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Daily Record
Park officially leased to the communityto the community following a two-year campaign. The 1,599-square metre site ha
Daily Record / Posted 12 hours ago
to the community following a two-year campaign. The 1,599-square metre site has been leased to Friends of Douglas Park by South Lanarkshire Council who has released the land as an asset transfer. The charity now has two years to raise the... Read more
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Daily Record
Tributes to East Kilbride footballer Joe McGurn after he loses cancer battleaway last Tuesday and hundreds of mourners turned out to pay their respects at
Daily Record / Posted 17 hours ago
away last Tuesday and hundreds of mourners turned out to pay their respects at his funeral which was held yesterday at South Lanarkshire Crematorium. He is survived by wife Alison and three children Erin, 20, Hannah, 22 and Dan, 31. Joe was... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow buzzing as Games baton toured the citySport came the former Commonwealth Games Village in Dalmarnock and then over th
EveningTimes Online / Posted 20 hours ago
Sport came the former Commonwealth Games Village in Dalmarnock and then over the new pedestrian cycle and footbridge into South Lanarkshire, for a loop of the Cuningar Woodland Park. Young badminton players then greeted the baton at the Emirates... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Baton bikes round new parkTHE baton took a trip on two wheels for a brief excursion out of Glasgow after
EveningTimes Online / Posted 20 hours ago
THE baton took a trip on two wheels for a brief excursion out of Glasgow after it hit the east end. The provost of South Lanarkshire, Ian McAllan, was waiting on the border between the two council areas to greet Lord Smith on the footbridge across... Read more
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Scotsman
Scotland’s highest village to finally get rail link restoredwill run from 2020. The move comes 20 years after original plans to extend the
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
will run from 2020. The move comes 20 years after original plans to extend the half-mile-long track across the border from South Lanarkshire to Dumfries and Galloway. The volunteers involved hope it will be boost tourism in 1,531 ft-high... Read more
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heraldscotland
Face to Face: education director Tony McDaidjob but it was to me. I put my heart and soul into it. And I’ve done that all
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
job but it was to me. I put my heart and soul into it. And I’ve done that all the way along. All I want to do is make sure South Lanarkshire delivers an educational experience that benefits all of its young people. That’s it.” “I feel just the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Revealed: Scotland's heroin-death hotspotsrises in deaths including a number of council areas which almost doubled their
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
rises in deaths including a number of council areas which almost doubled their previous record figure, among them Falkirk, South Lanarkshire and North, East and South Ayrshire. While some have suggested batches of counterfeit drugs could play a... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scotland's heroin-death hot-spotsrises in deaths including a number of council areas which almost doubled their
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
rises in deaths including a number of council areas which almost doubled their previous record figure, among them Falkirk, South Lanarkshire and North, East and South Ayrshire. While some have suggested batches of counterfeit drugs could play a... Read more
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Daily Record
Drink deaths across Lanarkshire soar in a decadeby the LADP in a multi-agency way through partnership working. Among the member
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
by the LADP in a multi-agency way through partnership working. Among the members of the LADP are NHS Lanarkshire, North and South Lanarkshire councils, North and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnerships, Police Scotland, the third... Read more
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Daily Record
Bothwell residents demand villa must be savedvillage’s heritage. Village councillors Maureen Devlin and Kenny McCreary also
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
village’s heritage. Village councillors Maureen Devlin and Kenny McCreary also attended the meeting. Because they sit on South Lanarkshire Council’s planning committee they were unable to express a view on the scheme. However, Mr McCreary told... Read more
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Daily Record
New seats in a park vandalised within daysand somewhere to enjoy beautiful views across Glasgow. The friends group is no
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
and somewhere to enjoy beautiful views across Glasgow. The friends group is now working with Iain McCaig and his team at South Lanarkshire Council’s land services department - which kindly installed the seating - to look at ways in which the... Read more
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Gazette
Polar explorer from Wotton gearing up for mammoth 1,600km solo winter crossing of Gobi Desertby climbing the highest peaks on each of the seven continents and reaching both
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
by climbing the highest peaks on each of the seven continents and reaching both the North and South Poles. Originally from South Lanarkshire in Scotland, Newall reached the North Pole in 2013 followed by the South Pole in 2015, preceded by a... Read more
