Easter Markets

Two Easter Markets are being held in Hamilton’s Quarry Street on Saturdays 1st and 8th April featuring stalls, entertainment, and plenty of activities for all ages! Hamilton Market is back Saturday, April 1st, for the second market of the year. They’ve packed a 30-stall market with a great selection of high-quality products, from delicious pies […]

EK Expressway Sliproads

Roadworks will be taking place this week at the EK Expressway on sliproad at Douglas Street. Work by Virgin Media is expected to start on Monday 27th March 2023 with cabling works expected to take 10 days. Access to the expressway will still be permitted with no need for diversions.

Invites for Coronation Celebrations

Communities across South Lanarkshire are being invited to join in celebrations to mark the coronation of King Charles III. The invitation has been issued by the Lord Lyon, whose duties include state ceremonies in Scotland, ahead of the coronation on Saturday 6 May. An extra bank holiday has been announced for that weekend, on Monday […]

McDonalds Drive Thru

A popular fast food chain intends to announce their plans for a new drive-thru in East Kilbride at a community event next week. McDonalds is opening a new £4m drive thru at Lindsayfield, EK which will create 120 full time and part time jobs for the area. Following issues with planning previously, the company are […]

Clocks Going Forward

Get ready! The lighter nights are coming as the clocks change this weekend! Daylight saving time 2023 in United Kingdom will begin at 01:00 on Sunday 26th March 2023. When the clocks go FORWARD by an hour, the UK’s timezone will change to British Summer Time (BST) – also known as Daylight Savings Time. Thankfully most smartphones, […]

Cornerstone Pub Sold

We now also have official permission to post here that the Cornerstone Public House has today been bought over by the Carrigan family. We told earlier how Carrigans have bought the Hoolet’s Pub, so this additional purchase at High Blantyre Main Street junction with Hunthill Road, further expands their business interests. Clearly a busy week for […]