Category: People

Lost Your Passport?

Looking for Sharon McKeown. A passport has been found earlier today, 2 April 2019 on Glasgow Road, just outside the post office. It was kindly handed into the post office for safe keeping. Do you know Sharon? Please tag or share.

Remembering John Taggart

We were saddened tonight to learn of the sad passing of popular local man, John Taggart. John sadly gained his wings at 5.40am yesterday, Tuesday 26 March 2019. He was by his loving family and is now at peace with his mum, dad and sister. Funeral arrangements are as follows: Receiving at St Joseph’s RC […]

Royalty coming to Burnbank

A royal visitor is set to visit Burnbank! On Tuesday, 26th March 2019, Princess Anne will be visiting the ‘Autism Resources Coronation Hub’ in Reid Street, Burnbank. She’ll have a busy time whilst in the area, also visiting a church in Bothwell the same day.

Scandalous Thomas Cook Comment

Emily O’Conor (21) was left upset today after being told by cabin crew on board a Thomas Cook flight to “cover up” her crop top. Emily was flying to Tenerife and had dressed for arriving there, but ran into trouble at takeoff when flight attendants told her the top she was wearing did not meet […]

Timber Houses Meeting

Priestfield Hall was packed out earlier this evening as residents of Blantyre’s Timber Houses met to discuss controversial proposals to re-clad the homes. Over 80 residents turned out in force to hear the proposals by Contractors and South Lanarkshire Council were notable in their absence, something which angered many people. The Council plan to re-clad […]

Have you seen Shelbi-Marie?

The concerned family of a missing local teenager have asked us to post this article, in the hope she can be found soon. Shelbi-Marie Finlayson (also going by surname Todd) was last seen at Parkhead Forge in Glasgow on Thursday 7 March 2019. She has only just turned 15 in recent weeks and her family […]