At the next UK General Election, Carluke and Lanark folk might no longer be voting in the same constituency they currently share with the people of Hamilton East but with the citizens of Dumfriesshire instead.
Drivers in Clydesdale are bracing themselves for three weeks of major disruption and diversions with the closure of Carnwath Main Street for what South Lanarkshire Council states are “essential” repairs.
The ‘Wallace Close’ project has been co-ordinated by the Lanark Community Development Trust as part of The Lanark Vision strategy to improve the aesthetic appeal of the town centre for locals, and to bring in more tourists by capitalising on Lanark’s links with historic Scottish icon William Wallace.
Falck Renewables, owners of the Auchrobert, Nutberry and West Browncastle wind farms, have launched a scheme to help prospective students of renewable energy with some of the expenses they incur while studying.
With the controversial changes in the 101/102 Dumfries – Edinburgh bus service reducing journeys to and from the Upperward, Clydesdale East councillor Ian McAllan has welcomed the introduction of an alternative provision to “help fill the gap.”