Beautiful day at awards

Beautiful summer flowers are a feature in Main Street, Uddingston.
Beautiful summer flowers are a feature in Main Street, Uddingston.

Environmental groups in Bothwell and Uddingston have struck gold in the 50th annual Beautiful Scotland awards.

Brighter Bothwell was overall winner of the small town category and also received a discretionary award for 16 years of successful community initiatives.

Meanwhile, Uddingston Pride was overall winner of the urban community category.

The awards were presented by George Anderson, of BBC’s Beechgrove Garden, at a ceremony in Aberdeen.

Fore more details and pictures see this week’s Times & Speaker, out on Wednesday.