Category: Crime

Four Charged with Attempted Murder

Following an incident at Hamilton Train Station last Saturday, Police have now charged four people. A man was stabbed around 9.20pm on Saturday 13th March after alighting from the train. An altercation then followed, resulting in him being stabbed. He suffered serious injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital by paramedics for treatment. British […]

Attempted Murder, Hamilton

A man is currently in hospital in a serious condition after a stabbing incident at Hamilton Central Station. We can now provide more details on this incident, from official sources. Police have confirmed they have launched at attempted murder investigation after the stabbing of a male at the station last night. A man was stabbed […]

Glenfiddich Whisky Robbery

A Glasgow robbery ended recently in Blantyre with an empty trailer and over £200,000 worth of missing whisky. A red articulated trailer with white writing on the sides was stolen from Clydesmill Industrial Estate, Carmyle, at 9.15pm on Friday 11th December 2020. It contained 2,400 cases of Glenfiddich 12 year single malt Scotch whisky valued […]

Break in at Church

There’s probably no more despicable crime than breaking into a church with intent to steal or vandalise, but unfortunately that happened in Blantyre last night. During the early hours of Saturday 28th November 2020, intruders at Broompark Road broke into St John Ogilvie Church and caused damage. Though there was nothing of value to take, […]

Car Fire at Valerio Court

A Vehicle was deliberately set on fire in last night, Tuesday 24 November 2020. At around 11.25pm, the vehicle was set alight in Valerio Court just off Stonefield Road. Police are treating the fire as suspicious and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances. Detective Constable Christine McLanachan, from Cambuslang CID, said: “Thankfully nobody […]

Graffiti Clean Up Sorted

Remember that disgusting mess somebody spray painted on to the old Kirkyard wall early this morning? Well, it’s been cleaned off now. All sorted. As darkness fell this evening, a group of very kind volunteers from Blantyre Old Parish Church sprang into action, cleaning off the vile graffiti from the old cemetery wall. Their names? […]

Disgusting Vandalism

How about this for brainless, disgusting vandalism? It’s one thing people having their own opinion on the pandemic, but a special kind of moronic selfishness to push it on to others by vandalising a stone wall on one of our most ancient areas of Blantyre. This vile and low piece of criminal vandalism has appeared […]

Bins stolen from Rosebank Avenue

Residents of Rosebank Avenue, Blantyre have been left upset this weekend after discovering somebody is stealing their wheelie bins. In the last 24 hours or so, three wheelie bins have gone missing from this street with angry and puzzled residents facing replacement bills. An alert goes out in the Village area, to look out for […]