Our Sponsors and Supporters

Sponsoring the Breakfast show

We at Christian Andrews Interiors, provide bespoke, high quality bathrooms and kitchens.
Each bathroom and kitchen is tailor made to suit the needs of the client. We take time to
listen to our customer’s needs and make recommendations based on their requirements and our extensive experience.

Visit the showroom of this award winning company at 2 Green Street, Strathaven to see the variety of products on display or visit our website at: www.christianandrewsinteriors.com

Sponsoring the Drive Time shows

For all your vehicle repairs, servicing and MOT testing, by professional, courteous staff,
visit Stonehouse Tyre and Exhaust Centre at 37 New Street, Stonehouse.
Your local tyre dealer, vehicle repair shop and MOT testing station.

Open Monday to Friday from 8.30am till 5pm and 8.30am – 1pm on Saturday.
Contact them by telephoning 01698 793981 or send a message via their Facebook page
Stonehouse Tyre and Exhaust Centre.
Mention Avondale Radio to get a 10% discount on purchase of tyres.


Sponsoring Musical Melodies

Whether it’s morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea or special events like the tapas style “Six
after Six”, Mark and his team at The Drawing Room are always ready to welcome “you
lovely lot” throughout the day.

Enjoy something to eat or drink, in stylish surroundings – The Drawing Room is also available for private parties or events.

Aswell as their new “Dina’s Diner” food trailer! She will be open for take away but will also “service” the cafe during the day until 6pm!

THE DRAWING ROOM – Café; Bar and Gallery at 39a Bridge Street, Strathaven
Tel 01357 522390

Sponsoring Avondale Radio 70s

Strathaven Striders is a friendly, sociable running club, whose members include complete beginners through to veteran Ultra runners, social runners and competing athletes.

Our team of highly enthusiastic and knowledgeable coaches will help you achieve your running goals, through our training sessions or you can join our social runs where no one get left behind.

Whatever your interest in running you will find the support and encouragement you need with The Striders. Check out the website www.strathavenstriders.org for more information.

Sponsoring Avondale Radio 60s

A warm welcome awaits you from Brendan and his team, in this award winning family-run pub at No 1 Green Street in the heart of Strathaven.

Specialising in Real Ales, The Weavers has won the Lanarkshire CAMRA award for Pub of the Year 8 times and every year consecutively, since 2018.

The Weavers also hosts live music events. Check out their Facebook page to see what’s happening and which Real Ales are ore on offer each week.

Sponsoring Avon Valley Discs

Avondale’s only local newspaper, published fortnightly and can be purchased for 95p for a single in shops and available as a PDF for smartphone and tablet from www.leshogganphotography.com/strathaven-echoes

To find out more visit their website here


Sponsoring Saturday Brunch

For all your fresh food needs go to Ann Davidson Butchers on Green Street in Strathaven!

Open seven days a week from 7am, -7pm. Ann offers superb local meat and prize winning burgers as well as vegetables, sauce mixes and much much more.

Look out for special offers. For breakfast, brunch and dinner Ann Davidson Butchers is the place to go

Sponsoring Women’s Work

For over 35 years, Scissortrix have been providing Strathaven and surrounding areas with our professional and friendly services for all the family.

Specialising in perming to add volume to your hair and colouring techniques to keep away those pesky greys! As well as being available for wedding parties and at home services.

Located on 4/6 Main St Strathaven we stock many professional products to breathe life back into your hair like Nioxin, Olaplex, Wella and more!

So why not call us at 01357 522156 or visit our Facebook to begin your hair journey and give yourself a boost of confidence!


Sponsoring Crossbeats

Strathaven Business Association is here to support local businesses. Our aim is to increase tourist numbers and to promote Strathaven as a visitor attraction – to help sustain small local businesses. Membership is only £50 per year and is your opportunity to build our business community and to make Strathaven a vibrant and attractive place to visit.

Keep it local by joining Strathaven Business Association and help people discover Strathaven.

More information at discoverstrathaven.org


Sponsoring Chillin with KT

At Alpha Holistics, we offer the finest treatments to reduce pain, increase mobility and improve comfort. Together, they help restore joint function and muscular tone to support and improve your lifestyle. Our Personal Aesthetics Range offers options to optimise skin and hair condition and body form – using massage, body wraps and other therapies.

Alpha Holistics is always ready to alleviate a problem, support a medical condition, improve your game or slow the ageing process.

Alpha Holistics, 37 Hamilton Road, Strathaven. Call Alistair on 07827 296874

Avondale Veterinary Group

Sponsoring Thinking Allowed

Avondale Veterinary Group have been serving the local community since 1921 and moved to our current location at Strathaven Rural Centre in 2009. The practice provides services to local farmers and equine clients as well as domestic pets and exotic patients.

Each department has its own dedicated team of Vets and Nurses ensuring that whoever you see will have the experience and knowledge you are looking for.

