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South Lanarkshire Renewable Energy Fund

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 Drivetime.

Are you in need of reliable vehicle services that you can trust? Look no further than The Cross Garage in Stonehouse!

As a family-run business, we pride ourselves on being trustworthy and honest with all of our clients. Our team of experts provide thorough vehicle assessments, MOT servicing, diagnostics, tyre and exhaust repairs, and so much more.

Visit our website, thecrossgarage.co.uk, to see the full range of services we offer. We are open Monday through Friday from 8am to 6pm, and Saturdays from 8am to 1pm.

Additionally, we offer early drop-off starting at 7am, free vehicle collection and return within a 10 mile radius. Don’t risk taking your vehicle to just any garage. Choose The Cross Garage for professional and reliable service by a team you can trust.

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. Facebook.

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 9 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 on offer each week.

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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 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!

In November 2023, we have been shortlisted for a Lanarkshire Business Award where you can vote for us here

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 The Fab 80s.

Andrew Gilmour Plumbing & Heating Services are based locally in Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, and are able to work throughout Central Scotland.

Between them, this father and son business of “Auld Andy” and “Young Andy” have over 60 years of experience in the plumbing, heating and gas fitting.

Whether you are looking for a new install, servicing of existing equipment or a repair, then look no further, as this is a company you can rely on.

Check out the reviews on their Facebook page or contact them directly on 07554 425167

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.

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Sponsoring Avondale Morning Show with Archie.

Local company, Jem Carpets was started by John Marshall in 1989 and we are very proud that we are still a family run company doing what we know best – providing high-quality floor coverings and great service at affordable prices.

From castles to studio flats, schools to nursing homes, we are proud of our long list of satisfied customers who are more than happy to recommend Jem Carpets’ fitting service.

In 2014 we made another big change, becoming the biggest carpet company in Scotland to let customers buy carpets straight from our website.

As a company we are dedicated to providing an excellent service that our customers can rely on.

If you would like more information on our range of products and services, visit our website http://www.jemcarpets.co.uk

You will be able to find out where our nearest showroom is, pop in for a visit to see our extensive range of products or get in touch by phone 01698 888276 or email: info@jemcarpets.co.uk

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 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.

We provide service and repair of all bikes or join us on one of our social rides around Avondale.

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

Sponsoring Avondale Country.

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

Sponsoring Avondale Sport.

Broadlees Golf, Chapelton is a golfer’s paradise. Located just 6 minutes from the Common Green, Strathaven by car, Broadlees Golf has everything you need to take yourself from a beginner to a golfing pro in no time. With several facilities available, including a picturesque 9-hole golf course, there really is something for everyone at Broadlees.

Fancy working on your shorter shots? Why not play a round on the 9-hole par 3 golf course, complete with artificial tees, greens, and trees. The driving range, with indoor and outdoor bays allows for all-year-round practice. The bays come equipped with Trackman technology and heaters for those cold winter nights.

Our putting green allows you to work on your short game and if you fancy putting with some extra obstacles, why don’t you give our crazy golf course a try which provides a fun golf game for the whole family. Is football more your thing? Why not try out our 18-hole footgolf course which offers a fun but challenging game for everyone. Would you like to play golf or footgolf but don’t have the equipment you need? Broadlees Golf allows you to rent clubs, footballs, golf carts, and golf trolleys. Just bring yourself and a suitable pair of foot wear and we’ll provide the rest.

Are you on the lookout for coaching? Our fantastic team of PGA golf pros will be delighted to work with you, whether you have never picked up a club before or are a seasoned player.

Fancy a cake and cuppa after a day out on the course? Relax in our café and gaze out across the spectacular scenery that surrounds our clubhouse. For more information visit our website at http://www.broadleesgolf.co.uk. Our team can be contacted via phone on 01357300478 or by email office@broadleesgolf.co.uk. Broadlees Golf is open from 9am-9pm Monday-Friday and 9am-6pm Saturday-Sunday.

