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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.

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Bellshill West minister The Rev Calum Stark, two of the eldest members Alex and Rena Davidson, and one of the youngest Logan Dickson with the Moderator of Hamilton Presbytery Roberta Hutton

Church celebrates 140th anniversary

Bellshill West Parish Church celebrated a special anniversary on Hogmanay as it was exactly 140 years to the day since the church first opened its doors.

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Water supplies return to Bellshill

Water supplies have started to return to Bellshill and everywhere should be back to normal later today.

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Loss of water in Bellshill

Loss of water in Bellshill

Scottish Water are investigating after homes in Bellshill woke up to a loss of water pressure or no water at all this morning.

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Work to replace the feature window is expected to begin in the spring.

Window ready to be a true feature again

Dalziel St Andrew’s Church awarded grant to help complete final phase of makeover project

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Clare Adamson hopes long-term resident Eric can find a new home soon

MSP learns about SPCA

Motherwell and Wishaw MSP Clare Adamson visited the Scottish SPCA Lanarkshire Rehoming Centre to learn

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Issues have plagued North Lanarkshire since the new scheme was introduced on October 2. Pic: Bill Henry

Special meeting called to discuss bin shambles in North Lanarkshire

The SNP Group on North Lanarkshire Council has successfully called a special meeting of the full council to deal with the crisis caused by the new bin scheme.

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Councillor Nathan Wilson

Council found it had responsibility to get ’Craig fence fixed

A vandalised fence has been mended after officers at North Lanarkshire Council accepted it was their responsibility.

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Cygnet on St Maurice's Pond had a lucky escape after being trapped by a plastic bag. Pic: SSPCA

Charity warns litter is a danger to wildlife

The Scottish SPCA was recently called out to Cumbernauld to save a baby swan that was trapped by a plastic bag.

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Mossend Railhead expansion is planned

Railfreight inquiry call over bridge work

A call for an independent probe into the decision to approve Mossend International Railfreight Park was made this week.

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Some residents haven't received the bags for their brown bins

Council may ask police to investigate missing bio bags

North Lanarkshire Council is considering calling in police over delays to the new bin collection scheme.

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New Ravenscraig plan has been revealed

New blueprint for ’Craig site

Developers unveiling fresh plans to develop the former Ravenscraig site are confident businesses will be attracted and jobs created.

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Clark Ferguson

Council pledges to keep cattle in field

North Lanarkshire Council has accepted responsibility for a broken fence that allowed cattle to wander on to the road in Newarthill.

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Work to restore Cemetery Marsh at Baron's Haugh

Creating homes for nature

More homes for wildlife will be created at Baron’s Haugh Nature Reserve this winter with work underway to transform Cemetery Marsh.

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Drew the snake is looking for a new home. Pic: SSPCA

Drew’s been in SSPCA care for over 800 days

The Scottish SPCA is seeking a new home for a snake that has been in its care for over 800 days.

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Bins have German supplier

Bins have German supplier

North Lanarkshire Council has admitted that new bins needed to be ordered “due to unprecedented demand.”

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The tree that crashed into Anne Love's garden

A lucky escape as tree falls during storm

A Bellshill woman has spoken of her shock at finding a large tree had come close to crashing into her house during Storm Ophelia.

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Maureen Boyle and Ian Forsyth with the Baird Watson Shield awarded to 1st Bellshill and Mossend Scouts

Recognised for work to develop Scouting

A local Scout group has been the recipient of a prestigious award for its service to the district.

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Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Tropical Storm Ophelia is set to hit parts of Scotland today, with travel operators warning of disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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