It was established in 1981. It was published by Scottish & Universal Newspapers, a division of UK-wide newspaper publishers Trinity Mirror, as a companion to their paid-for title for the area, the Hamilton Advertiser, and as part of a Lanarkshire World series for the council area. It shared editorial offices in Hamilton with the Advertiser.
It had no website of its own; the link below is to the Advertiser‘s website.
It came out on Fridays.
In August 2011 Scottish & Universal Newspapers announced that it was suspending publication of all its freesheet newspapers with effect from the week ending 9 September 2011.