Tag: environment

Funding Community Orchards

Retailer Scotmid are giving away grants of up to £200 for community groups to buy fruit trees throughout Lanarkshire. Volunteer groups are being invited to plant new orchards with this funding with the intention of establishing community orchards in rural areas, expanding Scotmid’s nationwide campaign. 70 sites have already been created. Scotmid communities manager Lynne […]

Blantyre Cleanup

A week-long clean-up of litter from South Lanarkshire Council-owned roads has begun, with teams working near Blantyre today on Blantyre Farm Road and Calder Road down to the bridge. Drivers are thanked for their patience as this necessary clean up takes place.

Improving Lanarkshire’s Playparks

Time is running out if you still want to have your say on how the Council should spend money on local playparks. People throughout Lanarkshire are being invited to take part in a council-run play area consultation following a South Lanarkshire Council cash injection of £3.5 million. The sum is set to be invested into […]

Hamilton & Blantyre Litterpickers

A small team of eight kind, volunteer litter pickers undertook a superhuman effort today by cleaning up Greenhall Park, High Blantyre. The group managed to collect a whopping 27 bags of litter and an array of other items from in and around Greenhall Park earlier this morning. A member of the group is also going […]

Summer Clean Up

The council is backing a national summer clean-up campaign which kicks off this bank holiday weekend. Keep Scotland Beautiful’s (KSB) Summer Clean 2021 will run from May 28 to June 20. And anyone who is planning their own KSB Summer Clean in South Lanarkshire can get in touch with the council who can provide rubbish bags, […]

More Fly Tipping

Yet more fly tipping at the Calder! This latest mess has been dumped just over the Milheugh Bridge at the bottom of Lindsey Hill. It seems to be waste of renovation building materials, kingspan insulation and the like. Just tipped at the side of the road by some morally devoid individual.

Fly Tipping at Milheugh

This disgusting mess has appeared at Milheugh Bridge at the Calder, Blantyre. The lowlifes tipped cardboard and packaging in front of the pedestrian access gate sometime yesterday (Friday into Saturday). Frustratingly, the mess looks like the kind of things that could easily have been taken to the nearby council tip, even in a car. Not […]