Category: People

Evie gets a cool response

When Evie Rose McCall wrote to Sir David Attenborough saying how much she loved Frozen Planet 2 she never expected him to reply. Evie, who is a P4 pupil at Newton Farm Primary School, wanted to write a letter to the world-renowned natural history broadcaster to let him know how much he had inspired her […]

Remembering John Paul McGinty

Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends of Blantyre man John Paul McGinty, who sadly passed away yesterday following a vehicle accident. Tributes have been paid to the popular, much loved man who died after a collision with three cars in East Kilbride. John Paul McGinty, 35, was pronounced dead at the […]

Driver who fell ill, passes away

Police Scotland have now confirmed that a 51-year-old man passed away today, after being rushed to Hairmyres Hospital after he took suddenly ill while driving near the Raith interchange. As traffic built up at rush hour this morning, emergency services raced to the scene near the M74 just after 7.50am and the driver was taken […]

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 […]