Category: Coronavirus

Remembering Frank Larkins

It’s with sadness, we heard of the passing of local man Frank Larkins who slipped away on Wednesday 21st July 2021. He was 90 years old. His family wanted to let people know. His granddaughter Claire added, “My grandad was a well known man in the Blantyre community.” Our sincere sympathies go out to his […]

TACT Healthy Park Donation

A wee message this morning on behalf of Mary Cowan at Tact Hall, Coatshill, Blantyre. TACT Healthy Park would sincerely like to thank Neil and Danny of D&J Rodger Butchers for their kind donation to the Tact Healthy Park of £350. Mary added, “This is very much appreciated and will be put to good use.”

Scotland Moves to Level Zero

A big change for Scotland today, Monday 19th July as we all move to Level Zero. Whilst England lifts restrictions more widely, Scotland has taken a more cautious approach with the wearing of facemasks on public transport still mandatory and continuing with working from home for now. However, a big change today, which will be […]

Erin Wins the Simm Endeavour Award

Meet 11 year old Blantyre girl., Erin Berry! As the picture shows, Erin has every reason to be delighted and as proud as punch, for she recently won the Simm Endeavour Award at Auchinraith Primary School. Erin was presented with this very special award at the leavers ceremony and has worked extremely hard in this […]

Lost Your Keys?

A set of keys was found today, Saturday 17th July 2021 at the David Livingstone Birthplace Grounds, at the Village, Blantyre. Are they yours? The distinctive set of keys is safe and was handed into Livingstone’s Cafe for safe keeping meantime.

Breaking: Balearic Islands on Amber

All change again for holidaymakers! Ibiza, Majorca and Menorca have this evening been removed from the Scottish Travel ‘green list’ and put back on to the amber list. This follows England doing the same thing earlier today. It means travellers and holidaymakers currently abroad will have to self-isolate if coming into Scotland from Monday due […]