Category: Alerts

Sky Broadband Planned Maintenance

This alert goes out to all SKY Broadband customers in South West Scotland that a significant period of disruption is likely from midnight tonight with potential total loss of service. Due to essential maintenance customers in South West Scotland will experience an intermittent/complete loss of Fibre, Broadband & Talk services for up to 10 hours […]

Suspicious Door to Door Activity

An alert goes out today after we received a couple of messages about suspicious door to door activity in Blantyre. A woman has been going around Blantyre doors, today, Saturday 8th May 2021, offering doorstep covid tests. This activity is certainly worthy of putting up an alert, especially after similar incidents in Hamilton and Cambuslang […]

Sheep Escaped from Field

Does anybody know who the farmer is in fields around Bardykes Chemicals? The sheep have recently escaped from the field. A concerned resident in Priory Bridge has noticed many of them have got out their field and wandered into the quarry and heading towards the busy Blantyre to Halfway Road. Hopefully somebody can get a […]

DVLA Scam Warning

It would seem that the below scam email from DVLA is doing the rounds. Be careful as DVLA would not contact you in this way. This is a scam designed to get your personal and banking details with the purpose of removing money from your bank account. Please be vigilant, spread the word and keep yourself, […]

Delivery Scam Texts

Following months of reports from across Scotland about phishing emails related to shipping or deliveries, consumers are now receiving scam texts saying that a parcel is awaiting delivery but that an unpaid shipping fee of £2.99 or a “settlement” must first be paid.  The texts include a link leading to a scam website with Royal Mail branding which asks […]

Ongoing Incident Hamilton Central

Police officers descended upon Hamilton Central Station very early this morning and it is known that trains are currently unable to run. The nature of the incident is unknown but causing disruption to rail network today, Sunday 14th March 2021. Tweets send by Scotrail earlier this morning have advised travellers to use Hamilton West station […]

Royal Mail Scam

Our readers have been sending in messages today warning of scam text messages that look like they’re coming from Royal Mail. The problem is actually Nationwide, with Royal Mail themselves issuing a warning. The scam appears in the form of a text message to your phone, claiming a parcel had tried to be delivered, but […]