Category: Events

Fun Day Success!

High Blantyre Community Hall was the venue for a fabulous fun day yesterday, Saturday 17th August 2019. Organised by Hyper Cyber, the free event was open to hundreds of people and included indoor and outdoor activities and stalls. Children were thrilled to take part in rock climbing, see live owls and the inflatables and games […]

Care Hub: Next Public Event

A further drop in event has been organised in Blantyre to discuss the new Care Hub proposals. South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership (SLHSCP) is holding another drop in session focusing on significant plans to modernise care. Information will also be offered – and views listened to – on proposals for a brand new health […]

Crossbasket Fair Delights

Hundreds of people were thrilled this afternoon to attend the family day out at the annual Crossbasket Castle Fair in High Blantyre. Held from midday until 4pm today, Sunday 21 July 2019, the approach roads were busy with over 150 parked cars lining the driveway and at Greenhall. Hundreds of people enjoyed the varied market […]

Compassionate Moment

As the weekend draws to a close, we can’t help but think of the families and businesses affected by yesterday’s fire on Main Street, High Blantyre. We hope sincerely insurance claims are settled fast permitting rebuilding as soon as possible. There was however, one little worthwhile moment in that drama that we’d like to share. […]

80’s Party Success

473 people flocked to McAnulty (Stonefield) Public Park on Friday there for the annual “80’s Party in the Park”. An amazing success, behaviour was exemplary and a fantastic time was had by all. This was an important night for Blantyre Community Committee, their largest fundraiser of the year. A fun evening which was ticketed to […]

Burnbank Flats Fire

A serious fire engulfed flats in Burnbank earlier today Monday 17 June 2019. As alert was raised, smoke was seen billowing out windows which quickly spread to other parts of the building. As flames grew in one part of the building, council workers managed to get ladders and bravely rescued trapped residents, safely getting them […]

Congregational Fete Success

A successful morning earlier today Saturday 01 June 2019 at the Congregational Church Hall. The church on Craig Street hosted their annual Summer fete. A packed out hall of visitors set out to fundraise and have some fun. Well done to all the organisers. We look forward to hearing what the final totals were in […]