Across NHS Lanarkshire’s three acute sites, Hairmyres Hospital recorded the longest waiting times, with 37 patients waiting over 8 hours (week ending Sunday, October 7th). According to the latest figures, […]
The National Museum of Rural Life are hosting ranger walks, scarecrow-making, storytelling and more this weekend. From bannock-making to straw craft sessions, there’s plenty to do at the National Museum of […]
The centre at St. Andrew’s Methodist Church is forced to close due to lack of funding. Struggling mums are devastated after East Kilbride community food bank drop-in centre has closed. […]
A further 258 jobs will be lost as RBS close another 54 branches in England and Wales.
As a means of avoiding environmental damage, the council have decided to put a stop to the deliberate release of balloons and sky lanterns. South Lanarkshire Council have introduced a […]
Medics are nearing the breaking-point with the largest number of stress-induced sick days in NHS Lanarkshire, according to The Royal College of Nursing. In the last three years alone, staff […]
Hello and welcome to ‘The Oystercatcher’, the newspaper for St. Andrew’s and St. Bride’s High School that is run by students, for students. Over the past three years it has […]
Summer 2018 here in East Kilbride has been a warm and wild one. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the things that happened over the holidays.
Lewis Mcpartlin | Reporter It was in the early months of 2017 that our school, St Andrew’s and St Bride’s, was selected and funded by South Lanarkshire Council and the […]
Eleanor Service | On Tuesday the 19th of September St. Andrew’s and St. Bride’s celebrated the achievements of its 3rd to 6th year students. The night was attended by proud […]
Erin Brady| Just days ago several schools in Scotland were evacuated due to bomb threats which the emergency services acted quickly on.
Emma Lamont | 1A1 For a while now, our local shopping centre has been advertising new and exciting shops that have recently opened, or are coming soon.
The Oystercatcher’s Kirstyn Higgins will be interviewing our new school chaplain, Father Bergin. Click on to The Oystercatcher in the next few days to see his views on faith, the school […]
James Callander | 1D Students are complaining that night out is leading to empty pockets.