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Opponents angry at new road ‘done deal’

The controversial Holytown link road has moved a step closer after funding was approved — but opponents insist they will continue to fight it.

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Glen campaigner Tam McNeil at the Roman bridge section of core path 190

Glen path diversion bid runs into trouble

Walkers are treating with suspicion plans to divert a footpath that runs through Viewpark Glen.

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Work has finished on the new M8 stretch between Newhouse and Baillieston, but MSP Margaret Mitchell says drivers are confused by the new layout and signs arent helping

Signs meeting a step in right direction - MSP

A call has been made for better signs for drivers using Lanarkshire’s new look motorways.

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Elaine Gatenby, Jeanette Scott, Joan Steel and Danny Bulloch with the award given to Bellshill EU Congregational Church, joined by members of the line dancing class. Pic: Alan Watson

National award for our caring church

Bellshill EU Congregational Church has been awarded a national prize to recognise its service to the community.

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Forgewood Holdings chairman Charlie Millar flanked by St Andrews Hospices Karen McFadyen and Lorna McCafferty with some of the nursing staff

Grant funding from Forgewood charity

Forgewood Holdings presented nearly £17,000 to three organisations in its most recent round of grant funding.

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Paul Osborne (30), a project engineer from William Grant & Sons in Bellshill, was first across the line in the 2017 Cateran Yomp

Distillery workers brave the elements for soldier’s charity

Two Bellshill distillery workers finished first and second in this year’s Cateran Yomp after trekking 54-milles across the Perthshire countryside.

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Margaret Mitchell and Michael Hall at station

Relief for drivers as station car park to get 116 new spaces

More parking spaces than expected are to be provided to ease pressure at busy Uddingston train station.

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Kirklee Road Community Allotment Association got together with architects and contractors to celebrate the start of the work in Mossend

Work starts on allotments

Work has started to create a new community allotment on the former travellers site in Kirklee Road, Mossend, which has been lying derelict for more than 20 years.

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Litter costs Scotland over �1m a year, says Zero Waste Scotland

Picking up some good tips

Did you know that 475 items of litter are dropped every minute in Scotland? Or that 2.5 billion single-use coffee cups are given out in the UK every day?

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Householders had to queue for water at collection points, including this one at the Lidl store in New Stevenston, after being warned their supplies were unfit to drink

Supplier fined over contaminated water

Scottish Water has been fined £3250 after supplies to thousands of homes were found to be unfit for human consumption.

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Boss says business park benefits from improved road links

Business park boss hails new roads

The boss of Strathclyde Business Park has hailed the long-awaited end of major roadworks in Lanarkshire.

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Litter costs Scotland over �1m a year, says Zero Waste Scotland

Picking up some good tips on tackling litter

Did you know that 475 items of litter are dropped every minute in Scotland? Or that 2.5 billion single-use coffee cups are given out in the UK every day?

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Scottish Government says motorway work is nearly complete

End of the road for motorway works?

Politicians have clashed after the Scottish Government hailed the long-awaited end of major roadworks in Lanarkshire.

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Councillor Meghan Gallacher, third from right, with residents at the park

‘Park your funfair somewhere else!’

Motherwell residents are up in arms over plans for a four-day funfair in the park next to their homes.

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Wishaw General Hospital evacuated

Wishaw General Hospital evacuated

Wishaw General Hospital was evacuated yesterday (Tuesday), with hospital staff wheeling bed-ridden patients out of the building, in what was later confirmed to be a false alarm.

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The Met Office issued this weather warning for Saturday

Met Office issue weather warning for weekend

Heavy rain is forecast to wipe out the sunshine tomorrow across Scotland.

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Traffic heading into and out of Glasgow will be affected

Holiday weekend motorway closures

Drivers are being warned of more motorway closures this weekend and into next week.

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More misery for M8 drivers

Eurocentral traffic warning

Drivers are being warned of “major disruption” on roads around Eurocentral for the next week as a roundabout is partially closed for surfacing work.

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Contraflow will affect drivers on the re-aligned A8

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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