Bill Nicol in charge of Hometown Foundation

A MAN who originally hails from Carluke but has lived in Lanark for the past three decades has been put in charge of the efforts to create a third large town in Clydesdale.

Monday, 27th January 2014, 3:55 pm
Bill Nicol...director of Owenstown  Lanark
Bill Nicol...director of Owenstown Lanark

The new director of the Hometown Foundation, which aims to create the new community of Owenstown in the Douglas Valley, is 52-year-old Bill Nicol.

With the huge project to build 3000 new homes for a population of around 8000 people near Rigside nearing its crucial planning permission stage, Bill appears to be a very apt choice for the job.

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