Category: Awards

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 […]

Welfare Latest Update

This afternoon at 4pm, we attended a Community Meeting at Priestfield Hall, High Blantyre with a view of finding out more about the recent Welfare Fire and what was to happen to the various clubs, businesses and individuals affected. We can provide an update as follows, all discussed within the public domain: Mr Andy Sim, […]

Blantyre Project Donation

With thanks to our sister website “Blantyre Project” and the books bought there by Blantyre people over the last few weeks, a total of £221.22 has today been donated into Blantyre Telegraph towards our fantastic July Competition! 5 Lucky readers taking part in the pinned competition at the top of this page will each win […]

Donation to Public & Private Buildings

For the last couple of weekends, our “sister website” Blantyre Project, who manages Blantyre’s History Archives has been selling history books at various summer fetes and galas in Blantyre. We’re pleased to announce that between 10th June – 24th June 2017, a total of £310 was raised, after costs of the books themselves, which entirely […]