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Jamie McKenzie: Gartcairn is dream job for me but I leave Forth with heavy heart

Forth Wanderers manager Jamie McKenzie has revealed that he will leave his Kingshill Park job with a heavy heart this summer.

Football
Parents now have the chance to win �2000 for a local school.

Chance to vote for unsung school heroes

They are the unsung folk in the office, keeping schools running smoothly.

Education
Four Scottish pubs have scooped awards at the Pub and Bar awards (Photo: Shutterstock)

These four Scottish pubs have been named among the best in the UK

Four Scottish pubs have been recognised as the best in their region at the Pub and Bar Awards in London last night.

Lifestyle
Amy is pictured with her medal after completing the London Marathon.

Marathon effort pays off

A dedicated Lanark woman has raised more than £2,500 for a charity that supports people with life challenging conditions.

Lifestyle
Ginfall Festival is at Hamilton Tow House on June 20

Great day out for gin lovers at new festival

GinFall Festival will bring a mix of gin, cocktails, food and music to Hamilton Town House next month.

Whats on
Stephen McManus with some of our grassroots footballing heroes

Vote for your grassroots footballing heroes!

Nominations have opened for the Scottish FA Grassroots Awards presented by McDonald’s and the Sunday Mail, recognising grassroots volunteers and football clubs all over Scotland.

Football
Marketing and PR Officer Melissa Reilly is pictured putting the finishing touches to the tapestry display.

Tapestry returns with new exhibition

New Lanark is hosting the return of the Great Tapestry of Scotland with a brand new exhibition during the summer, which opened on Friday.

Lifestyle
South Lanarkshire Council announce funding for pothole and general road repairs

£8m cash pot for local road repairs

Restoring roads is a challenge after the ravages of a harsh and lengthy winter – but it is a challenge South Lanarkshire Council’s roads workers are determined to meet head on.

Business
Action from Friday night's 2-2 draw between Lesmahagow and Forth (Pic by Elaine Robertson)

Forth close to relegation after only taking one point from two matches

A lacklustre performance saw Forth Wanderers draw 2-2 against local rivals Lesmahagow at Craighead Park on Friday night, damaging Forth’s survival prospects in the process.

Football
It's not good news for Scottish residents with a phobia of creepy crawlies (Photo: Charlesjsharp / Wikimedia Commons)

Experts predict an increase in Scotland's daddy longlegs population

Scottish residents should expect to see a rise in the number of daddy longlegs (also known as crane flies) this year, after millions of larvae were discovered underground.

News
Could you provide a child with a short break period of care?

Recruitment drive for short break carers

Could you provide a “short break” for a child or young person in a family setting?

News
Pets at Home Lanark Dementia Friends.

Pets at Home in Lanark is now a dementia friendly store

More than 13,400 Pets at Home, Groom Room and Vets4Pets colleagues in all 440 plus stores, including the support office and distribution centres, are to become Dementia Friends through Alzheimer’s Society’s programme.

News
Eight-year-old Camron Barr is pictured presenting his cheque to staff at the neonatal unit.

Camron’s raffle is just the ticket for hospital unit

An enterprising Lanark school pupil has raised £370 for Wishaw General Hospital’s neonatal unit.

Lifestyle
The four divisions have seen an increase in footfall. Picture: Alan Murray

Surge in football attendances at SPFL grounds

More people than ever before are watching Scottish football.

Football
The company has ditched their pies' plastic packaging.

Company switches to greener packaging

Simple Simon’s Perfect Pies have launched a new look for their brand. The Biggar pie makers based in The Scottish Borders have ditched the plastic wrap on their pies and started the spring season off with brand new recyclable cardboard boxes.

Environment
Lanark and Clydesdale area crime call roundup

Clydesdale crime call roundup

Between May 19 and 21, a tractor, trailer and bulldozer were stolen from Recycling Pallet Services, Ponfiegh Road in Sandilands. The John Deere tractor was attached to the trailer which had the Bulldozer on it and all three items were stolen together.

Crime
Sports clubs have been recipients in the past.

£10,000 grant for community groups

Community groups in Scotland that help local people look after their hearts can now apply for a regional grant up to £10,000, thanks to national charity Heart Research UK and Subway.

Lifestyle
Drivers are being asked to cut down on roadside litter.

Plea to cut down on roadside littering

Scotland TranServ is asking Carluke, Lanark and Lesmahagow drivers using the M74 to give their litter a lift, and take it home.

Environment

Picture Gallery: Lanark Spring Flowerfest 2018

It was almost as if the Gods were smiling on Lanark Community Development Trust last weekend.

Lifestyle
The police campaign will last until the start of June.

Campaign highlights awareness of bogus callers

Anyone can be a victim of a bogus caller or rogue trader – so don’t let your doorstep be their marketplace.

Crime
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