Looking for Marie

Reader Andrea MacDoanld messaged us saying, “My 73 year old Mum, Ann Lowe, had a really bad fall on Sunday 14/7/19 in Stonefield Crescent near to Broompark Road. She was assisted by two lovely people … David Fowler who took her to the hospital……and a lady who stopped her car. She had her daughter with […]

Free Trees

For Schools & Community Groups Woodland Trust want to make sure that everybody in the UK has the chance to plant a tree. So they’re giving away hundreds of thousands of trees to schools and communities. There are many groups in and around Blantyre who may be interested in this. Claim your free trees here:https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/plant-trees/free-trees/

Buller Crescent Home Intruder

A woman was frightened and shocked last night to discover an intruder in her home at Buller Crescent, Blantyre. Last night at around 4am in the early hours of Sunday 14 July 2019, a local lady was awoken at her home at Buller crescent upon hearing a noise in her kitchen. When she went to […]

Blaze at Timber Houses

There was some drama at the Timber Houses last night, just after midnight when a works compound caught fire. The blaze happened in the early hours of Sunday 14 July 2019 at the works site near Birdsfield Drive. Emergency Services responded and firefighters had the blaze put out by 12:50. An investigation is underway to […]

Outlander Filming in Paisley

Fans of time travelling period drama, “Outlander” may be interested to know the TV show is filming this weekend in Paisley. High Street/Wellmeadow Street will be closed from Storie Street to Walker Street this Sunday morning as the production crew continue filming Series 5. Fans should keep an eye out for the stars of the […]

Cakes by Rebecca opens!

These were the busy scenes this lunchtime as people came along to check out Blantyre’s newest cake shop, “Cakes by Rebecca”. Queues formed outside the new bake shop in Blantyre Industrial Estate after it opened for the first time earlier today, Friday 12th July 2019 at 11am. Customers were delighted to buy cake jars, full […]