Category: People

Vote for Jacob Naismith

Looking for your help for to boost votes for local boxer, Jacob Naismith. Jacob is nominated for public choice boxer of the year awards and you have until Sunday 23rd July 2023 at 5pm to cast your vote. There’s only one vote per category allowed. Let’s see this Blantyre lad recognised further. You can vote […]

Aiden Rowan’s big skydive

Aiden Rowan, 22, originally of Blantyre was born with cystic fibrosis and has decided to raise money by jumping from a plane to raise money for The Butterfly Trust, despite never having been on one before! Aiden, a former pupil of Calderside Academy is bravely sky diving to fundraise for cystic fibrosis. His two older […]

Well Done Stephen Reid

Blantyre man, Stephen Reid, the owner of ‘Flowers To Go’ shop in High Blantyre has made it to the final of the Scottish Funeral Awards 2023! Stephen and his business has been recognised for the outstanding service he provides to customers and to the funeral industry as a whole.

Ironman Aaron Burns

Congratulations to Blantyre lad, Aaron Burns who has just competed in his first ever sporting event… ultimate 1/2 triathlon! Aaron finished 40th overall, a remarkable feat in itself given the number of contenders. His next event will up the stakes again, an ‘Ironman’ event in Cervia, Italy in September. Well done Aaron and good luck!

Remembering Craig Brown

Craig Brown, the last man to take Scotland to a World Cup finals, has died at the age of 82. A former School teacher at High Blantyre, as a young man he taught many Blantyre kids in various sports including swimming, football and general PE. He had a long history involved in sports and went […]

Well done George Hamilton

Congratulations to local lad George Hamilton! George ran the men’s Glasgow 10K, all in aid of a charity close to his heart….and he’s only 14 years old! George, who is a pupil of Calderside Academy managed to raise a substantial sum of money for the British Heart Foundation after his grandad passed away. His love […]