Category: Business

Healthy Hounds New Shop

A brand new Pet Grooming shop is opening in Blantyre next week! Owner Vikkie Springett, who has had her “Healthy Hounds” dog daycare and training company for the last 7 years is now expanding with brand new premises and further pet services. Her fantastic business will now offer pet grooming from its own dedicated shop […]

The Wee Wool Shop

With a welcome return to traditional shopping, a new family business has opened on Main Street, High Blantyre today, Tuesday 30 April 2019. Blantyre welcomes the arrival of “The Wee Wool Shop“ Located in the former Co-Building at 317 Main Street, (not far from Prestfield Hall), The Wee Wool Shop are Stockists of Stylecraft wool, […]

Volunteer Drivers Required

Volunteer Drivers required for Blantyre Volunteers. The local group are urgently recruiting for new volunteer drivers, to support their Community Transport Organisation, which operates from the base in Blantyre and covers most of Lanarkshire. Blantyre Community Transport provides safe, accessible, cost-effective, flexible transport run by the community for the community showing what can be done […]

Miners Welfare Progress

A few people have recently asked for an update on the proposals to rebuild the Community Resource Centre at Blantyre Miners Welfare. If you recall, the resource centre burned down on 13th November 2017 (as pictured), displacing many organisations and clubs in what was a popular, well used building. We met up with senior staff […]

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 […]