The Community Council has bought two public access defibrillators one is sited in Thorntonhall close to the entrance to the Station and one in Jackton on Eaglesham Road at the entrance to the Scottish Power installation on the old Primary School site. We are very grateful to the British Heart Foundation for subsidising the purchase of one of the units and to Scottish Power Energy Networks for providing the sites and installing the cabinets. Please follow this link for location maps and further information Defibrillator Locations_Rev 7a
Beware! Thieves About
We are aware of recent thefts from houses in Jackton & Hairmyres. Please be security conscious and don’t tempt thieves. (23/1/19)
Recent Planning Representations
The Community Council has submitted representations concerning two recent planning applications. One is for a plan to develop part of the so-called East Kilbride Community Growth Area and to take access from Newlands Road. Our representation is here p_18_1629
The second representation concerns plans to convert farm buildings on Hayhill Road into a distillery. Our representation is here p_18_1666
This application has now been granted.
South Lanarkshire Local Development Plan
South Lanarkshire Council has published a proposed Local Development Plan (LDP 2) and the consultation period is now closed. The proposals can be found here: LDP 2
The Community Council has submitted representations regarding the proposed inclusion of a site for 160 houses on the edge of Thorntonhall JTCC_Rep_180823 and the East Kilbride Community Growth Area CGA Rep 180901.
These and other unresolved issues will now be considered by a Scottish Government Reporter.