Coatbridge train station attack: Woman seriously assaulted A WOMAN has sustained serious leg injuries after she was attacked by another woman draped in a Rangers flag at a train station near Glasgow.Detectives said a young woman was assaulted on Saturday, May 15, at around 7:30pm at Coatbridge Sunnyside Station in North Lanarkshire, suffering severe injuries to her leg.
Season ticket-holders will be given a free pass for next season as club honours pledge.Motherwell boss Graham Alexander says the club's gesture to provide loyal fans with free season tickets for next term shows they really care about people.Those who forked out for season tickets for this season, only to not get to set foot inside Fir Park due to the Covid pandemic, have the offer of a free ticket for this coming season, or fans can also have their money back.
His prison sentence will be followed by two years under supervision A man who brutally attacked two police officers with a meat cleaver has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.David Dowson, 26, attacked Pc Glenn Coletta and Pc Josh McCorry in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire last June.
A MAN who attempted to murder a police officer and endangered the life of another in a brutal meat cleaver attack has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.David Dowson, 26, previously pleaded guilty to attempting to murder Pc Josh McCorry by striking him with the weapon outside his home in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, in June last year.
A total of 92 per cent of the applications processed have been approved since payments started in February A total of 7650 Scottish Child Payments have been made in North Lanarkshire since its launch.The benefit, which is unique to Scotland, is intended to help low-income families with the costs of raising a child and gives qualifying parents and carers £40 every four weeks for each child under six.
Suicide Prevention Lanarkshire app launched A handy new smartphone app has been launched with the help of Motherwell FC to provide practical support for people who are having suicidal thoughts or who may know someone who is.The Suicide Prevention in Lanarkshire app is packed with useful information to help keep people safe and provide guidance on how to look out for others you may be concerned about.
From: John Gadie, Bedale.WHAT is it with the Scots (Andrew Vine, The Yorkshire Post, May 8) that make them dislike the English so much that they feel the need to break away at any price?I can only feel that it is history that makes them want to turn their backs on the English hand that feeds them and support a leader (Nicola Sturgeon) whose administration in Scotland is responsible for all the problems.
The area was at the heart of a number of industries and considered the 'workshop of the world' Did you know that Lanarkshire was once considered the 'workshop of the world'.Well, you can find out all about it thanks to a fascinating new photographic exhibition that is sure to transport visitors back in time 'TOIL – A history of working lives in Industrial Lanarkshire,' explores the world of work in the 19th and early 20th century.
TWO new large-scale supermarkets have won planning approval.The stores will be built on Carlisle Road, Airdrie and Mossbell Road, Bellshill after permission was granted by planning officers at North Lanarkshire Council.The Airdrie site also allows for a drive thru, although no information on whether this would be connected to any venture was given when asked, and further future retail, which will also provide more job opportunities once trading, the discounter said.
Voters are going to the polls in a by-election to choose a new MP for the Airdrie and Shotts constituency.Polling stations will open on Thursday morning in the North Lanarkshire seat in the race to replace incumbent SNP MP Neil Gray.Mr Gray stepped down to contest the same seat in the Scottish Parliament election, and became an MSP last week.
Viral sea shanty sensation says Little Mix “were down” for his joke about their pregnancies at the Brit Awards.The 26-year-old former postman, from Airdrie in North Lanarkshire, delivered a rendition of his number one track Wellerman during Tuesday night’s ceremony at London’s O2 Arena, which did not feature social distancing or mandatory masks.
WEEKLY deaths from Covid-19 in Scotland have fallen to single figures for the first time since September last year, according to the latest data.National Records of Scotland (NRS) figures show seven deaths related to coronavirus were registered between May 3 and May 9, down 12 on the previous week.
SCOTLAND is seeing the lowest number of deaths from Covid in eight long months.Weekly deaths from the respiratory disease have fallen to single figures for the first time since September according to data released today.⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates National Records of Scotland (NRS) figures show seven deaths related to coronavirus were registered between May 3 and May 9, down 12 on the previous week.
Conservative Central Scotland MSP Meghan Gallacher will donate that salary to North Lanarkshire based charities A newly elected list MSP has announced she will remain a Motherwell councillor until the local government elections next year.Conservative Central Scotland MSP, Meghan Gallacher, confirmed her decision on social media on Tuesday following her election to Holyrood over the weekend.
Two Lanarkshire Lidl supermarkets approved creating 80 jobs TWO new supermarkets are to be built in central Scotland, Lidl has annoounced.The stores will be built on Carlisle Road, Airdrie and Mossbell Road, Bellshill after permission was granted by planning officers at North Lanarkshire Council.The firm said the new stores will create up to 80 new jobs for the local economy once opened and "represent Lidl’s continued commitment across Scotland".
The Prime Minister is giving an update to MPs on the latest coronavirus changes and lockdown plans Latest figures from Scotland A total of 10,104 people have died in Scotland with confirmed or suspected coronavirus, according to the National Records of Scotland (NRS).The figures show seven deaths relating to Covid-19 were registered between May 3 and May 9, down 12 on the previous week.