Motherwell and Wishaw


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Motherwell and Wishaw

(wĭsh`ô), town (1991 pop. 30,616), North Lanarkshire, S central Scotland. The two parts of the town were united in 1920. Formerly a center of heavy industry (coal and steel), Motherwell is concentrating on light engineering to revitalize its declining economy.

Motherwell and Wishaw

 

a city in Great Britain, located in Strathclyde County, Scotland. Population, 74,200 (1971). Part of the Glasgow urban complex. Local industries include metallurgy and heavy machine building, and coal is mined nearby.

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Rotary Club The guest speaker at last week's meeting of the Rotary Club of Motherwell and Wishaw was Michal Zawisza, the Polish vice consul based in the Polish Consulate General office, Edinburgh.
MP for Motherwell and Wishaw Marion Fellows also showed her support for the event by tweeting: "I am delighted to have heard from a number of people just how fantastic the Motherwell Makes Music festival was" The venues have still to be announced, so keep an eye on the website in the next few weeks.
An article in yesterday's paper about Tata Steel incorrectly described Clare Adamson as the MSP for Motherwell and Wishaw.
Motherwell and Wishaw MSP John Pentland has had complaints from patients including Julie Anne Yule, of Motherwell, who has had part of her left leg removed as a result a curvature of the spine.
Wilson, 61, from Motherwell, Lanarkshire, had been accused of robbing money from the accounts of Labour's Motherwell and Wishaw Constituency Party over a five-year period.
He doesn't run Motherwell and Wishaw local Labour Party - that's done by a bunch of well-meaning volunteers who try their best to balance the books.
Dr Bray was MP for Middlesbrough from 1962 to 1970 and for Motherwell and Wishaw from 1974 to 1997.
He entered local politics through his work with the Labour Party and trade unions and joined Motherwell and Wishaw Town Council in 1966.
We went round Motherwell and Wishaw and grown men were in tears.
Motherwell and Wishaw MP Frank Roy also said he is not willing to lose services.
She was outraged to hear the Motherwell and Wishaw MSP had written to cops suggesting the situation had been "overblown" after one of the men's parents contacted him.
Ministers from across Motherwell and Wishaw, along with other dignitaries from The Church of Scotland, will also attend.