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Bellshill partnership claims success at winning new business

Bellshill based partnership hub South West claims a package of sessions featuring industry experts can help firms win new business from some of Scotland’s biggest building contractors.

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Bellshill branch of Airdrie Savings Bank is due to close at the end of April

Don’t be banking on extra time

Relatives are being urged to act now to ensure elderly customers don’t lose out when a bank closes next month.

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Glasgow-bound drivers won't have access to A8 from Bellshill

A8 will be shut tonight

Motorists face a diversion tonight when the A8 is closed between Baillieston and Shawhead.

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Accommodation will be provided next to Raven's Cliff pub

Hotel set for ’Craig site

A 40-bedroom hotel will open in Ravenscraig next year following a successful planning application by Marston’s Inns and Taverns, owner of the Raven’s Cliff pub.

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Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows talking to constituent Cassandra McHale outside the Brandon Parade branch of the Post Office.

Survey shows PO is 
a ‘community asset’

A survey on plans to franchise the Brandon Parade Post Office has shown it is a ‘community asset’.

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Brandon Street is shut one way from the Airbles Street junction to Menteith Road.

Town centre road closure

Drivers in Motherwell face a diversion after an emergency road closure.

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Picture Alan Watson. Tunnock's factory, Uddingston

Staff at Tunnock’s get 8.7 per cent two year wage deal

Staff at the Tunnock’s factory in Uddingston can look forward to inflation-busting wage increases over the next two years.

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The TC Biopharm lab at Maxim. Pic:

Lenny Warren / Warren Media

Biotechnology firm expands operations

A Eurocentral-based firm which is working to develop a cure for cancer is expanding its operations.

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Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Scottish employers plan to cut jobs in the second quarter of this year, according to a new survey by workforce experts ManpowerGroup.

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Asda is cutting prices at the pumps.

Asda cuts fuel prices by 2p per litre

Asda is cutting up to 2p per litre off fuel at its filling stations across the country.

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Eilidh Wiseman, President of the Law Society of Scotland

Opening the door to a bright future in law

The law is constantly evolving, both in terms of the legislation itself and the people who are shaping the profession. Where the law was traditionally dominated by educated men of a certain class, work is being – and has been – done to make the profession more accessible to people from backgrounds where a career as a solicitor may never previously have been an option.

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Argent Energys plant in Biggar Road was opened 12 years ago and is in need of improvements

Argent wants to expand factory

Argent Energy has applied for planning permission to build a four-storey extension onto its factory in Newarthill.

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It appeared that Cheers would reopen as a restaurant last year, but this never happened

Third time lucky for pub shops plan

Planning permission has been granted to turn a derelict Bellshill pub into shops at the third time of asking.

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Road into Bellshill will be closed on Sunday.

Road closure on Sunday

Drivers face a diversion when a main road into Bellshill is shut for repairs on Sunday.

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Charmaine McCall-Hagan, one of the UK's longest-serving cabin crew who has flown her final flight after a career spanning more than 44 years. Pic: Loganair/PA Wire

Bothwell stewardess who survived hijacking retires from the skies

One of the UK’s longest-serving cabin crew has flown her final flight after a career spanning more than 44 years.

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Protestors make their feelings known about the railfreight plan in 2013

Riddle of railfreight park sign plan

Opponents of Mossend International Railfreight Park are puzzled at plans for a road sign advertising the non-existent development.

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Lidl is moving its base of operations to North Lanarkshire

More than 300 jobs to be created as Lidl gets go ahead for new distribution centre at Eurocentral

Lidl UK has today (Thursday) been granted planning permission by North Lanarkshire Council to build a new regional distribution centre at Eurocentral.

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The Bellshill branch of Airdrie Savings Bank will close in April

Chief executive tells MSPs how decision was made to close Airdrie Savings Bank

The chief executive of Airdrie Savings Bank has appeared before MSPs to explain why the organisation is being closed down.

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The t-shirt has now been pulled from sale

Primark pulls Walking Dead t-shirt after row over racism

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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Beattie has gone from strength to strength since being founded in Motherwell in 1986

Public relations firm enjoys record results

A public relations and ­communications group founded in Motherwell more than 30 years ago has unveiled record annual results.

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