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heraldscotland
Election 2016: The battle for Labour's fresh facesthe positive Labour case for radical social and economic change.” Monica Lenno
Election 2016: The battle for Labour's fresh faces
heraldscotland / Posted 55 minutes ago
the positive Labour case for radical social and economic change.” Monica Lennon, a 35-year-old Labour councillor in South Lanarkshire, lost a selection battle to stand in Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, before finding herself second on... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Can you help find missing Edinburgh mum Shelly Paterson who may be in South Lanarkshire?POLICE believe a missing Edinburgh mum may be in South Lanarkshire. Shelly Pat
Can you help find missing Edinburgh mum Shelly Paterson who may be in South Lanarkshire?
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
POLICE believe a missing Edinburgh mum may be in South Lanarkshire. Shelly Paterson was last seen leaving an address in Calder Park at around 5.40pm on Saturday, April 30 and has not made contact with family or friends since this time. Officers are... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
South Lanarkshire Council boss disciplined over taxi contracts awarded to his nephewA senior employee at South Lanarkshire Council has been disciplined after an in
South Lanarkshire Council boss disciplined over taxi contracts awarded to his nephew
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
A senior employee at South Lanarkshire Council has been disciplined after an investigation into over £200,000 of taxi contracts awarded to his nephew. Peter Henry, who was the election agent for Labour’s deputy leader on the local authority, has... Read more
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heraldscotland
South Lanarkshire Council boss disciplined over taxi contracts awarded to his nephewLarkhall and Stonehouse for the Holyrood election, said: "Not a year goes by th
South Lanarkshire Council boss disciplined over taxi contracts awarded to his nephew
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
Larkhall and Stonehouse for the Holyrood election, said: "Not a year goes by that we don’t see yet another scandal at South Lanarkshire Council. The Council needs to examine very urgently how it manages the procurement of services, planning... Read more
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heraldscotland
Council boss disciplined after probe into £200k of taxi contracts to his nephewbe re-aligned. After Henry was initially suspended, this newspaper also reveal
Council boss disciplined after probe into £200k of taxi contracts to his nephew
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
be re-aligned. After Henry was initially suspended, this newspaper also revealed the links he and McGhee had to Labour in South Lanarkshire. Henry was lined up to run deputy council leader Jackie Burns’ Holyrood election campaign, but this never... Read more
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Daily Record
South Lanarkshire Council alert public to snow warning from MET OfficeThe Met Office have issued two yellow (be aware) warnings for snow affecting pa
South Lanarkshire Council alert public to snow warning from MET Office
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
The Met Office have issued two yellow (be aware) warnings for snow affecting parts of South Lanarkshire and surrounding areas. South Lanarkshire Council also alerted the public. The first warning is valid from just after midnight tonight (Wednesday,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Motorcyclists urged to 'stay safe' as bank holiday getaway beginsto six inches of snow is forecast, although low-lying areas are also expected t
Motorcyclists urged to 'stay safe' as bank holiday getaway begins
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
to six inches of snow is forecast, although low-lying areas are also expected to be hit. In the west of Scotland, North and South Lanarkshire and East Dunbartonshire are likely to be worst affected with snowfalls of two to four inches. Forecasters... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tommy Sheridan: I've a reasonable chance of returning to Holyroodparty is fielding candidates in all eight Holyrood regions. In addition to Mr
Tommy Sheridan: I've a reasonable chance of returning to Holyrood
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
party is fielding candidates in all eight Holyrood regions. In addition to Mr Sheridan, hopefuls include his wife, Gail, South Lanarkshire councillor Pat Lee and Kevin Gore, a singer who performed his song Independence Day during the manifesto... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Hilarious video: Dad tells four-old daughter why she can't have a boyfriendfather is seen having a discussion with his four-year-old daughter about having
Hilarious video: Dad tells four-old daughter why she can't have a boyfriend
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
father is seen having a discussion with his four-year-old daughter about having a boyfriend. Jony Tierney from Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, told his daughter Grace that he would break her boyfriend’s legs and take her boy's dad as a hostage and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Scottish father videos hilarious argument about boyfriends with four-old daughterwith his four-year-old daughter about her having boyfriends. In footage posted
Scottish father videos hilarious argument about boyfriends with four-old daughter
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
with his four-year-old daughter about her having boyfriends. In footage posted online by John Tierney from Blantyre in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, he tells daughter Grace: "I'm no letting you get a boyfriend." Grace angrily replies: "Daddy,... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish council chiefs have received more than £1million of salary top-upsbeen £110,000, it is understood. will have received £90,000 while bosses at se
Scottish council chiefs have received more than £1million of salary top-ups
