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Lanark dental nurse has real Specs appeal!

News
Biggar Museum receives Queen's Award for Volunteers

 (from left to right) Lady Haughey, and June Irwin and Blane Duncan receiving the Award on behalf of all the museum volunteers.

Top honour given to Biggar’s museum volunteers

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Royal Mail has revealed a new stamp issue featuring some of the most iconic and much-loved British toys from the last 100 years.

Royal Mail issues special stamps to celebrate iconic children’s toys

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The myth of the ‘relaxing bath’ revealed

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1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics 3

First Minister’s Reading Challenge expands

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Social experiment shows hundreds of people ignoring distressed dog in hot car

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£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Health 1

Baby Box registrations reach 10,000

News 1
Mairi Davies, climate change manager for Historic Environment Scotland with David Barnes, litter & flytipping manager, Zero Waste Scotland. Photo: � Sandy young Photograph.

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Environment

Four Sundays of disruption for rail passengers using Argyle line

Transport 1
Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
Picture Sarah Peters.

Hunt for long-lost rail blueprint begins

Transport

New contactless twist to fraud crime in Lanark store

Crime
Lanark Sheriff Court.

Lesmahagow attack terrier is saved, but master goes to jail

Crime
Police enquiries are continuing.

Attempted robbery at Carluke newsagents

Crime
Police Scotland.

Drugs worth over £400,000 found in Lesmahagow search

Crime
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Education
Tinto Primary School's Book launch of "It Wisnae Me".

Primary school pupils reveal book

Education

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Business
The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics 3

Councillor calls for rural Clydesdale to be given more say

Politics

Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

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Scottish Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie at the Glad Cafe in Glasgow as the party publishes its manifesto for the snap General Election

ELECTION 2017: Which of these manifesto pledges from parties in Scotland do you agree with?

Politics 6
Poppy Corbett

New councillor standing for Lanark’s Westminster seat

Politics

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Environment
Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment
The single use carrier bags will not be available in store after August

Tesco getting rid of single use carrier bags

Environment

£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Health 1
Project Gambias Frank Devine, second left, and Paul Lafferty, far right, take delivery of more hearing aids after meeting ear specialist Arun Iyer and his NHS colleagues

NHS support for charity is loud and clear

Health
Suicides in Scotland have seen a rise for the first time in six years.

Sharp rise in Scotland’s suicide rate

Health
BMA Scotland is calling for minimum unit pricing of alcohol following a !0 per cent rise in alcohol-related deaths.

Calls for minimum pricing to tackle rising alcohol problem

Health 1
Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

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