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Have your Say

Residents are being asked to have their say as South Lanarkshire Council sets its budget for 2023-24. Tough choices will have to be made because of a funding gap – so we want to hear what your priorities are. More in the View https://orlo.uk/nNSz1

Local Groups Receive Funding

Two Blantyre groups are amongst Six local groups who will benefit from the latest grants approved by the Hamilton Area Committee. A total of £2,660 in funding was agreed when the committee met today. The money will support a diverse range of local organisations and be put to good use in a variety of ways. […]

New Food Champion

A new Food Champion has been appointed for South Lanarkshire Council. Councillor Ross Gowland will act as an ambassador, at local and national levels, representing the council’s position and vision in relation to food. He will advocate Good Food as defined in the Good Food Strategy by taking into account all aspects of food from farm to […]

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. […]