Category: Business

David Livingstone Birthplace Opens Today!

Today (Wed 28 July) David Livingstone Birthplace reopens its doors after four years, following a £9.1m regeneration project made possible by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Scottish Government, Historic Environment Scotland and South Lanarkshire Council. Home to the UK’s most famous Victorian explorer, missionary and abolitionist of the 19th century, the Birthplace Museum has been […]

Starbucks: Hamilton Retail Park

As we reported this week, the drive-through being built near High Blantyre Eurogarage won’t be a Starbucks after all, as the coffee giant opted instead to build in a nearby, but different location. High Blantyre’s Drive through will be a KFC. Starbucks, however are well progressed with building their brand new drive through at Hamilton […]

Home Grown at TACT Healthy Park

There’s nothing like fresh, home grown Blantyre Veg! Look at this delicious lot! Local reader Lynne Bell told us, “I’ve just bought some lovely fruit and vegetables from the TACT HALL Healthy park. Quality, fresh, food!” Please support this amazing community venture, as all the volunteers there work really hard growing a wide variety of […]

New Spar at High Blantyre

Here’s a wee sneak glimpse of the new SPAR coming this week to High Blantyre! The new SPAR convenience store will be located at the new High Blantyre Filling Station.  As shown , work is underway this week to stock the store ahead of an intended opening near this weekend. Friday is latest target. New […]

Announcing KFC Blantyre

Fastfood takeway giant, KFC is opening a brand new drive through in High Blantyre! With Starbucks now opting to open at Hamilton Retail Park, it means the coffee giant will no longer be building a drive through at the High Blantyre filling station site near Redburn Farm Inn. Instead, it has been confirmed that the […]

High Blantyre Petrol Station

We can now reveal to readers that the brand new High Blantyre Petrol Station will open this week! The petrol station, [pictured] will officially be ESSO BLANTYRE, is run by EG Group and the payment kiosk will be inside the new convenience shop nearby. As you can see it’s almost ready! Blantyre Telegraph Supporters over on […]

David Livingstone Birthplace from above

Reader, Darren Watson kindly shared this series of great photos he took by drone above the David Livingstone Birthplace! Located at the village, near the the River Clyde, Darren’s photos show the beautiful renovation thats being finalised at Shuttle Row, the birthplace of famous explorer, David Livingstone. The newly laid out grounds are shown to […]