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Daily Record
Calls for Newton road safety measures shelvedCalls for traffic calming measures to be introduced in the Newton Farm estate h
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Calls for traffic calming measures to be introduced in the Newton Farm estate have been rejected by South Lanarkshire Council. The local authority said no action was needed because no one has been injured navigating local roads. The announcement... Read more
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Daily Record
Future of Fernhill Soccer School placed in doubtAnne when she paid a visit to the scheme earlier this year. But their importan
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Anne when she paid a visit to the scheme earlier this year. But their important work has been thrown into doubt after South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture said they could not source any more funding from the Lanarkshire Alcohol and Drug... Read more
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Daily Record
Almost 90 per cent of tenants in receipt of Universal Credit are in rent arrearsof council tenants in receipt of the controversial Universal Credit (UC) benefi
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
of council tenants in receipt of the controversial Universal Credit (UC) benefit are in rent arrears totalling £525,000. South Lanarkshire Council confirmed this week that 633, 87 per cent, of UC tenants are struggling to pay for housing. The... Read more
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Daily Record
Shocking new stats reveal drug deaths have doubled across South LanarkshireDrug-related deaths across South Lanarkshire more than DOUBLED over the course
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
Drug-related deaths across South Lanarkshire more than DOUBLED over the course of just 12 months. The latest figures reveal there were 64 deaths in 2016, compared to 31 in 2015. Last year’s figure is almost three times the number who died a decade... Read more
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Daily Record
Major improvements could come to SpringhallSouth Lanarkshire Council is set to start discussions with business owners abou
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
South Lanarkshire Council is set to start discussions with business owners about the future of the block containing Cathkin Library in Springhall. The Reformer can reveal the local authority is considering investing in the facility, which is in an... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Councils draw up plan for Glasgow regional education bodycurrent West Partnership of East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow, In
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
current West Partnership of East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow, Inverclyde, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire into a Regional Collaborative. The city region is home to more than one third of... Read more
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SKY News
Schoolboys locked in Sainsbury's until 2amThe boys - aged 12 and 13 - were discovered by night-workers inside Sainsbury's
SKY News / Posted 7 days ago
The boys - aged 12 and 13 - were discovered by night-workers inside Sainsbury's on the Kingsgate retail park in South Lanarkshire in the early hours of Monday 7 August. The shop closes at 10pm every night, after which it only opens its doors to let... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brit holidaymaker finds creepy video message from stranger 'who snuck into room'with your stuff. If I can come in here anyone can." He then signs off with a w
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
with your stuff. If I can come in here anyone can." He then signs off with a wink to the camera. Meg Corrigan, from South Lanarkshire in Scotland, posted the clip to social media with the caption: "In Zante a random boy came into our room... Read more
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Daily Record
Council worker who stole thousands of pounds worth of tools avoids jailGibson’s dishonest acquisition of the local authority’s gear as a “commercial e
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
Gibson’s dishonest acquisition of the local authority’s gear as a “commercial enterprise”. Gibson (60) from Forth, South Lanarkshire, pled guilty to repeatedly stealing tools and equipment from the council’s building services division over... Read more
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Daily Star
Brit tourists discover chilling video message on phone after bloke crept into their room“Be more careful with your stuff. “If I can come in here anyone can.” Despite
Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
“Be more careful with your stuff. “If I can come in here anyone can.” Despite the chilling warning, Meg – from Hamilton, South Lanarkshire – managed to see the funny side. WARNING: A stranger recorded a video inside a teen's apartment as she... Read more
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Daily Record
Labour MSP Monica Lennon launches period poverty consultationfor free in their toilets. The legislation would make Scotland the first count
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
for free in their toilets. The legislation would make Scotland the first country in the world to end period poverty. South Lanarkshire College in East Kilbride have already adopted the approach by installing free sanitary product dispensers... Read more
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Daily Record
Cheeky Scot leaves safety message on girl's phone after sneaking into apartmentIf I can come in here anyone can.” He then signs off with a wink to the camera.
