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Safety concern raised at clinic

Flaws have been spotted in the construction of Bellshill Community Health Clinic, but officials insist there is no cause for concern.

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Andrew Pidgeon

Andrew taking on a Titan of a challenge

A New Stevenston man isn’t letting the loss of a leg stop him from tackling one of Scotland’s tallest landmarks.

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Dalzell Estate

Anger over sewage leak at beauty spot

A call for urgent action has been made after sewage was found to be seeping into a stream at a Motherwell beauty spot.

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A pile of rubbish, food and other debris down the side of a soiled bed in the flat.

The tenants from hell

A Bellshill landlady has been left out of pocket and with an enormous cleaning bill after renting to the tenants from hell.

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Dr Natalie Coull, lecturer in Ethical Hacking at Abertay University. Pic: Alan Richardson.

Cyber attack on the NHS explained by expert

The malware, or malicious software, attack on global computer systems, most notably the NHS here in the Uk, has been making headlines since its discovery on Friday, May 12.

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Cheryl McNulty and Scott Wright with their baby daughters and charge midwife Alison Stark

Girls delivered safely during cyber attack

A Bellshill couple welcomed twin daughters into the world in the midst of the cyber attack that hit NHS Lanarkshire’s IT system.

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Great-great-gran Margaret holds Darius with (l-r) mum Jamielee, grandad John and great-gran Susan

High fives all round as wee Darius completes family

A Viewpark family is celebrating after the arrival of little Darius Urbonavicius means they have a remarkable five generations all living.

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Action M.E leads the charge for better care in Scotland

Action M.E leads the charge for better care in Scotland

A new project which aims to raise awareness of the chronic illness ME among health professionals has been launched during ME Awareness Week.

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Two in three adults face mental health problems

Two in three adults face mental health problems

Most Britons say they have experienced a mental health problem at some point in their lives with younger generations particularly impacted.

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Head Injury Information Day will be held in the citys DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel on Cambridge Street next week on Wednesday, May 10, running from 9.00am to 3.30pm.

Head Injury Information Day coming to Glasgow

An annual event bringing together people living with brain injuries, their families, friends and carers alongside charities and support groups working in Lanarkshire and throughout West Central Scotland is again coming to Glasgow.

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Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

More than 306,000 miles by bike or scooter, have been logged by Scots school pupils during Sustrans’ Big Pedal challenge in March.

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Chairman of the Lanarkshire Tourism Partnership, Mark Calpin (third from the left) with Haggi (the games mascot) at the launch

Saying thanks to donors and their families

Entries are now open to the public to take part in the British Transplant Games 5k Donor Run, sponsored by VisitLanarkshire.

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Geraldine Ward was diagnosed with MS 14 years ago. Pic: Alan Watson

MS patients worried about receiving care

The North Lanarkshire branch of the MS Society have expressed concern about future care of those with the condition.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month

What smokers need to know about the new cigarette laws

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison.

New breast cancer trial seeks volunteers

A new scheme will reduce women’s risk of developing breast cancer by helping them lose weight and become more active.

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Craig Samson

Event aims to end the stigma around suicide

Suicide Prevention, North Lanarkshire hosts a suicideTALK training event tomorrow (Thursday) at Fir Park.

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Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

A smartphone app that does away with the misery of daily injections for diabetics could be on the horizon.

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Gas danger warning NLC

Gas Access Week helps ensure households are safe

It is Gas Access Week 2017 and a public awareness campaign is reminding people of ensuring their gas appliances are properly maintained.

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Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Using your bike to get to work could cut your risk of developing cancer and heart disease by almost half, according to new research by the University of Glasgow.

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Mascot Haggie and some young friends mark 100 days until the British Transplant Games arrive in North Lanarkshire

One hundred days until Games begin

Yesterday (Tuesday) marked 100 days to go until North Lanarkshire hosts The Westfield Health British Transplant Games.

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