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  South Lanarkshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
South Lanarkshire Council is headquartered in Hamilton, has 15,000 employees, and an annual budget of £538 million.
South Lanarkshire operates a cabinet style system, with key decisions being taken by the Executive Committee, under the leadership of the Council Leader, and approved by the council, led by the Provost.
South Lanarkshire shares borders with the unitary authorities of Dumfries and Galloway, East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire, East Renfrewshire, City of Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, West Lothian and Scottish Borders.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Lanarkshire   (262 words)

 South Lanarkshire --  Encyclopædia Britannica
South Lanarkshire extends from the heavily urbanized southern periphery of the Glasgow metropolitan area, where most of the population live, to the extensive agricultural countryside of the south, which accounts for most of the area.
It is bounded to the south by the historic county of Dumfriesshire, to the east by Peeblesshire, Midlothian, and West Lothian, to the north by Stirlingshire and Dunbartonshire, and to the west by Renfrewshire and Ayrshire.
A triangular-shaped continent, South America is bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by the Pacific Ocean, and on the north by the Caribbean Sea.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9024488   (834 words)

 Lanarkshire on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lanarkshire became (1975) part of the Strathclyde region; when the region was dissolved (1996) the council areas of North and South Lanarkshire were created in part from the former territory of Lanarkshire.
North Lanarkshire Council to save a third on cost of Windows XP desktop migration; Combined 1E and Cedalion project team awarded GBP100,000 contract for the design and implementation of Windows 2003 Active Directory...
MEN OF VALOUR; Despite its size, Lanarkshire has produced 14 holders of the Victoria Cross - these are their stories.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/L/Lanarksh.asp   (341 words)

 Encyclopedia: South Lanarkshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South Lanarkshire (Siorrachd Lannraig a Deas in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland, covering the southern part of the traditional county of Lanarkshire.
Lanarkshire (Siorrachd Lannraig in Gaelic) is a traditional county of Scotland.
The new authority of South Lanarkshire takes its name from the place name ‘lanerc’ also of the early historic period and the ‘shire’ or sheriffdom, a royal administrative unit established by 1161 AD.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/South-Lanarkshire   (758 words)

 South Lanarkshire - Scottish Borders Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South Lanarkshire is located to the west of the Scottish Borders.
South Lanarkshire is home to the "World Heritage" site of New Lanark, putting it in the same category as The Great Barrier Reef, Memphis (in Egypt), and The Statue of Liberty.
South Lanarkshire reaches from the boundary of the Scottish Borders, to the outskirts of Glasgow.
www.scotborders.gov.uk /council/neighbouringauthorities/southlanark   (180 words)

 GENUKI: Lanarkshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the Lanarkshire area microfilm copies can be consulted at a number of locations in Glasgow and at a number of local libraries.
The Covenanters were strong in the Lanarkshire area and often suffered for their beliefs and rights, including in the Battle of Bothwell Bridge.
The Kirk Session is the governing body of a Presbyterian church and consists of the minister of the parish and the ordained elders of the congregation.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/sct/LKS   (1111 words)

 A MAP OF INDEPENDENT ADVOCACY ACROSS SCOTLAND 2003-2004: page 14   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The recent decision of North Lanarkshire Council to jointly fund with NHS Lanarkshire an advocacy development worker post, to co-ordinate the advocacy planning process within its boundaries, has drawn into sharp focus the widely differing approaches of the two local authorities with regard to advocacy.
South Lanarkshire Council felt it unnecessary to establish such a post at this stage, preferring instead to invest in direct service provision, as its officers felt the planning and commissioning of advocacy could be exercised sufficiently through the existing statutory mechanisms, as work had already been undertaken on scoping the needs for the service.
Finally, the commitment of Lanarkshire NHS Board and North Lanarkshire Council to fund a development worker, to identify unmet need, co-ordinate the planning of advocacy, and to support the advocacy forum in North Lanarkshire, is an exciting development, which is likely to provide useful learning for other areas.
www.scotland.gov.uk /library5/justice/amoi-14.asp   (1075 words)

 South Lanarkshire Carers Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In August 1998 the South Lanarkshire Carers Network was formed to establish a Network for all Carers and their issues in South Lanarkshire.
The objective of the Network shall be to promote the benefit of and advance the education of Carers in the South Lanarkshire area.
Membership is free and open to all Carers and ex-Carers who live in South Lanarkshire, regardless of the type of caring responsibilities, and regardless of age, race, skin colour, religion, gender, disability or sexuality.
www.slcn.co.uk   (370 words)

