Category: Awards

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 […]

Blantyre Cine Films Converted

We’ve used £88.00 from this month’s donations to put towards converting several Blantyre cine reels from the 1950s and 1960s for all to see. The films belong to Sanny McVicar of High Blantyre and are now converted over to electronic format. They feature High Blantyre Prefabs, walking on the backroads, playing at Milheugh Falls as […]