Teenager from Berwick goes missing after visiting friends

Fears are growing over a teenager who went missing during the night while staying with friends.

Body of man discovered on Coatbridge street

Body of man discovered on Coatbridge street

Police Scotland is appealing for information following the death of a man in Coatbridge in the early hours of Monday 12 March 2018.

A transit van was stopped on the M74 on Friday. Picture: TSPL

Three in custody after £625000 cocaine and cannabis haul

Three people have been arrested after police seized more than £600,000 worth of drugs.

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Leah Hutcheon, founder and chief executive of Appointedd. Picture: Chris Watt

Entrepreneurs join forces to launch booking service

Two female entrepreneurs have joined forces to launch a new service to help organise major events such as weddings and baby namings.

Retronix is creating ten jobs in Coatbridge on the back of the deals. Picture: Contributed

Coatbridge electronics firm to double up on sales

A Coatbridge electronics company has secured multi-million-pound international contracts that should allow it to double its turnover over the next two years.

Mark Allard said there was still business to be done despite the North Sea 'doom and gloom'. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

New Watson Towers boss hails £500,000 order boost

Coatbridge-based steel works and heavy engineering firm Watson Towers has secured £500,000 worth of orders during the first four weeks of its new managing director coming on board.

Fishers managing director Michael Jones. Picture: Robert Perry

Fishers Laundry profits hit by ‘year of investment’

Fishers Laundry Group has unveiled an 11 per cent drop in annual profits following a “year of significant investment” for the venerable Fife firm.

One of Tannoy's upmarket loudspeaker models

Tannoy owner sounds out new Scottish base

Music Group, the owner of venerable loudspeaker maker Tannoy, is looking to retain a manufacturing base in Scotland.

Cairnhill boss Neil Watson with London Scottish winger Jason Harries. Picture: Contributed

Coatbridge firm sponsors London Scottish rugby club

Heavy engineering and steel fabrication specialist Cairnhill Structures has beefed up its marketing strategy with a new sponsorship deal with London Scottish.

Hollywood Bowl is set to float on the London market in July. Picture: TSPL

Ten-pin bowling group eyes £280m strike on stock market

Hollywood Bowl, the UK’s largest ten-pin bowling operator, has announced that it will float on the London Stock Exchange next month.

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Airdrie, Lanark, Coatbridge and Kilmarnock are among the best value for homes in terms of size. Picture: John Devlin

Which Scottish town has the ‘cheapest homes’ in the UK?

HOMES in Airdrie are the best value for money in Britain in terms of size, new research has revealed.

Robert, Amy, Laura and Sophie Reid.

Schoolgirl who lost kidney to cancer backs CRUK campaign

A COURAGEOUS Scottish schoolgirl had to have her kidney removed in her fight against cancer.

The Scottish Government believes John Doyle should pay back some of the money he received. Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith

Holyrood urges ex-Coatbridge College chief to repay payoff

A former college principal who received a £304,000 payoff against official guidelines has been sent a letter from government lawyers urging him to pay some of the money back.

Daniel Hamill.

Lanarkshire man to chop beard for charity

A Coatbridge resident is to shave off his lengthy beard in aid of cancer charity Maggie’s Lanarkshire after his mother died of lung cancer last year.

Coatbridge College. Picture: Google

Coatbridge College was ‘advised against’ payoff

Paymasters who signed off a controversial £304,000 severance deal to a departing college principal were advised the payout was against official guidelines, a former college director and lawyer told MSPs.

Clive Miquel, chief executive of Lees Foods. Picture: Contributed

Profits snowball at sweet maker Lees Foods

Snowball and macaroon bar maker Lees Foods has reported some tasty full-year figures as a multi-million pound investment at its Coatbridge plant lifted margins.

Rio the Jack Russell. Picture: Hemedia

Pet dog abandoned in Scottish park with belongings

A PET dog was abandoned in a park with a bag full of his belongings, the Scottish SPCA has reported.

Five burger van vendors are taking a local council to court over North Lanarkshire council's decision to prevent them from selling food to pupils. Picture: TSPL

Burger van owners claim ban infringes human rights

THEY are a source of hearty lunchtime fare that are not to the tastes of councillors, though children may disagree.

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