Category: Alerts

Cashline ATMs not Working

Just a little heads up that a couple of Cashline ATM’s aren’t working this weekend in Blantyre. Posting so you’re not inconvenienced. The machine on Main Street, High Blantyre outside Day Today isn’t working. The Cashline machine on Stonefield Road at the Scotmid (Landmark) isn’t working either. It may be next week before they’re fixed. […]

HMRC Self Assessment Scam

HMRC have this week warned people filing Self Assessment tax returns to be wary of copycat websites and phishing scams. In the last year, they have received over 500,000 complaints from the public about scam calls, texts and emails offering bogus tax rebates. They are urging the public to be aware that criminals may take advantage of Self Assessment […]

Phone Bank Scam

Police Scotland are investigating an incident where a consumer was contacted on several occasions by different people who claimed to be from his bank. The callers explained that he was being phoned by so many different members of staff because of new rotas during the Covid-19 pandemic. Callers told the consumer that there was maintenance […]

Dogs Injured by Wasps

A Blantyre woman’s dogs were injured this week by a wasps nest in the grounds of David Livingstone Birthplace. She had been walking her two dogs in the park when they came across a wasps nest hidden in the long grass. Sadly, each dog was both badly stung, with one of the dogs taking a […]

Fake Christmas Events Alert

Police Scotland are investigating claims that a Christmas event in Stirling is a scam after complaints from several social media users. The Winter Wonderland event was advertised on Facebook as a ‘drive-thru attraction’ in Blairlogie and tickets were being sold for £12.99 per car.  The fake website used pictures and text taken from a genuine attraction, the […]

Storm Damage: Tree down on Expressway

Drivers are urged to take care on the A725 EK Expressway amidst reports that a tree has fallen in today’s storm. It appears to have fallen on to the inside lane as if you’re heading up to the Whirlies Roundabout. Report suggests drivers are having to take evasive action to avoid it. The incident has […]

Breaking: Hairmyres Hospital Fire

We’ve learned in the last half hour that there is a major incident unfolding tonight at Hairmyres Hospital East Kilbride. A fire broke out shortly after 10pm this evening and emergency services are in attendance. A spokesperson for the SFRS: “We are currently in attendance at a fire at Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride. One eye […]