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New Schools for Ravenscraig : New RCAG Campaign

Ravenscraig Community Action Group, a community action group representing residents from Ravenscraig and surrounding areas, has this week launched a new campaign focused on securing new, long promised, primary schools for Ravenscraig. Continue reading

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Rail hub rejected

🔵 The Russell Group Rail Hub was rejected today by North Lanarkshire Council 58 votes for refusal and 7 for approval. 🔵 Ravenscraig Community Action Group led the fight and spoke at committee today on behalf of our community and … Continue reading

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Decision Day : Ravenscraig for families, not freight liners

🔵 TODAY IS DECISION DAY

🔵 Two Christmases ago, Russell Group though this was a deal done behind closed doors.

🔵 North Lanarkshire communities, businesses, councillors, MPs and Scottish Labour, Conservative, SNP and Scottish Green MSPs said that isn’t so.

🔵 What Russell Group asks is that this council cast aside two decades of planned progress and investment – but progressive place making happens by choice, not chance.

🔵 Russell Group offer a flawed vision for Ravenscraig.

🔵 This Christmas, two years on, we urge members from all parties to send a strong and clear message to Russell Group and Ravenscraig Ltd that North Lanarkshire deserves better.

🔵 To the applicant we urge reflection and a recognition that rail hubs have an important role to play in Scotland’s future, but require sustainable sites in suitable locations.

🔵 Together as local communities and businesses, with our council, councillors, MSPs and MPs, we stand ready to continue our fight. Continue reading

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Scottish Labour for families, not freight liners

🔵 Scottish Labour MSP Monica Lennon and Councillor Kenneth Duffy, long standing supporters of the campaign, have this week again spoken out, standing with SNP, Scottish Green and now Conservative MSPs, MPs and Councillors saying Ravenscraig is for Families, Not … Continue reading

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Scottish National Party for families, not freight liners

Scottish National Party MSP Clare Adamson is standing with Scottish Labour, SNP, Scottish Green and Conservative MSPs, MPs and Councillors saying Ravenscraig is for Families, Not Freightliners. Thursday 15th December : Decision day on Russell Group’s flawed vision of the … Continue reading

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Railhead Re-Visited : Act by 30th October

OBJECT TODAY – ACT BY 30th OCTOBER Russell Group have resurrected their zombie plans for an unwanted dirty-diesel rail hub running through the heart of Motherwell. The plans remain opposed by Scottish Labour, SNP and Scottish Greens. The planning application … Continue reading

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Getting child safety sorted

You told us that our kids couldn’t cross New Craig Road (at the pub) safely as a large sign was blocking the line of sight. We worked with Councillor Agnes Magowan to get the sign height raised, ensuring our kids … Continue reading

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What’s the future for Ravenscraig?

 What’s in store for the future of Ravenscraig? Want to find out more on plans for new schools, shops, homes, roads & rail hub? Hear from North Lanarkshire Council’s Ravenscraig project manager Jonathan Speed,Speak with Councillor Kenneth DuffyCouncillor Nathan WilsonCouncillor Agnes Magowan – … Continue reading

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Speaking up for Ravenscraig

Speaking up for Ravenscraig Today we’re raised three issues with North Lanarkshire Council: Street lighting faults on New Craig Road Flooding (road/pavenement) on New Craig Road Sign blocking safe crossing on New Craig Road. We’ll keep you updated on a … Continue reading

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Ravenscraig freight hub proposals “coming off the rails”

MONDAY, 17th JANUARY 2022 NORTH LANARKSHIRE PLANNERS SET TO RECOMMEND REFUSAL AT NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Ravenscraig freight hub proposals “coming off the rails” say’s action group. North Lanarkshire Council Planners set to recommend refusal at national development site. Russell Group urged to … Continue reading

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