Category: Environment

Slow Down at Stewartfield

If anyone is driving near the Stewartfield Loch in East Kilbride, please remember to slow down when passing the park. Drive carefully as there are many new little Goslings and Geese exploring their neighbourhood, sometimes near or even on the road and roundabout.

Ancient Woodland Network

Chatelherault Country Park has been named in a nationwide network of Ancient Woodlands, and trees, dedicated to The Queen. This week The Queen’s Green Canopy announced the network of 70 Ancient Woodlands and 70 Ancient Trees across the United Kingdom which will form the Ancient Canopy to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee, 70 years of […]

Demolition at Springwells

Work to demolish an old, dangerous tenement building in Springwells, Blantyre has started. Demolition contractors moved in this week to demolish the former Millers Fireplace and Frasers buildings on the North side of Glasgow Road near the Blantyre boundary with Burnbank. The stone built tenement building has been derelict for a few years, with heavy […]

Thank you TACT Healthy Park

The manager of Forefaulds Care Home in East Kilbride has issued a public thank you to Blantyre’s TACT Healthy park. Annie Dickson told Blantyre Telegraph, “I am the manager at Forefaulds Care Home and one of our family members (Ian) has advised me that Mary and Bill at the garden project have donated some flowers […]

Signs of Early Summer

With just a few days left until May is here, there are signs all around that early Summer is almost upon us. The dry, sunnier weather. Grass growing faster and new animals in farm fields. It’s shaping up to be another settled day today and as gardens burst into bloom, we thought we’d share this […]

Redlees Clean Up

Last Friday, many youngsters had their last day of Secondary school prior to their exams and being a nice day, went out to celebrate. There was a gathering of between 100 to 150 teenagers at Redlees which we understand was generally well behaved. The following day, one local lady told us, “I went down to […]