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old photo of memebers of the Blantyre Co 6th Scottish Rifles during before heading off to fight during the Great War

Published Friday 01 August

100th anniversary of start of WWI

Monday 4 August 2014 is the 100th anniversary of Great Britain’s entry into the First World War - "the war to end all wars".

5yr-old boy with his 9yr-old sister and their mum and dad Scott Jamieson at one of the early years workshops. The boy will be joining his big sister at Spittal primary in the new term

Published Thursday 31 July

Nursery pupils off to a flying start

It may still be the summer but nursery pupils have been getting off to a flying start in the run-up to starting primary school.

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.