Mobile phone driving penalty has been doubled

From March 1 anyone caught using a mobile phone (or internet device) at the wheel faces a £200 fine and six penalty points on their licence.

E-fit of man the police want to find.

Can you identify man sought in taxi driver murder bid?

The police have issued an e-fit image of a man they are looking for, after a taxi driver was attacked by passengers from Lanark and left unconscious last Saturday.

Attack was outside Coalburn Primary School

Coalburn man jailed for beating up pregnant partner

A thug has been jailed for beating up his heavily-pregnant partner, leaving her lying in a Clydesdale village street last Christmas Eve.

Incident happened on a train to Lanark

Did you see this incident on a Lanark train?

British Transport Police are trying to trace a man who alarmed a young woman on a train to Lanark.

Bracelet stolen from the taxi driver in robbery.

Could bracelet help trace Lanark passengers who attacked taxi driver?

Police investigating the robbery and attempted murder of a taxi driver by passengers she picked up in Lanark have released a photo of a bracelet stolen in the attack.

Police appeal

Lanark taxi passengers sought for robbery and attempted murder

Police are appealing for information following the robbery and attempted murder of a taxi driver who picked up passengers in Lanark on Saturday night.

Argos Store in Lanark.

Store ban for woman guilty of Argos card frauds

A woman who stole an Argos card from a house in Bellefield Way, Lanark, went on to use it 10 times to obtain goods from the chain’s stores in Lanark and elsewhere.

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation has said that 1530 people from Scotland contacted its Stop it Now! website last year.

Scottish paedophiles visiting website to help them change

Potential Scottish paedophiles tempted to look at indecent images of children online have been visiting a special website to help them change their behaviour.

Lanarkshire Rural Crime Group  left to right PC James Higgins, Chief Inspector David Walker, PC Laura Taylor, Mr Tom French (NFU Scotland) and Linda Evans from Police Mutual (award sponsors)

Lanark-based team wins police award for rural crime fighting

The team behind a crackdown on rural crime in Lanarkshire have won a Police Scotland excellence award.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Tyre slasher targeting cars in Carluke

Police are appealing for information after the tyres of a number of cars were slashed in Carluke streets.
Senior Scottish judge, Lord Bracadale.

Judge to review hate crime legislation

The suite of laws covering hate crime offences in Scotland is to be reviewed to ensure it is fit for purpose in the 21st century.

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Accident happened beyond Climpy, near Black Law Wind Farm.

Crash witnesses locked themselves in car in fear

A driver has been ordered to carry out unpaid work for careering off the road at a bend near Climpy, then abusing two witnesses, alarming them so much that they locked themselves in a car to await the police’s arrival.

A bearded dragon lizard, similar to the ones kept at Forth.

Forth woman did not look after her dragons properly

A young woman from Forth admitted failing to care for two dragons properly when she appeared in the dock at Lanark Sheriff Court this morning (Wednesday)
Police are investigating

Thieves got £10,000 of tools from Glespin wind farm

A portable cabin was broken into at the Galawhistle wind farm, in Ayr Road, Glespin, between 5.15pm on Monday, January 16, and 7.30am the day after.

Police Scotland held officer training sessions in Daniel Ross's in Lanark recently to help combat farm vehicle thefts.

Thieves strike at Clydesdale farms

Thieves stole vehicles from two  Clydesdale farms - and a wind farm - over the last week.

Netflix users have been contacted recently by email scammers.

Warning over Netflix scam

Netflix users are being urged to watch out for online scammers who are targeting users’ login and bank account details.

Police are appealing for information. Picture; stock image

Men arrested and charged in connection with Post Office robberies

Police have arrested and a charged two men in connection with the recent spate of robberies and attempted robberies at Post Offices in the area.

Code of practice for police ‘stop and search’ powers.

Code of practice for police ‘stop and search’ powers.

The principles determining when police can use “stop and search” powers have been set out in a code of practice.

Council offices in South Vennel, Lanark. Cars and vans were parked there over the holiday period.

Vandals damage council cars and vans at Lanark HQ

Nine council vehicles were damaged in a vandal attack at South Lanarkshire Council’s Lanark headquarters over the Christmas holiday period.

One of the sheep killed by the dog on a Carluke farm in the spring.,

Carluke dog owner must find cash for sheep carnage

The Carluke dog-owner whose pets caused carnage amongst sheep flocks has been given a deadline to find thousands of pounds to compensate farmers for their losses.

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