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
If I can come in here anyone can.” He then signs off with a wink to the camera.Read More Meg Corrigan, 18, from Hamilton, South Lanarkshire , posted the clip to social media with the caption: “In Zante a random boy came into our room because it... Read more
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Scotsman
Ilona Amos: Do ‘dirty’ old coal mines hold the key to clean geothermal energy?in abandoned mines in a pioneering new project that will be based either in the
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
in abandoned mines in a pioneering new project that will be based either in the east end of Glasgow or in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire. The proposed Glasgow Geothermal Energy Research Field Site is one of two such schemes being put forward... Read more
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Daily Record
Plans step up a gear for popular Hamilton family fun dayback in 2013. Fairhill Community Group run the event, which is taking place on
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
back in 2013. Fairhill Community Group run the event, which is taking place on Saturday, September 9, from 12pm-4pm at South Lanarkshire Lifestyles centre, with donations and help from the wider community. It’s entirely free of charge, and... Read more
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Daily Record
Council referred to a watchdog over its handling of planning applicationThe Save Gilbertfield movement has reported South Lanarkshire Council to a watc
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
The Save Gilbertfield movement has reported South Lanarkshire Council to a watchdog over its handling of the Persimmon Homes planning application. The group say failures by the council’s planning department influenced councillors’ decision to pass... Read more
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Daily Record
Watch as Chatelherault drone footage reveals views that have been hidden since 1950sthe views from the 1950s.Aerial footage from above Chatelherault. Malcolm Muir
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
the views from the 1950s.Aerial footage from above Chatelherault. Malcolm Muir, countryside and greenspace manager for South Lanarkshire Council, said: “The visitor centre at Chatelherault Country Park was originally the Duke of Hamiltons’... Read more
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Daily Record
Plans revealed for urban park on site of old golf clubproposal. The Reformer first revealed plans for a park on the site in February
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
proposal. The Reformer first revealed plans for a park on the site in February, while the area is included in the draft of South Lanarkshire Council’s main issues report. Three sections of the course are likely to be designated for housing when... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Drugs worth six-figure sum, firearm and ammunition seized after intelligence-led police operation in East endbeen seized following the search of a car. Police stopped the vehicle at aroun
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
been seized following the search of a car. Police stopped the vehicle at around 5pm on Friday in Teislum Road, Lesmahagow, South Lanarkshire, as part of an intelligence-led operation. Two men, aged 28 and 30, and a 28-year-old woman were arrested... Read more
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Daily Record
Shock stats reveal rise in drink-related deaths across Lanarkshireby us in a multi-agency way through partnership working. “Among the members of
Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
by us in a multi-agency way through partnership working. “Among the members of the LADP are NHS Lanarkshire, North and South Lanarkshire councils, North and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnerships, Police Scotland, the third... Read more
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Scotsman
World Gold Panning Championships get under way in Moffatin the pan or prove tricky to pick up. The last time the world championships w
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
in the pan or prove tricky to pick up. The last time the world championships were held in the UK was in 1992, in the South Lanarkshire village of Leadhills. It was attended by only 150 people, including Richard Deighton, who is the main... Read more
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Daily Record
Forty-four people took their own lives in South Lanarkshire in 2016. The number is the highest recorded since 2013 and represents an increase of
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
. The number is the highest recorded since 2013 and represents an increase of 10 on 2015. The figure was released by the National Records of Scotland as community activists warn the... Read more
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Daily Record
Company deny scam despite warnings from four other countriesran a company based on inertia selling. We value and treasure all our consumers
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
ran a company based on inertia selling. We value and treasure all our consumers and have a high retention rate.” However, South Lanarkshire Council this week said they were sticking by their original warning. Head of fleet and environmental... Read more
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Daily Record
Watch wee boy being dragged out of shot as Jim Delahunt presents Hamilton racesgirl hauls away a misbehaving child - on live television. Broadcaster Jim Dela
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
girl hauls away a misbehaving child - on live television. Broadcaster Jim Delahunt was presenting the racing at Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, on Saturday when the domestic drama unfolded behind him. A young boy suddenly appears in the shot,... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Nine men to stand trial accused of organised crimeclaims, it is alleged he was assaulted and left with a broken leg before being
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
claims, it is alleged he was assaulted and left with a broken leg before being driven “against his will” to East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire. The men – apart from Docherty and McArdle – further face a charge under the Proceeds of Crime Act that... Read more
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express
Pavement parking - UK traffic wardens could soon fine drivers for parking on the kerb2017 - Offenders near schools to be targeted in ne... However, these charges c
express / Posted 13 days ago
2017 - Offenders near schools to be targeted in ne... However, these charges could soon become the norm nationwide. South Lanarkshire Council could soon be granted the power to penalise motorists who park on the pavement. Police Scotland... Read more
