If you’ve watched one episode of Grand Designs too many and have been bitten by the self-build bug, be prepared for a bumpy ride.
An airy, elegant home with decorative tiles and nature-inspired murals, where the outdoors blends seamlessly with the indoors, would be an enviable property by today’s standards.
One of the best ways to make your home more suited to your needs, especially if you have a growing family or want to work from home, is to add a bedroom.
There’s an almost tangible feeling of calm and comfort as you enter Alex Legendre’s house with its muted palette of earthy colours, lath and plaster walls, wide reclaimed floorboards and collection of quirky treasures.
The Wilsontown Ironworks may have closed long ago - but there is still much to celebrate about the famous old works.
The Carole Nash Great Scottish Bike Show is back in Lanark this weekend – bigger, better, louder and faster than ever!
Many period properties (as well as some modern ones) were built with wooden windows, but in more recent decades, replacing them with UPVC ones has been popular.
If you’re confused by colour charts, wavering over wallpaper, and dithering over decor, there’s a solution which could bring your home into fashionable focus.1 comment
VISITORS to the Falls of Clyde Visitor Centre can now step back in time as the Scottish Wildlife Trust announces the arrival of the Victorian Grand Tour.
WILDFLOWERS are appearing all over the reserve now.
GARDENING Scotland 2013 is the national celebration of gardening and outdoor living.
A CARNWATH artist is taking on a unique challenge of painting and selling her work online throughout the month of May.
A celebration of all things spring will take place at Clyde Valley’s first Blossom Day at Overtown Farm, Crossford, this Saturday, May 4.
LANARKSHIRE’S mesmerising Mugenko Taiko drummers - who take their astonishing show to audiences all over the UK and abroad - couldn’t believe their luck when they were handed the chance to perform in front of 300 million TV viewers worldwide.
Find out why our chief reporter is thinking about a new career!
If you’ve outgrown where you live, adding space is often more cost-effective than moving home, especially in more expensive parts of the country.
WHAT started as a minor slur against the village of Forth has turned into a giant – a Gentle Giant, that is.
This is my third season working here at the Falls of Clyde and at the beginning of every season a group of French university students appear at our door wanting a guided walk to the peregrine watch and a badger watch in the evening.
YOUNG members of Coalburn Bronze Band have once again shown their musical prowess – by picking up an award at the inaugural Brass At The Bards youth brass band competition.
RAT Pack Live comes to the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, on Friday, May 31 at 7.30pm.
THERE’S nothing like a Local Hero to stand up for a local cause and that’s exactly why cult singer Horse MacDonald made a return to her home town of Lanark on Saturday.
BIGGAR Corn Exchange plays host to Tyneside roots band Rob Heron And The Tea Pad Orchestra.
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Weather for Carluke
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Temperature: 1 C to 11 C
Wind Speed: 29 mph
Wind direction: North west
Temperature: 2 C to 9 C
Wind Speed: 24 mph
Wind direction: North west