Commonwealth Games right on our doorstep -

everyone is being invited to come along and watch the world-class sporting events taking place right on our doorstep. Full story.


Dollan Aqua Centre in East Kilbride - one of the training venues for the Comonwealth Games 2014 - image taken from gallery showing 50m pool

Published Tuesday 29 July

Dollan Aqua Centre fully reopened

Dollan Aqua Centre fully reopened today after parts of it were closed to the public so Commonwealth Games swimmers could train.

mountain biker

Published Monday 28 July

Games comes to Cathkin Braes

If you want to see some of the world’s top mountain bikers they will be right here on our doorstep tomorrow (Tuesday 29 July).

Poster advertising countryside rangers event hunting for dragonflies and Damselflies at Whitelee Windfarm.

Published Thursday 24 July

Fancy going on a dragon hunt

This weekend why not join the countryside rangers as they hunt for dragonflies and Damselflies at Whitelee Windfarm.

reinactors outside Hamilton Mausoleum during Festival of History event 2013

Published Thursday 17 July

Mausoleum festival spans 600 years

If you are looking for something a bit different to do this Fair weekend then why not come along to the Mausoleum Festival.

1000th Youth Jobs Fund success - Taylor Mitchell with Cllr Chris Thompson, chair of the council's Enterprise Services Committee

Published Wednesday 16 July

1000th job thanks to youth fund

A scheme to help young people find jobs is celebrating a key milestone - its 1000th person into work.

A queue of traffic

Published Tuesday 15 July

Plan ahead during the Games

South Lanarkshire is being encouraged to get ready as one of the largest international sports events takes place on its doorstep

Janet Wilson before and after pic after Weigh to Go programme

Published Monday 14 July

Definitely the weigh to go

If you want to get fit and healthy but are tired of the myths, quick fixes and fads then our free Weigh to Go may be for you.

l-r Diana McMahon, Cllr Tullett, Lucille MacNab, Councillor Clearie and
Barbara Atkinson at grant cheque handing over of £1000 to Burnside in Bloom

Published Monday 07 July

Grand support for Burnside in Bloom

Burnside in Bloom has been given a ‘grand’ start to the summer – thanks to the Cambuslang and Rutherglen Area Committee.