BT customers warned over fake bill

Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.

A short-eared owl similar to the one which has been killed.

Police appeal on shooting of owl at Leadhills Estate

Police are looking for information on the shooting of a short-eared owl on Leadhlls Estate near Biggar.

Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

Still Game matinee and evening shows proved popular!

Trapped in car park after Still Game performance

Car park chaos at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow led to a Carluke man appearing in court last Wednesday.

Police appeal for information.

Woman seriously injured in attack outside Lanark pub

Police are appealing for information after a woman was seriously assaulted in Lanark in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Emma's parents visited the spot in Roberton where her body was found.

Mother of girl found murdered near Biggar in TV appeal tomorrow

The mother of Emma Caldwell, found murdered in woodland at Roberton 12 years ago, will make an appeal for information on her killing tomorrow (Monday) morning.

Armed police will remain at the Scottish Parliament

Armed policing to continue at Scottish Parliament

Armed police officers will stay at the Scottish Parliament for the time being following a security review in light of UK terror attacks.

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Police appeal for witnesses.

Crawford residents to the rescue after thieves leave man homeless

Villagers have rallied round in a stunning way after thieves stole a caravan leaving a Crawford man homeless this week.
Bargain B's on the High Street in Lanark

Must pay compensation for gun ‘joke’ in Lanark shop

A man who told a Lanark shop assistant that he had a gun and asked for money was spared a prison sentence last Wednesday after a sheriff watched a video of the incident.

Lanark Sheriff Court

Former weatherman is jailed for historic sex offences

Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been jailed for four years today (Thursday) for sex offences against boys he took on school trips to Scotland while he was a teacher.

Lanark Sheriff Court

Jailed for alarming cashier in Biggar shop

A man was jailed for three months at Lanark Sheriff Court last Wednesday for shouting at a shop assistant in Biggar after she refused to sell him drink.

Argos Store in Lanark.

Greed was behind Law woman’s fraud spree with Argos card

Greed was the motive for a cleaner employed at a Lanark manse stealing the minister’s wife’s Argos card and going on a spending spree with it.

Growing your own cannabis can land you in jail, sheriff warns.

Lanark sheriff’s jail warning to those growing cannabis

Even outwardly respectable people risk being put behind bars if they grow their own cannabis, a sheriff has warned.

TSB in Carluke.

Carluke woman used dying grandma’s bank card for web betting

A young woman used her dying grandmother’s bank card to finance her gambling on an online betting site.

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Warning over fraudsters claiming to be from HMRC

Action Fraud, the national fraud and security reporting service, is warning people again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using iTunes gift cards.

Armed police in London following the Borough Market attack. Pic: SWNS

Snap poll finds 75% want British police routinely armed

A snap poll has suggested that that three quarters of Johnston Press readers would back the routine arming of police officers in the UK.

The Salvation Army collection point at the supermarket.

Who is stealing from a Salvation Army charity bin in Lanark?

Police are investigating the theft of clothing donated to a good cause via charity bins at a Lanark supermarket.


Lambs were attacked by a dog at Wilsontown

About 12.50pm on Tuesday May 23 Police Scotland received a report of a white pit-bull type dog attacking lambs near Wilsontown Ironworks, Wilsontown, near Forth.

Lifeguard David Boag pictured outside the court

Lanark pool photo lifeguard escapes jail term

A Lanark swimming pool lifeguard who tried to take a photo of a woman drying herself in a cubicle there escaped a jail sentence at the town’s Sheriff Court lastThursday.

Harry Smith Complex,  Lanark, scene of December's incident.

Pair could have caused a gas disaster in Lanark

A pair of vandals who could have destroyed a Lanark public building in a massive explosion have appeared for sentence at Lanark Sheriff Court.

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