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Lanarkshire was just the start for Sanjeev’s ambitious plans

Sanjeev Gupta has taken Scotland by storm in the past two years, hammering out a robust footprint across the steel, aluminium and hydro-power sectors.

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Misha Mclean pictured with her winning model.

Misha’s cutting edge

Local hairdresser, Misha Mclean of Rainbow Room International in Uddingston, has secured herself a place on the prestigious Schwarzkopf Professional Young Artistic team.

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Ten days left to use old paper notes

You only have until next week to use your paper £5 and £10 notes.

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Maria Smith is presented with her award by Beattie chief executive Laurna Woods

Maria is named top employee

A Newarthill woman has been crowned Employee of the Year by a leading PR and communications firm.

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Two Sisters chicken processing plant, Cambuslang

Unite pledge to fight factory closure plans

Trade union group Unite fear the closure of a chicken production plant will affect around 450 jobs – with many staff coming from the Motherwell and Bellshill areas.

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Countdown on to use Scottish paper notes

There’s now less than a month to use your paper £5 and £10 notes.

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New Post Office branch opens in Strathclyde Business Park

New Post Office branch opens in Strathclyde Business Park

A new Post Office will open at Strathclyde Business Park in Bellshill on Wednesday.

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Vice-president of Volvo Rigid Hauler and Terex Trucks Articulated Hauler, Paul Douglas, presenting Edward Massey with award.

Terex Trucks name apprentice of the year

Edward Massey from Newarthill has been named Apprentice of the Year at Newhouse-based Terex Trucks.

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Chris Penman was removed from a Chris Rock show at the SSE Hydro for using his phone to check on his sick dad's condition, Picture: SWNS

Thrown out of comedy gig for checking on sick dad

Security officials at the SSE Hydro have been slammed after throwing a Motherwell man out for using his phone to check on his sick dad.

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Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows (back row,centre) with Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaigners

MP hosting event to help WASPI cause

Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows is hosting a discussion and drop-in session for the Women Against State Pension Inequality at the GLO Centre tomorrow (Thursday) from 6pm-8pm.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Volvo launches own range of rigid haulers

Volvo planning to build on 84 years of history

Terex Trucks’ range of rigid haulers is to be phased out as parent firm Volvo CE is set to enter the market with a complete Volvo-branded range.

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Supermarket rebuild starts

Supermarket rebuild starts

The Lidl supermarket on Windmillhill Street, Motherwell, will be demolished on Monday to allow the company to rebuild a new store on the site.

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People's Postcode Lottery ambassador Judie McCourt. Pic: Dustin Smith

Three lucky winners in Postcode Lottery

Three Motherwell residents are starting 2018 with an extra £1000 in the bank after winning with the People’s Postcode Lottery.

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Two men walk through the gates of Ravenscraig after the last shift before the plant closed in June 1992

Maggie refused to take action

Documents have revealed Margaret Thatcher dismissed appeals for support to cushion the blow from thousands of job losses at the Ravenscraig steelworks.

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Bellshill and Mossend YMCA - Asda grant

A grand way to celebrate Christmas

Christmas came early for two Bellshill organisations after generous donations and some festive fun from Asda Motherwell.

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Ascensos staff bed down in sub-zero temperatures in Edinburgh to help the homeless

Helping the homeless

Staff from the Ascensos contact centre in Motherwell braved sub-zero temperatures as they raised over £4,000 to help eradicate homelessness in Scotland.

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