Tag: coronavirus

Plan Set out to Lift Restrictions

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has today outlined a plan to take Scotland carefully out of lockdown. A four phase route-map has been announced today, Thursday 21st May 2020 in a press conference which took place at 12.30. Before exploring Scotland’s plan, we would reinforce, for now the message is still the same. Stay at Home, […]

Fast Food Chains Partial Re-opening

You may have seen the news today that THREE fast food chains are re-opening. Some clarity on that story is needed. Whilst Burger King, KFC and Pret-a-Manger have announced they will re-open for deliveries, it’s only in a few selected locations around the UK. For example , no Burger King stores will re-open in Scotland […]

Day 6 of 21: Keeping an Open Mind

Here’s a little request for ‘compassionate caution’ to anybody who witnesses others in supermarkets who are coughing. All is not always what it seems. We’ve received messages to remind our community to be mindful that others have hidden disabilities, to keep an open mind and kindness in their hearts. One lady told us, “I’ve just […]

Bus Service Vital Link to Hairmyres

Hairmyers Transport Update. Public Bus Services are being reduced tomorrow, Monday 30th March 2020. However, in response to the cuts, a new service will be provided for Nurses and Staff. Monday to Sunday 7 Days a week 05.50 Wishaw across from Farmfoods heading towards Motherwell NEW PICKUP POINT AND TIME 06.05 Motherwell Train Station 06.15 […]

Parking at Strathclyde Park

Parking facilities at Strathclyde Park were closed at 7am yesterday (March 24) The move has been taken in line with Government guidelines to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. However, it has been stressed that the park itself remains open to both walkers and cyclists – who must respect guidelines on social distancing and must […]

Day 1 : A New Normal

UK citizens have woken up a very different world today. Like other generation defining moments like 9/11 for example, people will remember the 23rd March 2020, where they were and what they were doing when the country was put into almost lockdown conditions. A new way of living is here for every single one of […]

All Non Essential shops to close

The Scottish Government have this morning announced that ALL Non Essential retail shops must close. For clarity, this means if you don’t sell essential items like food and medicine. your shop must close to the public from tonight. The news is another major decision that will affect people all over the country. This measure applies […]