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Animal charity has to put sick dog to sleep

A dog found in a wooded area of Motherwell on Saturday was in such a poor condition she has been put to sleep.

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Amran Tandoori sign must come down, say planners

Lights go out for takeaway

A takeaway owner has been ordered to remove an illuminated sign which villagers say makes Bothwell’s conservation area look like Las Vegas.

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Pass the test to get a bigger bin

Pass the test to get a bigger bin

North Lanarkshire Council officials will give householders a bigger bin – but only if a visiting inspector is satisfied a bigger receptacle is required.

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Is this Scotland’s most dug up road?

Is this Scotland’s most dug up road?

Motherwell’s Merry Street has been branded “the most dug up road in Scotland” after weekend traffic hold-ups and more disruption on the way.

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Overgrown trees at station

Trees takeover is stopped in its tracks

Overgrown trees at Shieldmuir train station have been cut back after worried residents raised concerns with a councillor.

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Drivers face diversion

Driving you round the bend

Drivers face a detour when a busy route in Birkenshaw is closed this weekend for repairs.

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Households are being told to put all their bins out on the week beginning September 25 to get them empty in time for the new system to be introduced

New leaflet and bin collection calendar are being delivered

An information booklet and calendar are being sent to all households by North Lanarkshire Council, with details of the upcoming changes to waste and recycling services.

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Dumped trolley full ofdebris

Barefaced cheek of flytipper sends folk off their trolley

Bellshill residents are angry and baffled at trolley loads of household waste being dumped on their street.

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Every Can Counts' Chris Latham-Warde presents the award to LAMH's Anita Boyle. Pic: Alan Watson

LAMH wins national award

LAMH Recycle Ltd has received a national recycling award in recognition of its work with recycling programme Every Can Counts.

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Duchess Park Friends Group have put up a history of the park on the noticeboard to celebrate the centenary

Park group wonder if they have a future

Duchess Park Friends Group has called on North Lanarkshire Council to decide if they still have a future.

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South Lanarkshire Council has already refused planning permission for an incinerator to be built on the former Craighead School site, but now a fresh proposal is on the table

Public meeting will discuss ‘toxic triangle’

A public meeting to discuss a proposed incinerator will be held in Bellshill amid fears the town could be trapped in a “toxic triangle”.

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Make sure you’re prepared for your new bin schedule

Make sure you’re prepared for your new bin schedule

Letters are being sent out to all addresses in North Lanarkshire to remind people about changes to bin collection which will be introduced in October.

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Gardeners should look out for an impressive autumnal emergence of species such as Comma, Red Admiral and Speckled Wood in the coming weeks.

Can autumn offer a butterfly boost?

Gardeners are being asked to look out for butterflies this autumn after species struggled during the cold and wet summer holiday season.

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Haugh Park in Fife was among the 2017 Scottish award winners. Pic: Katrina Johnstone.

Vote for your favourite Scottish park

Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, is encouraging members of the public to vote for their favourite Scottish Green Flag Award park as part of a UK-wide competition.

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Environment Minister, Roseanna Cunningham is encouraging people to recycle more. Pic: Michael Gillen.

Businesses urged to be ‘Waste Warriors’

Zero Waste Scotland is calling on local authorities, businesses and organisations to sign up and join its Recycle Week army of ambassadors in a bid to get people to recycle more.

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Town centre is doing very well, say agents

Scottish-themed cafe opens in centre

A new eatery is open for business in Motherwell Shopping Centre and aims to offer a selection of healthy Scottish dishes.

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Building on right will be converted to a restaurant

Restaurant owner warns businesses will shut

A businessman has warned that restaurants in Bothwell will fold because there are simply too many of them.

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