Coalfields Regeneration Trust - Scotland are investing in the Blantyre area

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Over the next few months there will be opportunities for locals to reflect on Blantyre and to contribute to a shared vision for the future.

What you say matters, we want to find out what local people think about where they stay and how it can be improved as a place to live, work or visit.


Complete the survey to enter the Prize Draw - Win a £50 voucher for a shop of your choice.

 Click on survey link below:

 Survey will take place from 1st October to 30th November 2018.

Older and Active - Community Volunteer

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Older and Active are looking for volunteers to help support older and isolated people to connect with others within their community.  The aim is to encourage the older people of South Lanarkshire to attend local group sessions held in ‘The Meeting Place’ located within East Kilbride Town Centre.  The role involves supporting individuals to access local support; enabling them to feel part of their community and help gain maximum independence.  Additional duties include helping serve refreshments, assisting with events and activities being held within The Meeting Place, helping out at the Sho

NHS Lanarkshire Stress Control classes

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Stress Control classes will help us develop skills and techniques to manage common issues caused by modern day living such as stress, anxiety or low confidence, which can affect well-being.

The classes are delivered in local community facilities and consist of six sessions lasting 90 minutes each. We will not need to speak about our issues during the class. Just sit back and listen about helpful stress control techniques*. Feel free to bring someone along with you for support. 

Some of the issues covered during the sessions are:

Inclusiveness Project October Courses - Spaces available

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The Inclusiveness Project at South Lanarkshire College still have remaining places left on our October start courses as follows:-

  • Business Admin - starting 24/10/18 (12 week course running 3 days p/w (Wed, Thu & Fri) 
  • Gateway to Social Care - starting 29/10/18 (8 weeks course running 3 days p/w Mon, Tue & Fri)

Applicants must be unemployed, looking for work and living in South Lanarkshire to be eligible for these courses.