Law Changes for Free Period Products

The law ensuring that period products are free of charge in certain settings across Scotland comes into force today. Local authorities, education providers and other specified public service bodies must now ensure period products are generally obtainable free of charge. The council has already been implementing this policy – since 2021, more than 25,000 products […]

Seen this Cat?

Has anybody seen this cat? Unfortunately the cat ran away today from Tennyson Gardens near Winton Crescent, Blantyre and may be injured. The family can’t find her and are anxious before it gets dark. The cat was limping when she ran off. If you’ve seen here please comment below so the owner can follow any […]

Trinity LCA Irish Dancing

New Irish Dance Classes have started in Blantyre. Held by Trinity LCA at St Andrews Parish Church Hall on Tuesdays at 6.30pm. Ages 5+ welcomed. Carolanne Wright told us, “Come and join our fun and friendly class learning Irish solo and ceili dancing. Proven to help with your child’s confidence and socialising qualities. Drop us […]

Remembering Margaret Wilson

We were saddened to learn of the death of local woman, Margaret Wilson who passed on 2nd August 22. The family have released funeral details. Margaret’s funeral will be held on Tuesday 16th August at 12pm at Joseph Nelson Funeral Directors on Glasgow Road, Blantyre then at 1pm at Priestfield Cemetery, High Blantyre. Our sympathies […]

Kirkton Park Fun Day Success!

High Blantyre was the place to be today, as Hyper Cyber’s family fun day now comes to a close. It was baking HOT today, but that didn’t stop the fun, as families basked in the sunshine, sitting on the grass, in scenes not seen in Kirkton Park for a long, long time. Kids all had […]

Summer Funday – This Saturday

Tomorrow is shaping up to be a brilliant day for local families. It’s High Blantyre’s fantastic family fun day! The fun begins at 11am Saturday, 13th August at Kirkton Park, High Blantyre and the forecast is to be very warm, dry with sunshine! This is a last chance for kids to get out and enjoy […]

Olive Music Lounge Launch

Tonight, Friday 12th August sees the opening of a new entertainment venue in Blantyre. It’s the official launch evening of “The Olive Music Lounge” on Broompark Road! Formerly the Dooninn pub, new owners Audrey and Robert Hunter look forward to welcoming the community to their new establishment. The couple who took over the premises in […]