Coatshill Garden Prowler

A Blantyre resident awoke this morning Wednesday 12 August 2020 to discover somebody had been in her garden. The woman heard a disturbance between 1am and 1.30am last night during the early hours of Wednesday which sounded like somebody trying her door handle in Coatshill Avenue. When she looked out her window, she couldn’t see […]

Back to School

Good luck to all the P1’s and nursery pupils starting South Lanarkshire Schools today. As other older children get ready for a return back to school, the first pupils to return are the youngest today, Wednesday 12th August 2020. Here’s hoping they all settle in well, stay safe and enjoy their big day.

Lovely Blanket Donation

This is a huge shoutout to the anonymous woman who knitted a blanket for a homeless charity. This home made blanket will go directly to a homeless person. The unknown woman took the time to knit these ‘granny squares’ during lockdown and handed them all into Ann Strachan’s “Wee wool shop” at High Blantyre.  The […]

Received Packs of Seeds?

Receive additional content like this by upgrading to become a SUPPORTER on the Blantyre Telegraph page. Significant numbers of Scottish households have been receiving unsolicited packets of seeds in the post from China/Singapore as part of a likely scam. Following contact with Scottish Government, it urges those receiving seeds to take the following actions. • […]

Buddy back home!

Blantyre Telegraph reader Simon Farnell wanted to say thanks to two guys who looked after his dog after it escaped. His dog Buddy escaped out the gate yesterday, Sunday 9th August 2020 near Stonefield Road. Simon added, “Just wanted to say thank you to the two guys who looked after my dog Buddy who was […]