Author

Motherwell hopeful of signing on loan defender Peter Hartley on permanent deal by Tuesday

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson is hopeful of signing Blackpool loanee Peter Hartley on a permanent transfer by Tuesday.

Motherwell FC
Motherwell gaffer Stephen Robinson roars his team on during the cup win over Hamilton Accies

Motherwell boss Robbo praises impressive forward trio Ciftci, Tanner and Main

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson praised the impact of impressive forward trio Nadir Ciftci, Craig Tanner and Curtis Main in the 2-0 William Hill Scottish Cup home win over Hamilton Accies.

Motherwell FC
Nadir Ciftci celebrates Motherwell's freak opening goal in Saturday's 2-0 cup victory over Hamilton Accies

Bizarre own goal helps Motherwell comfortably see off Hamilton Accies to book place in next round of cup

A new-look Motherwell outfit booked their place in the fifth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup with a comfortable 2-0 home success over local rivals Hamilton Accies on Saturday, writes Craig Goldthorp.
Motherwell FC
The Bellshill branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland is one of 62 across Scotland which are due to close before the end of June

MP blasts bank’s arrogance

Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill MP Hugh Gaffney has urged Royal Bank of Scotland customers to ‘vote with their feet’ and move their accounts.

Business
Schools to close early with snow forecast

Schools to close early with snow forecast

With a worsening weather forecast showing heavy snow is likely, North Lanarkshire Council schools will begin to close to pupils from 1pm today and schools in South Lanarkshire will also close at lunchtime.

Education
Sound idea...to commemorate Armistice Day centenary in November 2018, composer Martin Suckling is looking for readers help to sample church bells across Scotland.

Record your church bells for new Scottish composition

Readers are being asked to help create a new classical music composition to commemorate the centenary of armistice in November 2018.

Lifestyle
Motherwell and Wishaw MSP Clare Adamson with Asda Community Champion Bernadette Hart

Be responsible when it comes to alcohol

Asda Motherwell and Drinkaware, the UK’s leading alcohol education charity, worked together on Friday to provide free information and advice on alcohol to the local community.

Business
Brannock High teacher Mary Osei-Oppong. 

Pic: Chris James

Mary hopes to inspire

Brannock High teacher Mary Osei-Oppong has joined the Scottish Government’s ‘Teaching Makes People’ campaign.

Education
Police Scotland.

Travel with caution advice for drivers

Drivers across Scotland are advised to travel with extra caution, as the latest weather warnings for the country are announced.

News
Police advise drivers to avoid travelling tonight in southern and central Scotland

Police advise drivers to avoid travelling tonight in southern and central Scotland

Police Scotland is advising drivers in much of the southern and central belt areas to avoid travelling on the roads tonight, following a warning by the Met Office of severe weather between 9pm tonight and 5am tomorrow.

Transport
Alan Muir with a  copy of the playbill from the night Muhammad Ali  boxed in Paisley, a time when most people still called him Cassius Clay despite his conversion to Islam. Also on the card was the legendary Walter McGowan. Pic: Robert Perry

Alan had the ‘Great’ idea for new Ali play

A controversial visit by boxing icon Muhammad Ali to Scotland at the height of his fame has inspired a new comedy drama.

Theatre and Comedy
Westerwood Community Council chairman Tom Law (left) and vice-chairman Bill Crosson

Time for residents to come together

Community council to hold first meeting after years of abeyance

Politics
Education convener Councillor Frank McNally at the opening of Orchard Primary in Wishaw. He now hopes to be able to open new schools at Ravenscraig in the near future.

Primary schools plan for ’Craig site

North Lanarkshire Council is developing plans to build two new primary schools at Ravenscraig.

Education
Uddingston and Bellshill MSP Richard Lyle disputes the Bellshill branch of RBS only sees 96 customers per week

Numbers don’t add up

Uddingston and Bellshill MSP Richard Lyle has launched a petition in a bid to save two local Royal Bank of Scotland branches from closure.

Business
Takeaway plan will increase congestion

Takeaway plan will increase congestion

A councillor is concerned that the opening of a Tim Hortons, at the junction of Windmillhill Street and Knowetop Avenue, will lead to more congestion.

Business
Reece McFadden celebrates his 52kg flyweight round of 16 win over Charlie Edwards at 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (Pic by Andrew OBrien)

Motherwell boxer Reece McFadden hopes 2018 Commonwealth Games can be first step on road to world pro title win

Motherwell-based fighter Reece McFadden is hoping that landing a Commonwealth Games flyweight gold can be the catalyst for a future world professional title.
More Sport
Weather warning has been upgraded across Central Scotland

Weather warning has been upgraded across Central Scotland

Travellers are being warned of a high risk of disruption, after the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of south west and central Scotland.

Environment
New Motherwell loan signing Tom Aldred (Pic courtesy of Motherwell FC)

Bury defender Tom Aldred joins Motherwell on loan until end of season

Bury defender Tom Aldred joined Motherwell on loan until the end of the season on Tuesday.

Football
Stop being a stick in the mud...and get down and dirty in it when Tough Mudder returns to Drumlanrig Castle on June 16 and June 17 this year. (Pic: Robert Perry)

Make Scottish charities your New Year resolution

Losing weight, getting in shape, finally packing in the fags. All very worthwhile resolutions to make and keep this year.

Lifestyle
Louis Moult says his goodbyes to Motherwell fans at a rain soaked Fir Park ahead of the Hamilton Accies game on December 30 (Pic by Angie Isac)

Agent says that Louis Moult joining Aberdeen or Rangers from Motherwell this month was "not an option"

A spokesman for the agency representing Motherwell striker Louis Moult has revealed that moving to either Aberdeen or Rangers was “not an option” for the ace.
Motherwell FC
Load more