Category: Charity

Ariannah’s 10k Walk

A Blantyre girl is walking 10k today to raise money for charity. As part of a social distanced walk, seven year old Ariannah is walking 10k today, Sunday 10th May 2020 to raise money for West of Scotland Deaf Children’s Society, a charity close to the hearts of her family. WSDCS don’t receive any government […]

Talent-tastic!

The hottest talent competition, “Lanarkshire’s Got TikTok Talent” has got off to an incredible start!! Hot off the press, we can see that 1,028 video entires have already been uploaded with families and individuals, kids and adults alike showcasing their fun and unusual talents online. All in the hope of winning a four figure cash […]

It’s Competition Time!

How would YOUR child or children like to win a £50 munchy box filled with lots of weird and wonderful candy and chocolate from around the world?! If you live in Blantyre, it’s competition time today! This fantastic box of goodies is sure sure to put a massive smile onto somebody’s face this week. The […]

Coalfields Emergency Response Fund

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is responding to the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis by setting up a new short-term fund to support local communities. Organisations that are providing essential services within their communities are encouraged to apply for a grant of between  £100.00 – £1,000.00. Applications will be welcomed from voluntary and community organisations, registered charities […]

Easter Egg for Every Child!

Easter Weekend has been made a little brighter this year, thanks to an incredible campaign to provide an Easter Egg for EVERY Blantyre child! The idea came from Blantyre resident, Sharon McCafferty who last week set out to organise a chocolate easter egg for every single child in the town. A tall order and difficult […]

Well done Blantyre Asda

A huge thank you needs to be said to the staff at Blantyre’s Asda store. Asda have been very supportive helping several local, prominent appeals in recent weeks and helping out community groups whose normal activities have been disrupted. Just some of the kind things they’ve been doing are pictured and include providing help to […]

Blantyre Kids raise £350!

Let’s not forget about the day to day news and things happening away from the world of Covid19. A while back, a group of Blantyre kids decided to try to raise some money for Clyde 1 Cash for Kids. Millie McDade, Bonnie and James McCann and Kadie Lawson raised a whopping £350 by hosting a […]

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 […]