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16 per cent of school food is sourced in Scotland

Scottish schools source less than a fifth of school food from Scotland, according to new figures. The figure is lower in North and South Lanarkshire Council’s with only 13 per cent of school food originating in Scotland.

Parking around Hairmyres station in East Kilbride

The issue of parking, or lack of it, around Hairmyres station in East Kilbride is long-standing. I dealt with it when I was a councillor for the area and nothing has really changed since.

SNP cuts to GP numbers in Lanarkshire

Graham Simpson MSP has condemned the fall in the number of GP practices under 11 years of SNP rule.

The number of GP practices has fallen by 10 per cent in Lanarkshire since 2007 under an SNP Government. The number of practices has fallen in Lanarkshire from 115 in 2007 to 106 in 2017.