Category: People

James feathered friend

Here’s a nice uplifting story to end the weekend. This little bird has made a human friend in 4 year old Blantyre boy, James. The bird has visited James garden several times and appears very comfortable around him. James, a pupil at St Brides, Bothwell has been delighted with his new friend and his grandmother, […]

Birthplace Project new recruits

Lucy and Charlotte join the David Livingstone Birthplace Project team as part of the Skills For Success programme The David Livingstone Birthplace Project is training a new generation of museum professionals thanks to an exciting initiative which is being coordinated by Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) and funded by the National Lottery. Lucy Brayson from Wishaw and […]

Santa spotted in High Blantyre

Catching a glimpse of the “real” Santa at work is something rarely seen. However, with sightings on Christmas Eve in Priory Bridge, residents in other parts of Blantyre were also equally keen to see the big man. And they weren’t disappointed! We exclusively reveal Santa has arrived right now in Blantyre, as this photo clearly […]

The Care Worker Tenor

Meet William Boyle, the Hamilton Care workers with an amazing secret talent! He’s a great operatic singer too! William has worked with people with dementia now for nearly 4 years, often working 12 hour shifts, looking after people who need 24 hour care. With such a tough job, William decided to sing to residents to […]

Thank you Councillors

With so much happening in Blantyre over the last year, we hope all our readers will join us in wishing our three town Councillors a hearty thanks for all their efforts. We’ve watched Councillors Maureen Chalmers (SNP), Mo Razzaq (Labour) and Bert Thomson (Labour) work hard this year, not always getting the recognition they deserve, […]

Happy Retirement Linda

Today, as many people finish work for the festive season, one lady is looking forward to a longer break than most. Friday 21st December 2018 is retirement day for Linda, who works at Blantyre Veterinary Surgery. Linda is taking early retirement after working in the surgery for 19 years. She’s looking forward to becoming a […]

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