Category: Business

Aldi giving Staff Boxing Day Holiday

Aldi, the retail supermarket have confirmed they’ll be giving all their staff Boxing Day off as a holiday. Kelly Stokes, recruitment director at Aldi UK, said: “It’s never been more important to us to make affordable high-quality food accessible to all, especially at Christmas.” “Our colleagues play such a vital role in keeping our shelves […]

Rowlands Pharmacy , Blantyre

Numark Pharmacy has hosted a Community Open Day, as it takes over the pharmacy on Glasgow Road which will now be known as Rowlands Pharmacy Blantyre.  The event, which served as a celebration of, and recommitment to, serving the local community, saw representative of charity the Haven Paul Hayward cut the all-important blue ribbon to welcome in the new era.     […]

Volunteer Drivers Wanted

Blantyre Volunteer Ltd are urgently recruiting for new volunteer drivers, to support their Community Transport Organisation which operates from a base in Blantyre and covers most of Lanarkshire. The organisation told Blantyre Telegraph, “We provide transport to a wide range of community groups and organisations including those working with the disabled, elderly, young people and […]

Billy’s Cafe Relocating

Billy’s Cafe/ Bistro are in the process of relocating into the street facing Agnew’s Sandwich Shop next door to Agnews Family Shopper. Business owner David Agnew told Blantyre Telegraph, “We are revamping the store to bring you a brand new ice cream parlour where the cafe was and a new Beer Cave at the front […]

Order Remembrance Wreaths

If you still need to order a Remembrance wreath, there’s time yet to do so. We’d highly recommend local Blantyre business “Dreams to Themes”, where each year on behalf of all the local community, we pick up 2, as we are doing again this year. Remembrance Sunday is next weekend, so there’s time to order […]

Over 60’s Eat for £1

ASDA has an absolutely fantastic deal if you’re over 60. Come along to the ASDA Kitchen Cafe and for just £1.00, you’ll be treated to soup, roll, tea or americano coffee! Including refills included on drinks, or upgrade for only 55p for a Latte or Cappuccino. Over the festive season, Emergency first responders in uniform […]

Grade A Sandwich Shop Re-Opening!

Grade A Sandwich Shop, Blantyre has announced it will re-open after all!  The sandwich shop at 80 Calder Street across from Calderside Academy has an announcement on their Facebook page confirming they will re-open this coming week. Previous owners told Blantyre Telegraph, “Martin and the rest of the family would love to wish everyone at […]