Category: infrastucture

Hamilton Roadworks

Bad news for drivers this month in Hamilton! As well as significant disruption likely on the M74 at Junction 6, works within Hamilton itself are certainly going to cause some delays. Major improvements will be carried out along Leechlee Road in Hamilton during August. In order to carry out these essential resurfacing works with minimum […]

Energy Bill Support Payments

The £400 support for every UK household to assist with rising energy bills is to be paid in six instalments. Households will see a discount of £66 applied to their energy bills in October and November, and £67 a month from December to March 2023. The money will be paid depending on how you currently […]

Village Electrical Works

SP Energy Networks will be working in the Village, Blantyre next week. Setting up near No 85 Station Road, they’ll be working mostly in the footway, excavating, backfill and reinstating pavements. Works commence on Monday 25th July 2022 and are expected to last 8 working days. Minor disruption is likely for pedestrians. For the full […]

Asda Shopping Discount

Asda Blantyre is one of 10 Scottish Asda stores trialling a new -£5 discount off your shopping bill. Starting tomorrow Wednesday 29th June 2022 until 15th July, you can claim £5 off your £40 shopping bill, just by showing your fuel receipt. You need to buy fuel first. Then, head to the store for shopping […]

20mph Speed Limits

On 13th June 2022, South Lanarkshire Council through a new roads order, made it unlawful for any person to drive at a speed exceeding 20mph at various location around Lanarkshire. For Blantyre, the new 20mph zones are generally at and around schools including: Auchinraith Primary School, Calder Street in both directions from a point at […]

Care Hub Progress

Progress continues to be made on a ground-breaking care and housing campus in Blantyre. The ambitious multi-million pound development, on the former St Joseph’s School site will deliver a 20 bedded transitional care facility and 20 new technology enabled properties, all equipped with state-of-the-art telecare systems to support independent living. On the same site there […]