Category: Business

The Cornerstone Crow

Could this week get any more bizarre! To the new landlords of the Cornerstone Pub, High Blantyre or the associated brewers……there’s a large crow trapped inside your closed pub. (Not sure if coming out will be classed as essential travel)

EK Firm’s Engineering Assistance

GCH Precision Engineering Ltd based in Kelvin Ind Estate, East Kilbride are doing their bit in the fight against Covid19. Graham Hawthorne, Director of the Engineering company commented on social media, “We at GCH precision have kept one of our 3 axis machines on standby. We can help manufacture any ventilator parts for the NHS […]

Asda Opening Hours

A reminder that ASDA’s opening hours have changed slightly to allow key workers and elderly to shop and to provide further time to restock through each evening. Opening hours are currently 8am to 8pm every day. Closed overnight. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, the shop will be open from 8am to 9am just for elderly, […]

Dunns Supplying Communities

Dunns Food and Drink Factory (on the former Roberstons Factory site) in Springwells is adapting its business model in these challenging times. As a supplier of food and drink to pubs, bars and restaurants and with the closure of those outlets, Dunns face some significant issues in their business. Local people will be interested to […]

Happy Days Out of School Care

A press release from Happy Days Out of School Care:“We as a business are very keen to support our local and wider community now that the schools have closed as we know what a worry it will be to parents struggling for childcare. In order to do this we are offering our childcare services to […]

Healthy Hounds Dog Walking Services

Local business, Healthy Hounds are making a promise to help support the community, local businesses and the emergency services during these difficult times. They told us, “We are absolutely amazed by the hero’s working in our NHS and emergency services. They dont get a day off and we want to give something back to them […]

Village Bar Free Meals

The Village Bar on Station Road, Blantyre has temporarily put aside its own business hardships in these testing times and stepped up to offer vulnerable people free meals! 39 free hot meals were delivered between yesterday and today, Thursday 19th March to vulnerable people who are stuck in the house due to health or self […]

Asda closed overnight

All 24 hour ASDA stores will close from 12AM until 6AM each evening to allow staff to refill the shelfs. This includes the Blantyre store. Unnecessary panic buying caused by the coronavirus outbreak has stripped some stores of some products and closing the stores for 6 hours will allow staff to pack the shelfs while […]