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Down Memory Lane
10 Years AgoTHE police reported that a spate of recent break-ins in Carluke had seen £2600 worth of property stolen including a Ford Mondeo car, DVD players and mobile phones.* housing Association director David Scobie was pictured receiving a Secured by Design award from chief inspector Gordon Scobbie for the association’s new £2.2 million Very Sheltered housing development in Carluke. Rosemount Court on Cairneymount Road comprised 22 flats for older people and a day centre.* carluke business J and S McFadyen was expecting to make redundancies. Preliminary letters had gone out to staff and consultation was underway.* neighbours in Carluke’s Wilton Road continued to complain about soot and fumes coming into their gardens from the nearby Caradale Brickworks factory. One woman said: “We cannot sit out without having to wash the soot dots off everything and washing is having to be rewashed.”* scottish coal submitted plans to extract 900,000 tonnes to the north of its existing Broken Cross opencast coal site near Douglas. Around 40 new jobs would be created by the company’s proposed extension.* biggar Rugby Club won their fourth consecutive league match – a 21-7 home victory over GHA – to jump to third place in Premier 1.* carluke Rovers manager Whitey Moffat was “absolutely gutted” after his team crashed out of the Whyte and Mackay Cup on penalties after losing a three-goal lead. Shotts equalised in injury time then won 5-4 on spot kicks.* lesmahagow manager Sandy Robertson threatened to make a playing comeback at age 38 after watching his side lose 1-0 at Muirkirk in the Whyte and Mackay Cup.
 

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