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Payback time for fraud couple

A former company director and his ex-wife, jailed in March for tax fraud, have been ordered to pay back £154,900.

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Cannabis farmer gave the game away to cops

Cannabis farmer gave the game away to cops

A Mossend cannabis farmer gave the game away when he contacted the police to report he’d been assaulted.

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Two to appear in court over £125,000 cocaine haul

Two to appear in court over £125,000 cocaine haul

Two men were expected in court today over alleged drugs offences after cocaine worth £125,000 was seized by police near Bothwell.

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Detectives investigate car fire

Detectives are appealing for information after a car was deliberately torched in Uddingston yesterday (Tuesday).

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Woman admits stalking priest

Woman admits stalking priest

A Motherwell woman has admitted conducting a stalking campaign against her parish priest after becoming infatuated with him.

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Hamilton Sheriff Court. Pic: John Devlin

Motherwell woman admits drug charges

A Motherwell mum could be jailed after she admitted being concerned in the supply of cocaine and amphetamine.

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Bellshill teen in court for attempted murder

Bellshill teen in court for attempted murder

A 16-year-old boy from Bellshill faces trial for attempted murder after an alleged stabbing.

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Hamilton Sheriff Court. Stock: John Devlin

Allegations land five in court

A stabbing victim has told how one of his alleged attackers phoned him later and threatened to burn down his Bellshill home if he gave evidence in court.

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Polish men were racially abused at Uddingston station

Polish men were racially abused at Uddingston station

Police are hunting a racist who made loud abusive comments about two Polish men on a train between Uddingston and Wishaw.

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Man in hospital after attack by three men in Larkhall

Man in hospital after attack by three men in Larkhall

A 35-year-old man is being treated for head wounds after a vicious assault in Larkhall yesterday afternoon.

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Man (51) beaten with baseball bats

Man (51) beaten with baseball bats

A 51-year-old man was attacked with baseball bats in Chryston in the early hours of yesterday morning (Wednesday).

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A selection of the tools police in Lanarkshire are hoping to reunirte with their owners

Police holding viewing day to reunite tools with owners

As part of ongoing enquiries into high value tool theft a quantity of power tools have been recovered and the police are looking to reunite them with their rightful owners.

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Damage caused to Main St premises

Damage caused to Main St premises

A quantity of electrical items and cash were stolen from a shop in Main Street, Bellshill, between 6.15pm on Saturday and 9.20am on Monday.

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Family tied up during Bothwell robbery

Family tied up during Bothwell robbery

A Bothwell family, including an 11-year-old boy, were tied up during an armed robbery at a house on Hallowe’en.

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PC Barbara Forsyth with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Officer celebrated for her exceptional bravery

A Lanarkshire police officer has been recognised for her exceptional bravery by the Scottish Government.

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Masked men carry out knife-point robbery in Bellshill home

Masked men carry out knife-point robbery in Bellshill home

A man and woman were threatened in their Bellshill home at knife-point yesterday (Monday) afternoon before being robbed.

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Partygoers attacked by teenage gang

Partygoers attacked by teenage gang

Two people were seriously assaulted in an unprovoked attack as they made their way home from a Hallowe’en party on Saturday.

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Police seek witnesses

Police probe taxi row assaults

A man and a woman were assaulted in Motherwell in the early hours of Monday.

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Jamie Peden

‘Dangerous’ man on the run and wanted by police

Police are searching for a “dangerous” man from North Lanarkshire who has been missing for the past year.

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Teenager charged with culpable homicide

Teenager charged with culpable homicide

A 15-year-old boy has appeared in court following the death of Newarthill man Jack Wilson.

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