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£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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Natalie Anderson and Charlie O'Neill from Gist with one of the vehicles you could learn to drive. Pic: Craig Halkett

Unique raffle prize in aid of DreamMaker

If you have ever fancied a career as a lorry driver a Eurocentral firm is running a raffle with a unique star prize.

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M74 will be linked to the M80

£190m road will link motorways

A £190 million roads’ programme to boost the regneration of Ravenscraig has been approved by the Glasgow City Region cabinet.

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Pictured at Motherwell stations are, from left: John Malley, Station Team manager, Peter O'Connell, 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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There will be days without any service.

When can I get a train over Christmas and New Year?

ScotRail has released the Christmas and New Year schedule, with warnings that there will be no trains on certain days over the festive period.

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Councillor Nathan Wilson

Councillor welcomes park and ride news

Motherwell South East and Ravenscraig councillor Nathan Wilson has welcomed the news that construction on the long-awaited park and ride at Shieldmuir station will begin in January.

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The damage to Lisa Sneddon's car caused by the accident in Range Road

‘It’s time to end this parking nightmare’

A pregnant Muirhouse woman has started a petition calling for the Shieldmuir park and ride to finally be built after being involved in a car crash.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces the feasibility studies are being commissioned

Plan for station at Eurocentral

A new station could be built at Eurocentral as part of plans to upgrade cross-border train journeys.

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