Category: People

Blantyre Community Committee

Blantyre Community Committee spokesperson told us, “We did it! Blantyre Summer Gala is now over for 2019! What an amazing time we’ve had organising and hosting a memorable 4 day event for everybody in this town. It’s been exhausting but all our supermen and women on the committee have had a blast. The set up […]

65th Wedding Anniversary

Congratulations go out today to happy well known couple, George and Catherine Paterson, who celebrate a very special day. They’ve been married for exactly 65 years!! Granddaughter Fiona and the rest of the family wish them all the very best. Congratulations.

Marion & Francis Wedding Anniversary

It’s Congratulations today to Marion and Francis who are celebrating their 40th Wedding Anniversary. Marion Hannah of Morven Avenue and Francis Jones from Moffat Place married at St Joseph’s on Glasgow Road, Blantyre on 2nd June 1979. Photos are shared here by their daughter Debbie Jones-Kelly who along with all the rest of family and […]

Lucky Adam at Anfield

Dreams came true for a young Blantyre boy on Tuesday evening, when he was lucky enough to be chosen by Mastercard to walk out with the players at Anfield. Adam McGovern (7), a pupil of St Joseph’s Primary School was overjoyed to walk out at THAT exciting Liverpool v Barcelona Champions League game. The lucky […]

Blantyre Officers Scoop Award

Well done to Community Police Officers David Moon and Chris O Neil in scooping a ‘local problem solving’ award at the Police Divisional Excellence Awards. The two PCs are well known in Blantyre and often work with schools and young people. It’s great to see their hard work, dedication and commitment being recognised. The awards […]

Wall to Wall Activities!

We’ve been SO impressed by High Blantyre’s Youth club, Hyper Cyber over the last fortnight especially seeing all the many incredible things they put on for the kids to do during their recent School Holidays. George Campbell, Kerry Walker, Ginem Anderson and Anthony Mcsorley as volunteers put on a full programme of fun activities, keeping […]