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Castlebank Park team win Euro Award Ap 2019

Brexit? What Brexit asks park rescuers

While the rest of the nation debates the big Brexit question, the hard-working team toiling to restore Lanark’s Castlebank Park had nothing but warm feelings towards our European cousins this week.

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Falls of Clyde near proposed quarry site

Quarry firm refuses to admit final defeat

Cemex, the international company refused permission last week by the Scottish Government to extend its existing Hyndford Quarry into the Bonnington beautyspot between Lanark and New Lanark, has said it is considering legal action to get the decision reversed.

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The Provost opens the new outdoor area at Smiddy Court Lanark

Tenants enjoy breath of air’’

Perhaps prompted by this summer’s glorious weather, residents in Lanark’s Smiddy Court Sheltered Housing complex decided to try to create an open air area in their estate where they could chat or socialise.

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Mainshill Wood in South Lanarkshire, the site of an open-cast mine

Mainshill’s £5.1m ‘facelift’

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.

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