Forth District

The open air village

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Queen`s Baton Relay.

As the baton made its way through Clydesdale on 22/06/2014,  Jim Paton from Forth received the baton in Hyndford road, Lanark. David Rattray from Braehead received the baton at Lanark Loch. Stacy McCallum from Climpy received the baton in Carnwath road, Carluke. Well done to all.

Closure of Forth Old School.

Forth School closes its doors at the end of March 2014 for the last time, A new school has been built on the site  with the old school being demolished. A last look round the school takes place on Fri 28th March 2014 ,   A Commemorative Book is available, see School Pictures for more details of the book.

Initiative Group Award

Jan 2014. The group have been given an award of £6000 from the Coalfields Regeneration Trust set up to help former mining communities, The Intiative Group will use the money to buy a thermal cover which will speed up the growth of plants & vegetables in the communities polytunnel.

Beautiful Scotland Awards.

In Sept 2013 Forth won its latest award, the Silver Gilt Award,

Little Haven Award.

In Sept 2011 at the Sunday Mail Great Scot Awards, Held in the Hilton Hotel, Glasgow. The Little Haven was named this Year`s Community Champion.

M.B.E. Rewarded to Forth Girl.

Forth born Morag Gray - a tireless campaigner for Scottish horse racing -has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's 2005. New Year Honours List. Who made history in 1987 when she became the first-ever female Clerk of the Course at Ayr Racecourse.

Morag was the Gala Queen in 1974. She used to have family days out at Hamilton Park and also Lanark Racecourse before it shut in 1978.

Morag has been named as one of independent directors of the new British Horse racing Authority, which is set to launch as British Racing's new regulatory body in 2007


The first words many outsiders to the village utter when Forth is mentioned is "Oh. That's where Porteous Pies come from!"

Sadly, due to retirement the Baker closed its doors for the last time in 2004.After a century of producing bakery including, of course, that now semi-legendary Pie. Click for more info

Latest Information

Old Forth School Closure.

See News & School Pictures for more details. 


15th June 2019

Forth & District Children`s GalaDay

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