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MPs must protect the local press from damaging Lords amendment

This week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.

Politics
Hillwalkers are being urged to take care and be prepared for all kinds of weather.

Hillwalkers urged to be aware of dangers posed by bad weather

Hillwalkers and people pursuing outdoor activities in the mountains are ebing warned by Police Scotland of the dangers that inclement weather and the terrain can present.

Environment
British Transport Police are supporting the campaign to tackle knife crime.

Transport police take campaign to tackle knife crime on to our railways

British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting a national week of action tackling knife crime.

Crime
Public to be consulted on the future of Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Public to be consulted on the future of Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is seeking the views of the public on proposed changes to the role of firefighters.

News
Principal Martin McGuire; Avril Cutler of Stigma Free Scotland and Linda McTavish, chair of the Lanarkshire Regional Board sign the pledge.

College pledges to challenge mental health stigma

New College Lanarkshire has pledged to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination – the first educational establishment to do so.

Health
RBS has announced a temporary reprieve for both Biggar and Douglas branches

RBS announce branch reprieve

Residents in Biggar and Douglas are delighted to learn that RBS have granted their branches a temporary reprieve until the end of the year.

News
Stock image. John Devlin Johnston Press

Countdown on to use Scottish paper notes

There’s now less than a month to use your paper £5 and £10 notes.

Business
The First Minister will lead a debate in the Scottish Parliament tomorrow t mark 100 years of women's suffrage.

Debate to mark 100 years of women’s suffrage

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will lead a debate in the Scottish Parliament tomorrow (Tuesday) to celebrate the centenary of women having the right to vote in the UK.

Politics
Corinne Hutton during her fight for life after contracting sepsis   an illness that kills more people than breast and prostate cancers combined.

Sepsis didn’t claim Corinne’s life – but she lost her hands and legs

When Corinne Hutton’s cough hadn’t cleared after a couple of weeks, she’d had enough, so she went to see her GP.

Health
Anna Martin

Lanimer Queen announced

The Lanimer Queen for 2018 will be Lanark Grammar pupil Anna Martin.

News
There could be possible disruptions on Wednesday (Jan 31) morning. PIC PHIL WILKINSON.
TSPL / JOHNSTON PRESS

Snow and ice warning in place for Wednesday

It could be a difficult commute for some tomorrow morning (Wednesday) after the Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for much of Central and West Scotland.

News
Charity tins stolen in Law armed robbery. Photo Anita Collins.

Man to appear in court charged with bowling club raid

A man has been arrested and charged in relation to an alleged armed robbery at Law Bowling Club.

Crime
Lindsey McKinnon who works for Early Years Scotland.  (Photograph by Martin Shields)

Shape our children’s worlds with a career in early learning and childcare

There’s more to childcare than just building sandcastles, making dens, or doing some glitter painting…

Education
Satellite image showing snow-covered Scotland. Pic: University of Dundee

Police advise drivers to avoid travelling tonight in southern and central Scotland

Police Scotland is advising drivers in much of the southern and central belt areas to avoid travelling on the roads tonight, following a warning by the Met Office of severe weather between 9pm tonight and 5am tomorrow.

News
Two veterans who took part in a previous tour - now free trips are being offered to all World War Two veterans.

World War Two veterans offered free tours to pay respects to fallen comrades

The travel arm of the Royal British Legion is on a mission to find all surviving veterans of World War Two.

News
Police believe a man who was hit by a car may have been deliberately targeted

Drugs recovery in Lanarkshire

Two men and one woman have been arrested in connection with alleged drugs offences following an intelligence-led operation on Friday, December 29 2017 which recovered drugs worth hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Crime
Armed robber loots cash from charity tins at bowling club

Armed robber loots cash from charity tins at bowling club

A sick thug armed with what appeared to be a gun terrified staff at Law Bowling Club before fleeing with five charity tins and a small sum in cash.

Crime
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