Wednesday) as First Minister Nicola Sturgeon formally reopens the iconic Dalzell works in Motherwell.

Wishaw Housing Association workers on the picket line

Union says Wishaw workers deserve fair conditions

Wishaw Housing Association staff started four days of strike action today (Tuesday) in a bid to protect their working conditions.

Motherwell presents the best value for people working in Edinburgh according to bank

Motherwell is best value for commuters to the capital

Motherwell has been named as Scotland’s most affordable commuter town for people working in Edinburgh.

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Danielle Wotherspoon from Bellshill has worked at McDonald's for four years

Research reveals the benefits of different generations working together

As 16-year-olds born in the year 2000 enter the workforce for the first time new research released by McDonald’s reveals the positive impact a multigenerational workforce can deliver.

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