There was good news and bad news for Clydesdale this week with the Royal Bank of Scotland announcing its threatened Biggar branch would remain open but that it will close its Douglas branch as originally planned.
Work to restore the former opencast coal site at Mainshill near Douglas is entering a new phase, thanks to a partnership between Mines Restoration Limited (MRL), South Lanarkshire Council and Hall Construction Services.
The housebuilding boom on the fringes of Carluke is about to continue with Persimmons Homes making a provisional application to South Lanarkshire Council to develop the former Roadmeetings Hospital site on Goremire Road.
The Gazette has been asked to point out that the Stratchclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) contracts to run the Three Valleys DRT and Glespin to Hamilton X50 were awarded to JMB Travel from July 8 until January, 2019 and not to McGill’s buses as stated in the August 29 edition due to incorrect information received.
Cambuslang-based AB2000 Limited, plant hire specialist, has secured a considerable contract thanks to Banks Renewables’ promise to use nearby businesses during the construction of Kype Muir Wind Farm, near Strathaven.