Category: Politics

African Burns Supper

A Blantyre man has told how he raised a glass to Scotland’s national bard at a Burns Supper for 100 people in NIGERIA. Civil Servant David Smith, 24, celebrated poet Robert Burns at a diplomatic event hosted by officials from the British High Commission and the Department for International Development (DFID), based in the Nigerian […]

Margaret Ferrier (SNP) Elected

The official results are now in for OUR area and it’s congratulations this morning to the Scottish National Party’s, Margaret Ferrier! Margaret, the most popular choice of local voters is now elected as the new MP for Rutherglen & Hamilton West, decisively seeing off other party candidates. Results are: Votes: 23,775 Vote share %: 44.2 […]

First Minister in Blantyre

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon took time this evening from a busy SNP campaign trail to drop into Blantyre Miners Welfare on Calder Street. The big yellow “Stop Brexit” bus rolled up outside the Miners Welfare earlier tonight, Monday 9th December 2019 where the First Minister was warmly greeted by surprised people inside the premises. […]