State-of-the-art new home for Law AAC

The John Cumming Stadium Carluke prepares for its public opening'21/2/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison
The John Cumming Stadium Carluke prepares for its public opening'21/2/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison
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LAW and District Amateur Athletics Club members used to train locally at a ramshackle stadium with track blighted by broken glass and dog’s dirt.

But, from Monday March 7, they’ll be put through their paces once a week at the state-of-the-art new £3.5 million John Cumming Stadium in Carnwath Road.

The John Cummin sports stadium before its February official opening'15/2/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison

The John Cummin sports stadium before its February official opening'15/2/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison

And club president Siobhan Lindsay is understandably over the moon that the club will soon be back training in Clydesdale for the first time in four years since finally cutting ties with the rundown Loch Park Stadium in Carluke’s Shieldhill Road.

“We are delighted with this move back to Carluke,” said Siobhan (45), whose club boasts 140 members.

For more information on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette which is in the shops now.