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Man, 41, to appear in court after Dunfermline disturbance

Dunfermline: Man, 41, due to appear in court after disturbance in Broomhead Drive A MAN is due to appear in court in connection with a serious assault after a disturbance in Dunfermline last night. A large police presence was in attendance in Broomhead Drive as emergency services dealt with the incident at around 8.20pm.

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Man, 41, to appear in court after Dunfermline disturbance

Stevenston beach: Body of woman found

Police have confirmed that the body of a 49-year-old woman has been found on the beach in Stevenston. The discovery was made on the evening of Tuesday, May 24. The death is currently being treated as unexplained, but police say they do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances.

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Stevenston beach: Body of woman found

Man, 71, taken to hospital after Kincardine Bridge smash

Kincardine Bridge: Man, 71, taken to hospital after two-vehicle collision A 71-YEAR-OLD man was taken to hospital after a crash on the Kincardine Bridge last night. Emergency services raced to the scene at around 6pm to deal with the collision on the southbound carriageway. A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 6pm on Tuesday, 24 May, we were made aware of a two-car crash on the Kincardine Bridge in Fife.

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Man, 71, taken to hospital after Kincardine Bridge smash

Lorry 'ploughs into tree' on Scots road as driver arrested over 'positive cocaine test'

The 67-year-old male driver was arrested by cops after an alleged positive test for cocaine on the A92 in Fife yesterday morning. A man has been arrested after allegedly testing positive for cocaine following a crash on a Fife road yesterday. The alleged smash occurred around 10.30am on the A92 near the village of Rathillet when an HGV veered off the road and struck a tree.

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Lorry 'ploughs into tree' on Scots road as driver arrested over 'positive cocaine test'

Police race to scene of 'incident' at Scots high rise flats with man seriously injured

Emergency services scrambled to the scene on Broomhead Drive in Dunfermline, Fife, after the alarm was raised on Tuesday night. Emergency services raced to an "ongoing incident" at a set of Scots high rise flats. Police scrambled to the scene on Broomhead Drive in Dunfermline, Fife, after the alarm was raised on Tuesday night.

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Police race to scene of 'incident' at Scots high rise flats with man seriously injured

Emergency crews attend Dunfermline flats amid ongoing incident

A large number of police are at a block of flats in Dunfermline amid reports of an ongoing incident. A Police Scotland spokesman confirmed officers were attending the incident at a property on Broomhead Drive in the Fife city on Tuesday evening. No further details on the nature of the incident were available.

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Emergency crews attend Dunfermline flats amid ongoing incident

M8 Glasgow: Motorway reopens after earlier police incident

A SECTION of the M8 motorway has been reopened after a police incident. The three lane closure at junction 28 Eastbound, near Glasgow Airport has been cleared and all lanes were running. The motorway was closed between junction 29 and junction 27 shortly after six o'clock tonight as police and emergency crews were called due to concern for a person.

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M8 Glasgow: Motorway reopens after earlier police incident

Concerns raised over Scottish council’s work to protect children at risk of harm

Less than half of the work being done to reduce risks of harm or abuse towards children within a Scottish local authority has been rated as good, a report has found. The Care Inspectorate found work to reduce the risk of harm to children and young people in the West Dunbartonshire area needed to be more effective in an inspection of services.

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Concerns raised over Scottish council’s work to protect children at risk of harm

Woman robbed near Perth bus station

Police are investigating after a woman was robbed near Perth bus station on Tuesday afternoon. Locals reported a “commotion” in the area around Leonard Street and St Andrew Street, shortly after 2.20pm, with a large emergency service presence. A Police Scotland spokeswoman told The Courier: “Officers are currently dealing with a report of a woman robbed around 1.40pm this afternoon in St Andrews Street, Perth.”

