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16 01, 2018

Should any areas in Cambuslang be local nature conservation sites?

By | 2018-01-16T14:26:30+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Countryside & Greenspace Service department of South Lanarkshire Council are updating their list of  Local Nature Conservation Sites (LNCS) and are looking for recommendations on parts of Cambuslang that might be designated as LNCS. Such sites are designated on the basis of the following criteria: species diversity; habitat importance; connectivity; and additional biodiversity features [...]

14 01, 2018

Morrisons planning application for retail units in car park

By | 2018-01-14T12:27:14+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Morrisons supermarket have submitted two planning applications to South Lanarkshire Council. One is for a drive-thru fast-food unit plus 2 other retail units in their car park. The second is for a tyre unit in their delivery area. The fast food unit would be right up against the wall of the Morriston Park housing estate. The [...]

19 11, 2017

Are you concerned about air pollution in Cambuslang? Let the government know

By | 2017-11-19T16:36:59+00:00 November 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Please tell us your views on creating low emission zones in Scotland to improve air quality - before the deadline of 28 November! Cambuslang Community Council are appealing for community comments on their draft response to a Scottish Government consultation on plans to create 'low emission zones' for hotspots of air pollution in Scotland. Improving air quality [...]

12 11, 2017

Lest we forget

By | 2017-11-12T14:20:29+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hamish B. Allan, veteran and Secretary of Cambuslang Community Council today laid a remembrance wreath on behalf of Cambuslang Community Council at the Cambuslang war memorial in Cambuslang Park. "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. / At the going down [...]

6 10, 2017

Cambuslang CC objects to Hamilton incinerator

By | 2017-10-06T07:26:22+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cambuslang Community Council has written to the head of planning at South Lanarkshire Council objecting to the proposal by Clean Power Properties Ltd to build a waste treatment plant at Whistleberry Road in Hamilton. David Thomson, chair of Cambuslang Community Council writes that "Cambuslang Main Street is situated approximately 7 kilometres to the northwest of [...]

24 09, 2017

Are you concerned about air pollution in Cambuslang?

By | 2017-09-24T13:33:42+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation asking for views on its future approach to Low Emissions Zones designed to reduce air pollution. It is also asking for views on its future approach to tackling 'hotspots' of air pollution in Scottish towns and cities. This is an important issue for Cambuslang. Earlier this year, the 2016 [...]

3 08, 2017

Family Fun Day – Cambuslang Park – 12th August

By | 2017-08-03T16:21:46+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Friends of Cambuslang Park are once again hosting their annual Family Fun Day on Saturday 12th August and we would be delighted if you were able to attend. This is a FREE event that the Friends organise for the local community to enjoy and is the highlight of the Park's event calendar with lots of [...]

17 07, 2017

Blooming marvellous! Planting brightens up the Main Street

By | 2017-07-17T10:24:04+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cambuslang Main Street has a more colourful appearance thanks to the work of our great Cambuslang in Bloom team and the support of local businesses. Cambuslang in Bloom, set up by Cambuslang Community Council, have planted out 15 large street planters, almost 30 barrier baskets on the railings, and 25 hanging baskets. Many thanks to [...]

5 07, 2017

What are your priorities for Cambuslang’s future?

By | 2017-07-05T10:32:19+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The South Lanarkshire  Community Planning Partnership is developing its Local Outcomes Improvement Plan to create a shared vision to come together and deliver improved opportunities for communities in South Lanarkshire.  The plan will inform neighbourhood plans aimed at tackle inequalities where they exist the most.  As the Partnership prepares the Plan, they  are  keen to hear your views and what [...]

13 06, 2017

Rethinking Cambuslang Main St: exhibition, 14 June, 10am-2pm

By | 2017-06-13T17:56:14+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Proposals for a new-look Cambuslang Main Street are being presented at an exhibition on Wednesday, 14th June, 10 am - 2 pm, at Cambuslang Parish Church Hall (Arnott Way). The proposals have been generated from a project run by Healthy n Happy CDT, together with Cambuslang Community Council, called ‘Rethinking our Town Centres: Main Streets [...]