Category: Alerts

High Blantyre Fire

Breaking News: A serious fire at Kirkton Avenue has been reported in High Blantyre, this evening Monday 25 February 2019. Emergency services have been in attendance since around 7.45pm. Up to 4 fire engines 2 ambulance and police cars are at the scene. It has been reported that a vehicle was on fire at the […]

DVLA Clamping Vehicles

Blantyre Representatives of DVLA are back in the area again and clamping untaxed vehicles. Several vehicles in Blantyre ASDA carpark and surrounding streets were clamped by authorities earlier today, Wednesday 13 February 2019.A hefty fine of up to £100 is imposed to get them unclamped and up to £200 if they’re later impounded.

Greenhall Park Cordoned off

Police Incident A Police incident of unknown nature is currently unfolding tonight at Greenhall Park, High Blantyre. Four Police Cars, a serious Incident vehicle and emergency services set up a perimeter at each end of Greenhall Park sometime before 9.00pm tonight, Monday 11 February 2019. The park has now been cordoned off with ticker tape […]

Fake Banknotes Activity

Alerts go out this evening to shopkeepers and indeed anybody trading in cash, as instances of fake banknotes increase! In particular, shops on Glasgow Road, Blantyre today were affected as an individual tried to pass off fake notes, knowingly or not. Please be vigilant and use note scanners if possible.

Breaking: Blantyre Asda Evacuated

Emergency Services attend Emergency services have arrived in the Blantyre ASDA carpark around 6pm this evening, Thursday 24 January 2019. This is the scene at present. The store is being evacuated with people asked to leave. Best avoid for now, if you were thinking of heading there. Photo Courtesy: Sowerby

Power Cuts Nordic Crescent

Some parts of Blantyre are experiencing Power Cuts tonight, Wednesday 23 January 2019. From 8.15pm , some entire streets are in darkness. Nordic Crescent is especially affected. There’s no quick fix. Scottish Power are currently advising it will take until 10.45pm tonight for it to be resolved. Have YOU been affected by power cuts tonight? […]

Wrong Direction on Expressway

This is the terrifying moment when a van entered the EK Expressway slipway in the WRONG direction almost causing an accident. Around 12.45 this afternoon, Wednesday 23 January 2019 passengers in a car coming off the EK Expressway at Crossbasket snapped this picture of a reddish pink van heading UP the off slipway in the […]