Ladybirds enjoying sun

There was more than a hint of Spring in the air this morning. With some sunshine (at last!), buds are emerging on trees, daffodils are out and the re-appearance of insects. Blantyre’s, Anu Mihkelson saw this little ladybird (or ladybug) enjoying the warmth of the sun and took this quick snap this morning in Springwells. […]

Prowler at Devondale Avenue

A woman saw an intruder in her back garden last night in Coatshill. This follows a similar incident the night before in a nearby area. This time, on evening of Sunday 24 March 2019, a female resident of Devondale Avenue, Coatshill was concerned by her dog suddenly “going nuts”, barking. She went to her back […]

Cruden donation to Primary School

Cruden Building has donated £1,000 to the David Livingstone Memorial Primary School and Nursery in Blantyre to fund brand new play equipment! The Glasgow-based firm is building 14 new houses and cottage flats at Morven Avenue adjacent to the school. The donation is part of the firm’s commitment to investing in local communities. Gordon Lee, partnering […]

Knife Found in Garden

A woman living in Blantyre contacted police today after discovering a knife in her back garden. The shocking discovery was made at the side of a house in Lintlaw, Coatshill today Sunday 24 March 2019. When she investigated further, she found that somebody had been prowling around, had climbed over her fence and unlocked a […]

Plastic Mess Left at Park

Stonefield Public Park was left in a mess this afternoon after todays football game. The team training there (in blue strips) and their support left a multitude of bottles scattered all over the park. Local residents took it upon themselves to clear up. Maybe bring along a bin bag or two next time lads?!