Category: Charity

Lovely Blanket Donation

This is a huge shoutout to the anonymous woman who knitted a blanket for a homeless charity. This home made blanket will go directly to a homeless person. The unknown woman took the time to knit these ‘granny squares’ during lockdown and handed them all into Ann Strachan’s “Wee wool shop” at High Blantyre.  The […]

Pauline’s chop and change

We all like a wee change every now and again and so when Pauline Buckley went for her lockdown haircut, she decided to go one step further! Pauline dropped into Cut Above where Katrina gave her a new hairstyle…and then some. Pauline had 20 inches cut from her hair, and a colour added giving her […]

Fundraising for British Heart Foundation

MSP Monica Lennon and her family are fundraising for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) in memory of her cousin, Michael Thomson who died last year. Michael was just 26 years old and lived in Wheatland Avenue, Blantyre his whole life. He died in his sleep from sudden adult death syndrome on 13 August 2019. His […]

Tik Tok Total is in!

The big summer fundraiser is over! Incredibly, the final total for Lanarkshire’s Got TikTok Talent is a whopping…..£5,437!! We’ve been delighted to be involved with this fundraiser. From being asked to judge, to putting up the holiday for raffle, to seeing the incredible array of thousands of talented people all over Lanarkshire! It’s been a […]

Successful Running Challenge

Taylor McMahon (12) and his friend Bradley Welsh (13) are both young boxers from O’Neil’s boxing club in Cambuslang and have found a unique way to continue manage training. The lads train via zoom video app with their coach and have continued running during COVID to keep up their training and fitness. Taylor’s mum Danielle […]

Playpark Fundraiser Update

Just a little update on one of our open fundraisers. Back in February, we launched an appeal to try to raise £3,000 to put towards one particular piece of play equipment in the planned new playpark for the Livingstone Birthplace. The fundraiser Just Giving page has been open since then and has so far raised […]