Category: Environment

Strikes Called Off

Kids aren’t going to be happy. The proposed strikes which were going to close schools next week have been called off. Industrial action by waste workers and school staff was planned for 3 days next week but Trade unions representing council workers across Scotland have now received a new pay offer, with Unions standing down […]

Bin Collections Resume

Following industrial action, bin collections will resume tomorrow. You should only present your bins for collection tomorrow, Friday and on Monday 5 September if that is the day they are due for collection. In the Cambuslang, Rutherglen and East Kilbride areas, please ONLY present the bins that are due for collection on these days – […]

Textile Recycling Bin

David Livingstone Primary School have this week installed a textile recycling bin at the Coatshill Avenue Car Park. You can place clothing and shoes in these bins to recycle them and help raise money for your local primary school. This one is similar to the bins at other Blantyre Primary Schools and this article just […]

Fab work Bonnie Blantyre!

Well done to local community group, “Bonnie Blantyre” on placing so many beautiful planters all along Glasgow Road. They look wonderful and really brighten the place up. A big pat on the back to everybody who planted these up, tended to them and then distributed them for the enjoyment of all. We can see how […]

Toxic Barrels Dumped

Well this is a new low! In the very week which Blantyre was to be judged on how beautiful it looks, somebody has dumped nearly a dozen barrels at the Industrial Housing Estate. The pictures were posted over on our Live Chat Group page earlier this evening and are being escalated here to the main […]

Beauty of David Livingstone Birthplace

When you think of the beautiful grounds at David Livingstone Birthplace, just off Station Road, Blantyre its hard not to notice the considerable improvements which have been made this summer. From the nicely renovated working fountain and renovated lion statue, to the stunning new planting around the statue and buildings, its easy to miss all […]