Category: infrastucture

Douglas Street Roadworks

Some disruption should be expected at High Blantyre’s Douglas Street as roadworks get underway for the next 9 weeks. Safety and reducing queuing times are very much on the agenda with the creation of a dedicated left hand lane, as pictured. Work by MacClay Civil Engineering Ltd also includes the widening of the road and […]

It’s happened again!

Would you believe it! It’s happened again! We are shocked to learn of yet another instance of a vehicle entering the sliproad in the wrong direction at High Blantyre, the SIXTH time this has been reported to us in as many months. Around 1.30pm today Sunday 31 March 2019, another vehicle entered the sliproad a […]

Loch Lomond Fatality

A82 Collision An elderly woman has sadly died after a tragic head-on crash between a car she was travelling in and a minibus on the A82 at Loch Lomond. She was a passenger in a black Vauxhall Astra which was involved in a collision with a black Mercedes Vito, near Luss. A 73-year-old woman, who […]

Controversial Parking Plans

Moves are afoot to address parking concerns in Station Road, Blantyre, but the plans won’t be to everybody’s liking. Plans for introducing ‘pay to park’ zones were discussed by South Lanarkshire Council’s Roads Safety Forum on Tuesday 12 March. The scheme is called ‘Residents’ Parking Permit Zones (RPPZ), which is already in place in the […]

Water Problems

A watermain has burst at Stoneymeadow Road, High Blantyre affecting people throughout the area. Scottish Water have deployed a team to fix it, but it means many residents of Blantyre G72 postcodes and East Kilbride G74 postcodes will be experiencing lack or even no water at all this morning. They hope to get it fixed […]

M90 Shocking Vehicle Crash

Wrong Direction [WARNING – Contains Upsetting Footage] This is the shocking moment yesterday, Wednesday 20 March 2019, when a car travelling in the wrong direction caused a five-vehicle smash on the busy M90 Perthshire motorway. This serious crash saw one person rushed to hospital when a silver saloon car collided with four other vehicles, including […]