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Rats found dumped in bin shed rescued by animal charity

Three female rats, one suffering from mites, were dumped at a communal bin area in Watson Street, Motherwell.

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Bulbs will make Bothwell even brighter

Bulbs will make Bothwell even brighter

Brighter Bothwell volunteers planted 10,000 purple crocus bulbs in support of Rotary International’s Purple4Polio campaign to rid the world of the crippling disease.

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The contents of the bin bag was left strewn in Forum Place, Motherwell

Uncollected dog poo causes a major stink in North Motherwell

Dog mess was left lying in a North Motherwell street for nearly a week after North Lanarkshire Council failed to collect it properly.

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Hares must be controlled to safeguard habitats, the SGA has said.

Warning of habitat damage if culls banned

A full ban on the culling of mountain hares could lead to serious damage to habitats and the species, a national organisation has warned.

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Childrens play area is next to a townhouse development still under construction in Cook Crescent.

We’re living on a building site

A Motherwell housing estate has been branded a “shambles’ five years after the first residents moved in.

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Farmers across Scotland are being urged to open their gates to the public for next years Open Farm Sunday on June 11. Organisers LEAF are keen to see more farms taking part.

Farmers urged to highlight vital role

Farmers across Scotland are being urged to open their gates and welcome the public to showcase their achievements and the goods and services they deliver.

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The Met Office has issued a yellow be aware warning for Tuesday, November 8 across Scotland

Weather warning ahead of snowfall

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning ahead of snow and low temperatures that will sweep the country tomorrow.

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Fireworks shoot into crowd at Strathclyde Park display

Fireworks shoot into crowd at Strathclyde Park display

Spectators at Saturday’s bonfire night festivities in Strathclyde Park had to rush for cover when fireworks shot into the crowd.

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Councillor Paul Kelly launches Ravenscraig consultation event

Consultation event looks at Ravenscraig

North Lanarkshire Council is holding a community consultation event into the future of Ravenscraig on Thursday.

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RSPB says housing will be bad for adjacent Barons Haugh Nature Reserve.

Nature reserve homes go-ahead

Protestors have failed in another attempt to prevent homes being built on the edge of Motherwell’s Barons Haugh Nature Reserve.

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Aileen, right, receives her award from Georgina Massouraki, community project officer with Keep Scotland Beautiful.

Dog walker Aileen picks up litter prize

A dog walker from Holytown has been recognised with a national award for her efforts to clear up litter in the village.

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Councillor Paul Kelly with the plans for the Windmillhill Street/Camp Street improvements

Council looking for feedback on improvement plans

North Lanarkshire Council has drawn up plans to enhance the corner of Windmillhill Street/Camp Street near Motherwell Health Centre.

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Marion Fellows MP

MP supports residents in hotel battle

MP Marion Fellows has backed Motherwell residents fighting plans to convert a former hotel into a centre for people who have suffered addictions.

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North Lanarkshire is one of the top performing local authority areas in Scotland when it comes to recycling.

Changes to Waste Recycling Centre opening times

Waste Recycling Centres opening times are being changed throughout North Lanarkshire from Saturday, October 22.

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Viewpark people want to continue to enjoy walks in the area.

Councillors clash over glen protection

Councillors have clashed over a move to protect publicly-owned land in Viewpark Glen from developers.

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Robert and Cameron Sanders and Alan Wilson  are worried about what may be beneath their feet.

Concerns over ground report

Concern has been expressed about the results of a ground investigation report into the former Strathclyde Hospital site.

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Closure will affect staff at NHS Lanarkshire headquarters in Fallside Road, Bothwell.

Closure will affect drivers

Residents have been warned to expect disruption when a busy road in Bothwell is closed for repairs next week.

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The masterplan for the Ravenscraig site is to be revised

Public asked to give their input to new ’Craig masterplan

North Lanarkshire Council intends to carry out a community consultation to help inform Ravenscraig Ltd’s revised masterplanning exercise.

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Residents of Saltaire Avenue are concerned about parking.

Please end this parking hazard

Residents claim workers are putting them in danger by abandoning cars along grass verges on a busy road.

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Look out for the new Breast Cancer Now bra banks

Bra banks for breast cancer

Women in North Lanarkshire can now recycle their unloved or unwanted bras to help stop deaths from breast cancer.

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