Warming move for Leadhills firefighters

Garages opposite Hopetoun Arms Hotel'Main Street'Leadhills'13/1/12
Garages opposite Hopetoun Arms Hotel'Main Street'Leadhills'13/1/12

Conditions should soon be improving for the intrepid volunteers who are first to answer a fire call at Leadhills – and their vehicle.

Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Service is finalising plans to lease a garage in the village to provide shelter for the emergency Land Rover and create a little base where the volunteers can at least have a shower and a cup of coffee.

For more on this, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette.