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Winter fun in Lanark

The Lanark Winter Festival is back this year – bigger and better than before – and is sure to get us all in the festive spirit.<p>A wide range of events …

It’s panto season – oh yes it is!

TURKEY with all the trimmings, perfume gift sets you will never use, more pairs of socks than you have room for, James Bond on the telly and granny …

Be the boss of bad weather

If there is one thing for certain about Scotland’s roads in winter it is that at times conditions will get bad so it pays to be prepared.<p>Stuck in a …

Pupils learn important safety lessons

Pupils from primary schools throughout Lanarkshire attended an activity day in Chatelherault recently to learn all about road safety.<p>The 238 primary …

Council backs Living Wage

BUSINESSES across South Lanarkshire are continuing to be supported and encouraged to pay the Living Wage.<p>The Living Wage is an hourly rate set …

Schools debating champions crowned

<i>Lorem Ipsum</i> emerged as champions following the final round of the Scullion Law Lanarkshire schools debating competition.<p>Now in its sixth year, a …

A balanced approach to help older customers

Staff at Fairhill Lifestyles Centre in Hamilton are geared up to make sure older people don’t suffer falls this winter.<p>They have recently launched an …

Support the winter air quality campaign

<b>As the outside temperature drops the temptation to keep the engine idling and the car heater running even when your car is stationary goes up but</b> …

Integrating complexes enhances community spirit

When one of South Lanarkshire’s newest sheltered housing complexes opened, one of its aims was to build contact between residents and the surrounding …

Have your say on the council budget

SOUTH Lanarkshire residents have been urged to have their say on savings proposals that will affect council services next year.<p>As tough economic …

The epic journey of the lost purse

Picture the scene. It is 2013, early summer, and a group of S1 pupils from a Blantyre school are in Belgium on a Modern Languages trip. It is early, …