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The County You Live, Work And Play

Show Notes Episode 19

Hi i'm Mike and this is the XL podcast, the monthly podcast with everything you need to know about Lanarkshire. The county you live, work and play.

Coming up on this episode:

Council Plans To Fine Drivers

Coatbridge Car Jacking

Community Nurse Team Enjoy Buckfast

Whitehill Sandwich Shop Reaches Finals

Holytown Spark Wins National Title

and The Noticeboard for November.

Last month the spotlight shone on CatConcern.  This month the torch is passed onto Lanarkshire Association for Mental Health. Lamh are a registered charity and provider of a range of services to people with mental health difficulties. As always you can get all the information from the spotlight page. just follow the links in the show notes or via the AcrossLanarkshire  homepage.

Council Plans To Fine Drivers

Council hit squads patrolling outside schools are ready to slap £20 fines on drivers who don’t heed warnings about leaving their engines running.

Get the full story here.

Coatbridge Car Jacking

A terrified woman was robbed in her car as she waited at a set of traffic lights in Coatbridge.

Get the full story here.

Community Nurse Team Enjoy Buckfast

The Lanarkshire Macmillan Community Nurse Team are toasting a £20,000 donation from Buckfast.

Get the full story here.

Whitehill Sandwich Shop Reach Final

A Hamilton sandwich shop has made it into the final of the British Takeaway Awards.

Get the full story here.

Holytown Spark Wins National Title

Electrical engineering apprentice Mark Savage has been crowned Scotland’s top first-year apprentice.

Get the full story here.

Notieboard For October

Ballroom of Romance takes place in Cumbernauld theatre and can be seen from the 10th to the 12th November.

Time: 19:30

Tickets £10:00

Beyond the Barricade

‘Beyond the Barricade’ has delighted audiences throughout the UK and mainland Europe for more than a decade, with its exciting concert portrayal of the greatest songs in musical theatre, all performed totally live!

Lanark Memorial Hall

12th November

Time: 19:30

Tickets £20:00

Craft Fair & Fundraiser

The Mill Inn, near Biggar, are having a fundraising craft fair to try and help raise some money for Arween, the Spanish rescue dog that was missing in the area for a month. She is recovering well from her injuries but her treatment is currently estimated between £1000 and £2000 so they need every penny they can get to help get her the treatment she needs, and so badly deserves! 
There will be local craft stalls, homemade baking, jams and chutneys, children's activities and tea/coffee available. FREE ENTRY!

12th November

The Mill Inn, Coulter


Time: 11:00 - 15:00

Money For Nothing

Prepare to experience the World’s Greatest Dire Straits Tribute Show – Money For Nothing, as they capture the authentic sound of one of the most successful rock bands of all time.

The Town House, Hamilton

12th November

Time: 19:30

Tickets £20:00

Peter Panto

Written and produced by The EKO Players 

Tickets available from 07453600822

Dates: Thursday 24th November - Saturday 26th November

Tickets £8:00

Times: 19:30 and Saturday Matinee 14:00

East Kilbride Arts Centre


Presented by Studio 32 and East Kilbride Arts Centre 


Wednesday 7 December to Sunday 11 December 2016

Wednesday 14 December to Sunday 18 December 2016

Tickets from as little at £7.00 concession up to £11.00 for weekend evening performances.

Evenings 19:30

Sat and Sun matinee 11.30am & 15:00          

Snippets of South Lanarkshire

This display brings together a selection of stories which celebrate South Lanarkshire’s varied history, including objects relating to Harry Lauder, sporting medals and trophies from across South Lanarkshire, items relating to Seath’s shipyard in Rutherglen, and paintings by the Cadzow Artists.

Low Parks Museum Hamilton

4th June 2016 to 30th June 2017

North Lanarkshire’s War Exhibition

Nearly 100 years have passed since the end of the First World War – yet it still surrounds us. Come and explore the ways in which those four years changed our society forever, through the objects and stories of the men and women of North Lanarkshire that experienced it.

Airdrie Town Hall

5th September 2016 to 6th January 2017

Free entry


Transitions is an exhibition of artist Chick McGeehan's work.

East Kilbride Arts Centre

3rd November to 27th November

10:00am to 20:00

That about brings this to a close for this month. Remember if you have an event or fundraiser happening in the future and you would like it mentioned on the podcast or website, then please get in touch. You can get all the details by going to the contact us page on the website and find all the ticket prices and shows dates mention in the noticeboard in our show notes.

Until December......