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Plans were unveiled today for a project to create a new town in rural South Lanarkshire. About 20,000 people would live in the town, to be built on land near Lanark, and it was estimated that up to 8,000 jobs could be created.  The town is designed to be a modern interpretation of the nearby world heritage village of New Lanark. It would be run on co-operative principles and managed by its residents. In New Lanark social reformer Robert Owen pioneered innovative living and working conditions. This latest project is being run by the Hometown Foundation, a charitable trust established to help build new self-sustainable communities and regenerate rundown areas. .Picture:  25 August 2009: Universal News and Sport (Scotland).All pictures must be credited to  www.universalnewsandsport.com.(0ffice) 0844 884 51 22.
Plans were unveiled today for a project to create a new town in rural South Lanarkshire. About 20,000 people would live in the town, to be built on land near Lanark, and it was estimated that up to 8,000 jobs could be created. The town is designed to be a modern interpretation of the nearby world heritage village of New Lanark. It would be run on co-operative principles and managed by its residents. In New Lanark social reformer Robert Owen pioneered innovative living and working conditions....
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