Category: Coronavirus

Please for PPE Equipment

An important plea received tonight: “I’m not looking for a thank you or a your doing a great job. I have been nursing for 14yrs, and I’m about to enter probably the most difficult time in my nursing career. Myself and colleagues at Kilbryde Hospice are about to provide end of life care for Covid-19 […]

Care Home Requisitioned

The redundant care home building at the corner of Main Street and Auchinraith Road, High Blantyre is to be used for temporary beds for the NHS. Kirkton Care Home is currently unused and requisitioned by NHS Lanarkshire, it will be re-opened together with McWhirter House in Larkhall in response to the coronavirus crisis.

Parking at Strathclyde Park

Parking facilities at Strathclyde Park were closed at 7am yesterday (March 24) The move has been taken in line with Government guidelines to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. However, it has been stressed that the park itself remains open to both walkers and cyclists – who must respect guidelines on social distancing and must […]

Day 2 of 21: BOCS Group

Community Led Support for Blantyre – Worth bookmarking if you haven’t already. There’s so much support available on this group on all aspects on how Coronavirus has impacted our lives during this crisis. From working from home, keeping people occupied, wellbeing, opening hours of local shops, links to medical, government and local authority websites, breaking […]

Waste Collection

South Lanarkshires current advice about Waste Collection Services. Waste and recycling Suspended services To make sure we are able to continue to provide our household waste collection service during this demanding period, we have the taken the difficult decision to suspend a number of our ‘on request’ services until further notice. The services affected are […]

Networks send out Mass Text

The government, via all UK mobile phone networks are texting their customers with their official link to the ‘stay at home’ advice announced last night by the Prime Minister. A single text message will arrive to your mobile phone over the next day or two and will look exactly like this. Some people may have […]