3 hrs ago
Scottish News: Worry over 62m mines clear-up cost
A shortfall of up to 62 million has been found in the costs of restoring open cast mines in a single council area.
7 hrs ago
Church to probe rising burial costs
It has heard claims that in one local authority area the cost of a lair has risen by more than 100% since 2009.
Thu May 23, 2013
Arms campaigner given treaty thanks
A father whose toddler son was killed by a gunman with an illegal weapon has said he was "honoured" to receive a letter of thanks from the UK Government in recognition of his campaigning efforts.
Bike town plan for Rutherglen and Cambuslang
Rutherglen and Cambuslang could be the wheel deal, if plans to turn the areas into Scotland's cycling capital get the go-ahead. Representatives from South Lanarkshire Council, councillors Brian McKenna and Robert Brown, the NHS and cycling charity Sustrans were invited to a recent meeting organised by local community health initiative Healthy 'n' ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
Chimney dismantled to rescue boy, 14
Firefighters in South Lanarkshire have dismantled a 20ft tall chimney stack, brick by brick, to rescue a 14-year-old boy who got wedged inside.
Pupil's death on coach 'preventable'
An inquiry into the death of a teenager on a school bus trip has found she may have lived if she had worn a seatbelt and the driver had gone slower.
Tue May 21, 2013
Bedroom Tax evictions set to begin as first notification letters arrive
Jjust over a month since the tax began letters with the words "final demand" and even "eviction" written on them started arriving This weekend, just over a month since the tax began, came letters with the words "final demand" and even "eviction" written on them.
RAF firefighter's death reviewed
A watchdog has ordered Thames Valley Police to review its investigation into the death of a Scottish RAF firefighter at an Oxfordshire barracks.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Daily Record
Record View: Labour council should be ashamed over threatening bedroom tax letters
SOUTH Lanarkshire Council must act to rein in officials who appear to have run out of control, RECORD VIEW believes.
'Energetic' storm warning issued
The Met Office has issued both amber and yellow warnings for parts of the country in the afternoon and evening.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Daily Record
Scot whose son was killed by illegal gun calls for global treaty on arms to be signed
A father whose toddler son was killed by a gunman with an illegal weapon has called on governments to "finish the job" by signing and ratifying the first global treaty to regulate the international arms trade.
Wed May 15, 2013
City's 10m to truck waste to private dump
The city which has just been ordered to close its own dump in Cathkin, South Lanarkshire has signed a 2 million annual contract with the Greengairs tip, one of Scotland's biggest, near Airdrie.
Tue May 14, 2013
Larry the extremely lucky lamb
A LAMB has survived after being hit by a car and carried for more than 25 miles caught in the front of it.
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South Lanarkshire Council selects Civica to transform library services
South Lanarkshire Council, which is responsible for providing IT services to school libraries and to South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Ltd has, following a mini-competition under a national framework agreement, chosen Civica, a market leader in specialist systems and business process services that help organisations transform the way they work, ... (more)
Thieves target charity clothes banks
Thieves have stolen about two tonnes of clothing from a children's charity after breaking in to five of its donation banks in South Lanarkshire.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Daily Record
John Niven: Human consequences are nothing for Iain Duncan Smith who...
JOHN hits out the government following the tragic death of Iain Hodge who took his own life after a battle with benefits bosses which left him destitute.
Sat May 11, 2013
Scottish Coal liquidation leads to dispute over clean-ups
A GROUP of Scottish authorities is threatening legal action to prevent the liquidator of Scottish Coal from abandoning disused open-cast mines, with clean-up bills running to tens of millions of pounds.
'Mad Alex' Salmond lied to me about wind farm and I'm going to sue!...
Next week, I have instructed my lawyers to launch an all-out challenge at the Scottish Supreme Court to 'Mad Alex', as I believe history will some day call Alex Salmond.
Glasgow City Council ordered to shut last remaining landfill
The city council which has one of Scotland's worst records for recycling had hoped to keep its Cathkin landfill open for another two years.
Fri May 10, 2013
Scottish News: Scottish Coal assets bidder named
Administrators cited a combination of falling coal prices and rising operational costs at the company, which operated six open-cast mines in East Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire and Fife.