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Robyn is flying high in Canada

Highland dancer Robyn McMillan, 14 , from Forth is having a sparkling 2018 having won nine championships around the UK between March and June alone and then travelled to Calgary, Canada to compete in the Scotdance Championship.

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Marie Curie needs your help

Marie Curie needs your help.

Marie Curie, Scotland’s leading charity for people living with a terminal illness and their loved ones, is calling out for new volunteers to help raise vital funds in many regions across South Lanarkshire. These include Biggar, Strathaven, Lanark, Hamilton, Lesmahagow and several other towns all to support Marie Curie Nurses.

Health
Welcome for Biggar RBS reprieve from Aillen Campbell but  she attacked the Douglas branch closure

Relief tinged with warning

Although relieved at last week’s announcement that the Biggar branch of RBS is to be saved, the town’s Green Party has warned that it might be just a temporary reprieve.

Business
The Provost opens the new outdoor area at Smiddy Court Lanark

Tenants enjoy breath of air’’

Perhaps prompted by this summer’s glorious weather, residents in Lanark’s Smiddy Court Sheltered Housing complex decided to try to create an open air area in their estate where they could chat or socialise.

Environment
The Royal Bank of Scotland has decided not to reprieve its Douglas Branch.Biggar got better news.

Biggar saved but Douglas doomed

There was good news and bad news for Clydesdale this week with the Royal Bank of Scotland announcing its threatened Biggar branch would remain open but that it will close its Douglas branch as originally planned.

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