Category: infrastucture

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 […]

Lighting Repairs Underway

Residents at Spittal (heading out of Low Blantyre towards Halfway) were relieved this morning to see a convoy of Utility Vehicles arrive to finally fix the street lighting. The street lights have been out on this busy stretch of road for a week. Further problems caused by flooding and traffic chaos on Saturday, which culminated […]

Power Cuts

Blantyre Some parts of Blantyre are experiencing Power Cuts this afternoon , Saturday 16 March 2019. We’re hearing Springwells is affected. We’re seeking an update from Scottish Power. Hopefully it will be back on soon. Have YOU been affected by power cuts today? Which other streets or areas are out?