 Comments on the scoping of the RCEP's Environmental Planning Study
South Lanarkshire Council, in common with bodies such as the Scottish Society of Directors of Planning and the RPTI in Scotland, suggested in their consultation response that a more integrated planning system is required, which would bring together land use planning, social and economic policy and environmental planning under one umbrella.
At the local level, South Lanarkshire Council has also sought to ensure that Environmental agencies are involved in all stages of the local planning process (including the preparation of a Council-wide Minerals Subject Plan).
Hence, for South Lanarkshire, the land use planning system would consist of the Scottish Framework, an Area framework and, in the medium term, 6 Local Development Plans (including the Minerals Subject Plan).
www.rcep.org.uk /epevid/P1-SLC.htm   (3832 words)

 South Lanarkshire 's Housing Strategy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is also important for South Lanarkshire’s economy that a good choice of housing is available to attract new companies and their employees.
One of the most important is the South Lanarkshire Community Plan, “Stronger Together”: this provides an overall framework for the Council and its partners to jointly tackle problems and take advantage of opportunities in a “joined up” way.
Although overall responsibility for preparing and implementing the Local Housing Strategy lies with South Lanarkshire Council, it was developed in partnership with key housing organisations through a Local Housing Strategy Steering Group, and in consultation with wide range of interest groups and local residents.
www.step.gb.com /housing   (670 words)

 ChildcareLink   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South Lanarkshire Childcare Partnership brings together the efforts of a wide variety of organisations and agencies, including private sector providers, employers, public sector bodies and umbrella organisations, to achieve an expansion of childcare provision.
South Lanarkshire Childcare Partnership was also responsible for the development of the South Lanarkshire Childcare Information Service.
South Lanarkshire Mobile Creche offer a Creche service which is available 52 weeks of the year, and catering for children and young people aged 0-15 years.
www.childcarelink.gov.uk /whitebox/board.asp?cisid=5075&catid=10   (1664 words)

 Glasgow & Clyde Valley GreenSpace Trust   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South Lanarkshire Greenspace was launched in April 2002.
Under the umbrella of the Glasgow and Clyde Valley Greenspace Trust, the project aims to enhance the quality of life of South Lanarkshire residents by helping local communities learn about, improve and enjoy the open spaces in and around their area.
South Lanarkshire Greenspace will develop a sense of community ownership of local greenspace by encouraging people to become involved in creating and maintaining community gardens and parks.
www.greenspace.org.uk /_sthlnrk_grnspc_ap.asp   (810 words)

 Open Directory - Regional:Europe:United Kingdom:Scotland:South Lanarkshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Carluke is a town in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Lanark is a town in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Lesmahagow is a village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland.
dmoz.org /Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/Scotland/South_Lanarkshire/desc.html   (713 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | Anger over school merger plan
Polling stations in a South Lanarkshire town could be picketed by parents furious over plans to merge schools in the area.
Jim Duffin, head of school development at South Lanarkshire Council, said: "We have an opportunity here from the funding which we hope to get from the Scottish Executive to do something very significant about improving the quality of our school buildings".
One St Bride's pupil said she did not understand why authorities were looking to close down the best school in South Lanarkshire just to merge it with another school.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/low/uk_news/scotland/2910451.stm   (309 words)

 North Lanarkshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
North Lanarkshire (Siorrachd Lannraig a Tuath in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland.
It borders onto City of Glasgow, Falkirk, East Dunbartonshire and South Lanarkshire.
The council covers parts of the traditional counties of Lanarkshire, Dunbartonshire, and Stirlingshire.
www.vacilando.org /_cliextra/baghdadmuseumorg/includepage.php?title=North_Lanarkshire&action=edit   (94 words)

 Community Planning; South Lanarkshire; Partnership; Information; Statistics; STeP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stronger Together Electronic Portal is the website of the Community Planning partners in South Lanarkshire and is one of its routes to promote engagement in the community planning process
This is the joint vision developed by the South Lanarkshire Community Planning Partnership.
As part of the Lanarkshire Branding and Communications Project we want to hear from people who have made Lanarkshire their home to help us shape the future of Lanarkshire.
www.step.gb.com   (255 words)

 South Lanarkshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Locator map for the Scottish administrative region of South Lanarkshire.
Unitary authority in south central Scotland, created in 1996 from three districts of Strathclyde region.
area of stark contrast: predominantly rural to the south and urban to the north.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0053565.html   (175 words)

