Category: Business

Chapter Begins for Story

The ribbon has been cut officially opening the new premises of Story Contracting in Blantyre, Lanarkshire. The formal opening of the company’s new renovated Scottish head office was attended by clients and suppliers. The building, just off the EK Expressway next to Ireland Alloys, includes training rooms, open-plan working areas and a 1,000sqm workshop facility […]

Blantyre Pool Closure

Code Brown! Blantyre Leisure Centre swimming pool has had to be closed today, Friday 17 January 2020, due to an ‘accidental contamination’. Unfortunately the pool is unlikely to open again until 6.30am on Tuesday 21 January in line with procedures for such instances. South Lanarkshire Council apologise for any inconvenience during the closure.

New Deli for Low Blantyre

A brand new Deli has opened up in Forrest Street, Low Blantyre. “Deli-Licious” opened this week in the premises directly across from Blantyre Vics. Selling hot and cold food, including all day breakfasts, pannins, baked potatoes, burgers and filled rolls, its great to see a place to eat opening back up again on this street. […]

David Livingstone Birthplace Secures new grant

The David Livingstone Birthplace has secured a new grant of £39k from Museums Galleries Scotland for a project which will develop working partnerships and networks between the David Livingstone Birthplace and museums and organisations which hold collections relating to Livingstone in the African countries he explored. The David Livingstone Birthplace, home to the history of Scotland’s famous explorer, […]

Village Store Re-opens

The Village Store re-opened just before Christmas. The convenience shop had been closed for some time during 2019. The opening of this shop is welcome news for local residents. One gentleman messaged us, “I’ve been in and the boys in there are lovely. It’s a god send being open again as I’m disabled and was […]

Columba Club Site Plans

Planning proposals have been submitted for the former Columba Club site in Coatshill, Blantyre. The intention is for private developers to erect 15 flats (3 storey block), 9 dwelling houses (semi detached and terraced) and for the work to include the formation of access road, associated parking and landscaping. Planning application P/19/1856 has been submitted […]

Hamilton Salon scoops Award

A Blantyre worker at a Hamilton Salon was amongst delighted staff celebrating after picking up an award. Lesley Vernal (18) who lives in Blantyre has been a self taught artist at ‘Flawless Makeup Studio’ in Hamilton for the last 2 years. Along with her employer (pictured) and co worker Lynsey Beggs, the ladies attended the […]