Blantyre Volunteer Funding

Blantyre Volunteer Ltd are to receive a funding boost of a whopping £25,000 to increase local residents social interaction and reducing loneliness. The funding boost is part of a share of £150,000 for North and South Lanarkshire groups and projects, part of funding of SPT’s total allocation of more than £1.3 million across Strathclyde. The […]

MàGia Cafè Opening Monday

Blantyre will have a brand new cafe this coming Monday! MàGia Cafè is the new coffee shop and cafe which opens this Monday, 10th May from 8.30am. It’s located at 30 Victoria Street in the premises of the former “Little Tearoom” across from the Police Station. The venture is being run by two very motivated […]

Suspicious Door to Door Activity

An alert goes out today after we received a couple of messages about suspicious door to door activity in Blantyre. A woman has been going around Blantyre doors, today, Saturday 8th May 2021, offering doorstep covid tests. This activity is certainly worthy of putting up an alert, especially after similar incidents in Hamilton and Cambuslang […]

Trinity LCA Dance Classes

It’s great to be posting about “Whats On” again! Trinity LCA Dance Classes were only up and running for 2 1/2 weeks before lockdown so they’re pleased to be back! The business is therefore still fairly new, so needs your support. Parents may be especially interested if you’re looking for dance classes for your kids. […]

Visitor Experience Assistant

Summary This is an exciting time to come and join us, as we get ready for the re-opening of the David Livingstone Birthplace (DLB) in Summer 2021. Following a three-year refurbishment, we will open our brand-new museum exhibition, shop, and café. Location David Livingstone Birthplace (DLB), in Blantyre. Background This is an exciting time to […]

Election Poll Results

Polling Stations are now closed. Voting has been cast and normally ballot boxes would be rushed over to a count. However, due to the pandemic, things will be a little slower in this election with the count not officially starting until tomorrow, with results coming in over Friday and Saturday. As always in elections, we’ve […]