This year’s Festival of History has been cancelled, but now there are fears that it will not return to Lanark next year.
Instead it could go to Hamilton, or even further afield.
In Carluke police offer reassurance to the public worried about firearms.
And politicans of all hues join in celebrating the refusal of planning permission for the contraversial quarrying at Overburns.
This week you have your chance to see who is standing for the council elections – and who is stepping down.
You can meet the students with a novel way of raising money for charity and discover an even more daring way of raising funds with a bogie race then, as usual, catch up with all your district news, and enjoy the readers’ letters.
It is in the shops now, and all for 55p.