Category: Environment

Calder Cleanup

High Blantyre Pupils Day out! Well done to the 39 pupils of High Blantyre Primary who today Friday 15 February 2019 joined forces with environmental groups “Bonnie Blantyre” and “Friends of the Calder” to clean up the calder woodland.  As you can see, the clean up event was a great success and they had a […]

Power lines laid

If you were commuting out of Blantyre heading towards Halfway today Monday 11 February 2019, you may have seen something unusual overhead. Additional power cables were being strung out earlier today by some (brave) electrical workers, sending out “bogeys” underneath the wires! Working at height, between pylons, (presumably with power off!), it certainly was an […]

Ash Park Concerns

You may have noticed the red ash park at Stonefield Public Park is in a bit of a mess. A concerned resident today enquired to the council after noticing the amount of potholes, wheel ruts and general untidiness of the area. A spokesperson for the council replied stating that the red ash park is not […]

Win £50 Voucher – Last Chance

Last Chance – closes at midnight! Fancy winning a £50 shopping voucher? Here’s your last chance as it closes tonight at midnight! One lucky winner who fills out this Blantyre survey will win £50 voucher. It’s quick and easy and can be done online from the comfort of your own home! Here’s the link: Click […]

Tyres Dumped at Redlees

What a mess! A massive load of tyres have been dumped at Redlees Park, Blantyre. The unsightly scene completely destroys the scenic beauty of this popular area with the tyres dumped in difficult to reach places, like deep within hedges. These lowlifes need caught. It’s happening far too often! This latest spate of illegal fly […]

Unsafe Cemetery Gravestones

Following the death of a young boy in Glasgow in 2017, there is a National initiative underway to determine which gravestones are unsafe in all cemeteries in Scotland. South Lanarkshire are well progressed in their large task of visiting each cemetery and assessing the safety of the existing gravestone. If you have family buried in […]