Category: Charity

Win a Holiday to Prague!

A ladies charity night is soon being held in the Village Bar for 3 charities, FAMS (family and friends affected by suicide and mark), SANDS (stillborn & neonatal death charity) & Breast Cancer Awareness. Whilst entry tickets for the evening are sold out, they’re currently ALSO selling raffle tickets at £5 per ticket with a […]

Ongoing Playpark Funding

We’re thrilled to announce that £802 has so far been raised in our ongoing campaign to raise funds towards a new Playpark for Blantyre! The sum has been generously raised by many Blantyre Telegraph readers who either donated directly using the fundraiser link, or who has bought one of our Blantyre Telegraph magazines in recent […]

Ann’s Farewell Donation

A local family has raised £380 in aid of the Beatson at the recent funeral of family member Ann Fleming. The sum was kindly raised by family and friends of Ann. Ann’s daughter Tracy Little told us, ” I Just wanted to say thank you to everyone who kindly donated to the Beatson Cancer charity […]

Blantyre’s New Play Park

With the museum renovation ongoing, you may be interested to know the David Livingstone Trust is also developing their grounds and Parkland, making it more accessible and interactive for our communities. An exciting plan is well underway for the design, fundraising and construction of an Imaginative Play Park, deserving of Blantyre’s children based on a […]

Calum’s Run for Mental Health

Calum Michael O’Hara is a Blantyre lad from Calderside Academy who is raising money for Mental Health Awareness. He’s doing a sponsored run around Strathclyde Park in March and is hoping to raise £250. The issue is one close to his heart and he’s already well on the way there having raised £174 already. Let’s […]

Our January Fundraising

Our fundraising totals for January 2020 are now announced here and have been allocated to local good causes.  January is always the quietest month for most traders and for us , it was no exception. Despite this, Blantyre Telegraph still raised £190.30 all towards various local good causes! Since 2015, our fundraising now reaches a new updated […]

Brave Shave raises £3,420!

Blantyre lady, Helen Thomson has raised a whopping £3,420 for Worldwide Cancer research after having her hair shaved off She organised an event at Blantyre Old Parish Church yesterday on Saturday 1st February 2020 as a fantastic fundraiser. Helen told us, “My husband supported me by getting a #1 haircut. What an amazing day!!! Such a massive amount […]

Helen’s Cancer Research Fundraiser

Local lady, Helen Thomson has committed to having her hair shaved off on Saturday 1st February 2020 to raise funds for Worldwide Cancer Research. Helen told us, “My husband is supporting me by getting a #1 haircut. I’m hosting this at Blantyre Old Parish Church at 2.00pm. I will also be having a raffle to […]