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Car driver attacked in Wishaw

Detectives are continuing enquiries following a serious assault in Wishaw on Sunday.

Crime
Baillie Court residents and staff with pupils from Braidhurst High School as the complex celebrates 25 years

Complex celebrates its 25th annivesary

A celebratory lunch was organised for the residents of Baillie Court in Forgewood to mark a milestone anniversary.

Education
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.

Business
Appraisal events will look at all the options

Appraisal events will look at all the options

Two option appraisal events will take place on June 4 and 8 for NHS Lanarkshire to involve stakeholders in the next step of the multi-million-pound plan to either rebuild or refurbish University Hospital Monklands.

Health
Carla Callaghan (front) with (l-r) Caroline Archer, Sophie Thomas, Rosy McRorie and Mairi Valentine - Pic: Pixel Works Photography

Wear your wedding dress for MS

An Uddingston woman who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis just weeks before her wedding will be donning the dress from her big day in aid of MS Society Scotland.

Health
Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

The business behind Betterware catalogue has collapsed with the loss of 100 jobs – and agents across Scotland facing the prospect of losing their income.

News
Motherwell station will be the heart of a new transport hub

£3.5m project for transport links on track

Plans to create an improved transport interchange at Motherwell railway station were approved by the Glasgow City Region Cabinet last week.

Transport
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.

Business
Motherwell supporters celebrate their team's 3-0 victory over Aberdeen at Hampden of Saturday. Pic: Alan Murray

Train strike threat for the big match

Motherwell FC will be back at Hampden Park next month
after sweeping aside Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup semi-final on Saturday.

Transport
Girl (17) charged with murder following Holytown death

Girl (17) charged with murder following Holytown death

A teenage girl has appeared in court charged with murder following an alleged fatal stabbing in a flat in Holytown last week.

Crime
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.

Business
Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows (right) with WASPI volunteer Marjory Barrie who assisted with the surgeries

MP Marion on tour offering welfare advice

Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows held surgeries giving advice and assistance on Universal Credit and women’s state pension age increase.

Politics
Business card...has been created as part of FEAT's upcoming fifth anniversary in May, highlighting the sepsis warning signs people should be aware of.

Video: Sepsis - 20 second-long video could save your life

It’s almost five years since the Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust was founded and the Scottish charity has had many successes in that short period of time.

Health
Bellshill bypass pictured from North Road during construction of the new road layout

Fears over danger at junction

Bellshill Community Council has written to Transport Scotland over fears a junction on the Bellshill bypass is becoming dangerous.

Transport
Teenagers arrested in connection with Holytown death

Teenagers arrested in connection with Holytown death

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the death of an 18-year-old man in Holytown yesterday (Thursday).

Crime
Holytown death being treated as ‘suspicious’

Holytown death being treated as ‘suspicious’

The death of a man in Holytown this morning is being treated as suspicious.

Crime
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.

Business
Police were called to the scene.

Stabbing in Holytown

Parts of Holytown have been cordoned off following reports of a fatal stabbing.

Crime
Some of the staff from Parksprings Care Home

Care home residents hail their quality of life

A nationwide survey has revealed that residents of a Motherwell care home do not believe their quality of life could be any better.

Health
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