Blantyre Telegraph believes firmly in Public Consultation with a wide Blantyre audience when it comes to important civic matters. Some of our important campaigns include:
Advance Blantyre Parking Consultation 2019 – 382 people
A725 Sliproad Safety Concerns 2019 – 814 people
Dates: 13.03.19. This campaign has ended.
Documents: Article | Petition Link | Letters Out | Letters In
Result: Our complaints upheld with a programme of work issued for 2019 to improve sliproad safety at High and Low Blantyre.
Distribution: Clerk to the Public Petitions Committee, Cllr Maureen Chalmers, Cllr Bert Thomson, Cllr Mo Razzaq
BIG Blantyre Clean up 2018 – 52 people
Dates: 25.08.18. This campaign has ended.
Result: 9 organisations brought together to collectively clean up the Calder.
Distribution: Blantyre Telegraph, Blantyre Project, Blantyre Community Committee, Bonnie Blantyre, TACT Healthy Park, Blantyre Clean Up Crew, Hyper Cyber Youth Project and Blantyre Community Council
Blantyre Roads Pothole Survey 2018 – 5,700 people
Auchentibber War Memorial Rebuild 2016 – 144 people
Dates: 29.11.16 – 18.12.16. This poll has ended.
Documents: Article | Poll Link | Report
Result: SLC maintained our returned result that Memorial should be rebuilt where it originally stood.
Distribution: South Lanarkshire Council (Cemeteries), Blantyre Heritage Group (c/o Gordon Cook), Mr. Alex Rochead, Blantyre Community Council, Blantyre Baptist Church (c/o Steve Younger), Auchentibber WI
Road Lighting Improvements 2015 – 427 people
Dates: 23.10.15. This campaign has ended.
Documents: Article | Report
Result: 133 reported lighting faults all fixed
Distribution: South Lanarkshire Council Roads, Local Councillors