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Daily Record
Traffic wardens could fine people for pavement parking under new proposalsPowers to penalise people for parking on pavements should be handed down to Sou
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
Powers to penalise people for parking on pavements should be handed down to South Lanarkshire Council, the local authority has said. Currently Police Scotland is responsible for monitoring pavement parking,issuing penalties where the action has... Read more
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Daily Record
Fernhill is a place of kindness according to reportother and if someone needs help there will always be someone willing.” Respond
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
other and if someone needs help there will always be someone willing.” Responding to comments on the community centre, South Lanarkshire Council’s executive director of community and enterprise resources, Michael McGlynn, said: “We are... Read more
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Daily Record
East Kilbride kids face pitch lock-out as council close community facility againChildren have been locked out of a community football pitch this summer. South
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
Children have been locked out of a community football pitch this summer. South Lanarkshire Council were this week accused of scoring an own goal after denying local youngsters access to the 3G sports pitch at St Kenneth’s Primary School for a second... Read more
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Daily Record
Van driver left with serious injuries after attack in Cambuslanginjury when he was attacked by a group of men as he closed his van. The 51-yea
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
injury when he was attacked by a group of men as he closed his van. The 51-year-old was driving in Mill Road, Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire, when he realised one of the vehicle's doors was open, and he got out to close it. As he did so, four or... Read more
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Daily Record
Up, up and away at Strathaven Balloon Festivalfor the festival said: “The annual hot air ballooning event is the only one of
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
for the festival said: “The annual hot air ballooning event is the only one of its kind in Scotland, this year representing South Lanarkshire in Homecoming Scotland.” Unlike many balloon gatherings, Strathaven Balloon Festival combine the... Read more
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Daily Record
Sports centre demolished as council says no current plans to chromium probeor not chromium is present on the site of the former Burnhill Sports Centre wil
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
or not chromium is present on the site of the former Burnhill Sports Centre will not be completed in the immediate future. South Lanarkshire Council said this week that the costly investigations would not be completed until a permanent use for the... Read more
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Daily Record
End of an era as Rolls-Royce close East Kilbride test bed facilityput food on the tables of families in the town today. “East Kilbride is full o
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
put food on the tables of families in the town today. “East Kilbride is full of potential and the Scottish Government and South Lanarkshire must redouble efforts to promote the town as a place to do business.”Read More Tory list MSP Graham... Read more
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Daily Record
Hundreds of sex crime on children in Lanarkshire in the past yearof 183 people in North Lanarkshire were on the Sex Offenders’ Register for crim
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
of 183 people in North Lanarkshire were on the Sex Offenders’ Register for crimes against children 1. That is 51 more in South Lanarkshire were there are 132 people on the register. Tory MSP Graham Simpson said “These are alarming figures, which... Read more
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Daily Record
Disgusted woman slams dog owners after pets foul on her father's gravetaking from one grave and adding to another.” Alistair McKinnon, head of facil
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
taking from one grave and adding to another.” Alistair McKinnon, head of facilities, waste and grounds services, said South Lanarkshire Council, who are responsible for the cleaning of the cemetery, had not received any complaints “recently”... Read more
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Scotsman
Date set for construction sector ‘innovation factory’A £3 million “innovation factory” for the construction sector is to open its do
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
A £3 million “innovation factory” for the construction sector is to open its doors in South Lanarkshire next month. The Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) facility, at Hamilton International Technology Park, will be launched on 11... Read more
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Scotsman
New drug for leukaemia gets go-ahead in Scotlandfor over 15 years welcomed the Scottish Medicines Consortium decision to approv
Scotsman / Posted 15 days ago
for over 15 years welcomed the Scottish Medicines Consortium decision to approve the new drug. Hugh Forgie, from Abington, South Lanarkshire, was first diagnosed with CLL after a cycling accident on holiday in Tenerife lead to a blood test which... Read more
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Scotsman
How every new signing fared on their debut in the SPFL Premiershipfairly solid alongside Greer at the heart of the defence. The ex-Motherwell yo
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
fairly solid alongside Greer at the heart of the defence. The ex-Motherwell youngster has been excellent since swapping South Lanarkshire for Ayrshire this summer and he continued his form with a star showing against St Johnstone. The winger... Read more
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Daily Record
Cambuslang woman admits to benefit fraud totalling over £10,000guilty to one charge when she appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court on July 26. Th
Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
guilty to one charge when she appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court on July 26. The 49-year-old admitted failing to notify South Lanarkshire Council of a change in her circumstances, namely that she had savings in excess of the prescribed limit,... Read more
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