Category: Events

Shine Bright Scotland

There’s a wonderful idea brewing for this winter from ‘Shine Bright Scotland.” To lights up our windows this winter as a sign of solidarity and better things to come. Children in Scotland have missed out on so much in 2020 already; a lost summer, school trips, holidays, cuddling their friends, exams, lacklustre birthdays and of […]

Blantyre Christmas Event Cancelled

We hear tonight that Blantyre Community Committee have announced that the Blantyre Christmas Lights Switch on Event for 2020 has been cancelled. The Committee’s 9th Annual Blantyre Christmas Event was due to take place the last Sunday in November, but due to the current ongoing pandemic and restrictions on mass gatherings, and time needed to […]

The Calder Action Figures

There were some strange “goings on” down the Calder today, Tuesday 14 April amidst the Springtime sunshine! This was the scene at Barnhill and Milheugh. Dozens of action figures and superheroes seem to have infiltrated the woodland around Blantyre, in trees, on walls and fences and causing some puzzlement, even amusement to people out taking […]

Mantalk

Mantalk is a new group just for local males. Both on and offline in Blantyre, the purpose is for men to have somewhere to go and talk about how they’re feeling with others who are feeling similar to them. This can be about anything from depression, anxiety, grief to loneliness. As well as a facebook […]

PH Promotions – Pure ABBA Gold

Blantyre revellers once again enjoyed another successful night of entertainment on Saturday evening at the Miners Welfare. PH Promotions hosted a fab ABBA Gold night on Saturday 31st August 2019 entertaining a packed audience of local people. Peter Houghton of PH Promotions added, “I’d like to say thanks to all who attended. A special mention […]