Category: Environment

Blantyre Dampness Misery

A Blantyre mother is at the ‘end of her tether’ after her complaints to the council about dampness in her family home seem to go unaddressed. The woman, who lives in Small Crescent, Blantyre has been appalled for many months at the shocking amount of rising dampness in her home, particularly in the bedrooms where […]

Trees Trimmed Back

If you’ve been driving at night this week, you’ll have noticed roadworks on the A725 East Kilbride Expressway with lane closure for necessary work to the verges. The air has been filled with the smell of bark chippings and cut wood as the roads authorities cut back overhanging trees and bushes close to the sliproads. […]

Park Meeting Well Attended

Thanks go out to almost 50 people who turned up at the outdoor meeting to discuss ways to improve Stonefield Public Park. At an earlier meeting this evening, a well attended meeting took place comprised of businesses, individuals and representatives from the council to discuss ways to improve the park. Blantyre’s three local Councillors also […]

Stonefield Public Park Meeting

Blantyre residents interested in improving and developing Stonefield Public Park, Blantyre are invited along to an initial meeting tonight at 6pm. Are YOU Interested in a walk around Stonefield Park with like minded individuals keen on discussing ways to improve and better the area? Councillors are on board, as are we and members of the […]

Update on Water Discolouration

Customers in some parts of Lanarkshire might be experiencing intermittent issues with water discolouration caused by naturally occurring manganese levels present in the water supply which is treated at Daer and Camps water treatment works (WTWs) and then distributed to homes and businesses. A short film explaining the situation can be viewed here: https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/…/Lanarkshire… Scottish […]

It’s Spider Season

September is here tomorrow, which means only one thing! Spider Season is just around the corner! You may want to look away. As the heating gets switched back on these slightly cooler evenings, house spiders have come out from their hiding places. The weeks around September or so are their mating season. The spiders that you […]