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
been £110,000, it is understood. will have received £90,000 while bosses at several other councils including North and South Lanarkshire will have received more than £50,000. The returning officers, usually senior officials of a local... Read more
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heraldscotland
Reform calls as council chiefs bag over £1m in election fees in two yearsEdinburgh's returning officer, with payments of £50,000-plus made to the chief
Reform calls as council chiefs bag over £1m in election fees in two years
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
Edinburgh's returning officer, with payments of £50,000-plus made to the chief executives of councils including North and South Lanarkshire, Fife and the Highlands. The financial windfalls for returning officers who supervise the ballots has... Read more
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heraldscotland
Reform calls as council chiefs bag an extra £1m in election fees in just two yearsEdinburgh's returning officer, with payments of £50,000-plus made to the chief
Reform calls as council chiefs bag an extra £1m in election fees in just two years
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
Edinburgh's returning officer, with payments of £50,000-plus made to the chief executives of councils including North and South Lanarkshire, Fife and the Highlands. The financial windfalls for returning officers who supervise the ballots has... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Hilarious dad films heated boyfriend discussion with outraged 4-oldup his dad. The clip, which has already been viewed thousands of times, was fi
Hilarious dad films heated boyfriend discussion with outraged 4-old
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
up his dad. The clip, which has already been viewed thousands of times, was filmed this weekend as John, from Blantyre , South Lanarkshire, was driving with Grace. Grace starts by asking: “But what if I want to get a boyfriend?” Grace starts by... Read more
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Daily Mail
Father has hilarious argument with daughter, 4, about boyfriendsoutraged after having a heated discussion with her about boyfriends in a a hila
Father has hilarious argument with daughter, 4, about boyfriends
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
outraged after having a heated discussion with her about boyfriends in a a hilarious video. John Tierney, from Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, told his Grace she was going to become a nun, and that he would break her boyfriend's legs, and lock up... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Knifeman who escaped psychiatric unit is on the runhas absconded and is on the run again. Paul Brownlie, 35, married his wife Cla
Knifeman who escaped psychiatric unit is on the run
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
has absconded and is on the run again. Paul Brownlie, 35, married his wife Claire Lee in the State Hospital at Carstairs, South Lanarkshire, in 2011. Claire was struck off after it emerged she had sent Brownlie topless pictures of herself while... Read more
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Scotsman
Scots children served school dinners that exceed fat, salt and sugar limitsare expected to meet.” The price of school meals also varies greatly between c
Scots children served school dinners that exceed fat, salt and sugar limits
Scotsman / Posted 9 days ago
are expected to meet.” The price of school meals also varies greatly between councils, ranging from £1.50 per meal in South Lanarkshire to £2.30 in the Highlands. They are free for children in P1 to P3 across Scotland. A report out last week... Read more
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heraldscotland
Uddingston and Bellshill: SNP favourites but local issues loom largeresult of voters in towns like Cumbernauld and Coatbridge which fall outwith th
Uddingston and Bellshill: SNP favourites but local issues loom large
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
result of voters in towns like Cumbernauld and Coatbridge which fall outwith the seat boundaries. Around a third is part of South Lanarkshire, which voted to remain in the UK. He says, in a clear two-horse race, he is well placed to pick up... Read more
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heraldscotland
How an ex-Scottish Labour minister sparked a landmark Facebook defamation caseParish Council in 1916, by its owner, John Hastie. His name was then given to t
How an ex-Scottish Labour minister sparked a landmark Facebook defamation case
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
Parish Council in 1916, by its owner, John Hastie. His name was then given to the museum and the park that surrounds it. South Lanarkshire Council provoked a storm of protest when it announced plans to sell the building and show the collection,... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scottish Labour minister Andy Kerr who bought museum mansion sparks landmark Facebook defamation casethe museum till its closure in 2011 - from a local developer who had in turn pu
Scottish Labour minister Andy Kerr who bought museum mansion sparks landmark Facebook defamation case
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
the museum till its closure in 2011 - from a local developer who had in turn purchased the mansion and its grounds from South Lanarkshire Council. There is no suggestion that Mr Kerr and his wife Susan - who sits on the Labour-controlled local... Read more
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heraldscotland
How an ex-Scottish Labour minister sparked a landmark Facebook defamation caseParish Council in 1916, by its owner, John Hastie. His name was then given to t
How an ex-Scottish Labour minister sparked a landmark Facebook defamation case
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
Parish Council in 1916, by its owner, John Hastie. His name was then given to the museum and the park that surrounds it. South Lanarkshire Council provoked a storm of protest when it announced plans to sell the building and show the collection,... Read more
