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Transport interchange plans put to the public

Plans for a transport interchange at Motherwell rail station will be on public display this month.

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The motorway project has proven a success if terms of cutting commuter times, but there are still issues local people want addressed. Pic: Chris Watt

MSP requests consultation to address concerns from motorway improvement project

Central Scotland list MSP Margaret Mitchell has written to Cabinet Secretary Keith Brown to ask for a post- construction consultation into the M8/M73/M74 Motorway Improvement Project.

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Woman, 79, dies after being hit by car in Uddingston

Woman, 79, dies after being hit by car in Uddingston

A 79-year-old woman has tragically died after she was struck by a car while crossing Uddingston’s Old Edinburgh Road yesterday morning.

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Glasgow Fort

Dunn’s to introduce new route from the Village to the Fort

North Lanarkshire firm Dunn’s Coaches is to introduce a new service next month that is sure to appeal to shoppers.

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Extra seats on trains for fans travelling to big game

Extra seats on trains for fans travelling to big game

ScotRail is adding extra carriages to trains between Glasgow Central and Mount Florida to help fans travel to the Scottish Cup final tomorrow (Saturday).

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Strike action on cup final day called off as ‘good will’ gesture

Strike action on cup final day called off as ‘good will’ gesture

Rail workers have called off a strike planned to coincide with the Scottish Cup final on Saturday as a gesture of “good will”.

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Failure of electricity supply leads to problems for train passengers

Failure of electricity supply leads to problems for train passengers

A number of rail services travelling through the Central Belt will be cancelled or delayed this morning due to an overhead line fault.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Councillor Mark Kerr's motion calling for a working party to be set up to look into North Lanarkshire Council having its own transport network was successful

Working group will look into bus service

North Lanarkshire Council has taken the next step towards potentially operating its own transport network.

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Delays in blue badge scheme renewal

Delays in blue badge scheme renewal

A disabled woman is concerned she will be without her blue badge for over a month due to problem with processing applications.

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Traffic Scotland published CCTV images of the motorway network near Cumbernauld on Wednesday night

Heroes brave the snow to assist stranded drivers

Three Cumbernauld men who came to the aid of drivers stranded in the snow on the motorway over night have been hailed heroes after delivering pizzas and Irn-Bru to people.

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Snow in Birkenshaw, North Lanarkshire, last night

Red warning lifted, but still major disruption due to snow

The Met Office’s red warning for snow across central Scotland has now expired, but an amber warning will be in place until at least 6pm this evening (Thursday).

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Commuters make their way through the morning rush hour after heavy snow fall on the M8 this morning and the Met Office has warned the weather is likely to get worse this afternoon. Pic: SWNS

Weather warning upgraded to Red

The Met Office has upgraded it weather warning to Red - the highest possible level - for Strathclyde, Central, Tayside, Fife, South West Scotland, Lothian and the Borders.

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The MET office has put out an Amber warning as Scotland is covered in a blanket of snow. Pic: SWNS

Warning not to travel unless it is absolutely necessary

People are being urged to avoid travel in the areas affected by the amber warning for snow which will affect parts of Scotland including Lanarkshire over the coming days.

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Bus fire under investigation

Bus fire under investigation

First Glasgow has launched an internal investigation to discover why one of its buses burst in flames in Motherwell last week.

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Barrier needed to cut the noise

Barrier needed to cut the noise

Thorniewood councillor Bob Burrows about is looking for feedback about an increase in noise from the M74 extension.

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Police Scotland.

Travel with caution advice for drivers

Drivers across Scotland are advised to travel with extra caution, as the latest weather warnings for the country are announced.

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Police advise drivers to avoid travelling tonight in southern and central Scotland

Police advise drivers to avoid travelling tonight in southern and central Scotland

Police Scotland is advising drivers in much of the southern and central belt areas to avoid travelling on the roads tonight, following a warning by the Met Office of severe weather between 9pm tonight and 5am tomorrow.

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