20 YEARS AGO
North Lanarkshire Council were proposing a massive overhaul in education - which could have led to the closure of up to eleven schools.
Kathleen Macalorum, then North Lanarkshire SNP councillor, was chosen as the prospective candidate for the seat of Hamilton North and Bellshill in the upcoming Scottish Parliament elections.
An Asian family spoke of their “horror”after being held at gun-point in their home in Motherwell.
MP for Shotts and Airdrie Helen Liddell vowed to fight to keep Shotts Community Education Centre open.
A man was cleared of gunning down Craigneuk’swilliam Longmire.
The three disgraced North Lanarkshire Council officials - suspended over the loss of £4.66 million from the council’s DLO - were to face disciplinary.
A rising tide of drug-related deaths sparked a massive police operation.