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43 min ago | The Daily Record

Sex crime detections in Rutherglen and Cambuslang decrease

Reports of crimes of indecency fall in the two towns as Rutherglen MSP calls for people to "remain vigilant" to protect the community Following a Freedom of Information request we lodged with Police Scotland, the Reformer can reveal that from June 2012 until May 2013 there were 71 crimes of indecency detected - 41 in Cambuslang and 30 in ... (more)

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1 hr ago | Evening Times

Rape accused 'charge false'

One of two men accused of raping a 17-year-old girl who was dressed in a French maid's outfit in a deserted country lane has told a jury he has been falsely accused.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Carluke Today

Is Clydesdale District Council set to return?

The dismantling of South Lanarkshire Council and the return of more localised local government is the main recommendation of a Scottish Government-commissioned report into possible changes to the council system.

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Kirkintilloch Today

Check out progress on Kirkintilloch's new school

Pupils and parents at Lairdsland Primary in Kirkintilloch have been able to keep an eye on the progress of their new school - literally.

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Switched

Mom's Gorgeous Black And White Photos Capture The Innocence Of Childhood

For kids all over the world, the warm summer months are the perfect time to play outside and explore what nature has to offer.

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BBC News

Up to 10 people join street attack

A 23-year-old man was attacked by up to 10 people at about 17:30 on Tuesday in Lochiel Lane.

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The Daily Record

All parties hail A 1 billion-plus deal for Glasgow which will create...

THE City Deal will fund major infrastructure projects in Glasgow and the surrounding region in a bid to boost the economy for the next 20 years.

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BBC News

Offers deadline for bust shipyard

Administrators of Ferguson Shipbuilders have set a closing date for offers for the Port Glasgow firm after significant interest from prospective buyers.

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BBC News

Man jailed for hit-and-run death

A man who claimed in court he was a "competent driver" has been jailed for three years for a hit-and-run death.

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BBC News

System helps divers speak normally

A new communications system that allows divers to speak normally even at extreme depths has been invented by an Aberdeen company.

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Milngavie Today

Pupils put pressure on parents for cleaner air

Bearsden Academy pupils have been putting pressure on their parents not to drive to school by measuring levels of air pollution.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BBC News

How would 'Yes' vote affect Northern Ireland?

Scotland and Northern Ireland have a long history of cultural ties and economic links.

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BBC News

Peak time rail fares rise by 2.5%

The increase is based on the Retail Price Inflation figure for July, at which level the Scottish government had said it would cap increases.

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BBC News

Investors needed to save shipbuilder

New investors may need to found within days if the financially-stricken Ferguson Shipbuilder in Port Glasgow is to be saved, MSPs have been told.

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The Daily Record

New dock work is sailing along nicely

Derek Mackay MSP with Mark Holmes, of the Moorfield Group, and David Leven, from Scottish Enterprise, at Westway Business Park Work to boost the renewable energy industry by creating a dock on the White Cart river should be finished later this year.

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BBC News

Sharkey fire killers launch appeals

Two men have begun an appeal against their convictions and life sentences for murdering three people in a deliberate house fire in Helensburgh.

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Man in court over sex assaults

Mariusz Cieslar, 26, was charged with two counts of sexual assault under section 3 of the Sexual Offences Act 2009.

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BBC News

A 30m contract for A96 upgrade work

A contract worth at least A 30m to come up with the detailed design work for the first section of an upgraded A96 has been advertised.

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Kirkintilloch Today

Council wants your views on town centre parking charges

East Dunbartonshire Council is holding a round of public consultations this month to discuss parking charges for town centre car parks.

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Buteman Today

Politicians hold talks with Argyll and Bute farmers

Members of NFU Scotland's regional board for Argyll and the Islands with area politicians Jamie McGrigor, Alan Reid, Jean Urquhart and Mike MacKenzie.

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