It may be cold and still in the midst of an icy Winter, but there are definitely some signs appearing of new growth and springtime just around the corner. Like these snowdrops at High Blantyre for example, which have opened up this weekend, despite the cold temperatures. Another cold week is in store and we […]
Winter weather conditions continue to cause disruption to refuse collection schedules across South Lanarkshire. Some bins remain uncollected with some local residents reporting that their bins haven’t been emptied for over 2 weeks South Lanarkshire Council commented, “If you have been affected by the disruption, please leave unemptied bins at the kerbside and we will […]
The Scottish Government has doubled the price of carrier bags. In ongoing efforts to assist the environment and reduce plastic use, the minimum price of a single use carrier bag will increase from 5p to 10p on 1st April. There’s no doubt that the charge has already had a significant effect on the behaviour of […]
Some Wheelie Bins in Lanarkshire haven’t been emptied this week, as the weather caused delays in Council services. If your bin still has to be collected this week, please leave it out and South Lanarkshire Council advise they’ll get to it in due course. Have your say? Any particular streets still to have theirs uplifted?
Once again, conversation on our pages and messages at this time of year turns to Grit. We’re always asked for advice or more information about Grit Bins. However, did you know, there’s a great page on the Council website with all the info you’ll need about Grit?! From where your nearest Grit bin is, to […]
How about this for a fantastic photo of the David Livingstone Birthplace! This aerial shot was kindly shared by Iain Douglas and shows nicely the landscaping work undertaken so far outside Shuttle Row, the birthplace of explorer David Livingstone. It shows the new, open area to the left of the building, where there had previously […]