Category: Business

Exclusive: Carrigans, EK opens!

We’ve got some exclusive, exciting news! Following the popularity of their Hamilton and Blantyre restaurants, the successful, award winning local family business, ‘Carrigans‘ have (this very hour) opened their brand new restaurant in East Kilbride! Carrigans opened today, Wednesday 17th April 2019 at midday. The highly anticipated, new restaurant sits in beautiful surroundings within 5 […]

Award Winning Strachan Craft Butchers

Now here’s a business putting Blantyre firmly back on the map! Strachan Craft Butchers were delighted this week to pick up the fantastic ‘Scottish Butcher of the Year‘ award at the Scottish Independent Retail Awards in Glasgow. The Glasgow Road based butchers attended the prestigious event at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow, on Tuesday 9th […]

DiMaggios Closes Doors

Popular restaurant DiMaggios in Hamilton has closed its doors a final time. The well known restaurant in Gateside Street had suffered falling custom in recent years, despite a change in menu. It had not been profitable for some time and the chain decided to call it quits. A spokesperson for the restaurant added, “The majority […]

Committee AGM Elections

Blantyre Community Committee held their AGM last night, Thursday 11th April 2019. Office bearers were elected as follows:Arlene Green to continue her position as Chairperson.Paul Veverka becomes Treasurer relinquishing position of Secretary.Barry Watt elected as Secretary. Blantyre Community Committee are pictured and listed here in no particular order, Stephen McDade, Aimee Glen, Hazel Krawczyk, Chloe […]

The Works – Opens in Hamilton

Good luck and congratulations to “The Works” who have opened their new store in Hamilton this morning at 9am, Friday 12 April 2019. The Works are located in the shopping centre and sell arts and crafts, books, games and toys and some household items. The store is open from Monday to Saturday 9am until 6pm […]