Wishing Boxers Best of Luck

On Sunday past local lad Rhys Mccrae was fighting at the Barrhead western district show against the Scottish novice champion. This now cements Rhys a place in this weekends Scottish intermediate Boxing championships along with the club’s other fighter, Callum Bell. Here’s wishing them the very best of luck!

Happy Burns Night

Here’s wishing all our readers a Happy Burns Night! Whether you’re celebrating this or not, hope you have a nice, relaxing and fun evening. Known in medieval Celtic culture as a story teller, verse maker and composer, the word ‘Bard’ has become synonymous with the world’s greatest poets. However, few are as celebrated as Scotland’s […]

The Green Comet

Skies are clearing tonight which makes excellent conditions to view “The Green Comet”. Streaking over the Earth for the first time in 50,000 years this once in a lifetime opportunity can be seen with the naked eye. If you look north eastwards in the sky (that’s towards Strathclyde Park if you’re in Blantyre), it should […]

Sydes Brae Cleanup

South Lanarkshire Council workers continue their BIG cleanup of the local area. Today was the turn of litter-picking teams who were hard at work on Sydes Brae, High Blantyre. SLC commented, “We apologise for any delays – but, then again, if some inconsiderate people hadn’t thrown litter out of their vehicles in the first place…”

Binge with Catrina – Podcast

Bringing your attention to a really worthwhile, excellent local podcast. It’s being presented by local woman, Catrina Slavin who bravely fought her own troubles and gave up drinking alcohol around 16 months ago. Catrina is now helping others do the same taking to the internet with her own podcast ‘Binge with Catrina’ on social media […]