Category: Crime

Moorfield Avenue Breakins

The light nights have likely assisted a marked decrease in the frequency of breakins being highlighted to us. However, there was a disappointing return to breakins and theft last night when several cars were targeted in Moorfield Avenue, (just off Burnbrae Road), High Blantyre. Sometime overnight Monday 27th going into the early hours of Tuesday […]

Play Equipment Smashed

A Blantyre grandmother was dismayed today, Friday 24 May 2019 when she arrived at Stonefield Public Park to see the public play equipment smashed. The lady had taken her little grandson to the park at Low Blantyre, directly across from ASDA. The wee boy couldn’t even enjoy the slide as vandals had smashed in the […]

Bridge Incident was hoax call

We’ve now obtained further information in relation to last night’s police attendance at Bothwell Bridge. Police have now confirmed that the incident, which involved so many emergency services was the result of a “malicious hoax call”. Emergency services had received an anonymous call which claimed a person fell over the bridge at Bothwell, into the River […]

Vehicle Break Ins

A new street with many people living there, having moved to Blantyre for the first time. How disappointing it was for residents in Wildcherry Court, near St Blane’s to find cars broken into. The street appears to have been targeted last night, in the early hours of the morning of Sunday 05 May 2019. One […]

Cars Damaged Victoria Street

Residents in Victoria Street have shared their anger this afternoon after discovering deliberate vandalism of hundreds of pounds, to their parked vehicles. Wingmirrors have been damaged beyond repair, (on the pavement side so could not have been other vehicles). The vandalism happened today Saturday 04 May 2019, sometime between 3.00pm and 4.50pm. One resident told […]

Greenhall Village Handles Tried

A first for us in having to report crime at the new Greenhall Village, High Blantyre. Residents in Shott Drive, Greenhall Village woke up today to a disturbing scene. Several of their door handles in the new Avant Homes estate in High Blantyre had been tampered with, in what is perceived to be attempted break-ins. […]