Category: Charity

Bardykes Rovers 2016’s

The great thing about this time of year are the many tremendous stories of kindness and volunteering taking place all over Blantyre. Like this next story. Local football team Bardykes Rovers 2016s raised £808 in such a short space of time enabling 129 bags of essential shopping which was delivered last week to Hamilton food […]

Blantyre Celtic YFC Donation

Well done to the kids of Blantyre Celtic YFC who managed to collect so much food for the Blantyre and Hamilton Foodbank!  A huge amount of food was dropped off last week. The kids collected over 150kg!! Local kids doing their bit! The guys from the food bank were incredibly grateful. Well done to everybody […]

Maggie Winter Fundraising

The people of Lanarkshire have once again ‘stepped-up a gear’ despite tough times, to raise over £72,000 in the months from September to November, for cancer support centre, Maggie’s Lanarkshire. Locals took up various challenges in a bid to match-fund the £50,000 Tunnock’s Caramel Wafer Challenge that philanthropist and well known biscuiteer, Sir Boyd Tunnock […]

Haven Charity Raffle

The Haven to promote our Festive Hamper Raffle which will help raise funds to support our services? Following last year’s success, we are delighted to once again present The Haven’s wintry, wonderful, ‘𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗛𝗮𝗺𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝗥𝗮𝗳𝗳𝗹𝗲’! The Haven have been delivering emotional, practical and bereavement support to individuals, carers, families and friends in Lanarkshire for over […]

Derek’s Movember Fundraiser

Blantyre man Derek Whiteford is taking part in a charity event throughout November for Movember. The challenge he’s accepted is to run 400 miles inside the 30 days of November. On average, this equates to 13.3 miles per day but some days are longer or shorter than others. Derek told Blantyre Telegraph, “In the 1st […]

Blantyre Toy Drive 2022

The Annual ‘Blantyre Toy Drive’ is back! From tonight until mid December 2022, we’re raising funds to buy new Christmas toys which will be donated this festive season to Blantyre children.  Once again, in conjunction with Glen Travel, Blantyre Telegraph hopes to buy many hundreds of toys and have Santa once again give them out for […]

Well done Bailey McManus

Blantyre lassie, Bailey McManus is on track to raise a phenomenal amount for the Little Princess Trust. The kind hearted 10 year old from Westcraigs, High Blantyre has been growing her hair for a long, long time but decided recently she wanted to cut it to help raise funds for a very worthwhile charity. Little […]