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TORIES ARGUE ALL TOWN CENTRES DESERVE FAIR FUNDING

COMMUNITIES across South Lanarkshire could be denied a fair share of new funds to boost town centres.

Conservative councillors proposed some of a £2.5 million pot of extra funding be earmarked for each of 22 town centres meeting Scottish Government criteria for the cash.

PILOT PROGRAMME TO TRIAL CCTV IN TAXIS

SAFETY for taxi drivers and their passengers will be improved by installing CCTV in cabs across South Lanarkshire.

Conservative members of the council’s licensing committee backed a proposal for a pilot programme involving vehicles operating in Hamilton and East Kilbride.

WORKPLACE PARKING LEVY WOULD HURT SOUTH LANARKSHIRE

SOUTH Lanarkshire Conservatives have warned the Workplace Parking Levy would have a devastating effect on the area.

A deal between the SNP Government and Green Party MSPs means employers could have to find an estimated £500 per year for every parking space they provide to their staff.