Tag: council

Council’s Five Year Plan

An ambitious new five-year plan for South Lanarkshire is firmly rooted in the aspirations expressed by the area’s residents. When South Lanarkshire Council asked local people what they wanted to see in the Council Plan, Connect 2022 to 2027, they responded in their thousands. The largest public engagement exercise the council has ever undertaken identified […]

Footway Repairs: Have your Say

South Lanarkshire Council want to hear your views on which footways should be improved across South Lanarkshire. With so many Blantyre footpaths in need of repair, this is a chance for YOU to have your say. More than £2.5m is available through a Participatory Budgeting (PB) exercise so please take part in the survey. More […]

Community Wealth Building Commission

A new group is to lead on an innovative approach which aims to retain more of the area’s wealth within the local economy. The Community Wealth Building (CWB) Commission will oversee a strategy which aims to give local people and communities greater control over the South Lanarkshire economy and ensure they benefit more from it. […]

Have your Say on Council Spending

Everyone in South Lanarkshire is being urged to have their say on how their council spends its budget next year. This includes on schools, roads, care homes and many other services. How would YOU like to see the council spend their budget? Like most of the public sector, South Lanarkshire Council has been facing funding challenges […]

Council Services Festive Hols

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly underway! And although many council services will continue throughout the festive period, a number of them will close or not be available. All council offices will be closed on Friday 25 and Monday 28 December 2020, and Friday 1 and Monday 4 January 2021. If you have […]

Tidying Verges

Work continued in Blantyre today with the Council out tidying up more verges. Removing fallen trees and trimming back overgrown bushes from paths and walkways. There’s still much to be done after nearly 4 months of suspended and reduced services. Its hoped that as we enter Phase 3, the easing of restrictions should make things […]