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Safety concerns at junction

Motherwell South East and Ravenscraig councillor Agnes Magowan has raised concerns about the possibility of an accident at the junction of Gavin Street, Manse Road and Edward Street.

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Airbles Road is partially closed for emergency gas repairs. Pic: Alan Watson

Gas workers left Airbles Road emergency to show consideration to residents

SGN has explained by no workmen were on site yesterday (Sunday) evening following reports of a gas leak in Airbles Road, Motherwell.

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Four Sundays of disruption for rail passengers using Argyle line

Four Sundays of disruption for rail passengers using Argyle line

Expect disruption on the railways over the next four Sundays as improvement works take place to renew sections of track between Rutherglen and Jordanhill.

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Lorry was trapped on level crossing in Motherwell after crashing into height barrier. Pic courtesy of Ewelina Nicole Kerber

Network Rail reveals it wants to do away with all level crossings following Motherwell incident

The company responsible for the infrastructure of the UK’s railways has admitted on Twitter it would like to do away with level crossings.

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Hamilton Road heading towards Motherwell cross, including the junction to High Road, has been reopened - but road towards Hamilton remains closed

Hamilton Road partially reopens at Motherwell cross

Hamilton Road has partially reopened at Motherwell cross after SGN finished phase one of the latest project.

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Lorry was trapped on level crossing in Motherwell after crashing into height barrier. Pic courtesy of Ewelina Nicole Kerber

Repairs will continue at level crossing over the weekend

Work will continue over the weekend to repair and reinstate the height barrier at the Bellshill Road side of the level crossing in Motherwell.

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Stevenston Street in Holytown

Five days of roadworks in Holytown

Part of Stevenston Street in Holytown will be closed from Monday to Friday (July 17-21) of next week.

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Network Rail tweeted a picture showing the lorry is now free, but the damage left behind

Lorry moved from level crossing but still safety risk to traffic

The lorry blocking the level crossing in Motherwell has now been pulled clear.

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Lorry stuck at level crossing in Motherwell

Train line blocked as lorry gets trapped on level crossing

The level crossing connecting Logans Road and Bellshill Road in Motherwell is currently blocked after a lorry got stuck.

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Scott and Louise Anderson and Chelsey Marks (right) and their children at the section of garden wall damaged in the second crash last week. Pic: Alan Watson

‘Action needed at crash junction’

A petition has been started calling for traffic calming on The Loaning in Motherwell following two road accidents last week.

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Karen and Alan McRobert show off some of the pictures he took during their trips to watch the construction of the Queensferry Crossing. Pic: Alan Watson

‘Once in a lifetime opportunity’ walk

A Bellshill couple have been given a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity to walk on Scotland’s newest landmark.

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First confirms changes to bus services while junction is closed for gas works

First confirms changes to bus services while junction is closed for gas works

First Glasgow has announced short term changes to a number of services due to the road closure in Motherwell town centre.

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White van parked in a parent and child space at Wishaw General Hospital

Health board warns against misuse of parent and child parking spaces

NHS Lanarkshire has warned it takes misuse of parent and child parking spaces at Wishaw General Hospital very seriously.

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The  junction of High Road and Hamilton Road looking towards Motherwell Cross

Road closed as work on gas pipes restarts

Drivers will face disruption in Motherwell town centre for up to a month as SGN return to complete a project started last spring.

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Motorway slip road closed this weekend to allow resurfacing on A73

Motorway slip road closed this weekend to allow resurfacing on A73

The southbound off-slip of the M80 at Auchenkilns (Junction 5) will be closed over the weekend to enable North Lanarkshire Council to carry out resurfacing on the adjoining A73.

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The motorways may be open, but there is still construction work going on

Construction sites aren’t a playground

The contractor for the M8 M73 M74 project wants young people to stay safe this summer by keeping away from construction works.

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