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Mar 18

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Woodland Trust Tree Boost for East Kilbride

The East Kilbride Community Trust have planted hundreds of saplings at K-Woodlands as part of a mass countrywide tree planting initiative organised by the Woodland Trust, with support from Sainsbury’s, IKEA Family, Yorkshire Tea and players of People’s Postcode Lottery. On Saturday the 17th of March local volunteers, ...

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Jan 18

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K-Woodlands Community Consultation

Your local community woodland is undergoing some changes to bring a once neglected greenspace back into active management, in a way which will benefit people and wildlife. We are proposing to remove a number of unsafe trees (and plant new ones in their place), to install a network of paths, and to continue engaging the […]

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Oct 17

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K-Woodlands Paves Way to Safer, Happier, Healthier Community

On the western edge of town, sandwiched between College Milton South and Peel Park Industrial Estates, and a short walk from Hairmyres Station, is a little hidden gem – a patch of woodland which provides a much needed refuge for people and wildlife. Originally a quarry, the land was backfilled using the spoil excavated from […]

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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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