Fallen for a Spy

Local band, ‘The Naked Feedback’ are releasing a fantastic new single and we think you’ll be very impressed!! With major disruptions to the band’s plans of touring, they’ve jumped straight into something unique for an unsigned act: by bringing out their very own James Bond theme! Every member of the band is a massive James […]

First Bus Staff Test Positive

There was yet another reminder today how prevalent covid is in Lanarkshire when some staff members nearby at First Bus tested positive. Some workers at First Bus Depot at Glasgow Road, Blantyre have been asked to self isolate this week. The bus company also say there is no risk to passenger or staff safety, but […]

Christmas Gift Drive

Local lady Abbie Mitchell has organised a fantastic Christmas Gift Drive! Abbie told us, “This year I have decided to donate gift bags to Glasgow’s Spirit of Christmas and the deadline for drop off is December 4th. Every child deserves to have a gift on Christmas morning but sadly not all get that luxury. I […]

Morning Lava Sky

You would have to have been hidden away not to notice all the amazing photos online of the stunning morning sky earlier today. Skies above Scotland were lit up around 7am in the most dramatic fashion, the sky itself flaming red, like burning lava. With thanks to Chic Buchanan and Joanne McArthur for sending in […]

Calderside Pupils test Positive

With Covid in Lanarkshire’s news this week, another reminder that it’s close by came today when a Blantyre School was affected by several cases. Calderside Academy on Calder Street, Blantyre was one of two Lanarkshire Schools where a number of pupils were sent home to self isolate. The Blantyre secondary school issued a letter to […]

Little Boris and Little Nicola

How’s about this for a couple of great topical Halloween Costumes!! This is Brooke and Adalyn who this year are dressing up as Little Boris and Little Nicola. Local lady, Heidi Strickland has sent us pictures of her creative children’s Halloween costumes telling us, “We sorted out these costumes during our two weeks isolation.” We […]

Lanarkshire: Scotland’s Covid Hotspot

It’s official, Lanarkshire is now Scotland’s main Covid Hotspot. Things are not looking good this week with the Scottish Government now considering placing North and South Lanarkshire under the highest level of Covid restriction. The leaked letter to Cosla says decisions have yet to be made, but that level four restrictions are currently being considered […]