Category: Notices

Temporary Closure

It’s time! Just letting everybody know that another big medical operation is upon me and I’m going into hospital. As such, as admin, I’m temporarily closing Blantyre Telegraph from tomorrow Thursday 23rd February until March. I hope to be out of hospital in a few days time all being well and will need some downtime […]

House Fire Claims One Life

Sadly, it is now known that a man died in Saturday’s house fire at Iona Path, Blantyre. Official statements by emergency services have confirmed the 44 year old man passed away because of the blaze. Three fire crews and an ambulance attended the scene promptly and firefighters recovered one person from the ground floor of […]

Hallside Housing Approved

New housing developments edge a little closer to Blantyre as Dawn Homes are about to commence construction at nearby Hallside, near Halfway. Tree clearance work will commence this Thursday 9th February 2023, with planning approval in place. The residential development will be located next to Manse Brae, directly opposite the Dalton Road / Flemington junction.

Hello February

January seemed to go on and on and on, but finally, February is now here! It means the pace quickens as nights get lighter, now becoming lighter by around 20 minutes every week. It may not be too long before thoughts turn to the garden again. However, the wind and bitter cold temperatures out there […]

Blantyre Toy Drive needs you!

We need YOUR help! With a cost of living crisis on, the annual ‘Blantyre Toy Drive’ is struggling a little this year…and time is ticking! Santa is coming to Glen Travel, Blantyre next Saturday 17th December to hand out FREE toy gifts to local children. However, despite a few generous people donating so far, the […]

New Bank Holiday Announced

An additional bank holiday to mark the coronation of King Charles III has been proclaimed by the Government. The bank holiday will take place across the UK on Monday, May 8 following the coronation at Westminster Abbey two days before on Saturday, May 6, said Downing Street. It will be an opportunity for families and […]