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Four-year ban for double crash driver

A drink drive suspect has been banned from the roads for four years after causing two separate crashes.

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Brannock High, Newarthill

School attack teen dodges custody

A youth who thumped a pupil over the head with a bicycle pump during a disturbance at a school must get help with addiction and mental health problems.

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Inspector Alistair Anderson, Police Scotland youth volunteers Alanna Ferguson and Alanah Prentice, and Scotmids Ian Lovie

Campaign proves an effective deterrent

The ‘You’re Asking for It’ campaign is proving an effective deterrent to adults thinking about buying alcohol for youngsters.

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The incident happened in Clay Crescent

Teenagers threaten Bellshill pensioner at knifepoint on her own doorstep

An elderly lady was threatened at knifepoint by two teenagers on her own doorstep in Bellshill last week.

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Police arrested four in McClurg Court on heroin charge

Heroin charge four get good deal in court

A man who admitted a heroin dealing charge has avoided punishment — because he is already in jail.

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Thugs attacked man for his watch

Thugs attacked man for his watch

Two young thugs robbed a man of his watch during a cowardly attack in Larkhall’s Hairleeshill Road early this morning.

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Two convicted after £625,000 Motherwell cannabis bust

Two convicted after £625,000 Motherwell cannabis bust

Two men have pled guilty to supplying drugs after 135 kilos of cannabis were uncovered during a police operation in the Motherwell area.

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Arrests follow £430,000 heroin and cannabis seizure

Arrests follow £430,000 heroin and cannabis seizure

Police seized heroin and cannabis said to have a street value of £430,000 after stopping and searching a vehicle in Lesmahagow yesterday.

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Cairns must return to Hamilton Sheriff Court next month

Attacker must wait longer for sentence

A man who beat up and robbed a grandmother in her own home must wait longer to find out his fate.

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Court heard cat had leg injury and other medical conditions (library picture)

Cat woman gets a five-year pet ban

A woman has been banned from keeping any animal for five years after failing to get treatment for an injured cat.

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Woman assaulted during robbery at Bellshill business

Woman assaulted during robbery at Bellshill business

A 25-year-old woman was assaulted during a robbery at a business in Bellshill yesterday (Wednesday).

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The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry is looking into Bellshill Children's Home. Pic posed by a model

Probe into abuse at children’s home

The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry has requested a report from North Lanarkshire Council on the former Bellshill Children’s Home.

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Court heard slashing left victim with head wound

Slashing leads to 18 months jail for serial offender

A persistent offender has been jailed for 18 months after slashing a man during a row over a stolen bike.

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Woman denied child neglect charge at Hamilton Sheriff Court

Woman accused of neglecting boy (3)

A woman has been accused of allowing a child of three in her care to run repeatedly on to a busy road.

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Pair were sentenced at Hamilton Sheriff Court

Assault pair get work orders

Two men have been put under supervision and must do unpaid community work after they admitted an assault charge.

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Paloma (left) and Penelope were dumped in a wheelie bin

Cats dumped in wheelie bin

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after two cats were found dumped in a wheelie bin in Bellshill.

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Campsie Bar assault trial collapses

Campsie Bar assault trial collapses

The trial of four men accused of an alleged attack outside a Bishopbriggs pub has collapsed.

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Stuart Quinn is eligible to apply for parole from HMP Glenochil in less than two years

Murderer awarded damages for failures to prepare him for release

A Craigneuk murderer has been awarded £500 compensation after claiming he was not given a proper chance to train for freedom.

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Hamilton Sheriff Court

Boots thief avoids prison

A Boots worker who stole £11,000 from the store where she worked has dodged a jail sentence.

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Lady Dorrian, chairwoman of the Scottish Sentencing Council.

Public consultation on sentencing guidelines for Scottish courts

The public is to have a say in the development of Scotland’s first sentencing guideline which will influence the way offenders are sentenced in our courts.

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