You MUST continue to lobby the local Community Council, the planning authorities at South Lanarkshire Council and the Scottish Executive.
The application (CL/04/0527) was considered by South Lanarkshire Councils local area committee and, having taken into account comments from local residents and other representations made, have decided to grant planning permission for the mast under the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997.
South Lanarkshire Council planning department have received a planning application this week for the erection for an anemometer mast on Stallashaw Moss.
www.blueplain.com /windweb/news.htm   (1332 words)

 Tender: South Lanarkshire Council to seek server & storage solutions :: PublicTechnology.net :: e-Government & ...
South Lanarkshire Council has put out a prior information notice saying it'll be tendering shortly for server and storage solutions.
The contract will be for the supply and support of ICT server and storage solutions with a focus on server and storage centralization and consolidation to encompass provision of hardware, software, data recovery (backup/restore), and technology consultancy in a consistent, coherent and secure manner to meet the needs of the council's resources.
South Lanarkshire Council, Finance and IT Resources, Att: Allan Walker, Council Headquarters, Almada Street, UK-Hamilton ML3 0AB.
www.publictechnology.net /modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=2138   (725 words)

 South Lanarkshire Council in £11m IT upgrade - PC Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South Lanarkshire Council has embarked on an £11m desktop upgrade with Computacenter.
The seven-year contract for a range of desktop-related services was awarded to Computacenter after the council conducted a tendering process.
Jill Ashcroft, services delivery manager for South Lanarkshire Council, said in a statement: "Desktops are more and more becoming an integral part of most office-based work at the council, and play a critical role in providing and supporting the services we deliver to our customers.
www.pcmag.co.uk /news/1158320   (528 words)

 Scottish Enterprise Lanarkshire
Strategically situated between Edinburgh and Glasgow, Lanarkshire is the home of the UK’s most successful Enterprise Zone and boasts some of Scotland's most innovative and ambitious companies.
Lanarkshire extends over an area of 859 sq miles and includes towns such as East Kilbride, Motherwell, Bellshill, Coatbridge, Airdrie, and Hamilton.
In this section, you can find further information about the area, including a Geographic Profile, an Industry/Employment Profile, and details on our Local Initiatives.
www.scottish-enterprise.com /lanarkshire   (232 words)

 Strathclyde Police - South Lanarkshire Division
There are 36 villages and hamlets, as well as two motorway service areas which themselves attract a significant number of visitors to the area.
Rutherglen and Cambuslang - The Sub Division is home to the towns of Cambuslang and Rutherglen, which lie to the north west of South Lanarkshire Division, forming the gateway to the area from the City of Glasgow.
This is the most densely populated section of the Division with some 54,000 people residing in a compact area of 12 square miles.
www.strathclyde.police.uk /index.asp?locID=414&docID=-1   (402 words)

 Regeneration Milestone for Lanarkshire
In North Lanarkshire this means a spend of £33.3 million from the CRF for 2005-08 to help deliver services such as new parks and play areas, home safety checks, construction skills training for young people and activities for young people during the school holidays.
South Lanarkshire Partnership will invest £21.9 million from the CRF over the same period.
Benefits in South Lanarkshire include new neighbourhood centres, the ‘Up for It’ health programme and a range of programmes designed to help people into work.
www.communitiesscotland.gov.uk /stellent/groups/public/documents/csnews/cs_008790.hcsp   (632 words)

 South Lanarkshire Rural Partnership Leader+ - funding and advice for rural community projects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South Lanarkshire Rural Partnership Leader+ - funding and advice for rural community projects
South Lanarkshire Leader+, an initiative aimed at economic and community development of Rural South Lanarkshire, has been running since October 2002.
Now as we approach the end of 2005 and look forward to 2006, the final year of the Leader+ Programme, we have successfully committed the monies within our Main Grant Fund which is now closed to applications.
www.slrpl.org.uk   (345 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - Tinto Hill, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
The Tinto range can be found five miles south of the town of Lanark, South Lanarkshire, Scotland (OS Map Grid Ref NS953343 OS 1:50,000 Landranger Map 72).
Hang-gliding has been popular over Tinto Hill for a number of years, and the distance record for a hang-gliding flight from within Scotland was broken at Tinto Hill in 1996, with a flight that ended south of the border in England.
Due to the hills being classified as SSSI (Sites of Special Scientific Interest) the hang-gliding club which uses Tinto has an agreement with the relevant body to allow its members to fly over the hills.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A2020302   (974 words)

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