Lost Property: Schoolbag

Springwell This child’s schoolbag was at the bus stop near Farmfoods heading into Blantyre earlier this morning. No name or school details but it had a fairly new pair of shoes inside. The person who noticed this left at the bus stop on the basis that the owner will return on the way home from […]

80’s Party Success

473 people flocked to McAnulty (Stonefield) Public Park on Friday there for the annual “80’s Party in the Park”. An amazing success, behaviour was exemplary and a fantastic time was had by all. This was an important night for Blantyre Community Committee, their largest fundraiser of the year. A fun evening which was ticketed to […]

Burnbank Flats Fire

A serious fire engulfed flats in Burnbank earlier today Monday 17 June 2019. As alert was raised, smoke was seen billowing out windows which quickly spread to other parts of the building. As flames grew in one part of the building, council workers managed to get ladders and bravely rescued trapped residents, safely getting them […]

Immaculate Park

Big Tidy up!Just look at this! Another well done to Blantyre Community Committee tonight. This is the scene this evening down at the Public Park. Dedicated people, staying behind this evening to ensure the park is immaculate and completely litter free.  You would never guess that THOUSANDS of people have been partying here since Thursday evening! Full […]

Blantyre Community Committee

Blantyre Community Committee spokesperson told us, “We did it! Blantyre Summer Gala is now over for 2019! What an amazing time we’ve had organising and hosting a memorable 4 day event for everybody in this town. It’s been exhausting but all our supermen and women on the committee have had a blast. The set up […]

Homes decorated for Gala

Doesn’t a Community Gala just bring out the best in people! We’ve seen something very special happen this year as part of Blantyre Summer Gala celebrations and thought we’d share it here. People out decorating their homes with bunting, banners and flags, an old tradition brought back, just like many of us did, back in […]