Category: Environment

Improving Lanarkshire’s Playparks

Time is running out if you still want to have your say on how the Council should spend money on local playparks. People throughout Lanarkshire are being invited to take part in a council-run play area consultation following a South Lanarkshire Council cash injection of £3.5 million. The sum is set to be invested into […]

Changes Affecting Your Home

Important. The law is changing in Scotland in February meaning it will soon be mandatory to have smoke and heat alarms installed in ALL homes.  Even if you have smoke alarms at present, there are some changes which may affect your current arrangement….and time is running out. The Scottish Government is introducing new standards for […]

Hamilton & Blantyre Litterpickers

A small team of eight kind, volunteer litter pickers undertook a superhuman effort today by cleaning up Greenhall Park, High Blantyre. The group managed to collect a whopping 27 bags of litter and an array of other items from in and around Greenhall Park earlier this morning. A member of the group is also going […]

Weird Pink Sky

Scotland was bathed in swathes of pink earlier this evening as the sky turned a weird, unusual colour. Over Blantyre, buildings and trees basked in a warm, purple, pink glow as the sun set. The eye catching spectacle only lasted a few minutes but was impressive. Did YOU manage to get any good photos? Photo […]

Waste Collection

A reminder for South Lanarkshire Residents that the burgundy food waste bins are NOT being collected this week and next. SLC apologise, but this is due to Covid-related staff absences and the need to prioritise other bins. The intention is to return to normal collections from 24 January 2022.

SLC Burgundy Bin Collection

South Lanarkshire Council have issued a statement about bin collections and services affecting the burgundy bin. (food and garden waste). They posted today: “Due to rising levels of Covid-related staff absence, we are forced to make temporary changes to our waste collection services” “In order to ensure we can continue to collect waste from residual […]

Power Restored

There was a power cut this morning in some parts of Blantyre and Hamilton. A few intermittent power losses occurred early this morning, Monday 3rd January 2022. Scottish Power are reporting this has now been resolved. Areas affected were: G659QH, G720EL, G720XY, ML3, ML30GB, ML30NA, ML30NF, ML30NJ, ML30NL, ML30NQ, ML30QD, ML30QG, ML30QJ, ML30QL, ML30QN, ML30QP, […]