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Woman robbed near Perth bus station

Missing Kirriemuir teenager traced safe and well

A teenager who had been reported missing in Kirriemuir has been traced safe and well, police say. Officers issued an appeal on Tuesday afternoon after 15-year-old Madison Keenan was reported missing from the Westmuir area of the town. She had last been seen at 8pm on Monday.

thecourier.co.uk ,  19 hours ago 0
Missing Kirriemuir teenager traced safe and well

Concern as figures show sharp increase in drink spiking incidents at venues across Stirling

Figures obtained by the Stirling Observer show that there were 10 reported cases of individuals being spiked in pubs and clubs across Stirling area in the last two years - with only being one single case in the prior three years. Reports of spiking incidents across Stirling’s pubs, bars and clubs have risen sharply in the last two years, according to figures obtained by the Stirling Observer.

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Concern as figures show sharp increase in drink spiking incidents at venues across Stirling

Police probe death of golden eagle in Perthshire

Police Scotland said a post mortem examination will be carried out on the protected animal to establish its cause of death Police are investigating the reason a golden eagle was recently found dead in the Glen Quaich area of Perthshire. Officers attended the scene to remove the body of the bird of prey after receiving a report of the find last month and enquiries are now ongoing.

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Police probe death of golden eagle in Perthshire

Falkirk police crackdown on dodgy drivers

Road policing officers caught three motorists driving vehicles illegally in the Falkirk area on the same day. A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Forth Valley police stop vehicles on all road types in all areas. In one day we stopped three different drivers who thought having a licence and insurance was optional.”

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Falkirk police crackdown on dodgy drivers

Man, 18 charged in connection with Methil caravan blaze

Police have charged an 18-year-old man after a caravan was set alight in Methil on Monday evening. Officers investigating the incident, which occurred close to the Home Treasures furniture store on Sea Road shortly after 8.30pm, have confirmed they treating the fire as deliberate. An 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with the fire and a report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

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Man, 18 charged in connection with Methil caravan blaze

Teenage girl, 15, missing from Kirriemuir

A 15-year-old girl has been reported missing from Kirriemuir in Angus. Madison Keenan was last seen in the Westmuir area at around 8pm on Monday. She is described as 5ft 4 inches, with long blonde hair. When she was last seen she was wearing a yellow and blue jacket, black jogging bottoms and carrying a black bag.

thecourier.co.uk ,  21 hours ago 1
Teenage girl, 15, missing from Kirriemuir

CCTV image released in connection with Hive nightclub assault

Police Scotland has released an image of a man officers believe may be able to assist in relation to enquiries into a serious assault in Edinburgh. The incident happened at The Hive nightclub in Niddry Street around 1.35am on Friday, 10 September, 2021. The man (pictured above) is described as white, aged in his early 30s, of medium build and with short hair.

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CCTV image released in connection with Hive nightclub assault

Cowdenbeath: Emergency services attend crash on Stenhouse Street

A CRASH caused disruption on a busy Cowdenbeath street yesterday (Monday). Emergency services attended the lunchtime collision on Stenhouse Street, which blocked the road. A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Officers were called to reports of a two vehicle crash on Stenhouse Street, Cowdenbeath at around 12.30pm on Monday, 23 May, 2022.

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Cowdenbeath: Emergency services attend crash on Stenhouse Street

Concerns over £570,000 Police Community Action Teams

Crime reports have cast serious doubt over the effectiveness of the Borders Police Community Action Teams leading to concerns of double taxation. A Peebles community councillor criticised police for failing to record crime effectively, and claimed that figures produced by Police Scotland were replicated on reports of the council-tax funded Community Action Team.

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Concerns over £570,000 Police Community Action Teams

Second man arrested in connection with murder of dad found dead inside burned out car

Rafal Lyko's body was found inside the car in Greenhall Park, Blantyre in February 2019, police have confirmed that two men have now been arrested in connection with his death. A second arrest has been made in connection with the murder of a dad three years after his death.

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Second man arrested in connection with murder of dad found dead inside burned out car

New ITV police drama The Elect starts filming in Glasgow city centre

The Elect is a Western adaptation of Japanese crime novel Six/Four and will be a four-part series. In the book, detective Mikami struggles to choose between a career in Media Relations and Criminal Investigations. Readers follow him as he debates the responsibilities and duties of the two jobs while navigating criminal cases.

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New ITV police drama The Elect starts filming in Glasgow city centre