We regularly invest within the practice so that we can continue to offer the best standard of care and up to date treatments.

We are proudly offering “Keyhole” surgery for many routine procedures such as bitch spay, cryptorchid castration and gastropexies ensuring that our patients can benefit from the fastest possible recovery from these routine procedures.

Our equine team are visited by Specialists in Dentistry and Orthopaedics whilst our own Vets carry further qualifications in Equine Medicine and Equine Reproduction. We can offer gastroscopy, digital radiography, airway endoscopy and we have a state of the art ultrasound machine for diagnosing tendon injuries.

Our farm team are on call day and night to support the work of our local farmers. Colin our Farm Clinical Director has special interests in mastitis and foot health and was the proud recipient of the Dairy Vet of the Year in 2019.

Sponsoring Folk ‘N’ Everything

Stonehouse Male Voice Choir is Lanarkshire’s premier choral group – entertaining audiences since 1936. The members are aged from 12 upwards, so if you are male and enjoy singing, you will be made welcome at our practices on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm in Paterson UF church in Stonehouse. If you would like to find out more, check out our website www.stonehousemalevoicechoir.com or search for the choir on Facebook or YouTube or call 07753 689637

Sponsoring Lunchtime

Gebbie & Wilson, Solicitors & Estate Agents in Strathaven since 1816. Serving the surrounding areas with a range of services from Estate Agency, Wills, Power of Attorney to Commercial Conveyancing, and Agricultural Law. For more visit their website www.gebbieandwilson.co.uk or call them at 01357 520082

Sponsoring Business Blethers

At Bike Barn we have a dedicated team ready to get your bike in tip top condition. Not only that, we also have a large range of used and new bikes as well as all the cycling accessories you could imagine! If we don’t have what you’re looking for in stock, we can always source what you need.

Visit our website www.thebikebarn.co.uk ; email adele@thebikebarn.co.uk or call 07724 946654 to find out more.

Sponsoring Bluegrass and Beyond

When is the best time of year to start thinking about your garden project?

Now is the answer!

Kennedy Landscaping Ltd is a luxury landscaping company based in Central Scotland. Our experienced team take care of all aspects of any project from design to final construction including landscaping, paving, decking and fencing. We are located in Glassford, Strathaven, and work throughout Scotland, delivering the highest standard of work and customer service that has earned us our reputation for excellence.

Call us today or visit our website ‘www.kennedylandscaping.co.uk to book in a free site visit and start planning your landscape project to ensure your garden is ready for the summer months, no rush no stress.

Call us on 07950698608 or email info@kennedylandscaping.co.uk

Sponsoring Celtic and Eclectic

Over 100 years of eyecare…

That makes us experts at looking after your eye health. We are committed to providing the best clinical care, premium eyewear collections and a personal service so we know you as well as you know us. Our focus is on our community, and we’re delighted to now be open in Strathaven.

Our expertise is in the delivery of the most comprehensive and personal eyecare available to you as an individual. When you book an eye test with Urquharts Strathaven you can expect a service that is different to many other providers and one that will provide a reassuringly accurate assessment of your vision.

Our friendly, expert team of Ellen, Karen, Louise and Jane are on hand to look after all your eyecare needs. Book an appointment online now http://www.urquhart-opticians.co.uk

Sponsoring Made in Scotland

FRETS CONCERTS was established by Strathaven musician Douglas MacIntyre. The first concert took place in the Strathaven Hotel on 4th October, 2019, with Lloyd Cole performing an acoustic set, other artists who have performed at FRETS include Altered Images; Norman Blake, Bernard Butler & James Grant; King Creosote; The Bluebells; Tim Burgess; Michael Head; Gerry Love; Ricky Ross; Arab Strap; The Bathers; Robert Forster (among others).

The ethos at FRETS is very much geared towards a seated and listening audience, with the onus on live performance and songwriting. The artists really appreciate performing to an attentive audience, magic is invariably in the air. Our dream concert would be Neil Young with an acoustic guitar and harmonica performing his On The Beach album, or Bill Callahan performing any of his albums. We look forward to welcoming you to the Strathaven Hotel for an evening at FRETS. Ticket information at http://www.fretsconcerts.com

Why should I sponsor Avondale Radio?

Radio sponsorships are an innovative way to bring your local business to life and really connect with the Avondale community. Promotion on Avondale Radio may seem small, but they are extremely effective. 

What will a sponsorship on Avondale Radio look like?

By sponsoring a show on Avondale Radio, it is ideal for making a connection with over 50,000 and growing listeners. Your business and brand will feature in all promotion of your chosen show on the radio and on our social media platforms. Also being included via link on our website for listeners to find and explore. Being a sponsor allows your business and brand to increase in familiarity in the hearts and minds of listeners, which becomes an association with the values of the station and show.

Let’s connect to the community together.