Category: Council

Council’s Five Year Plan

An ambitious new five-year plan for South Lanarkshire is firmly rooted in the aspirations expressed by the area’s residents. When South Lanarkshire Council asked local people what they wanted to see in the Council Plan, Connect 2022 to 2027, they responded in their thousands. The largest public engagement exercise the council has ever undertaken identified […]

Energy Efficient Homes

More than 1300 affordable homes have been added in South Lanarkshire – and more houses than ever are meeting “green” standards. The progress on both important fronts was outlined in a report that also noted that South Lanarkshire Council had been able to dramatically reduce the impact of homelessness, despite the pressures across society caused by […]

190 New Homes for Manse Brae

A huge new housing development has been given the green light at Manse Brae, Halfway. South Lanarkshire approved the erection of 190 new dwelling houses with associated roads, drainage, landscaping this week on Wednesday 10th November 2021. The expansive site opposite Dalton will see Drumsagard and Halfway edge closer to Blantyre, with the homes to […]

Community Wealth Building Commission

A new group is to lead on an innovative approach which aims to retain more of the area’s wealth within the local economy. The Community Wealth Building (CWB) Commission will oversee a strategy which aims to give local people and communities greater control over the South Lanarkshire economy and ensure they benefit more from it. […]