In Carluke, the saga over the town’s Business Improvement District rumbles on but there is good news as a long awaited Credit Union is set to get off the ground.
In Lanark, a new three-week arts, music and drama festival in the run-up to Lanimers is one of the first steps to be taken as part of a major recovery plan for the town plus we spoke to 10-year-old Avril Walkinshaw as she is set to take part in this year’s Crufts with her pooch Maddie.
There is anger in the Clyde Valley as a part of the Clyde Walkway is torched by vandals while over in Lesmahagow, Development Trust members are celebrating the success of a new wind turbine project which could have a significant financial windfall for the village.
Volunteers at Healthy Valleys are celebrating following a bumper grant from the Big Lottery Fund and there wasn’t a dry eye in the house at the Hope Cafe at the official opening of a new room dedicated to one woman whose life ended far too soon.
Plus all your entertainment news, a round-up from Lanark Sheriff Court and all the latest from your part of Clydesdale.
It’s all in this week’s Gazette, priced at 80p.