Remembering John Paul McGinty

Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends of Blantyre man John Paul McGinty, who sadly passed away yesterday following a vehicle accident. Tributes have been paid to the popular, much loved man who died after a collision with three cars in East Kilbride. John Paul McGinty, 35, was pronounced dead at the […]

DLMPS Christmas Fayre

Another brilliant Christmas Fayre take place tomorrow, Thursday 8th December from 6pm until 8pm at David Livingstone Memorial Primary School! Entry is only £2 per adult, kids free, with plenty of festive fun on the agenda! Santa’s Grotto, Tombola, Raffle, Festive refreshments, local business stalls, games and activities and much more!

Driver who fell ill, passes away

Police Scotland have now confirmed that a 51-year-old man passed away today, after being rushed to Hairmyres Hospital after he took suddenly ill while driving near the Raith interchange. As traffic built up at rush hour this morning, emergency services raced to the scene near the M74 just after 7.50am and the driver was taken […]

Weather Forecast

A cold few nights to come this week with temperatures well below freezing. Cold weather has arrived from the east bringing negative overnight temperatures and frost during the day which may not fully lift. As the snow warning for the north of Scotland gets extended to Friday this week, possible snow flurries as far south […]

Hibernating Hedgehogs

It is December, the winter hibernation period of Hedgehogs. If you find a seemingly “dead” hedgehog, do not bury it, do not throw it in the trash … We know that no one wants to see a dead animal in the garden etc , but it could be a hibernating hedgehog. Hedgehogs hibernate from November […]

Asda Blantyre Leads the Way

There’s something remarkable happening at Asda stores throughout the UK, as it attempts to beat the cost of living crisis. Their remarkable initiative to feed kids and OAPS for next to nothing has meant that over a million meals have now been served. It may surprise you to know, Blantyre is leading the way! Since […]

Christmas Stay and Play

Come and join the fun at the Stay and Play mini Christmas fair ! Blantyre Old Parish Church on Friday 16th December from 9.30am to 2.30pm Let the little ones enjoy 90 minutes of soft play fun while you enjoy a hot brew! Tickets are £10 per child/£2.50 per sibling. Ticket price includes 90 minutes […]