Category: People

Looking for James Graham Ross

Katie Amelia has sent in this message hoping to trace a Blantyre relative. She told us, “I’m searching for a long lost Relative called James Graham ROSS born 1941-2. His mother would have been a Janet Carrick Miller who married Robert Cochrane who was James’s father. They divorced in 1950 and she met a William […]

Baby Eli on his way Home!

Remember a couple of weeks ago, we posted about newborn baby, Eli Isaac who was having a difficult time in hospital? Well, two weeks on…we’re delighted to say he’s now feeling better and today was allowed home! His ecstatic gran told us today, “Here’s a wee update about Eli. Our family would like to say […]

Hamilton’s Mental Health Support Hub

Many of us have recently gone through some challenging times and it’s safe to say lots of us may still be feeling far from normal. This dedicated group is here to support residents of Hamilton, Blantyre and surrounding areas with their mental health. Hamilton’s Mental Health Support Hub told us, “This is a friendly, private […]

Hello Colton Moore!

Congratulations to Rab and Siobhan Moore of Springwell Crescent, Blantyre on the arrival of their beautiful baby boy. The world welcomes little Colton Moore who arrived weighing 9lb 1.5 oz yesterday, Sunday 5th July 2020. What an amazing tale this wean will have when older, arriving as Scotland emerged from lockdown. Please join us in […]

Life Saving Actions in Public Park

A story of local kindness and heroic actions has come to us today. But the hero is unknown, so we need your help in finding her. Catherine (Rena) Davner took a bad fall outside Asda in the early hours of the morning, just before the weekend there. Falling hard, the clasp in her hair pressed […]

MacKay Wedding Anniversary

It’s congratulations today to Alex and Eva Mackay of Merrylees Road, Blantyre who celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Married for 50 years today, Saturday 4th July 2020. We hope the couple have a wonderful day. Congratulations to them both from Lesley Anne and Clare Frances.

Baby Eli Andrew O’Rourke Isaac

There’s nothing more special than new life in the world. Meet local boy Eli Andrew O’Rourke Isaac who was born on 26th June 2020, just 3 days ago. His grandmother, Marlyn works in Gilbrides Pharmacy on Main Street, High Blantyre and told us, “He was born 10lbs 2oz, but not very well at the moment.” […]