Category: Coronavirus

European Covid Hotspots

According to the World Health Organisation, residents here in Lanarkshire now live in THE most covid infected area in Europe, where shockingly, 1125 people in every 100,000 have coronavirus. Case levels in Scotland are 80% higher now than they were last week, and five times higher than they were four weeks ago. The number of […]

Hurricane Ida

Thinking of everybody in the Southern USA and Gulf of Mexico, as the massive Cat 4 storm Ida is now approaching an extremely serious Cat 5 with sustained winds of 240kmh/150mph. This is much stronger than weather forecasts had warned and comes with danger to life. Ida is expected to hit landfall soon. There is […]

Car Accident on Station Road

A Mercedes car ended up on its roof after being involved in a vehicle accident on Station Road today.Just after 3.00pm today, Tuesday 17th August 2021, the moving vehicle hit a stationary vehicle not far from the junction of Glagsow Road. The female driver apparently being blinded by the sun. The impact had enough force […]

Orla Smiling Again

There’s one story this week which touched us, prompting a need to help. Blantyre lassie, Orla McGregor was upset last Monday 9th August to find callous thieves had stolen her plant, plant pot and solar lights. Orla had been tending to the plants, carefully looking after them herself and had beautified the area with some […]

Remembering Jamie Waugh (29)

The funeral details of High Blantyre man, Jamie Waugh (29) have been released. The service will be held on Saturday 14th August 2021 at at South Lanarkshire Crematorium on Sydes Brae. A family member told us, “If anybody would like to pay their respects and give Jamie the send off he deserves, they are welcome […]