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Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides: a mother’s story

A Scottish mum whose son was killed in Iraq in 2004 has given her support to a Johnston Press investigation into veteran suicides.

Health
The dvert which appeared on social media for the two lifevests.

Council employee is caught red-handed

A South Lanarkshire Council employee is under investigation for stealing from the Carluke tip and flogging it on the internet!

Crime

Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides “smacks of cover-up”

The number of UK veterans who tragically take their own lives is being suppressed by the Scottish and Westminster Governments, a Johnston Press investigation has found.

Health
Forth Wanderers players celebrate the winning goal (Pics by Elaine Robertson)

Forth Wanderers win Clydesdale Cup final with 1-0 success over Lanark United

A brilliant first half strike from Scott Watson won Forth Wanderers the Clydesdale Cup for the first time in seven years on Monday night.

Football
MRRP clinical lead Dr Jim Ruddy (left) and project director Graeme Reid

Public to have their say on hospital plans

NHS Lanarkshire has launched a public consultation on the replacement or refurbishment of University Hospital Monklands.

Health
Ah’ve got Holby City tae thank for mah miracle cure

Ah’ve got Holby City tae thank for mah miracle cure

Pure mince on daytime telly?

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Lockhart Hospital is where the new project will be based.

Community Hub awarded £120,000

Clydesdale’s Healthy Valleys has been awarded £40,000, per annum for the next three years, from the Big Lottery Fund to deliver a Social Prescribing Project.

Health
Police are appealing for information regarding various crimes

Two caught allegedly speeding on M74 - one at 125mph!

This week’s local police crime call heard about speeders on the M74.

Crime
Lanark musician Shenna Fox, an ardent  Trump supporter

A Lanark musician couldn’t believe her ears after lifting the phone - to find President Trump on the other end!

A local musician and piano teacher got the surprise of her life yesterday (sunday, July 15) when she received the call from the President of the USA.

News

With a barbecue, patio and pond this property’s garden almost rivals the home!

If you fancy an outstandingly beautiful yet very practical house with lots of living space then look no further!

News
Coalburn Gala Day 2018

Coalburn celebrated the day in style

Taking place in the middle of what is believed to be Scotland’s biggest heatwave in a generation, there were none of the usual worries in Coalburn about the weather being unkind to the village’s big day of the year.

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The Lanark in Bloom team prepare to greet the judges

Town to put on its best face

The alert has gone out to all Lanarkians to make sure their town looks at its blooming best on Monday, July 30.

News
Andy Murray played at Queen's Club but decided against taking to the courts at Wimbledon due to a hip injury which kept him out for a year (Pic by Steven Paston)

Andy Murray's injury absence has hurt Wimbledon tennis spectacle

The mesmerising overall quality of matches at this summer’s football World Cup has kept millions of fans around the globe glued to their television sets, writes Craig Goldthorp.
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Jessica Taylor after receiving her gold medal (Submitted pic)

Carluke gymnastics ace Jessica Taylor was flipping marvellous winning British tumbling title

Sprinting across the mat before producing stunning mid-air flips and twists, Carluke gymnastics ace Jessica Taylor then wowed the judges further by landing perfectly, without so much as a flinch.

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Keith Dalgleish rode around 300 winners before quitting as a jockey back in 2004

Carluke trainer Keith Dalgleish once had to quit riding as he was 6ft tall and weighed 14 stones

Carluke horse trainer Keith Dalgleish has been reminiscing about his former riding career, which was cut short as he was just too big.

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Forth Wanderers players celebrate the goal which gave them a 1-0 success over Lesmahagow Juniors in the opening semi-final (Pic by Elaine Robertson)

It's Forth Wanderers v Lanark United in Clydesdale Cup final next Monday night

Forth Wanderers will host Lanark United in junior football's Clydesdale Cup final next Monday, July 16, kick-off 7pm, writes Craig Goldthorp.

Football
Prizewinning flavours from New Lanark

Prizewinning pokey hats from New Lanark

A local ice cream company have ‘scooped’ a double at a prestigious competition.

News
MSP Claudia does her bit to fight pollution by cycling to work

Air your views on Royal Burgh pollution zones

With two Lanark streets identified as among the most polluted in South Lanarkshire, townsfolk should take a full part in moves to end the scourge.

Environment
Police have released no details about the attacker. Picture: John Devlin.

Clydesdale crime call roundup seeks your help with cases

Police in Lanark are seeking your assistance with a number of reported cases from last week.

Crime
On course for fun, the Lanark and Upperward Pony Club during its visit to the Silver Bell's new home

Visit gives starters orders for Silver Bell

With the Lanark Silver Bell Race due to be held at Hamilton Park Racecourse for the tenth time since the event was revived, a local group of young equestrians made a timely visit to the course.

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