This week police warn of mini crooks, some as young as 15, targeting the elderly in cynical cons.
And there is the news that the Festival of History, held over two days at Lanark Racecourse, will not take place this summer.
There is bad news for villagers in Cartland, with the decision by a windfarm company to appeal against the council’s refusal of planning permission for their turbines, while at Carstairs the GP dispensary shuts.
On the photographic front, youngsters at Carstairs enjoy a feast of scientific fun with Scottish Opera, while youngsters at Victoria Park celebrate their heritage.
There is plenty more from all over Clydesdale, as well as your letters and your district news.
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