Category: People

Twins Kindness at the Boots Queue

Every day in this health crisis, we’ve been posting about a daily kindness in Blantyre. Something heartwarming, to uplift all our hearts and remember now more than ever, this is time to be helping others. Today, we have to say well done to Blantyre twins, Chloe and Aimee Glen. These young women, braved the cold […]

Asda Staff Kindness

Taken time this lunchtime to share another story of kindness in these trying times. Just one of many coming in. Erin Alexander lives in Blantyre and shared this story. She told us, “My Gran (85) and Papa (89) made their way into Hamilton by bus on Monday and walked all the way down to the […]

Brolly Good Show!

At times like these, we need stories about simple kindness to others and this is one. Earlier today, in the midst of heavy rain, a kind lady appeared at Victoria Street and started handing out umbrellas to people queuing at the Chemists from the boot of car. The woman produced numerous umbrellas from her car […]

Congratulations Alana Moody

It’s been an incredible few weeks for sporting talent amongst young Blantyre people. The latest youth to put Blantyre on the map, is Alana Moody. Congratulations go out tonight to Alana Moody (14) from Blantyre who has won the Scottish Taekwondo championship at Ravenscraig. Alana is now the Scottish AND British Champion! Her family must […]

Jacob Naismith Wins Again!

A pupil from Saint Blane’s Primary School has got the boxing season off to a “punchy start!” Blantyre’s Jacob Naismith (11), who boxes for O’Neils ABC has had a marvellous, successful year so far. Already in 2020, over five weekends worth of contests, he has managed to win the Scottish intermediates at 35.5kg which took […]

Sophie’s Set for Stardom

Blantyre lassie, Sophie Sloan has landed herself an exciting role in a new TV advert. Young performer and ‘The Performance Academy’ student, Sophie had a great time at her recent audition and was delighted to receive the news from the Performance Agency that she has landed the role. Stardom takes a step closer as Sophie […]

Ben Guthrie’s Kenya Visit

Here’s a nice story. Before setting off to visit his pal in Kenya, local man Ben Guthrie heard that some of the people in the area were needing football kits. The 07’s at Blantyre Soccer Academy held an appeal looking for any old, but decent kits and they received a tremendous response from parents. There […]

Guest Columnists

A reminder to our Magazine Guest Columnists to submit their articles by messenger for this month ahead of calendar month end deadline. Some very kind readers have recently been doubling as Guest Columnists, providing new content for our monthly magazine ensuring a diverse range of opinions and different, interesting content.