Takeaway Alliance Expands

Following our popular post last week about the Takeaway Alliance, a collection of businesses helping to feed local children for FREE, we’re thrilled to see 4 local businesses being added to the venture! Blantyre Subway, Grade A, Really Awesome Coffee and The Cafe have all agreed to take part so a BIG thanks for all […]

Insurance Decision Granted

Tens of thousands of small businesses are set to receive insurance payouts covering their 2020 losses from the first national lockdown. The Supreme Court ruling has found largely in favour of small firms receiving payments from business interruption insurance policies. Many businesses with Insurance cover were astonished last year to find that their insurance would […]

Registering Children for School

If your child is due to start school in South Lanarkshire in August 2021, you can now enrol your child online. The Council are expecting high rates of enrolment in the first few days. If you experience problems please be patient and try a few times at different times of the day or weekend using […]

Price of Carrier Bags Increases

The Scottish Government has doubled the price of carrier bags. In ongoing efforts to assist the environment and reduce plastic use, the minimum price of a single use carrier bag will increase from 5p to 10p on 1st April. There’s no doubt that the charge has already had a significant effect on the behaviour of […]

Bin Collection Delays

Some Wheelie Bins in Lanarkshire haven’t been emptied this week, as the weather caused delays in Council services. If your bin still has to be collected this week, please leave it out and South Lanarkshire Council advise they’ll get to it in due course. Have your say? Any particular streets still to have theirs uplifted?

Alert: Vaccine Scams

As the Covid-19 vaccination programme continues, there have been several reports that scammers are sending messages or phoning and claiming to be from the NHS, telling people that they are eligible to apply for their vaccine.  The messages ask the recipient to click on a link leading to an online form which looks similar to the real […]