Folk in Lennoxtown have been expressing their dismay after the news that a popular local butcher shop is shutting.
Hunter Paul Butchers on Main Street, which has regularly been given five-star reviews on its Facebook page, closes on Saturday.
There has been speculation on social media that a new owner may turn it into a cafe.
One local posted on a community page: “I was gutted to learn that Hunter Paul is closing, absolute shame!”
While another said: “His Aberdeen sirloin steaks and steak pies were the best!”
Others expressed their sadness and said it was “a great loss for the village.”