Category: Business

Funding Boost for Community Links

Community Links (South Lanarkshire) have successfully received a National Lottery award from The National Lottery Community Fund which will help support their activities across South Lanarkshire.  The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland is focused on helping communities across Scotland thrive through its five year £250m funding scheme as well as small grants programme, National Lottery […]

RBOS in Hamilton

A few people have messaged in recent weeks about problems manifesting with the “lack of local banks”. Especially when considering paying money in. A reminder that you can pay-in cash to the Post Office, which will reach your bank shortly after. Then of course there’s alternatives like “Lanarkshire Credit Union” on Glasgow Road. Don’t forget […]

The Cafe, Blantyre

“The Cafe” is located in Unit 21, Blantyre Industrial Estate. Open from 7.30am until 2pm during weekdays and 8.00am until 2.00pm at weekends, this popular cafe serves up some delicious food and has a regular customer base. Call 07379 476009. You can follow them here on Facebook: on their website at

CCTV in Taxis

A trial fitting CCTV in taxis and private hire vehicles in South Lanarkshire will soon go ahead. On Tuesday 19 March, South Lanarkshire Council’s licensing committee narrowly agreed by 11 votes to 9 to start the trial which will see CCTV installed in taxis in Hamilton and additionally, in both taxis and private hire vehicles […]

Carrigans – Best Bar in Scotland

It’s official! Carrigans is the best bar in Scotland! We can exclusively reveal that John Carrigans Eating House in Hamilton has tonight won a National Award for having the best bar in Scotland! John Carrigan’s Eating House is a renowned, multi-award-winning restaurant, function suite, public bar, lounge and coffee house based in Hamilton, Lanarkshire. They […]

Facebook Global Issues

Social Network errors Several of Facebook’s products are suffering partial outages tonight, affecting users globally. Facebook’s main product, its Messenger service, image-sharing site Instagram and messaging app WhatsApp have all been disrupted. It means problems logging in, posting and especially trying to upload photos. The cause of the interruption is not yet known, or is […]