Condition of Bardykes Road

These photos were recently shared to us by a concerned Blantyre resident after he noticed the deteriorated condition of the embankment at the side of Bardykes Road, Blantyre. Perhaps connected to recent heavy rainfall, part of the western embankment, adjacent to the Calder, appears to have fallen away, very close to the edge of that […]

Sandstorm hits Canaries

A sandstorm is currently affecting Fuerteventura and Lanzarote locally known as a Calima which has made conditions difficult for holidaymakers and travel. With the Saharan dust likely to spread across the rest of the Canaries over the coming days, it means some flights have already been cancelled or diverted. Fuerteventura, Lanazarote and Gran Canaria are […]

The Cheeky Otter

A Blantyre resident has solved a mystery as to why she has no fish left in her garden pond! A cheeky otter has been nipping in and stealing them. Alison, who lives on the banks of the River Clyde noticed that over the last few days, fish appeared to be missing from her pond and […]

St Joseph’s PTA Bingo Night

Blantyre Miners Welfare in association with St Joseph’s Primary PTA are hosting a fabulous Bingo and Disco night! It takes place at the Welfare on Friday 28th February 2020 at 7.00pm for 7.30pm and is open until late. Tickets are just £5 each and include a roll and chips. Available to purchase through Blantyre Miners […]

Want a Piano?

St Andrews Parish Church in Low Blantyre has an old Piano which they’re looking to get rid of. It needs tuned. Does anybody want it? It must be uplifted and is likely heavy. The piano is pictured and has make, “Paterson Sons & Co Ltd”

Fun Fairs Set to Delight

With TWO fairs coming to Blantyre within the next fortnight, residents have loads of fun to look forward to. The first, Newsome’s fair arrives later this week at Stonefield Public Park, (behind the Leisure Centre). Opening on Thursday 27th February to Sunday 1st March, there is plenty of free on site parking and free entry […]

McDonalds Bothwell

Planning application has been submitted to build a new McDonalds Drive through at Bothwell Service Station. The fast food outlet intends to build new premises just off Fallside Road at the M74 Southbound service Station (next to the Roadchef and existing petrol station). The application currently awaits a decision by South Lanarkshire Council.

John Dunn 1-2-1 Football Coaching

John Dunn is the local man who has started 1-2-1 football coaching after been involved in the game for 14 years. Sessions will be based in Fives in Hamilton on a Wednesday & Friday. SFA/SYFA Accredited Coach Various types of sessions… 1-2-1 Bring a friend/Sibling/teammate Small group Team Sessions Get in touch via the page […]