There’s good news as recent figures have been announced for unemployment, showing the number of people unemployed in Blantyre falling significantly in the last year.
There are now officially 320 people unemployed in this town, falling from 415 people at this time last year.
The trend was the same throughout Lanarkshire, with our neighbouring towns also having similar large reductions.
Have your say. What can be done to create more local jobs in Blantyre?