Category: Business

Happy Season Re-Opening

Happy Season Chinese Takeaway is reopening! The popular takeaway on Stonefield Road, Blantyre has been closed for several week since the beginning of the new lockdown. The business has posted an update for customers advising they will reopen a week today. They wrote, “Hello everyone, it’s been a while since I last saw you. I […]

High Blantyre Petrol Station

Work has started at High Blantyre’s New Petrol Station development. Contractors have now moved into the vacant site beside Redburn Farm, at High Blantyre, commencing the site clearance in advance of construction activities. Planning permission was granted to Euro Garages in July 2020 for the creation of a brand new petrol station with associated retail […]

Insurance Decision Granted

Tens of thousands of small businesses are set to receive insurance payouts covering their 2020 losses from the first national lockdown. The Supreme Court ruling has found largely in favour of small firms receiving payments from business interruption insurance policies. Many businesses with Insurance cover were astonished last year to find that their insurance would […]

Last Orders for Old Original?

“Last orders” may fast be approaching for the Old Original Bar as a proposed change of use is revealed. The well known Blantyre Pub, built in 1903 by spirit merchant Robert Craig has submitted planning to change its use from a public house to Class 1 retail, providing some much needed shop space on Glasgow […]

Reverse Vending Machine

Lidl in Blantyre is preparing to install Reverse Vending Machines for customers, to further goals in protecting the environment. The Bottle Deposit Scheme is expected to commence in 2021 with customers able to dispense up to 60 containers per minute.The idea is simple and will assist recycling. A printed voucher will be dispensed when containers […]

Lottery Available at Aspire

The owners of Aspire Convenience Store on Station Road at the Village, Blantyre would like to let local people know, they now have a lottery and scratchcard terminal installed. Aspire was recently renovated and grow from strength to strength. They’ve recently gained an active pay point and were granted a drinks licence, soon to sell […]