North Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire Council leader cleared over links to repairs firm

The leader of North Lanarkshire Council, who was reported to a watchdog for not declaring his friendship with executives at a company at the heart of a multi-million-pound council housing repairs deal, has been cleared of any wrongdoing.

Published 22 October 2015

Ogilvie begins work at Drumpellier Business Park

Work is about to start on the first office development at Drumpellier Business Park in Coatbridge.

Published 20 October 2015

Council takes North Lanarkshire freight terminal approval to court

North Lanarkshire Council has backed a call for the Scottish Ministers to overturn their decision to grant permission for the development of a distribution centre despite their own officials agreeing it should be refused.

Published 9 October 2015

Commercial units to be built at North Lanarkshire business park

New commercial units are to be built in North Lanarkshire thanks to a £3.1 million funding package from the Scottish Government and private sponsors.

Published 7 October 2015

Ravenscraig plans on hold

Plans to regenerate the former Ravenscraig steelworks site in North Lanarkshire have been put on hold, the developers have announced.

Published 22 September 2015

Approval for first of Glasgow and the Clyde Valley’s £1bn City Deal projects

Funding has been approved for over £900 million of infrastructure projects to be carried out under the Glasgow and the Clyde Valley City Deal package to boost the west of Scotland economy.

Published 19 August 2015

Wishaw Medical Centre handed over

Graham Construction has handed over the £19 million Wishaw Health Centre to NHS Lanarkshire.

Published 12 August 2015

New North Lanarkshire rail freight terminal approved

Plans for a new rail freight terminal in North Lanarkshire have been approved in principle by Scottish ministers.

Published 6 August 2015

Jail sentence for bogus workman in roof repair scam

A man has been sentenced to 10 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to conning an 89-year-old woman out of thousands of pounds for unnecessary roof repairs.

Published 27 July 2015

Council leader reported to watchdog over housing repairs contracts

The leader of North Lanarkshire Council has been reported to a watchdog for not declaring his friendship with executives at a company at the heart of a multi-million-pound council housing repairs deal.

Published 16 July 2015

Maggie’s Lanarkshire makes RIBA Stirling Prize 2015 shortlist

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has revealed the six buildings competing for this year's Stirling Prize.

Published 16 July 2015

Green light for over 1,000 new homes in North Lanarkshire

Plans to build over 1,000 homes as well as a community hub and a link road have been approved by North Lanarkshire Council.

Published 15 July 2015

Decision looms on Glenboig Village project

Plans to build 1,040 homes as part of a Community Growth Area east of Glasgow, as well as a community hub and a link road, are to be put to decision makers this week.

Published 6 July 2015

Cabinet secretary visits Cumbernauld to see Regeneration Capital Grant Fund success

A project to build a new community centre at the heart of Cumbernauld has been hailed as a success of the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund (RCGF), which has opened for new applications.

Published 3 June 2015

Over 200 new council homes set for West Lothian and North Lanarkshire

Affordable housing developer Lovell is set to design and build 221 new council homes for North Lanarkshire Council and West Lothian Council at a combined value of £23.61 million.

Published 28 May 2015