Broadlees Golf, Anderson Drive, Chapelton, South Lanarkshire, ML10 6GH

Sponsoring Sleepless Nights.

Tanerife is your local friendly tanning salon, situated at 10 King Street in Stonehouse. As a member you will be able to use the tanning salon which also offers nail and beauty treatments.

We offer pay as you go minutes as well as block bookings all at a reasonable price with a large range of creams and lotions with something for everyone’s budget

Surround yourself in our welcoming atmosphere with knowledgeable and friendly staff. As well as being a member of the sunbed association, we provide on-site amenities which are free to customers ie facewipes, deodorant, toilets and hot/cold beverages or use our chill out zone

Based at 10 king street in Stonehouse (Stonehouse cross) our contact number is 01698 791100 and we are open 7 days a week. Find us on Instagram and Facebook.

Sponsoring Classically Unique.

Whether you are lunching with friends or in need of a mid-shopping snack, Country Bake Coffee Shop has got you sorted.

Located within the Strathaven Rural Centre, Country Bake Coffee Shop offers a wide range of food and drink options, including sandwiches, soups, and hot food.

Fancy something sweet with your coffee/tea? Why not try out our delicious homemade cakes and afternoon tea.

If it’s catering you’re after, we have got you covered too. From cakes and afternoon tea for two, to our scrumptious savoury platters there is something for everyone to enjoy.

For more information contact us by telephone on 01357 524200 or come and speak to our team at Country Bake Coffee Shop, located within the Town and Country Store at Strathaven Rural Centre, Whiteshaw Gate, Strathaven ML10 6SY.

We are open Monday – Friday 8:00am – 16:30pm and Saturday from 8am – 2pm.

Visit us on Facebook.

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 Saturday Magazine.

Is your boiler over 10 years old?

Is your boiler service history up to date?

Spending too much on gas every month?

At Dunlop gas & Boiler Services we find the boiler best suited to your home and you budget

At Dunlop Gas & Boiler Services all of our boilers are hydrogen ready in preparation for the government using a 20% hydrogen/ 80% Natural Gas mix in order to cut down on emissions by 2028.

Contact Ross today for a free no obligations quote on 07748687407

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Insta: Dunlop_gas_and_boiler_services

Sponsoring Doig’s Saturday Vibe.

Pop into The Common Greenery, 7 Townhead Street, Strathaven and browse the huge selection of Premium Nordmann & Fraser Fir Xmas Trees.

Select your preferred shape and size before it is re-netted for you to take away or have delivered – free in Strathaven or for a small charge elsewhere.

Pot grown Norway Spruce trees are also available as well as Holly wreaths, Xmas lights, decorations and gifts in our shop.

Visit our pet department too for all your pet essentials or that special Xmas pet present.

Check out our Facebook page – The Common Greenery

 Pet Centre at the Common Greenery 

Remember to  visit  the Pet Centre at the Common Greenery, 7 Townhead Street, Strathaven.

Liz and Mhairi will be happy to advise you of the huge range of pet essentials and accessories stocked for dogs, cats small animals and wild as well as caged birds.

The Pet Centre is a major stockist of Burn’s Dog Food – both wet and dry – PLUS their dry cat food and it participates in their loyalty scheme for BOTH.

Free samples and literature are always available.

Or chose from a wide range of grooming products, coats, beds and bedding, toys, collars, leads and harnesses, snacks, and much, much more.

Open Tuesdays and Thursday through to Saturday from 10 till 4.

Sponsoring Fiona’s Morning Show.

THE BARBER SHOP in the Common Green has been cutting Strathaven’s family’s hair since 1999.  We are a traditional and modern barber shop providing a place where you can go, relax and receive a first class haircut whilst having a laugh in a chilled out atmosphere. 

We are open from 8.00 am on Saturdays, with our late night on a Thursday until 6.30 pm. 

Just pop in anytime where Tina, Tracey or John will give you a fantastic cut. 

Check out our Facebook page at The Barber Shop or call 07719 077841.

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 90,000 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.

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