Category: Alerts

Police Incident Fernslea Avenue

A police incident took place last night around 10.30pm at Fernslea Avenue where a few houses were taped off. Units were also lifting manhole covers indicating a serious incident may have taken place. Today, this morning Thursday 19th March 2020 the police are still there were houses near St Blanes Primary closed off, potentially making […]

Fake Cash Alert

We’re hearing reports of fake £20 notes circulating in the Blantyre area. An alert goes out to local businesses to please check transactions and be mindful of this. Several pubs and shops have already been affected by this and it is currently unknown how widespread the problem is. Please share.

Springwells Medical Assistance

Local people came to the aid of a man requiring medical attention yesterday at Springwells. Between 2pm and 3pm yesterday, Tuesday 11 February 2020, a male driver in a Red Fiesta ’68 car became unwell behind the wheel near to Lidl on Glasgow Road. A local man and his partner and 3 other ladies saw […]

Maintenance Alert

We have reports today of a man going around doors with no ID or business signage on vehicles, asking if gutters need cleaned or odd jobs need done. The man is described as driving an old white van. May be legit enough but at this time of year, its worth a reminder to look out […]

Fire claims Pensioner’s Life

A fire which broke out last night, Thursday 23rd January 2020 around 10.20pm has claimed a pensioners life. The alarm was raised by residents in Sadlers Wells Court, East Kilbride with 5 fire engines promptly attending. A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Police were called to a report of a fire at a property on […]

Local Alert for Solar Panel Owners

We’re hearing reports that some homes have had leaflets through their doors from a company named “Resolver Claims Ltd” Homes with solar panels have been targeted with the leaflet promising to get residents all their money back if they think they have been mis-sold solar panels in the past. As many people will be aware, […]

Breaking: Incident at Livingston Bridge

We’re hearing multiple reports of an unfolding Police incident at the David Livingstone Bridge, Low Blantyre. Ambulances and 4 response units arrived at 2.20pm this afternoon, Sunday 22 December 2019. Police have just arrived too. The road has been blocked off for now, with residents in nearby flats not able to currently get by. As […]

Loss of Water

Between 11pm last night Monday 9th December and this morning, Tuesday 10th December, we received several reports about properties on Broompark Road having no water. This was due to a burst water main. Scottish Water repair crews were quickly on the scene and advised things were fixed by the morning. We hope everything is now […]