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Daniel Lowe and Councillor Wilson next to Home+ advertising in building site

Published Wednesday 29 November

More council housing given go-ahead

Our ambitious plans to deliver 1000 new homes by 2021 have taken another step forward with the approval of 36 more for the area.

children with masks over their mouths to protect their lungs from exhaust emmissions from idling cars

Published Tuesday 14 November

Engine idling campaign

As part of our commitment to improve air quality our engine idling campaign is starting up again this year.

exterior view of council headquaters

Published Thursday 09 November

Councillors agree 5-year vision

A five year plan has been agreed which is designed to “improve the lives of everyone in South Lanarkshire”.

exterior view of Low Parks Museum in Hamilton

Published Friday 03 November

Happy 50th for Low Parks Museum

It’s a special day for Hamilton’s oldest building today as it reaches a landmark anniversary.

Alan Apple from Go Fresh Gang with nursery children and adults asked to test new menu

Published Friday 13 October

Nursery kids chew over new menu

It was move over Masterchef as some of our toughest food critics gave their verdict on the new Go Fresh menu for nurseries.

general plans of building

Published Thursday 12 October

Plans for university site

Plans to transform the current site of the University of the West of Scotland have been submitted.

new-build houses with solar panels

Published Tuesday 10 October

Thousands of affordable homes

A plan for the development of thousands of affordable homes in South Lanarkshire is being submitted to the Scottish Government.

Tom and Nicola Mitchell's Making Waves swimming pool

Published Tuesday 03 October

Couple are making waves

A couple are making a splash after securing the first ever £100,000 award from a new business loans scheme.

general view of block of flats

Published Monday 02 October

More new homes on the way

A total of 18 new homes are to be built at the site of the former Lanark Baths.

Boss Oak - Paintings courtesy or Art UK

Published Tuesday 26 September

Walks that inspired famous art

Local Landscape Hero walks, offering fascinating insights into the views that inspired famous artworks, are to getting underway.

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Published Friday 15 September

Council tax scam alert

Trading Standards is warning everyone to be aware of fraud calls about council tax refunds.

gas worker laying new yellow pipe

Published Monday 11 September

Major gas network upgrade

Drivers are being advised of delays in Burnbank area of Hamilton while SGN undertakes gas network upgrade programme.