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Dec 16

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EKCT provides funds for EK Dementia Carers Group Christmas party

We were very proud to support the EK Dementia Carers group’s (based at Pine Crescent in Greenhills) Christmas Party again this year at the Inn on the Stroud, which was attended by almost 70 people.  Our Chief Executive Monique McAdams presented their Chairman Archie Buchannan with a cheque for £1000 to fund the party.  The ...

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Dec 16

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K-Woodlands Forest School Fun

What an exciting second half to the year for the East Kilbride Community Trust’s very own K-Woodlands!   That’s us now completed our Forest School Pilot of 48 bespoke sessions taking into account the various needs, abilities and interests of the 4 trial groups.  These groups ranged from children aged 3 to 12 years old, from ...

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Jun 16

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EK Sunday club follow up on Campaign win

Paul Thomson East Kilbride News East Kilbride took its first step towards a new community stadium last week when South Lanarkshire Council gave plans the green light. And one of the groups celebrating that decision was East Kilbride FC’s Sunday Club, which helps children with additional support needs. The Sunday Club cares for ...

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May 16

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CAMPAIGN WIN – week four

Paul Thomson East Kilbride News The East Kilbride News Field of Dreams campaign scored a huge victory yesterday (Tuesday) when councillors gave plans for a new stadium the green light. Over 1000 News readers signed our petition urging South Lanarkshire Council to back EK Community Trust’s plans for a state-of-the art facility in ...

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May 16

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EK Sports Council back “Field of Dreams” – Campaign Week Three

By Paul Thomson, East Kilbride News East Kilbride Sports Council have thrown their weight behind our Field of Dreams campaign this week – insisting a new stadium is required to bring the town’s sports facilities into the 21st Century. The News is urging South Lanarkshire Council to back East Kilbride Community Trust’s plans ...

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Apr 16

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Show Support for the Community Stadium – Week Two

By Paul Thomson, East Kilbride News Show your support for the East Kilbride News’ Field of Dreams Campaign by sending us your pictures of you and your friends holding up our logo and we’ll print the best pics in next week’s paper. We’ve received a number of pictures so far with the guys at 5-Star […]

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Apr 16

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EK Sports Club are all for the Community Stadium – Campaign Week Two

By Paul Thomson East Kilbride News Brian Kampman, president of East Kilbride Sports Club, hopes the Calderglen hub will benefit from a new community stadium. East Kilbride Sports Club plays host to the town’s cricket, rugby and tennis clubs, as well as Calderglen Harriers and Torrance House Golf Club. And Kampman believes if EK ...

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Apr 16

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McCoist backs Community Stadium – Week Two

By Paul Thomson Ally McCoist insists a new stadium in the town is essential to keep up with the growth of East Kilbride Football Club. The Rangers legend is backing the East Kilbride News’ campaign urging South Lanarkshire Council to back plans for a community stadium in Langlands. East Kilbride Community Trust have submitted ...

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Apr 16

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Chief Executive’s thoughts on Community Stadium

By Paul Thomson MONIQUE MCADAMS, chief executive of East Kilbride Community Trust, insists a new stadium in East Kilbride will bring a host of economic and social benefits to the town. The Hairmyres woman has spear-headed the charity’s push for a large community venue since the Trust opened the 650-capacity K-Park venue in ...

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Apr 16

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CAMPAIGN LAUNCH – Week One

By Paul Thomson Rangers legend John Brown is backing the East Kilbride News’ campaign urging South Lanarkshire Council to back plans for a new community stadium. The 54-year-old, who lives in Hairmyres, can’t believe a town the size of ours does not have its own stadium and he is calling on SLC to see the […]

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