30 YEARS AGO
Hundreds of school pupils had an extra day’s holiday when teachers staged a one-day strike to protest against the Government’s latest education proposals.
Youngsters on Government training schemes were falling victim to harsh benefits rulings if they injured themselves while working, Newmains and District Advice Centre warned.
Councillors insisted that they wanted Mcdonalds to open up a fast food restaurant at Motherwell Cross.
A 27-year-old Motherwell man required surgery after being bitten on his lip during an early morning assault.
Motherwell Concert Band continued their rise to glory in Holland when they were just pipped to third place in Europe.
The East Motherwell District Housing Association and SSHA joined forces for a £1 millionwishaw development.