Category: Alerts

House Fire at High Blantyre

Receiving a lot of messages about seeing smoke in High Blantyre this evening, Saturday 02 May 2020. This was due to a serious fire at a house in Kirkton Avenue. Reports started coming in around 8.20pm. Emergency Services attended the scene, the fire now out. It’s understood that nobody is injured.  Residents in the street […]

Chicken Dinner, not a winner!

Local woman Holly Walker got a shock yesterday after she returned from her essential food shopping trip. When she returned from Aldi in Cambuslang, she was unpacking and noticed something unusual. She had bought a packet of breaded chicken, a favourite dinner of her young son but when she popped it in the oven, she […]

Alert for Holmswood Avenue

Holmswood Avenue / Farm Rd We’ve had an alert in the last hour of suspicious activity in the Holmswood Avenue area of Blantyre. A man thought to be in his forties chapped a woman’s door this evening giving some strange story about a friend being trapped in a nearby close. She was alarmed enough to […]

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 […]