New Scam Team at South Lanarkshire Council June 2019

Hotline takes on conmen

South Lanarkshire Council’s Consumer and Trading Standards team has launched a ‘Scams Alert Network’ with the aim of beating fraudsters who steal up to £7m each year from the local purse.

Joint police fire squad on hunt for Carnwath firebug'Ap 2019

Warning as firebug could cause tragedy

In a unique joint operation between the police, fire service and council, a Clydesdale village became the centre of a dragnet on Monday to catch a firebug whose ‘pranks’ of the past eight months might end in a tragedy.

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