Category: Notices

Three New Playhuts

You may remember on 4th July 2019, Calderside Nursery was targeted by vandals who callously burned down the outdoor play equipment. As the community rallied, TWM Joiners heard the news and approached the Nursery offering a small replacement hut. Following the 3 little pigs theme, the company graciously built 3 different style garden playhuts. Don’t […]

Blantyre Care Hub Questionnaire

Following on from the public meeting on 8th July 2019, a community survey has now been launched about the proposed Blantyre Care Hub. We’ve been asked to post the questionnaire tonight by organisers Councillors Mo Razzaq and Bert Thomson. The survey is also in conjunction with St Joseph’s Church and Blantyre Miners Welfare. It aims […]

D-Day Commemoration

It’s 75 years to the day since D-Day, a significant WW2 event which started a turning point of the war. Today, we remember those who died and indeed all those soldiers and military personnel who fought bravely for our freedom during that battle. The Normandy landings on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 was the start of […]

Columba Club Bulldozed

Following the fire last Sunday, the devastated Columba Club ruin at Coatshill, was finally bulldozed to the ground today. Contractors came in with a JCB and collapsed the remaining walls. All that’s left is a pile of rubble. A sad sight, especially to the many families who fondly remember the times they had there. Bye […]

Park Entrance Work

South Lanarkshire maintenance crews were busy today working at the entrance to Kirkton Park at High Blantyre. The overgrown, old trees at the Broompark Entrance have been cut down today, back away from the stone wall, which was being damaged by branches. The stone pillars have been carefully taken down for later reconstruction. Work is […]

Vehicle Fire at Calder Street

Emergency services responded this morning when a car at Calderside Nursery Carpark caught fire. Shortly before 8am today, Wednesday 01 May 2019, the car was seen with smoke coming from it and calls were made for the fire service who promptly responded. The resulting smoke could be seen from as far away as the Village […]

Community Links Award

Community Links were proud to be one of nine organisations across Scotland recognised in an award ceremony for their work in support of Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-free Generation. They joined a range of organisations who were commended on the outstanding contributions they have been making to reduce the harm caused by tobacco in their […]

Happy Easter Everybody

Wishing all our readers a HAPPY EASTER! How wonderful to see the sun shining on holidays, for once. As kids charge around hunting and opening their Easter Eggs, thoughts for many turn to family daytrips, BBQs, beer and Prosecco. Working today? Hope you find a day off to relax soon. Have fun!