Category: Charity

Donation for Kilbryde Hospice

Well done to Annmarie Houghton who raised £262.00 by organising a collection at the PH Promotions ABBA Gold night at the weekend there. The collection was in aid of Kilbryde Hospice who picked up a cheque today. Peter Houghton has asked us to pass on thanks to all the kind people who donated.

MacMillan Total Now in!

The grand total is now from the recent Westcraigs Macmillan fundraiser held last Saturday. With the addition of a further cake sale today at Fleet Services at South Lanarkshire Council, between the cash donated and the just giving page……the total is now a whopping £1,748.09!!!! Co-organiser Helen Thomson told us, “This is absolutely tremendous and […]

350 Miles for Kerry

A man from Grimsby and his family and friends (including lads from Blantyre and Hamilton) are undertaking a mammoth bike ride to honour the memory of his late partner who died from Crohn’s disease.  Lee Edwards, from Grimsby, is set to cycle 350 miles, along with 11 riders, for Crohn’s & Colitis UK – a charity which […]

The Naked Feedback Charity Run

To commemorate the release of local bank “The Naked Feedback” new single ‘Boys Can Cry’, the lads have teamed with mental health charity ‘Tiny Changes’ and are planning on running a mini marathon with a twist.  They’re asking people to learn about Tiny Changes’ story and donate to the charity through their Just Giving page […]

West Craigs at Heart Group – Thank you

The West Craigs at Heart Group is fundraising to raise money to install defibrillators within the estate. This is as a result of some of their amazing family and friends sadly losing their lives to Cardiac Arrest. Defibrillators have been posted in various parts of Blantyre already and now it’s the turn of Westcraigs, the […]

Westcraigs MacMillan Fundraiser

Local women Louise Stirling and Helen Thomson are fundraising for MacMillan Cancer Support. Tomorrow, Saturday 18 September at 1.30pm they are hosting a Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Afternoon at 20 Alford Avenue, West Craigs, Blantyre. There will be loads of home baking, handmade celebration cards by Jean Hawke for sale with all proceeds going to […]

Spencer Charity Evening

Paul Spencer and his family wanted to host a charitable evening as a means of appreciation to the hospital staff who cared for dad, Brian Spencer who sadly passed away from Covid in February this year. A charity evening has now been arranged to say thanks to the staff at Hairmyres ICU and the event […]