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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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North Lanarkshire Councils supported enterprise service event involved a host of speakers and inspirational stories of life changing experiences

Support service changes lives

A special celebration to mark International Day of People with Disability took place at North Lanarkshire Council’s supported enterprise service.

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The Easter Egg Club carol singing in Motherwell Shopping Centre

Footfall is growing 
at shopping centre

Motherwell Shopping Centre experienced a healthy 2017 with footfall up 8.4 per cent on last year to the end of November.

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NEC see significant technological advantages.

Johnston Press digital awarded funding from Google innovation initiative

Johnston Press - the owner of this title - has announced that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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Andy McDade is concerned about the future of his business. Pic: Craig Halkett

True cost revealed of school bus changes

Transport boss says plans will have ‘deep consequences’

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Central Scotland list MSP Graham Simpson (centre) with David (left) and John Goonery of Fix-PC

Support local retailers

Central Scotland list MSP Graham Simpson visited Fix-PC in Brandon Street, Motherwell, to help promote the recent Small Business Saturday.

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Ofcom reveals NL is connected

Ofcom reveals NL is connected

Cumbernauld and Kilsyth’s MP Stuart McDonald has praised the Scottish Government for ensuring the increased roll-out of superfast broadband in North Lanarkshire.

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Club gets criticised over staff wages

Club gets criticised over staff wages

The UK Government has criticised Motherwell FC for failing to pay some employees at least the minimum wage.

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Donations needed to help food bank

Donations needed to help food bank

Specsavers in Motherwell is collecting donations for Basics Food Bank (Lanarkshire).

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St Teresas Church is located on Benford Avenue, Newarthill

Village street has UK’s fastest broadband

A street in Newarthill has the fastest broadband in the UK, an analysis of Internet speeds has revealed.

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Times to benefit from BBC link for local democracy reporters

Times to benefit from BBC link for local democracy reporters

The Motherwell Times will benefit from a link-up with the BBC which will see dozens of local democracy reporters employed across the UK.

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RBS branches in Bellshill and Tannochside are at risk.

As news reaches Lanarkshire on Royal Bank of Scotland bank closures, the Times and Speaker can reveal that both Bellshill and Tannochside branches are at risk of closure.

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Pictured at Motherwell stations are, from left: John Malley, Station Team manager, Peter OConnell, head of Station and Retail Development with Scotrail, and North Lanarkshire Council Depute leader, Councillor Paul Kelly.

Motherwell station hub could be best in Scotland

North Lanarkshire Council is working with Abellio ScotRail and SPT on plans for an improved transport interchange at Motherwell station.

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