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Village defies shop trend

The people of Broughton have decided to reverse a national trend of shop closures with a bid to re-open the single one which served their community for many years until its recent closure.

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Changes are being proposed to the parliamentary boundary

Goodbye Hamilton Hello Dumfries?

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.

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Will the village lose a vital lifeline transport infrastructure?

Pettinain to be a new Brigadoon?

As the Gazette went to press this week Pettinain Community Council were holding an emergency meeting to discuss a threat to the future of the Clyde Bridge connecting it to Carstairs Junction.

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Three weeks of roadworks in Carnwath

Three weeks of roadworks in Carnwath

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.

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Dr Janet Moxley next to bus stop on Biggar High Street

Lifeline for stranded rural bus commuters

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.”

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