Category: Notices

Houses at Dalton & Spittal

Drumsagard and Hallside looks set to take a step closer to Blantyre with the announcement that 190 new modern homes are planned for the Dalton/Spittal area. Planning applications have gone in proposing the new housing development which, if approved would be built just off the north of Hamilton Road on land between Blantyre and Drumsagard. […]

Experiencing Power Cuts?

Have you been experiencing Power cuts since New Year? An issue existed around the Park Lane area and postcodes G729AP, G729AR, with Scottish Power having to replace a faulty cable. It’s meant disruption to some properties as the fault got resolved. One resident told us, “How many power cuts can you have in 4 days?! […]

Happy New Year

Our final post of 2019, as we sign off to relax and spend time with family. To all 18,000 readers of Blantyre Telegraph, including those expats all over the world who follow this page, thanks for your continued support. Blantyre Telegraph has raised a fantastic amount in 2019 for local good causes and that’s down […]

Blantyre Care Hub Planning – Approved!

Plans for a Care Hub, technology enabled houses and centre of excellence in Blantyre have been approved. The decision of South Lanarkshire Council’s Planning Committee on Tuesday, 17 December, followed extensive public engagement in the local area. Following a formal tendering process, work is now scheduled to begin on the state-of-the-art facility on the former St […]

More Flooded Areas

Heavy showers continued today with flood alerts still in place for much of Central Scotland. As we’ve seen over the last couple of days, its left many roads and fields flooded, with rivers bursting their banks. The scene earlier today at the Blantyre Skatepark [pictured] looked more like a new pool! Although it should be […]

Breast Screening Appointments

An important post. You may have noticed that there’s a mobile breast screening unit in the Blantyre Asda car park? Blantyre Telegraph has recently learned that there’s an alarming amount of women missing their appointments. NHS staff confirmed that many women simply haven’t turned up. As well as a real risk to themselves, those missed […]

Road Closure Burst Water Main

An important one which may cause some commute disruption! The Blantyre Ferme Road has been closed off to traffic this afternoon due to a burst water main. Around 1.00pm today Tuesday 3 December 2019, Scottish Water closed off the road near the Golf Range. There is limited access to local businesses e.g golf range and […]