Category: Alerts

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 […]

Fake Friends Requests

An alert goes out to Facebook users to be mindful of friends requests. Users on 3rd January 2019 have been plagued with receiving fake friends requests from people ALREADY on their friends lists. Be careful and review carefully any incoming friends requests. It’s clear some unscrupulous people are out to scam or create fake profiles.

Cars Clamped

Many residents in Blantyre awoke this morning to find their cars clamped. Vehicles without tax have been targeted by “Car Tax Enforcement” who placed clamps on each, which can only be released once the car tax is paid and then paying a FURTHER £100 to have it unclamped. Many Vehicles in Blantyre were clamped during […]

Water Issues – Burst Main

Many people in Blantyre have awoken to brown water from their taps this morning, following a burst main. A water main in Wheatland Avenue burst last night and is causing water issues, including drop in pressure and discolouration. The incident was reported at 6.30am and Scottish Water are currently trying to resolve as quickly as […]

Lone Woman Harassed

A Blantyre lady was harassed by a trailing car last night as she drove home. She had dropped friends off and was heading home alone, past Blantyre Industrial around 11.30pm Saturday 8th December 2018. Driving towards Blantyre, she noticed a black car behind her very, very close. She slowed down to let it pass. As […]

Letter: Lottery Scam

Doing the rounds We’ve received a report of a scam Lottery letter “doing the rounds” locally. People have been contacted by post from the made up “European Health Lottery” claiming they’ve been chosen to win a large sum of money. Please rip these letters up, bin them, don’t phone or contact them! It’s a scam. […]

Garden Intruder Callaghan Wynd

We’ve received a report that an unknown person entered a garden in Callaghan Wynd late last night, Tuesday 4th December 2018. A gate was left open with footprints around the back of the house. Some garden items were moved. Although nobody was seen, the female resident who experienced this has asked for it to be […]

Garden Intruder Rowan Place

An alert received tonight! An uninvited male has been spotted in a garden at Rowan Place, Low Blantyre. Around 11.40pm on Monday evening, a man was spotted “trying doors” and attempting to get to the back of the houses, taking an interest in nearby detached houses. A woman resident disturbed him and he ran off. […]