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Man in hospital after attack by three men in Larkhall

A 35-year-old man is being treated for head wounds after a vicious assault in Larkhall yesterday afternoon.

Crime
MSP hears charity’s plea for crackdown on illegal trade

MSP hears charity’s plea for crackdown on illegal trade

Motherwell and Wishaw MSP Clare Adamson heard first hand the grim truth about the evil illegal puppy trade during a visit to the local SSPCA centre this week.

News
Victor - Richard Leonard.

Richard Leonard is new Scottish Labour chief

The Scottish Labour leadership battle sparked by Kezia Dugdale’s shock decision to quit back in August has ended in victory for bookies’ favourite Richard Leonard.

News
Pathways to Confidence staff (l-r) Stacey Chalmers, Debbie Gavan, Stephen Henderson, Rhoda Reid, Nicola Williams

Three years on the pathway to confidence

COVEY Befriending and Bellshill and Mossend YMCA have been celebrating three years of delivering Pathways to Confidence in Lanarkshire.

Education
What could your potential earnings be?

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Education
Have your say on school bus changes

Have your say on school bus changes

Public meetings will take place to discuss proposals to change school transport arrangements.

Education
Nursery children and residents at Park Springs are learning tai chi together

Tai Chi instills a sense of well being across the generations

The elderly residents of a Motherwell care home are discovering the benefits of Tai Chi ... with a little help from some young friends.

News
The Sid and Shenarri kit is being rolled out across North Lanarkshire.

Nursery children get a warm welcome to Wellbeing Wood

Two rather cute and colourful wee characters are helping young North Lanarkshire children understand all about well-being.

Education
Man (51) beaten with baseball bats

Man (51) beaten with baseball bats

A 51-year-old man was attacked with baseball bats in Chryston in the early hours of yesterday morning (Wednesday).

Crime
GP recruitment has failed

GP recruitment has failed

A Scottish Government initiative to recruit GPs has failed to bring a single doctor to Lanarkshire.

Health
Councillor Nathan Wilson

Councillor welcomes park and ride news

Motherwell South East and Ravenscraig councillor Nathan Wilson has welcomed the news that construction on the long-awaited park and ride at Shieldmuir station will begin in January.

Transport
Degree courses under threat at New College Lanarkshire

Degree courses under threat at New College Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire College is looking at ‘alternative options’ in a bid to save its high regarded performing arts degree course.

Education
Thorniewood councillor Steven Bonnar

Tannochside centre has its funding axed

North Lanarkshire Council has axed its funding to Tannochside Information and Advice Centre.

Politics
A selection of the tools police in Lanarkshire are hoping to reunirte with their owners

Police holding viewing day to reunite tools with owners

As part of ongoing enquiries into high value tool theft a quantity of power tools have been recovered and the police are looking to reunite them with their rightful owners.

Crime
Donald Findlay QC

Donald Findlay to provide inaugural church lecture

Donald Findlay QC will deliver the inaugural Motherwell South Lecture on Sunday, November 26, at 7pm in Motherwell South Parish Church.

Education
Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Education
Key rail routes set to be affected by work over festive period

Key rail routes set to be affected by work over festive period

Rail passengers are being urged to plan ahead when preparing to travel this Christmas, as engineers will be “working round the clock” on several routes.

News
Remembrance Day parades

Remembrance Day parades

Parades will take place in Motherwell, Bellshill, Uddingston and Bothwell on Sunday to mark Remembrance Day.

News
The damage to Lisa Sneddon's car caused by the accident in Range Road

‘It’s time to end this parking nightmare’

A pregnant Muirhouse woman has started a petition calling for the Shieldmuir park and ride to finally be built after being involved in a car crash.

Transport
School transport won’t be safe from budget cuts

School transport won’t be safe from budget cuts

A motion to keep school transport arrangements safe from budget cuts was narrowly blocked at the Education Committee.

Education
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