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Mearns resident is bailed to face trial in July

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

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Police have opened an enquiry into a complaint of sex abuse at former southside care home. Pic: John Devlin

Police probe kids’ home

Police Scotland have launched a sex abuse enquiry involving a children’s care home in Newlands after receiving a complaint from a former resident.

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Gordon Bolam's murderer was found guilty at the High Court

Gordon Bolam’s murderer found guilty - and will receive a life sentence when he returns for sentencing next month.

A man who carried out a brutal murder on the southside was yesterday (April 25) found guilty at the High Court in Edinburgh of the offence.

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Police are hoping the public may know the male in this CCTV image

Police issue CCTV image of a male they’d like to speak with following a southside shooting

Police Scotland are still attempting to trace a male they believe may be able to assist them with their enquiries following a shooting incident in Shawlands, on Thursday, March 9.

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Giffnock Police Station is one being looked at by the review team.

Call to develop an emergency services hub on southside

An independent candidate standing for election in East Renfrewshire’s ward three has called for the development of a new emergency services hub, which would mitigate any proposed closures of local police offices.

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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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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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The pedestrian who was struck by the car later died in hospital

Pedestrian is killed while crossing Paisley Road West

Police are appealing for witnesses following an Incident in Ibrox in which an elderly man died.

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Driver is arrested after crashing car into shop front.

Driver fleeing from police chase crashes into shop window

A driver being pursued by police vehicles drove at high speeds in an attempt to evade being caught, before crashing into a shop front at Byrne Home Improvements store on the southside last night (Tuesday, April 18).

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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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The inquiry took place at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

Accountant in £42,000 crime spree admits his guilt

An Eaglesham accountant, who was said to be a respected church member will return to court to learn his fate next month following a £42,000 embezzlement case.

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Police are hunting armed gang. Archive image:  (Photo: John Devlin)

Man is beaten and stabbed on a busy street suffering serious injuries.

Detectives at Govan are appealing for information after a 28 year-old man was seriously assaulted and robbed on Paisley Road West.

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Members of the gang were caught on film as they made their escape, chased by family members.

UPDATE - Police issue statement on home invasion incident

An elderly female has been left shocked and traumatised after being attacked and robbed by masked raiders who broke into her 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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The gand were captured on camera as relatives gave chase

Family give chase to knife wielding gang who robbed an elderly woman

An elderly female has been left shocked and traumatised after being attacked and robbed by six masked individuals who broke into her home on Rouken Glen Road.

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Could you fulfill the role?

Volunteer needed for vital children’s panel role

Children’s Hearings Scotland and East Renfrewshire’s Area Support Team (AST) are looking to appoint a Panel Practice Advisor (PPA) to help lead and support East Renfrewshire’s Children’s Panel members.

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