Man ad­mits be­ing at the wheel of car when drunk

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A man ap­peared from cus­tody at Hamilton Sher­iff Court after re­fus­ing to take a breath test after po­lice sus­pected he had been drink-driv­ing.

Around 9.50pm on June 16, of­fi­cers stopped a ve­hi­cle travelling on Sandy Road, Car­luke.

The 39-year-old male driver was found to have no li­cence and was driv­ing a car with no in­sur­ance, MOT or tax.

He was also ob­served to be un­der the in­flu­ence of al­co­hol.

The man re­fused to pro­vide a breath test, and was ar­rested.

He strug­gled with of­fi­cers, be­fore be­ing taken to a po­lice sta­tion where he was found to be al­most four times the drink-drive limit.

He ap­peared in the dock from cus­tody, and ad­mit­ted driv­ing with­out a li­cence and in­sur­ance whilst un­der the in­flu­ence. 13. All wor­ship ser­vices will re­sume in their home churches as nor­mal from Au­gust 20.


Ne­warthill com­mu­nity coun­cil are run­ning a bus trip to Ayr on Satur­day, July 1. Tick­ets are priced £5 per adult and chil­dren go free when ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Cof­fee morn­ing The weekly cof­fee morn­ings held in the church hall each Thurs­day will run as nor­mal this week be­tween 10am and noon. All are wel­come to come along and share in the fel­low­ship. The Thurs­day cof­fee morn­ing is tak­ing a sum­mer break on the fol­low­ing dates - July 13, 20 and 27 and Au­gust 3. The com­mit­tee thank ev­ery­one for their con­tin­ued sup­port and look for­ward to wel­com­ing ev­ery­body back on Au­gust 10. Spon­sored hymn Any­one who would like to spon­sor a hymn dur­ing weekly wor­ship or have a vol­un­tary on the or­gan then please speak to a mem­ber of the project group. You can also have a ded­i­ca­tion noted in the or­der of ser­vice if you wish. Weed­ers wanted A small group of weed­ers meet on Wed­nes­days (weather per­mit­ting) from 10am un­til 10.30am. Please join them if you are able to help and bring your own weed­ing tools. The group would also wel­come ex­tra plants you may have when you are split­ting your own. Carfin cof­fee The Carfin cof­fee morn­ing is now on hol­i­day and will be back on July 11 when a warm wel­come will await you. Cross­reach is the so­cial care de­part­ment of the Church of Scot­land and the group are cur­rently raising funds to bring new op­por­tu­ni­ties to young chil­dren across Scot­land. Any­one can help by do­nat­ing old pound coins (or other change) to the con­gre­ga­tion’s Cross­reach rep­re­sen­ta­tive, who has a col­lec­tion box for ‘Old pounds, new op­por­tu­ni­ties’. Sun­day School The Sun­day School will not be avail­able un­til July 16 and there­after the sum­mer Sun­day school pro­gramme will run.

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