Category: People

Kayden Smiling Again

There’s a wee local boy smiling again and its down to Blantyre Telegraph subscribed Supporters! Remember Kayden, the six year old boy who was run down by a vehicle last week in Coatshill? Well, he’s now out of hospital and doing well, making a good recovery. We popped by last Sunday hoping to put a […]

Get Well Soon Kayden

Meet brave six year old Blantyre lad, Kayden Doherty who’s had a tough time this week. Unfortunately, Kayden was knocked down by a passing car in Coatshill yesterday, Sunday 31st July and ended up in hospital. He had been crossing the road to get to his house. Taken to Wishaw General by an ambulance, he […]

Local Heroes perform CPR

A message from Robert and Dawn, Blantyre Telegraph readers. “We’d like to say thank you to the folk who came to the aid of my mother in law, Mary Brown who had suddenly collapsed in Glasgow Road, Blantyre on Tuesday this week. Extra thanks to the kind gentleman and lady who commenced CPR until the […]

Samaritans Good Deed

A public thank you to two women who today, assisted a local Blantyre lady in her time of need. The woman, who was alone, accidentally fell on the pavement at Stonefield Crescent this morning around 11am on Tuesday 19th July and was badly injured. Two passing women in a dark car came to her assistance […]

Breaking: RIP Andy Goram

Former Scotland and Rangers goalkeeper Andy Goram has sadly died of cancer at the age of 58. Goram who co owned the Stonefield Tavern in Blantyre for a time, was capped 43 times for his country at football and four times at cricket – the only Scot to have played at the top level at […]

Adult Disability Payment

South Lanarkshire residents can now apply for the Scottish Government’s Adult Disability Payment. Replacing the UK Government’s Personal Independence Payment, anyone in our area who is aged between 16 and state pension age, is disabled, has a long-term health condition or terminal illness, can apply. If you are already receiving PIP and Disability Living Allowance […]