Category: Alerts

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 […]

Flooded Blantyre Roads

We have incoming reports this afternoon, Tuesday 10th December 2019 of multiple flooded roads in the Blantyre area. The A725 sliprroad at Sydes Brae at the foot of the hill is entirely flooded, as is the junction at Stoneymeadow Road (despite recent works to alleviate drainage issues). The floods are causing some problems for vehicles […]

Eagle Owl on the loose

Important post. This large, beautiful bird has gone missing and it’s currently somewhere in Low Blantyre, though may travel from that area. Please don’t go close to it as its very dangerous. It’s an Eagle Owl, a top predator. If think you can catch her, throw a large towel over her. There is a reward […]

Bogus Workmen Alert

An alert goes out warning Blantyre residents of bogus workmen. Yesterday, Friday 15th November, 2 males in an unmarked white van were offering residents in the Village their gutters cleaned out for £30. One elderly woman took up the offer, which she thought was a good deal and was charged £30 for both gutters. However, […]