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heraldscotland
How a Scottish Labour minister sparked a landmark Facebook defamation caseParish Council in 1916, by its owner, John Hastie. His name was then given to t
How a Scottish Labour minister sparked a landmark Facebook defamation case
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
Parish Council in 1916, by its owner, John Hastie. His name was then given to the museum and the park that surrounds it. South Lanarkshire Council provoked a storm of protest when it announced plans to sell the building and show the collection,... Read more
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heraldscotland
How a Scottish Labour minister buying museum mansion sparked a landmark Facebook defamation caseParish Council in 1916, by its owner, John Hastie. His name was then given to t
How a Scottish Labour minister buying museum mansion sparked a landmark Facebook defamation case
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
Parish Council in 1916, by its owner, John Hastie. His name was then given to the museum and the park that surrounds it. South Lanarkshire Council provoked a storm of protest when it announced plans to sell the building and show the collection,... Read more
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Daily Record
Man who lay dead in flat for weeks faced pauper's funeral until community rallied to give him proper send-offfor cremation. The ashes are then dispersed in the Garden of Remembrance.” Eig
Man who lay dead in flat for weeks faced pauper's funeral until community rallied to give him proper send-off
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
for cremation. The ashes are then dispersed in the Garden of Remembrance.” Eight council-arranged funerals took place in South Lanarkshire in 2015. Fundraising for David Caine's funeral. The Woodhead Bar helped the community fundraise for David... Read more
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express
SNP snub beacon-lighting ceremony for Queen's 90thdon't want to upset." Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee city councils are among th
SNP snub beacon-lighting ceremony for Queen's 90th
express / Posted 17 days ago
don't want to upset." Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee city councils are among the notable absentees, along with North and South Lanarkshire, Fife and Highland councils. Even Aberdeenshire Council, which is home to the Queen’s Scottish residence... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Biker records moment road rage driver almost mows down motorcyclists on busy roadroad. Footage shows a driver narrowly missing a group of bikers as they took p
Biker records moment road rage driver almost mows down motorcyclists on busy road
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 days ago
road. Footage shows a driver narrowly missing a group of bikers as they took part in an annual run through East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire. In the video, motorcyclists were forced to scatter when a driver in a black Peugeot drove drove through... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Businessman Jim McColl warns Glasgow college for teens 'unsuitable for school' needs state supportand he is already holding discussions about expanding to Edinburgh, Dundee, Inv
Businessman Jim McColl warns Glasgow college for teens 'unsuitable for school' needs state support
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 days ago
and he is already holding discussions about expanding to Edinburgh, Dundee, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and North and South Lanarkshire. However, without a greater investment from the public sector he warned such colleges were unlikely to be... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scots businessman Jim McColl warns college for teens 'unsuitable for school' needs state supportand he is already holding discussions about expanding to Edinburgh, Dundee, Inv
Scots businessman Jim McColl warns college for teens 'unsuitable for school' needs state support
heraldscotland / Posted 18 days ago
and he is already holding discussions about expanding to Edinburgh, Dundee, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and North and South Lanarkshire. However, without a greater investment from the public sector he warned such colleges were unlikely to be... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Groundbreaking college for school drop-outs faces closure without government backingand he is already holding discussions about expanding to Edinburgh, Dundee, Inv
Groundbreaking college for school drop-outs faces closure without government backing
EveningTimes Online / Posted 19 days ago
and he is already holding discussions about expanding to Edinburgh, Dundee, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and North and South Lanarkshire. However, without a greater investment from the public sector he warned such colleges were unlikely to be... Read more
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heraldscotland
Groundbreaking college for school drop-outs faces closure without government backingand he is already holding discussions about expanding to Edinburgh, Dundee, Inv
Groundbreaking college for school drop-outs faces closure without government backing
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
and he is already holding discussions about expanding to Edinburgh, Dundee, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and North and South Lanarkshire. However, without a greater investment from the public sector he warned such colleges were unlikely to be... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
£40M development could create hundreds of jobs for East KilbrideInvestments Ltd have submitted detailed plans to build on the Peel Park site in
£40M development could create hundreds of jobs for East Kilbride
EveningTimes Online / Posted 20 days ago
Investments Ltd have submitted detailed plans to build on the Peel Park site in East Kilbride, which will be considered by South Lanarkshire council later this year. The site, bounded by Redwood Drive and Redwood Crescent, was bought by the... Read more
