March 26, 2014 by Lyndon
The highly popular British chain of pubs, JD Wetherspoon, has recently proposed to open a new development in the East Kilbride town centre that is to cost £1 million. This is said to be great news for East Kilbride as well as JD Wetherspoon, as the founder believes the pub will be very popular in [Read more]
February 16, 2014 by Michael
Work on a motorway scheme to improve the connection between Scotland’s two largest cities is ready to get underway, over three years after the actual scheme was approved.
Transport Scotland and contractors have [Read more]
January 27, 2014 by MPIHQ Admin
Local Minuteman Press prints and donates 2000 Christmas cards for MSP Margaret McCulloch’s School Christmas card competition winner.
The P6 pupil from Halfmerke Primary came up with the design for MSP Margaret McCulloch’s official Christmas Card. After receiving entries from schools throughout East Kilbride, the MSP admitted being left with a difficult choice.
Margaret said: “The quality of the entries was phenomenal. However, there could only be one overall winner and we decided the best illustration was Emma’s.” Owen Bruce, from South Park Primary School, and Cara Docherty, from East Milton Primary School, came second and third.
January 23, 2014 by Gareth
X Factor star Nicholas McDonald from Lanarkshire, who recently returned home to spend Christmas with his family in Motherwell, made the most of his time off before the X Factor tour by signing up for driving lessons. The singer had his [Read more]
December 13, 2013 by Michael
An East Kilbride shopping centre is to get a new multi-million pound ice skating facility.
South Lanarkshire Council will spend £1.5m on revamping the existing ice rink, and owners of the shopping and leisure [Read more]
November 16, 2013 by Lyndon
Experts are trying to name the author of a mysterious music book dating from the 18th century, which was discovered recently in Greenock’s Watt Library.
According to the Irvine Herald, the songbook – which is bound in leather and bears no author or title – was uncovered by [Read more]
October 27, 2013 by Lyndon
The Sunday Club, an award winning sports project organised by East Kilbride Football Club, is to receive a £500 cash boost courtesy of the town’s Community Fund.
The aim of the scheme is to bring children between [Read more]
September 26, 2013 by Gareth
August 19, 2013 by Mark
A former professional footballer from Coatbridge has described the response to his first ever novel as “overwhelming”.
Willie McGuire, who first made his name playing for Airdrie Football Club, held a launch event to mark the publication [Read more]
July 25, 2013 by Gareth
The organisers of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have announced that £2.5 million will be allocated to promote the event.
It is hoped that with the help [Read more]