Category: Charity

BSA Fundraiser at ASDA Blantyre

Well done to Blantyre Soccer Academy 2013’s on their successful fundraiser. Invited along kindly by ASDA Blantyre, the kids were in the store this morning and absolutely overwhelmed to raise a staggering £562.32 in only 2 hours, all of course thanks to the incredible generosity of the Blantyre people. BSA added, “The boys are absolutely […]

Memory walk for Alzheimers

Local lassie, Gayle Gallacher is taking part in a sponsored walk for her mum who has Alzheimer’s. Gayle has put out a plea adding, “Every penny helps, so any amount anyone can spare during a cost of living crisis is greatly appreciated. The walk I have planned is approx. 10 miles. I’ll post my route […]

Donation for Liber8

An amazing achievement by Lesley-Anne & the team at EK Harvester. They raised £500+ for Liber8, a Blantyre based organisation who provide a range of services for people with mental health issues. A Liber8 spokesperson added, “This money will go a long way to help this work. All our thanks & well done!”

Doon Inn Donation

Here’s something nice which certainly needs to be recognised within the community. As you’ll be aware the Doon Inn on Broompark recently changed hands. However, before the Doon Inn closed, the owners donated the last day of takings to St Andrews Hospice. We have learned that £2,500 was donated by the Doon Inn to the […]

Tribute to much loved Blantyre Man

Family and friends of a Blantyre man who died after a heart attack whilst playing golf have been praised by the nation’s heart charity for their incredible fundraising efforts in his memory. Gordon Smith was just 48 when he collapsed at Drumpellier Golf Club in November 2006. The following year, his family organised a golf […]

Senga’s Bungee Fundraiser

Local woman Senga Arbuckle was part of a 3 person fundraiser team bravely doing a bungee jump to raise money for the Avonbridge Care Home Residents Comfort fund. The money raised is going to treats, entertainment and days which of course all the residents really do deserve. Senga, who is from Blantyre now has her […]