Category: Alerts

Saved and Remade

BBC Two has commissioned Saved and Remade (20×30’, w/t) from Red Sky Productions, presented by Sabrina Grant. Saved and Remade (w/t) brings together the multiple skills of a team of expert craftspeople to help solve viewers’ conundrums of what to do with treasured but purposeless items. Host Sabrina Grant, herself no slouch in the upcycling department, will be […]

Fallen Tree Closes Stoneymeadow Road

Breaking News: Stoneymeadow Road, East Kilbride has been closed due to damage caused to power lines by a fallen tree. The road will be closed between Flemington Road and the East Kilbride Expressway to allow Scottish Power to carry out repair works tonight, Saturday 29 August into 30th. We are hearing some residents are without […]

Greggs recalls Steakbakes from shops

Bakery chain , Greggs is recalling steak bakes sold in Iceland over fears they contain pieces of plastic. The business has issued a recall amid fears shoppers could choke on the plastic. The product recall applies to the frozen treats, which come in packs of two weighing 280g in total. Affected products also have a […]

Telephone Scam Warning

We’ve had two similar messages from readers asking others to be aware of a phone scam this week. This alert goes out to everybody to be mindful of a phone scam where you may receive a phone call from “HMRC” saying if you don’t press ‘1’ for an unpaid debt, a warrant will be put […]

Localised Flooding

Reports coming in this evening Thursday 27 August 2020 of several streets with localised flooding. This was the scene this afternoon in Livingstone Crescent, Blantyre after heavy rainfall. The street was completely flooded at its junction with Hillview Drive, and not for the first time. The water rose to levels breaching pavements and coming into […]

Local Flooding Alert

There’s chaos on the roads tonight as localised flooding in and around Blantyre is causing problems. This was the scene just after 5.30pm this evening, Thursday 27 August 2020 at the road leaving Blantyre heading to Halfway as vehicles attempted to navigate through the floods. This is one road best avoided tonight. We’re also hearing […]

Spillage at Craig Street

There’s been a large fuel or oil spill the full length of Craig Street up towards Auchinraith Road and on Auchinraith Road itself. The spillage happened yesterday, Tuesday 25 August 2020 and the road is very slippy. It’s been reported it to South Lanarkshire Council. Please take care especially towards the junction.

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 […]