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.

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.

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.

Broughton shop

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.

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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