Category: infrastucture

Decorations finally down

Yes, you read that RIGHT! One poor little robin Christmas Decoration was missed out by the council in Main Street, High Blantyre, directly across from the post office, when the street light decorations were taken down in January this year. The lonesome un-illuminated robin was left accidentally on the lamppost, for a full SIX MONTHS….. […]

Fatality on Glasgow Road

Glasgow Road was closed off to traffic very early this morning, as police were out marking the road and undertaking an investigation. Sadly, we have learned that a man has died after being struck by a car in at this location early last night. The 59-year-old was crossing Glasgow Road in Blantyre at about 00:45 […]

M74 Road Closures

The ongoing resurfacing works on the M74, between Junctions 6 and 12, are continuing this weekend and early into next week. However, this weekend will see some disruption with certain complete road closures expected. Scotland TranServ will carry out the latest work in both directions under a series of overnight closures to ensure the safety […]

Street Light Concerns Addressed

Blantyre Community Committee in recent weeks felt it had a duty to share its civic concerns to South Lanarkshire Council, regarding the amount of recent complaints and current status of Blantyre’s Street lighting. With Blantyre’s Street lights laying with the responsibility of the council, faults are relied upon being reported by the public. Whilst some have […]