Category: Awards

December Fundraising

Our final fundraising totals of the year are now in! What an amazing month December has been for raising funds for local good causes, which of course is the main reason why this page exists! We’re thrilled to announce that during December alone, Blantyre Telegraph has raised a whopping £3,040.00 towards local good causes! Not […]

Our November Donations

Our fundraising has ended for November 2018 and we’re pleased to announce Blantyre Telegraph raised a whopping £224.47 for the community. This was raised from direct donations received from the public and the sale of Blantyre Project books! We decided to spend it as follows: £25 was given to local man Barry Watt who took […]

Blantyre Toy Drive 2018

BLANTYRE CHISTMAS TOY DRIVE 2018 Please share   Blantyre Toy Drive 2018, the fantastic and annual, worthwhile campaign to put a smile on Blantyre children’s faces this Christmas time is NOW launched! Aimed to specifically benefit the children of Blantyre.   We’re again excited to partner up with local travel agents, ‘Glen Travel’ to host […]

Ribbons for Loved Ones

REMEMBERING LOVED ONES Christmas Tree Ribbons It’s back! Blantyre Community Committee have launched their fantastic annual campaign for people wishing to remember their Blantyre loved ones this Christmas in the most special manner. How would YOU like a beautiful silk ribbon, with a personal hand written message to a loved one, attached to the town’s […]

Our August Donations

  It’s the end of the month and time to update our ongoing fundraising totals. This month saw £156.12 donated to Blantyre Telegraph from the Blantyre Project which went out to 3 separate causes. £86 was used to buy 2 small fitness bracelets, which were won by 2 lucky prizewinners earlier today on the Blantyre […]

Auchentibber War Memorial Renovation

If driving up Parkneuk Road, beyond Sydes Brae, you may have noticed that investigation and pre construction works have now started at Auchentibber War Memorial, which is scheduled for a much needed facelift. South Lanarkshire Council recently permitted the remedial and renovation works to be begin on 20th August 2018. Investigatory works have already been carried out […]