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Crash driver (84) didn’t report eye condition

A pensioner who drove with a severe eye condition and knocked down a woman of 85 has been banned from the roads for life.

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Seats were allegedly damaged during derby

Supporter in dock over seats damage

A football fan has been accused of wrecking seats at Fir Park during the Motherwell-Hamilton derby earlier this month.

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Uddingston man seriously injured in ‘brazen targeted attack’

Uddingston man seriously injured in ‘brazen targeted attack’

An Uddingston man is said to have been brutally beaten by a gang who forced their way in to his Edinburgh Road home last night.

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Police fire shots during drugs operation

Police fire shots during drugs operation

A police watchdog is investigating after shots were fired by officers during a drugs operation in Carfin.

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Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson.

New curbs against drug-driving

Drug-driving limits and roadside testing will be introduced in Scotland, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson has announced.

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Chiefs plea...Mr Gormley wants members of the public to share their views on the 2026 Police Scotland strategy. You can complete the survey by visiting the website www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/policing-2026/ by May  8.

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

I meet the chief constable of Police Scotland as he is preparing to head to London for a colleague’s funeral.

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Court was told of stabbing at tower block

Man walks free over tower block knifing

A man who stabbed an acquaintance at a Motherwell tower block has avoided jail.

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Getting the basics right...is a top priority for Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan.

SPA chairman Andrew Flanagan discusses Policing 2026

Criminals are becoming ever more sophisticated and Police Scotland needs to rise to meet that challenge.

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Conversation and consultation...is vital to ensuring the success of the 2026 vision, according to Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick.

DCC Rose Fitzpatrick on Police Scotland’s 2026 vision

As policing beats go, they don’t get much more interesting than the whole of Scotland.

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Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan with Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley at the 2026 strategy launch.

Police Scotland 2026: ten year strategy consultation

The public is being asked for its views on the ten year strategy for Police Scotland. Julie Currie finds out more about the force’s vision for 2026.

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Security guard suffered serious injury while working at M&Ds complex

Jail for biting off bit of park guard’s ear

A serial offender who bit off a chunk of a security guard’s ear at M&D’s Theme Park has been jailed for 21 months.

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Incident happened on a Scotrail service to Glasgow

Teenagers violently assault man on train

Detectives from British Transport Police have launched an investigation after a man was violently assaulted on a train towards Glasgow.

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Hamilton Sheriff Court

Motherwell man cleared of child neglect

A Motherwell man has been cleared of child neglect after a toddler was found wandering in the street.

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Emerging threats in intellectual property crime

Emerging threats in intellectual property crime

Experts from across Europe are meeting at the Scottish Police College to discuss the emerging threats in intellectual property crime particularly the illegal use of Internet protocol television (IPTV).

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A trailer advertising the �50,000 reward was set up in Main Street, Bothwell, at the weekend after the householder hired a firm of private investigators to get to the bottom of the break-in

Jewels theft victim in appeal to crooks

The victim of a housebreaking is offering the crooks a £50,000 reward for turning in their accomplices and returning the stolen jewellery.

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Events like the Commonwealth Games triathlon coming to Strathclyde Park are celebrated on the bridge

Bridge mural has a hidden purpose

A mural has been painted on the footbridge over the railway line connecting High Road and Muir Street in Motherwell.

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£50,000 reward offered after Bothwell robbery

£50,000 reward offered after Bothwell robbery

A £50,000 reward is being offered to help catch thieves who robbed a Bothwell home.

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New Royal Mail initiative to protect against scam mail

New Royal Mail initiative to protect against scam mail

Royal Mail has launched another major new initiative to protect consumers from scam mail. Since November, Royal Mail has successfully stopped more than 700,000 scam items from reaching its customers.

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Police are appealing for information

Goods worth thousands of pounds stolen from house in Bothwell

Police Scotland are appealing for information and assistance following a housebreaking at a property in Bothwell.

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HMP Shotts Prison

MP wants prison officers to have same pension rights as the police

Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows visited HMP Shotts to discuss changes made to Prison Officers’ pensions and to learn more about the work they do to.

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