Category: Council

1300 Council Homes Planned

Ambitious plans have been revealed for 1,300 more council homes across South Lanarkshire.  The target has been set for the number of homes to be built and bought by South Lanarkshire Council by the end of March 2027, and it follows an earlier programme of 1,000 additional homes between 2017 and 2022/23. Council Leader Joe […]

Warm Welcome Grants

Community groups are being offered grants to help them offer a “warm welcome” to people in South Lanarkshire. Up to £1,000 will be available to organisations to help them to open their doors during the cost of living crisis, for example to contribute to energy bills, cover the costs of hot drinks or food, or […]

Memo to the Council

C’mon South Lanarkshire Council. Blantyre deserves better than this. By complete stark contrast to the beautiful, modern and large LED lights in High Blantyre, these red lights are back up again on Glasgow Road for another season. You know the ones. The Red lights. 1970s style that prompt a wave of compliant messages to us […]

Council Ideas Letterbox

Residents across South Lanarkshire are being encouraged to tell the council their ideas. An Ideas Letterbox has been created as a simple way for people to send in their ideas, which will be read and responded to by the people who might be able to take them forward. Have your say. What would YOU tell this SLC […]

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 […]