Category: Notices

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 […]

Rail Disruption

We’re hearing reports of intermittent train service this afternoon between Glasgow and Mothwell, affecting Blantyre due to service inspections on the line. Please check Scotrail’s website for service status before travelling. https://www.scotrail.co.uk

Christmas Trees go up

South Lanarkshire Council are putting Blantyre’s Christmas Trees up today. Contractors at both High Blantyre and Low Blantyre are getting ready for the switch on on Sunday. Blantyre is the only town in South Lanarkshire to have TWO official trees and TWO sets of Christmas Lights. Its a subject we receive many messages about at […]