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Nostalgia: Once the cradle of Scots industry...

One of Billy Connolly’s best early gags was describing Glasgow to those who didn’t know it as “A little fishing village on the Clyde.”

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Mrs Carmichael with all of the pupils on the day

Milton leavers certificate - aged 90!

A lady has received her school leavers certificate - almost 80 years on from her last day at the school!

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21-04-2017 Ladies from Tesco Store in Carluke who are all taking part in Race for Life. Picture Sarah Peters.

Carluke Tesco team in Race for Life

Carluke Tesco staff are joining the fight against cancer by taking part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

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Have you heard of them?

What are fidget spinners and where can I find them?

Have you heard of fidget spinners yet? If you haven’t, it’s a safe bet that you will soon.

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How well do you know these Scottish Tartans?

How well do you know these Scottish Tartans?

Tartan is a Scottish staple, like Tunnocks Teacakes and Irn Bru.

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The cast of The 306: Day by the National Theatre of Scotland

Untold stories of the women left behind

The second part in a powerful new First World War drama that will tour Scotland looks at an aspect of the war that is still rarely talked about.

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Caragh McKay with some of her latest medals. Pic: Sarah Peters

Caragh has world at her feet after latest success

Carluke Irish dancer Caragh McKay has been judged to be among the best in the world.

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Sponsored swim raises more than £500

Sponsored swim raises more than £500

​Clydesdale North councillor Catherine McClymont joined forces with Lanark swimming pool regulars Anne Brown, of Carluke, and Ann Ewart, of Kirkfieldbank, to take part in a sponsored swim in aid of a cancer charity.

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Shocking statistics on electrical safety in the garden

Shocking statistics on electrical safety in the garden

Ahead of the May bank holiday weekend, Electrical Safety First is reminding gardeners of the importance of using a Residual Current Device (RCD) outside. Research undertaken by the charity shows that one in 10 people in the UK have experienced an electric shock or accident while using an electrical appliance in the garden.

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Pull up a pew...at the cinema with Michael and Barrie and discover how life continued in Lanarkshire during the war and was later commemorated by locals. (Pic Alan Watson)

Clydesdale connection in Lanarkshire’s War exhibition

The trenches, the battles and the massive loss of life – the theatre of war that was World War One is already very well documented.

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Hugh Logan's gravestone in Lanark Cemetery. Picture Sarah Peters.

Irish-American naval hero was from landlocked Lanark

When it comes to commemorating Clydesdale’s war heroes of the past, current attention is, quite rightly, fixed on local men’s deeds in the First World War.

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The winning choir and individual winners from St Athanaius.  Picture Sarah Peters.

Burns trophy haul for Carluke’s St Athanasius pupils

Pupils at St Athanasius Primary School in Carluke collected a huge haul of trophies, at the Lanarkshire Burns Club competition.

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Robotic crocodile

Fancy making your own LEGO robot crocodile?

Fancy creating a bird and programming it to chirp, or a lion and making it roar?

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World War One exhibition for Lanark Museum

An opening date of Thursday, April 27 has been announced for the opening of Lanark Museum’s 2017 Annual Exhibition.

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10 places to visit in Scotland you may not know about

Scotland is famed for its beautiful landscapes and welcoming people and there are many a tourist guide that cover the length and breadth of the country, however not all attractions are as well known as Edinburgh Castle or the Fairy Pools of Skye.

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Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Brits are a nation of telly watchers, and according to a new survey, comedy is always what has kept us glued to the small screen.

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9 maps that tell the history of Scotland

9 maps that tell the history of Scotland

Scotland has had a long and varied history, which has been told in word and song down the centuries.

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“Kids shouldn’t be allowed to cross the road alone until they are 14” say scientists

Children aren’t safe crossing the road on their own until they’re 14, say scientists.

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Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Cycling to work may reduce risk of premature death

Using your bike to get to work could cut your risk of developing cancer and heart disease by almost half, according to new research by the University of Glasgow.

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