Nov 7, 2016
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.
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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 hit squads patrolling outside schools are ready to slap £20 fines on drivers who don’t heed warnings about leaving their engines running.
A terrified woman was robbed in her car as she waited at a set of traffic lights in Coatbridge.
The Lanarkshire Macmillan Community Nurse Team are toasting a £20,000 donation from Buckfast.
A Hamilton sandwich shop has made it into the final of the British Takeaway Awards.
Electrical engineering apprentice Mark Savage has been crowned Scotland’s top first-year apprentice.
Notieboard For October
Ballroom of Romance takes place in Cumbernauld theatre and can be seen from the 10th to the 12th November.
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
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!
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
Written and produced by The EKO Players
Tickets available from 07453600822
Dates: Thursday 24th November - Saturday 26th November
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.
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
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.