Category: Coronavirus

Remembrance Sunday

Two outdoor remembrance services take place in Blantyre today at 3.00pm at the War Memorials at Auchentibber and High Blantyre Cemetery, just off Cemetery Road. As in previous years, Blantyre Telegraph has arranged for wreaths to be placed at both locations today on behalf of the whole community, including a consideration from International readers who […]

Remembrance Banners

Our remembrance banners have started going up this week around Blantyre. Several identical quality banners were bought used our Simm Endeavour Funding to decorate parts of Blantyre during this reflective week. The various banners, to remember fallen soldiers are sustainable for reuse each year, meaning we can use them again and again in coming years […]

Thank you Jimmy

Attention turns to this month’s good causes. Our Supporters Group have been hearing about how this month’s donations are going to local good causes in the community, copied across here for extended awareness. We’ve donated a £50 Carrigans Voucher as a thank you to local man, Jimmy Small who recently cleaned up the Dalbeth Miners […]

Calderglen Family Fun Day

Calderglen’s flagship event, the annual Family Fun Day is tomorrow, Sunday 6th August. A fantastic Summer day out for everyone as the school holidays soon draw to a close. Come along to Calderglen Country Park, East Kilbride for a fantastic Family Fun Day! Spend a day at the park where there will be live music […]

Mental Health Awareness

LAMH is a local mental health charity, striving to create communities who value mental health, and everyone it effects. This week, the charity were at David Livingstone Birthplace and invited along Police Scotland’s Preventions Officer, PC McCrone, to host a suicide awareness stall at the Museum’s conference space. If you’re ever at the Centre, please […]

International Workers Memorial Day

Respects were been paid on 28th April for those who lost their lives at work. International Workers Memorial Day is commemorated each year by trade unions across the world. It remembers those who have lost their lives at work, as well as those who have suffered injury, illness or disease through their employment. A special […]

Three Years since Lockdown

As we write this at 8pm, 23rd March, it’s exactly THREE YEARS since former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the first lockdown for the UK. Britain’s residents were asked to stay at home and in the intervening months , sadly many people passed away. We pause tonight for a minute to reflect on all […]