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QUIZ: Harry Potter at 20 - 20 questions to test your knowledge

This week marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.

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Sweet success for New Lanark Ice Cream.

New Lanark Ice Cream tastes success at Royal Highland Show

New Lanark Ice Cream entered two new flavours into the Open Flavour ice cream class at this year’s Royal Highland Show and scooped silver and bronze awards.

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Was your best man the best?

Hunt is on for Britain’s best best man

Stag and hen experts Red7 are scouring the country in search of Britain’s best best man.

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Prosecco Festival could be on its way to Scotland

Prosecco Festival could be on its way to Scotland

It’s one of the most popular drinks of the summer and now a festival dedicated to the sparkly treat could be coming to Scotland’s biggest cities.

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Linda and Louise complete the Over the Moon challenge

Double MoonWalk was no cakewalk!

A Lanark mother and daughter have completed the Over the Moon challenge, raising more than £2,000 for breast cancer research – but they won’t be doing it again!

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Everybody needs good neighbours ..?

Half of Brits don’t know their neighbours’ names, according to poll

More than half of all Brits don’t even know their neighbours’ full names, a survey has found.

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The 71 Queens men of Lanarkshire on parade through Carluke to the church.

All the Queen’s men in Carluke parade

Over 71 local lads had their contribution to society recognised when the Lanarkshire district fellowship of the Boys’ Brigade converged on Kirkton Church, home of the 4th Carluke company, for the presentation to the 2017 Queen’s men of Lanarkshire.

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Queens men Scott Chalmers, John Dunn, Jack Anderson and Thomas Wragg.

Successes adding up for 1st Law BB

The 1st Law Boys’ Brigade has been crowned Wishaw and district battalion champions outright for the first time in its history.

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Margaret Todd is  pictured at her retiral along with Jane Masters, Carol Moore and Fiona Parkin.

Former students keep teacher’s passion for dancing alive in Carluke

It was the end of an era when dance teacher Margaret Todd retired after 70 years of teaching countless generations of dancers – but her work is being carried on by two former pupils who are following in her dance steps.

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The cost of attending a wedding is going up

Attending a wedding can set you back £800

Couples face an average bill of £800 each time they attend a wedding, according to a survey on the wider costs associated with tying the knot.

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Hamilton Mausoleum.

Lanarkshire gems in the running for Scottish archaeology title

Two Lanarkshire sites are among those vying for votes as part of Dig It! 2017’s year-long celebration of archaeology.

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Rotary quiz winners.

Carluke Rotary’s schools quiz stars

Carluke Rotary held its primary school quiz in Carluke Primary School and all the primary schools in the area took part.

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Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

At least two major supermarkets have cut the price of forecourt fuel from today (Friday).

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One in five would include their pet in their wedding day

One in five would include their pet in their wedding day

We’ve long been a nation of pet lovers but new research has revealed how much we really value them as one in five (20 per cent) would consider including their pet on their wedding day.

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Some brits though the Leaning Tower of Pisa was taller than London's Big Ben

Time to brush up on general knowledge?

Which is taller - the Empire State Building or Mount Everest?

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Charity advises owners to micropchip their cats

Cat owners reminded of importance of microchipping

National charity Blue Cross has reminded cat owners to microchip their pets now or risk losing them forever if they stray.

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Billy Connolly. Pic: Shutterstock

Billy Connolly fans asked to submit drawings of ‘The Big Yin’ for special tribute

A series of fascinating portraits depicting comedy legend Billy Connolly have been unveiled following a public appeal to his fans.

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Opening up gardens to help         support local good causes

Opening up gardens to help support local good causes

With gardeners hoping for a sunny summer – with maybe just a little rain – to show off their creations, Scotland’s Gardens Scheme (SGS) has once again teamed up with green-fingered residents across Carluke and Lanark to showcase some of the best in the area.

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Morrisons Daddy of all Burgers. Pic: Jon Super/PA Wire

Meat wars: Aldi announce 16oz steak for a fiver as Morrisons launch giant 1lb burger

Can your dad handle these big daddies?

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Weekend Debt.

Glasgow Garage date for Lanark’s Weekend Debt

Lanark indie rock quartet Weekend Debt will headline the Garage in Glasgow on Friday, June 30, following a string of packed-out gigs.

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