Category: Charity

Another Amazing Outlet!

We’re thrilled to announce another addition to our growing network of outlets, adding a fabulous TENTH local outlet in ‘Cut Above’ who are now selling our magazine! From today, Saturday 30th November 2019, Blantyre Telegraph’s monthly Magazine will be available from Cut Above, the salon on Glasgow Road. Priced at just £1.00 and packed with the […]

Sail Autism Looking for Volunteers

Sail autism are looking for volunteers for Wednesday nights to help with social groups aimed at young adults with autism. They are based in ARCH, Burnbank. If you are friendly, cheerful, positive, self driven and able to work independently or as part of a team then this role would be perfect for you. Successful applicants […]

Festive suggestions needed

We have a couple of messages today from several people wishing to donate clothing and toys to those more in need. They want to donate locally within Blantyre, so need your help with some suggestions where. Do you know of any local places who give to families that are in need of some clothes? One […]

Food for Scotland

Food For Scotland is a food relief charity offering free freshly cooked foods to anyone in need ❤️ The charity works with people on low income or people suffering from homelessness.  Cooked food is offered to students and young people as we believe showing the younger generation that there is a easy, healthy option out there for […]

Thanks to Blantyre ASDA

Local volunteer group, Blantyre Community Commitee were bowled over today by the generosity of Blantyre ASDA. The store kindly donated £200 towards the running costs of next weeks Blantyre festive event. Community champion, Mary Sutherland also arranged for many selection boxes for the group, which will be handed out by Santa to local children and […]

Project of the Year Award

South Lanarkshire charity LEAP the Lightburn Elderly Association Project has been named the Herald Society Awards 2019 Older People’s Project of the Year.  The announcement came at the Awards dinner on Wednesday, 6 November at the Doubletree by Hilton in Glasgow. Introducing the award, host Jennifer Reoch, the TV and radio presenter, said all the finalists had been […]

Crossbasket Thiller!

Crossbasket Castle in High Blantyre was the scene last Friday evening for a spooky Halloween fundraiser in aid of Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity. Everybody had an amazing evening in fancy dress and were even treated to a surprise ‘flash mob’ who suddenly started the Thriller dance! The charitable evening raised an incredible total of £5,600. […]