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Find a buddy and share Carluke on the Run 10K

Everyone is invited to turn the town yellow on May 21 in the annual Carluke on the Run road race in support of Beatson Cancer Charity.

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Sir Tom Hunter is pictured with (from left) Kiltwalkers Stuart Sharp, Kerry Murdoch and Chris Quinn.

Boost for Kiltwalk’s fund-raising drive

Charity fund-raisers now have more reason to enter this year’s Kiltwalk with news that Scottish philanthropist Sir Tom Hunter will boost the amounts raised at all four walks.

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Jock's Burn, Carluke  (Pic by Archibald Photography Ltd)

Join in clear up of Jock’s Burn in Carluke!

Carluke folk, and others from further afield, are being urged to roll up their sleeves this month and next and get behind a clean-up of Jock’s Burn.

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New Monopoly pieces could include emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin

New Monopoly pieces could include emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing ‘the boot’ - but you can vote on what you’d like to see in their place.

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Garden gnomes, prosthetic legs and an apple tree - all left behind in hotel rooms

Garden gnomes, prosthetic legs and an apple tree - all left behind in hotel rooms

We’ve all rushed out of a hotel to catch our flight or train back home, and most of us will have forgotten some vital item - our phone, or a pair of socks, or perhaps the papers for that presentation that your business trip was all about.

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Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

Health risk forces Doritos to recall crisps

The owners of popular crisp brand. Doritos, is recalling some products after it was revealed they could pose a health risk.

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Here's one we made earlier...young Sam Nisbet meets a hippo decorated with hospital scrubs at the launch at his school in Hamilton.

Clydesdale schools join the hippo trail for BIG Stampede

Schools across Carluke and Lanark will be invaded by baby hippos this year as part of The BIG Stampede’s education project.
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Winners: Centre are gold medal winners Jude Hilson (left) and Freya Kenny; left are silver medal winners Madison Watson (left) and Sarah MacDonald; right are bronze medallists Esther McCurrie (left) and Chelsea Slavin.

Lanark’s gymnasts raise funds for new premises

Lanark Gymnastics Club’s bid to move to new training premises has been boosted by £8,000 raised at their recent Club Competition weekend.

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Quiz: Can you spell better than a 9-year-old?

Quiz: Can you spell better than a 9-year-old?

You might be able to spell Mississippi, but can you keep up with the brightest young spelling talent in the UK?

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Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Fraud and cybercrime experts Action Fraud are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.

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Exercise your way to a healthy new you this New Year

Exercise your way to a healthy new you this New Year

NHS 24 is encouraging people to take up the challenge of exercise this winter to ward off unwanted illness. Getting fit and healthy is usually at the top of most people’s New Year resolution lists and small changes can help protect against common colds and flu.

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Cleaning ears with cotton buds could damage hearing

Cleaning ears with cotton buds could damage hearing

It may be satisfying getting a cotton wool bud to clear your ears of gunk, but cleaning away earwax could damage your hearing, according to a new study.

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The new �1 coin

Five things you need to know about the new £1 coin

The Royal Mint is preparing to launch a new £1 coin, set to enter circulation in early 2017.

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Record number claim Lanark's Ne'erday Het Pint - video

No fewer than 46 senior Lanarkians queued up this morning (January 1) to claim their share in the Hyndford Mortification at the Het Pint.

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Quiz: Can you recognise Scotland’s towns and cities from these old pictures?

Quiz: Can you recognise Scotland’s towns and cities from these old pictures?

Test your knowledge of Scotland’s cities and towns by trying to identify each one from these old photographs.

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Ed Archer receives his �1 note from community council member Eleanor McLean at the 2016  Het Pint.  (Picture Sarah Peters)

Het Pint toast to the Royal Burgh of Lanark

Lanarkians and friends are invited to toast the royal burgh with a Het Pint on New Year’s Day.

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Robert Owen Primary School pupils sang and danced their way through a fun packed show. Picture Sarah Peters.

Robert Owen children take centre stage

Children at Robert Owen Primary in Lanark chose “Lights, Camel, Action!” as their nativity play this Christmas.

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Two of the notes have already been found. Pic: SWNS

Jane Austen fiver worth £50k discovered in Scots Christmas card

A rare plastic £5 note which features a micro-engraved portrait of Jane Austen has been discovered inside a Christmas card in Scotland.

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Five things you can do with your real Christmas tree when the festive period is over

Five things you can do with your real Christmas tree when the festive period is over

It was an exciting time at the start of the month when you got the Christmas decorations down from the loft and went shopping for your new tree.

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RSPCA release pictures of 2016’s weirdest animal rescues

The RSPCA have released their top ten most bizarre animal rescues of 2016 - including a sheep with a traffic cone stuck on its head and a snake trapped in a vacuum cleaner.

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