The David Livingstone Trust has won a £2471 award to fund a new exhibition about the local area, thanks to a major thumbs-up from the local community. The award from The Coalfields Regeneration Trust was the result of a public vote which took place at Blantyre Leisure Centre. Blantyre is to be the home of […]
James Burns is taking part in a monumental challenge all in aid of local charity, Eilidh’s Rainbow. He’s climbing Mount Kilimanjaro! James told us, “On 13h September 2019, I’ll be heading to Tanzania to climb to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa at 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level and […]
Blantyre’s May Gardiner had battled cancer 6 times in recent years and sadly passed away on 24th April this year. She worked for many years in Calderside Academy and was a member of the support staff mainly in the ASN department. Calderside Academy have named new award after this remarkable lady. The May Gardiner award […]
Blantyre Soccer Academy have this week donated a whopping £5,000 to the Good Child Foundation in Thailand. Their very generous donation came from fundraising efforts at Blantyre Soccer Academy’s annual Reamonn Gormley Memorial Soccer Festival. Very well done to all the staff, coaches, players and their supportive families and friends!
The Haven was the very grateful charity of choice for a memorial event held recently at Strathclyde Bowling Club. The event was held in memory of Cathie Lennon, who was a member of Strathclyde Bowling Club and who also volunteered at The Haven for over ten years, by her son John and members of the […]
Terminal One is hosting a fabulous “Back to School” Event, tomorrow evening, Wednesday 7th August 2019 from 5pm until 8pm. We witnessed for ourselves last week, an amazing amount of new or nearly new uniforms, clothes, shoes and school equipment for local families kindly donated ahead of the new school term. All laid out in […]
Charitable efforts Remember ‘Blantyre Duchess’, Kara O’Brien from this years Summer Gala? Well, the local schoolgirl has decided to give something back, showing just what a kind hearted personality she has. Kara bravely decided to go “for the big chop”, getting a whopping 12 inches of her long hair cut off for charity. Her hair […]