Category: People

Little Boris and Little Nicola

How’s about this for a couple of great topical Halloween Costumes!! This is Brooke and Adalyn who this year are dressing up as Little Boris and Little Nicola. Local lady, Heidi Strickland has sent us pictures of her creative children’s Halloween costumes telling us, “We sorted out these costumes during our two weeks isolation.” We […]

Unique Chance to Help Young People

Opportunities have opened up for anyone interested in assisting young people in a rewarding way. Supported Care Service supports young people aged 16 to 21 who are moving to independent living after being looked after in, for example, foster care or a children’s house. Supported Care offers an intermediate stage that enables the young person […]

Road to Recovery

Now here’s a wonderful story to get the weekend underway! Remember young Mason Bruce, the brave Blantyre teenager who won the first ever Blantyre Oscars? Well, Mason now has now landed himself a job! To his families shock and concern, it was discovered that Mason (11) had a brain tumour in 2015. Doctors operated and […]

Prayers for Daniel

On Saturday 26 September, Blantyre lad Daniel Dixon was involved in a serious collision when a car collided with his bike. The car stopped and emergency services were called. The 17-year-old is currently in a critical condition within the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow. Tonight, his Uncle commented, “I cannot thank everyone enough so far […]

Emotional Message for George

Well known Asda worker, George Barclay has been a familiar face at Blantyre Asda. Now after 39 years as he takes his retirement, he’s received a very special message from a woman whose life, he saved. George bravely saved the life of Jodie McLaughlan when she was a baby, 27 years ago. Now, as his […]

Mary Sutherland, Community Champion

There’s one woman in Blantyre who especially deserves some recognition. Not just for her hard work during lockdown but for her incredible work as Community Champion for the Asda Blantyre store. She is the community face for Asda. She is of course, Mary Sutherland. This week, we learned that in 2019 alone, Mary together with […]