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Marion wants carers valued

Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows has become the first MP to sign up to the Carer Positive employment scheme.

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Stephen Henderson and donators Boyd Tunnock and Dr Lorna Gall with Kenny Daly and Calvin Wallace of KD Joinery Services who did the work

YMCA reopens sports hall after two years

Bellshill and Mossend YMCA has officially reopened its sports hall which had been out of use for over two years.

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Council asked to consider entering into a partnership to build hotel in Motherwell

Council asked to consider entering into a partnership to build hotel in Motherwell

Travelodge has written to North Lanarkshire Council proposing a joint development partnership to build a hotel in Motherwell.

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Decision delayed so that Tim Hortons can revise its plans

Decision delayed so that Tim Hortons can revise its plans

North Lanarkshire Council’s planning sub-committee has posposed making a decision over Tim Hortons application to open a drive-thru in Motherwell.

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The Food Warehouse in Craigneuk. Pic: Andy Forman

Food Warehouse opens new supermarket in Craigneuk

The Food Warehouse has invested more than £750,000 opening a new 8694 sq ft supermarket in Caledonian Retail Park, Craigneuk, creating 30 new jobs.

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Motherwell and Wishaw MSP Clare Adamson addresses the SNp Conference in Aberdeen

MSP hits out at Trump’s steel tariffs

Motherwell and Wishaw MSP Clare Adamson MSP stood up for Scottish steel in Parliament and at the SNP Conference in Aberdeen.

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Viewcare Project coordinator Debbie Wilson addresses the networking meeting

Church needs more space for community services to grow

Viewpark Parish Church is aiming to raise £1000,000 to build an extension and allow its services to flourish.

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Virgin Media staff fears over TUPE transfer

Virgin Media staff fears over TUPE transfer

Virgin Media staff are concerned they will lose some of their benefits if their jobs are outsourced.

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Faster broadband rollout

Faster broadband rollout

More premises across North Lanarkshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout.

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RBS will close its Bellshill branch on June 11 and its Tannochside branch three days later

Anger as RBS won’t listen to customers

Bellshill and Uddingston MSP Richard Lyle has expressed his anger at RBS for refusing to reconsider closing its Bellshill and Tannochside branches.

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All the award winners at the Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards

Best in business celebrated at Lanarkshire’s excellence awards

Following months of anticipation, we can now unveil the winners of the 25th Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards 2018, which showcased the region’s best businesses.

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Mossed International Railfreight Park (MIRP) officially launches and PD Stirling celebrates with a team of Clydesdale horses crossing their new access bridge. Pic shows L/R Andrew Sritling, Keith Brown MSP (Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work), and David Stirling. Pic Peter Devlin

Railfreight project officially launched

Mossend International Railfreight Park has officially launched its expanded Railhead project after planning permission was awarded in October.

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Virgin jobs move to Bellshill

Virgin jobs move to Bellshill

Virgin Media has announced that 220 jobs will be relocated from Wales to Bellshill.

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Poundworld in Falkirk High Street.

Poundworld to close around 100 stores

Discount chain Poundworld is pursuing a restructuring plan that could see it shut around a third of its stores, putting more than 1500 jobs in doubt.

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SNP MP for Motherwell slams ‘despicable’ welfare sanctions affecting local families

SNP MP for Motherwell slams ‘despicable’ welfare sanctions affecting local families

Local families are being deprived of basic rights as a result of the UK Government’s welfare policy, according to Marion Fellows MP.

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Councillor Kenny McCreary and Margaret Mitchell MSP outside Uddingston Police Station

Shut police station may still be an asset

A councillor has criticised plans to dispose of Uddingston Police Station claiming it could still be an important community asset.

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Launching the North Lanarkshire Tribunal Representation Unit are Bellshill CAB manager Steven Rees, welfare rights officer Rosemary McGowan, information and coordinating officer Klyar Campbell, Airdrie CAB manager Aaliya Seyal, and Cumbernauld and Kilsyth CAB manager Stewart Mahon

CAB launches tribunal unit

A new service has been established by the Citizens Advice Bureau for those needing representation at social security tribunals.

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Carpetright closure concern

Carpetright closure concern

Motherwell South East and Ravenscraig councillor Nathan Wilson has voiced concerns about the proposed closure of the Carpetright store at Caledonian Retail Park.

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Aquapac Ltd  managing director Stephen Connachan (right) is pictured with Shirley Linton, head of Enterprise and Place, and Councillor Allan Graham, convener of the Enterprise and Housing Committee

NL economy is one of Scotland’s strongest

North Lanarkshire’s economy is one of the strongest and fastest growing in Scotland according to the Office for National Statistics.

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Dr Ryan Taylor

Biotech firm needs funds to develop biodegradable milk bottle made from crustacean shells

A chance conversation in a shop could lead to a Lanarkshire biotech company producing the world’s first compostable single use milk bottle.

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