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Bridge contraflow for 20 weeks

Hard-pressed drivers have been warned to expect ANOTHER summer of disruption on a major Lanakshire route.

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This Victorian building is earmarked for demolition to make way for care home

Care home villa costs too high

Developers under fire for care home plans have told protestors it would be “unviable” to save a building earmarked for demolition.

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The new twin marmosets at Amazonia with mum

Twin magic as Amazonia welcomes marmoset twins

Amazonia welcomed two new additions as one of its female marmoset monkeys unexpectedly gave birth to twins on Tuesday (May 16).

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Closure will hit M74 traffic from Motherwell

M73 weekend closure

Drivers travelling north or to Glasgow from the Motherwell area face disruption this weekend due to a motorway closure.

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Former councillor Paul Delaney

Ex-councillor’s SNP ‘cult’ claim

A former SNP councillor has quit the party and branded it a “cult” after it rejected him as an elections candidate.

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Stuart McLevy died in a jet ski accident on Loch Lomond earlier this month

MSP wants new approach to water safety

Motherwell and Wishaw MSP Clare Adamson raised the issue of recreational water safety in the Scottish Parliament.

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The Aquatec, Motherwell

Aquatec pool to reopen following repair

The pool at the Aquatec in Motherwell is expected to reopen at around 3pm today (Monday).

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A previous Muddy Adventures event

Time to tackle litter

Families are being encouraged to join a big tidy up in Bellshill this Sunday.

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Drivers won't be able to get from Bellshill to Coatbridge via Shawhead this weekend

Shawhead to close this weekend

Drivers travelling between Bellshill and Coatbridge face a detour this weekend as the road at Shawhead will be closed completely.

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A mild winter, coupled with warmer than usual spring temperatures, could lead to an increase in the number of bugs, like ants, this summer.

Homeowners warned to expect a plague of bugs this summer

Homeowners are being warned to expect a summer of bugs.

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Roadworks mean long delays at Shawhead

Drivers’ anger at delays

Angry drivers have told of huge delays as three weeks of roadworks got underway outside Bellshill.

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More disruption looms at busy Raith

‘Final push’ means more m-way disruption

Transport bosses are warning of another weekend of delays and diversions as the “final push” to complete major motorway roadworks continues.

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Dog mess – don’t risk £80 fine

Dog mess – don’t risk £80 fine

Dog owners are being reminded that allowing their pets to foul in public places is a criminal offence.

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Anti-fracking protestors at the Scottish Parliament

Consultation shows support for ban on fracking in Scotland

Central Scotland list MSP Richard Leonard has called for an outright ban on fracking in Scotland.

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This is a hybrid between a Spanish stealth slug and the UKs common black slug. Pic: Leslie Noble

Hybrid ‘super-slugs’ are invading British gardens and we can’t stop them

The Daily Mail calls it a “slime wave”. The Sun calls them “an army”. Either way, both papers have reported 500 billion slugs are set to invade British gardens, after a mild winter created perfect breeding conditions.

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Tots n Toys enjoying their new surroundings

First phase of Bellshill centre refurbishment is finished

Phase one of the refurbishment of Bellshill Boys’ Club and Community Centre has now been completed.

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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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Tenants on walkabout with council officials in Bellshill

Tenants go walkabouts

Tenants got the chance to point out areas for improvement when they led North Lanarkshire Council officials on a walkabout in Bellshill and Viewpark.

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Road between Bothwell and M74 will be closed this weekend

Bridge work will mean Raith delays

More delays are expected on the M74 over the next two weekends as work to replace a mini roundabout at Bothwell Bridge takes place.

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Puppy farms face tighter legislation

Welcome for new animal laws

Bellshill MP Phil Boswell has welcomed new legislation which introduces tighter regulations for the sale of animals.

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