Category: Notices

Temporary Closure Next Month

Due to forthcoming major surgery, Blantyre Telegraph is taking the unprecedented steps of temporarily closing our main news page and website on Friday 18th February 2022 until “sometime in early March”. It’s the first time we’ve closed in over 10 years, but please be assured it’s only temporary. This provides a month advance warning that […]

Temporary Closure for Few Days

Just a wee heads up to all readers. Blantyre Telegraph will tomorrow take the unusual, unprecedented step of temporarily closing for a few days this week. As some may know, this page is run by one person and I’m unfortunately going into hospital for a heart operation tomorrow (Tuesday). It’s been a long time coming. […]

Schoolgirl was murdered

A murder hunt has been launched this evening after police confirmed that the death of missing Hamilton school girl Amber Gibson is being treated as suspicious. The news has sent shockwaves through the community as police step up their investigations into how the 16 year old died. The body of Amber Gibson was found on […]

Breaking: Scottish Child Payment to Double

It has just been announced that the Scottish Child Payment will be doubled in the upcoming Budget, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. The news released this afternoon by the Scottish Government has been welcomed by campaigners, who called it a step “toward a Scotland where no child has to suffer the injustice of poverty, adding is […]

Extinction Rebellion March

Extinction Rebellion Protestors are nearing the end of their 8 week March from the south of England up to Glasgow ahead of the COP26 and they are set to pass through Blantyre. Around 30 climate activists set off from London on 8th September on a march up to Glasgow, passing through Lockerbie, Johnstonebridge, Moffat, Abington, […]