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Let’s capture one summer’s day

Summer has truly arrived and as the temperatures continue to rise everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun in the sun.

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Conor Sammon was part of the Partick Thistle squad relegated last season

Conor Sammon leaps into Fir Park as Motherwell's sixth summer signing

Motherwell FC made their sixth new acquisition of the summer on Monday with the signing of robust Irish striker Conor Sammon, on loan from Hearts for the season.
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Tannochside Information and Advice Centre. Pic of committee members for appealing for new members story. l-r teresa stoney vol/adviser, yvonne scougal vol/adviser, anne macgregor coord, george cowan chairman, isabella kelly vol/adviser

TIAC wins funding to keep the doors open

Tannochside Information and Advice Centre (TIAC) has secured funding from The Bank of Scotland Foundation.

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Shea Gordon (right) put Stenny to the sword on Saturday (Pic by Jamie Forbes)

Stenny defeated 2-0 at home by Partick Thistle in Betfred Cup opener

An astonishing two-goal burst in the first six minutes by loanee striker Shea Gordon made the difference as Partick Thistle opened up their Group E Betfred Cup campaign with a 2-0 win at Stenhousemuir on Saturday, writes Craig Goldthorp.
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With a barbecue, patio and pond this property’s garden almost rivals the home!

If you fancy an outstandingly beautiful yet very practical house with lots of living space then look no further!

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North Lanarkshire provost Jean Jones (right) hands over the award to CAB volunteer Ellen Phillips  and VETS employability officer Michele Gray

CAB award for being ‘volunteer friendly’

Motherwell and Wishaw Citizens’ Advice Bureau CAB has been presented with a Volunteer Friendly Award.

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Signing the Dying to Work charter at North Lanarkshire Council are: (l-r) Unision steward Angela Whisker, STUC assistant general Yvonne Stewart, Unison branch secretary Marie Quigley, Enterprise and Housing convener Councillor Allan Graham and council leader Jim Logue

Council gives its backing to TUC charter

North Lanarkshire Council is backing a campaign which helps employees who become terminally ill at work by signing up to the Dying to Work Voluntary Charter.

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Hugh Gaffney MP

DWP have ‘fingers in ears’

The Department for Work and Pensions are “sticking their fingers in their ears” rather than listen to criticism of Universal Credit.

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North Lanarkshire Council leader  Jim Logue

NL Council leader wants answers on fracking contract

North Lanarkshire Council leader Jim Logue has hit out at the Scottish Government after a fracking licence which affects communities in North Lanarkshire was extended for a further year.

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Midfielder Chris Cadden started for Motherwell at East End Park

21 players got game time in Motherwell's 0-0 stalemate at Dunfermline

Motherwell rounded off their pre-season campaign with a 0-0 draw with Dunfermline at East End Park on Thursday night, writes Andy Ross.
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The WASPI rally takes place at Helix Park

WASPI women gathering for annual rally

The Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaign is holding a rally at the Helix Park near Falkirk tomorrow (Saturday) coinciding with the anniversary of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst’s birth.

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Heather Way Sheltered Housing

Still time to have your say on sheltered housing consultation

There is still time to contribute your option on the standard of sheltered housing across North Lanarkshire.

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Chris Latta used a Callaway driver when sealing qualification for final (Submitted pic)

Bothwell's Chris Latta in long drive final after 401 yard blast

Bothwell’s Chris Latta has qualified for the under-45 final of the American Golf UK Long Drive Championship with an impressive drive of 401 yards.

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Motherwell FC assistant manager Keith Lasley

Motherwell assistant gaffer Keith Lasley was pleased with Darlington workout

Motherwell assistant manager Keith Lasley was pleased that several first team stars played at least 60 minutes of Sunday’s comprehensive 5-1 friendly win in Darlington.
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Kirsty Gilmour is building up for the World Championships in China from July 30 to August 5

Bothwell's Kirsty Gilmour gearing up for badminton world championships after Indonesian Open defeat

Bothwell badminton ace Kirsty Gilmour lost in the Blibli Indonesian Open quarter-finals last week to Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying.

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Andy Murray played at Queen's Club but decided against taking to the courts at Wimbledon due to a hip injury which kept him out for a year (Pic by Steven Paston)

Andy Murray's injury absence has hurt Wimbledon tennis spectacle

The mesmerising overall quality of matches at this summer’s football World Cup has kept millions of fans around the globe glued to their television sets, writes Craig Goldthorp.
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Hands up, who wants to visit 'Go Live' In the Park? Bonnie the seal, the official Glasgow 2018 mascot is joined by performers and families enjoying some circus fun

Go Live! in the Park as Euros hit Glasgow

Eight days of free family fun are coming to Strathclyde Park in August, as part of the European Championships Glasgow 2018.

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Animalia Apparel founder Tony O'Neil (right) with champion kickboxer Jamie McGowan

New sportswear brand is set to be a roaring success

Personal tragedy drove an Uddingston entrepreneur to launch a business that aims to equip and inspire others to overcome mental and physical health challenges.

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Daniel Sradzinski

Daniel is inspired to follow biking dream

A man who lost his arm to cancer has successfully learned to ride a motorbike at a Motherwell training school.

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