This morning, we’re holding a minutes silence at 8.45am, Friday 22nd October 2021 to remember the 215 men and boys who lost their life in the Blantyre Pit Disaster of 1877. Please join us. May they all rest in peace.
Today, we remember the 215 Blantyre men and boys who lost their lives in the Blantyre Pit Disaster of 1877. To this day, it remains Scotland’s largest mining accident. In one instant moment at 8.45am on 22nd October 1877, almost 6% of Blantyre’s entire population at the time was wiped out by an almighty explosion […]
Here’s wishing local couple Catherine and Joseph a Happy Golden Wedding Anniversary today, Saturday 24 April 2021. Catherine and Joseph Murphy celebrate being married for 50 years. Their daughter Gillian told us, “Mum has lived in Blantyre all her life (70 years) and dad (also 70) moved from East Kilbride to Blantyre when they married.” […]
Congratulations go out today, Saturday 19 September 2020 to Blantyre couple Ian and Myra Beattie. The well known couple are celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary. The family would like to wish them both a happy golden wedding anniversary. Message is “Hope you have a lovely day. Lots of love Alison, Lesley, Craig, Amy, Jenna, Blair, […]
It’s congratulations today, Saturday 19 September to Jim and Liz Black of Burnbrae Road, Blantyre. The couple are celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary and we hope they have a brilliant day. The message is, “They have been the best parents and grandparents and lots of love. See you both at the party! Love from Margaret […]