Category: Business

Scotland’s Covid Routemap

Last week the Scottish Government published it’s routemap through and out of the Covid Crisis. The detailed document sets out the steps that will take us all through this pandemic and steps towards some sort of normality. Whilst it provides some indication of the type of restrictions that can be lifted, it needs further detail […]

New Book! ‘The Lair’ by JJ Devine

There’s a new book been launched by local author, J J Devine! Introducing “The Lair” the amazing prequel to ‘Like Father Like Son’, part of the successful fictional crime series. JJ Devine is a new author from Blantyre, Scotland. His books feature a crime family, ‘The Houstons’ and the troubles they face in Blantyre. More […]

Jet 2 to resume flying in July

Jet2 has announced it will resume all flights and holidays from 1st July 2020 after it halted operations due to the coronavirus pandemic. The airline and package holiday company had previously announced they would aim to restart on June 17, but this has slipped and the travel company has confirmed in a statement their date to resume will […]

Well done Jinxys!

This is a shoutout to ‘Jinxys’ the bakers in High Blantyre. Donnamarie McCourt would like to say a massive thank you for being made the winner of their competition and given cakes and rolls this morning! As you can see, her kids LOVED them!! We hear it was her son’s 1st ever strawberry tart and […]

Facebook Rooms Video Chat!

Facebook has now launched its latest videoconferencing feature, Messenger Rooms, which allows up to 50 people to video chat at a time! Unlike zoom, there’s no limit to how long you can talk, and you don’t even need a Facebook account to join a room. All you need is Facebook Messenger, which is already widely used. The […]

The Taste Snackvan

There’s a new snackvan in town, just off Blantyreferme Road and look at their signature dish… a whopping Chinese Burger Meal!! Local men Conar Campbell (21) and business partner Alan (20) have just opened up a new food place in Birnam Motor Salvage, as you head out of Blantyre towards Uddingston. Its called Taste Snackvan, […]

Granda Alan’s Scottish Confectionery

It’s Blantyre’s best kept secret. A local business that makes delicious tablet, sweets and macaroon bars right on our doorstep! After this long period of lockdown Granda Alan’s Scottish Confectionery, has resumed taking orders again for Tablet and Macaroon Bars. In order to maintain covid 19 social distances all orders are left at a safe […]

West End Bar Deliveries

Keighley Mcgovern Sanaghan asks for a big shout out tonight to the West End Bar. She told us, ” What a great job they’re doing in the community putting a smile back in the everyones faces. My father in law is 72 and from Blantyre. He drinks in the Parkville with all his pals and […]