Category: Notices

Don’t forget the Clocks Change

Don’t forget! The clocks change tonight Sunday, March 28 at 1am, to be precise. The clocks will move FORWARD an hour as we move to British Summer Time (BST)……although looking outside just now, you would never guess! So, it should still be light tomorrow around 8.15pm. However, for now, it’s an hour less in bed! Meh!

Scots become Automatic Organ Donors

Everyone in Scotland is now an automatic organ donor – unless you have opted out. From today, Friday 26th March 2021, new legislation for Scots will presume that people are consenting to being organ donors, unless they have officially stated otherwise. The move will mean that many more people can be given life-saving and life-changing […]

Lighter Nights Coming!

Get ready! The lighter nights are coming as the clocks change this weekend! Daylight saving time 2021 in United Kingdom will begin at 01:00 on Sunday 28th March 2021. 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, […]

Scotland’s Census: Moved to 2022

Scotland’s next census is to be moved to March 2022 due to the impact of COVID-19, it was announced this week The census is a count of Scotland’s population usually conducted every ten years by National Records of Scotland and it provides vital information to inform a range of decisions on future schools, hospitals, roads […]

Organ & Tissue Donation

An important article. From March 26th 2021, the law around organ and tissue donation in Scotland is changing. If you’re Scottish, 16 or over, you will be considered a possible donor after you die, unless you opt out. The new law is being done to save and improve lives, but of course, you have a […]

Parking Charges to Return

Parking charges could once again return to South Lanarkshire in April. As Scotland heads back to some sort of normality, it’s been a year since the council stopped on street and carpark charges. Councillors are set to meet next week to discuss. We hope they use the opportunity to consider what can be done to […]

Rescue at Blantyre Ferme

A remarkable story has come to our attention, one of kindness involving the rescue of a High Blantyre woman. Last Wednesday 3rd February 2021, a woman had been out walking at Blantyre Ferme Road, when unfortunately she suddenly lost her footing and slipped down a steep, grassy verge off the side of the road. She […]