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Conservatives help protect people and animals from sky lanterns danger

PEOPLE and animals will be safer after South Lanarkshire Conservatives helped the council adopt robust new restrictions on sky lanterns and helium-filled balloons.

The release of the items has increased in recent years, with often devastating unintended consequences.

Conservatives ensure better care will have local focus

CONSERVATIVE councillors ensured Hamilton-area patients will benefit from a new intermediate care facility while insisting changes across South Lanarkshire must only be decided when specific local plans are available.