Category: People

Well done Susan!

A Blantyre woman is amongst several Volunteers across South Lanarkshire who have been recognised for their outstanding contributions with a one-off award. Susan Lindner-Kelly, who many well know from ‘Bonnie Blantyre’ picked up an Environmental Award for the worthy contribution she has made to improving Blantyre’s outdoor spaces. The council announced earlier this year that […]

George Hamilton Wins

We’ve posted a few stories about talented individuals at Blantyre Miners Amateur Boxing Club in recent weeks. Another lad to look out for is local youth, George Hamilton who had his first competitive fight last week and WON with first round stoppage. George is just 13 and been with Blantyre Miners for one year. We […]

Message from Mosley family

Here’s a touching story to end the weekend with. Blantyre man, David Mosley sadly passed away on October 18th and his funeral was held at St Joseph’s Blantyre last week on November 7th.  David’s family set up a Just Giving page to raise money for Diabetes UK in his memory. Since being diagnosed at the […]

Jordan, Judo Champion

A fantastic story of another young, local person putting Blantyre on the map. Meet Jordan Cain who has picked up the accolade of Scottish Judo Champion and the Scottish Judo Grand Prix Champion for under 46kg! The talented 11 year old High Blantyre Primary pupil also won the Scottish Closed Championships 2022 yesterday in Largs! […]

Congratulations Jacob Naismith

He’s done it again! Blantyre boxer Jacob Naismith won “Scottish schoolboy of the year”, the best in his category then went on to pick up the public choice Scottish boxer of the year award! JATV organised the ‘Scottish Boxer of the year’ awards at the Marriott hotel Glasgow on Friday 4th November to recognise boxing […]

Well done Maureen

A Blantyre Councillor has been recognised for her hard work, by winning a National award. Cllr Maureen Chalmers of South Lanarkshire Council, picked up the accolade by winning the “Resilience & Recovery Award 2022” The annual LGIU Scotland & CCLA Cllr Awards are the only national awards ceremony that celebrates the vital work of individual […]