Tag Archives: Lilly Loch

The North Lanarkshire Walking Festival 2016

The first ever North Lanarkshire Walking Festival will take place from Friday 23rd September to Monday 26th September 2016.  There are a great variety of walks taking place to suit a variety of fitness ranges and interests; short low level … Continue reading

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Hillend Quarry Extension: Letter to the Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser

Letter published in the Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser, 13th March 2015 Dear Sir,  Many people will have missed the planning application 15/00428/MIN which was briefly mentioned in last weeks Advertiser regarding the proposed reopening and extension of Hillend Quarry at Caldercruix. … Continue reading

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Caldercruix Quarry Planning Application Submitted

A planning application has now been submitted to North Lanarkshire Council to reopen and extend Hillend Quarry at Caldercruix. The picture above was taken at a fault line on the north side of the Lilly Loch, only a few hundred … Continue reading

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Five Lochs Trail Trip Report

A number of years ago I became involved in the local access forum, a group which is composed of a combination of access officers, land users such as walkers, cyclists and anglers, and land owners. At one meeting somewhere long … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today…

…you might find yourself having to pick your way through pretty flowers. Unless you visit some of the local lochs where it is more likely you will find yourself picking your way through rubbish, broken glass and discarded angling gear. … Continue reading

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