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heraldscotland
East Kilbride set for £40m retail and residential developmentand hundreds of new jobs in the pipeline,” said Mr Wilson. Pauline Elliot, hea
East Kilbride set for £40m retail and residential development
heraldscotland / Posted 21 days ago
and hundreds of new jobs in the pipeline,” said Mr Wilson. Pauline Elliot, head of planning and economic development at South Lanarkshire Council, said: “A planning application for a mixed use development including retail and restaurant units,... Read more
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Scotsman
School closures: Sturgeon calls for inquiry into PPP dealsa fund registered in a tax haven owns a 20 per cent stake in the schools alongs
School closures: Sturgeon calls for inquiry into PPP deals
Scotsman / Posted 21 days ago
a fund registered in a tax haven owns a 20 per cent stake in the schools alongside investments in schools in Glasgow and South Lanarkshire. The John Laing Infrastructure Fund (JLIF), which has its registered office in Guernsey, also owns the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Motorola memories: Did you work at the East Kilbride factory? You might remember these picturesmicrochips had been manufactured for the world's leading car makers. And today
Motorola memories: Did you work at the East Kilbride factory? You might remember these pictures
EveningTimes Online / Posted 22 days ago
microchips had been manufactured for the world's leading car makers. And today workmen are ripping the insides out of the South Lanarkshire plant's production area as part of a multi-million pound blueprint to breathe new life into the sprawling... Read more
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Scotsman
Lesley Riddoch: The problem with land in tax havensvillage with neighbouring Leadhills. The two ex-mining villages straddle the bo
Lesley Riddoch: The problem with land in tax havens
Scotsman / Posted 23 days ago
village with neighbouring Leadhills. The two ex-mining villages straddle the boundaries of Dumfries and Galloway and South Lanarkshire, sitting on land owned by the Duke of Buccleuch and the Marquess of Hopetoun respectively. Indeed the fact... Read more
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Daily Record
New nightclub approved in Hamilton town centreon the opposite side of Quarry Street. However, there were no objections to the
New nightclub approved in Hamilton town centre
Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
on the opposite side of Quarry Street. However, there were no objections to the new nightclub. In a delegation report, South Lanarkshire Council’s delegating officer Steven Clark said: “The applicant seeks approval for the change of use of... Read more
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Christian Today
Top Muslim human rights lawyer receives death threats for speaking out against extremismthey are investigating the threats. Anwar, who has taken a number of high-prof
Top Muslim human rights lawyer receives death threats for speaking out against extremism
Christian Today / Posted 29 days ago
they are investigating the threats. Anwar, who has taken a number of high-profile cases, has also been active in the Stop the War Coalition and has campaigned for the closure of the Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre in South Lanarkshire, Scotl... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Tributes paid to teenager who died in fatal road crash in LanarkshireLee was killed when two cars collided on the B7078 Carlisle Road, around a mile
Tributes paid to teenager who died in fatal road crash in Lanarkshire
EveningTimes Online / Posted 30 days ago
Lee was killed when two cars collided on the B7078 Carlisle Road, around a mile north of the village of Blackwood in South Lanarkshire, on Friday. The 19-year-old, who was a passenger in a Seat Ibiza car, died at the scene. Police said his... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP candidate in professional misconduct probeservice worker’s suitability to remain on the register. However, we cannot mak
SNP candidate in professional misconduct probe
heraldscotland / Posted 30 days ago
service worker’s suitability to remain on the register. However, we cannot make any comment about individual cases." South Lanarkshire Council said: “We never comment on personnel matters but we work with agencies like the SSSC on any such... Read more
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Daily Record
Teenager killed and five-old girl among three injured in B7078 crashpeople, including a five-year-old girl, have been injured in a road crash. Two
Teenager killed and five-old girl among three injured in B7078 crash
Daily Record / Posted a month ago
people, including a five-year-old girl, have been injured in a road crash. Two cars collided on the B7078 Carlisle Road in South Lanarkshire on Friday. The 55-year-old male driver of the Nissan Micra is said to be in a stable condition at the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Teen killed and five-old girl injured in horror crash on country roadman who was the passenger in a Seat Ibiza was pronounced dead at the scene foll
Teen killed and five-old girl injured in horror crash on country road
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
man who was the passenger in a Seat Ibiza was pronounced dead at the scene following the smash on Carlisle Road in South Lanarkshire yesterday. The 25-year-old Seat driver remains in a serious condition at Wishaw General Hospital near... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Teen killed and five-old girl injured in horror crash on country roadman who was the passenger in a Seat Ibiza was pronounced dead at the scene foll
Teen killed and five-old girl injured in horror crash on country road
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
man who was the passenger in a Seat Ibiza was pronounced dead at the scene following the smash on Carlisle Road in South Lanarkshire yesterday. The 25-year-old Seat driver remains in a serious condition at Wishaw General Hospital near... Read more
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