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New exhibition to mark 30th anniversary of Ravenscraig closure

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Bellshill Cultural Centre will host an exhibition to mark the 30-year anniversary of the closure of Ravenscraig Steelworks.Opening this Saturday, June 25, The Craig and Beyond features paintings by Roger McNulty which are concerned primarily with steelmaking, its dramatic processes and the transient and global nature of its production.Roger said: “Having lived in the shadow of the Craig and its dramatic effects on the verge of the fertile Clyde Valley, provides a constant source of vivid memories for my work.”The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.

Get all the news from your area – as well as features, entertainment, sport and the latest on Lanarkshire’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic – straight to your fingertips, 24/7.The free download features the latest breaking news and exclusive stories, and allows you to customise your page to the sections that matter most to you.Head to the App Store and never miss a beat in Lanarkshire - iOS - Android The closure of Ravenscraig in 1992 signalled the end of large-scale steel making in Scotland.It led to a direct loss of 770 jobs, and another 10,000 jobs linked to these.Demolition of the site’s landmark blue gasometer in 1996 and the subsequent clean-up operation have created the largest brownfield site in Europe.This huge area is now being transformed into the new town of Ravenscraig.The Craig and Beyond will run until August 6 at Bellshill Cultural Centre and is free to visit. *Don't miss the latest headlines from around Lanarkshire.

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