Carluke charities hit back at the town BID organisers as they face paying a levy like commercial firms from the donations given to them by the public.
And Lanarkshire Health Board comes under fire at a meeting in Lanark for consulting on its out-of-hours GP service when it has already drawn up two proposals – both of which leave no provision on the ground in Clydesdale.
There is a generous gift to a hospital from a 90-year-old Carluke birthday girl still grateful for her childhood treatment, and a Lanark lass is back from Crufts with an award.
On the photographic side we show you the magical transformation of ancient trees in Castlebank, and give you a preview of Douglasdale Players Show, which takes place this week.
Add in a look at some of the Comic Relief Red Nose events, as well as all your local news and letters, and you have plenty of incentive to pick up a copy tomorrow morning.