Category: travel

Train Services Close Early

Scotrail have closed train services to and from Glasgow early tonight following weather warnings. Rail Services ended at 7pm this evening, Saturday 3rd October 2020 as the met Office issued an overnight warning of high winds and rain. Widespread flooding is expected in the next 24 hours.

Further Countries Quarantined!

It has just been announced by the Scottish Government that two more countries have now been added to the list of countries that require travellers to quarantine upon arriving in Scotland.  Those flying from Portugal or French Polynesia will now be required to self-isolate for 14 days. This follows news earlier in the week that travellers coming […]

Quarantine for Greece

Scotland has imposed quarantine on travellers returning from Greece. From 4am tomorrow, Thursday 3rd September holidaymakers coming back from Greece (and Greek Islands) will have to quarantine for 14 days upon return to Scotland. With Portugal having an even higher infection rate than Greece, it is widely expected that country will soon be added to […]

Stuck on the Backroads

A lorry caused obstruction on the backroads to East Kilbride this morning, Saturday 22 August 2020 as it tried to perform a u turn. The incident happened at the small Newhousemill Road Bridge, an area between Blantyre and East Kilbride on the backroads, where there are often delays. Did YOU get caught up in this […]

Motherwell Train Station

ScotRail has confirmed that work on the second phase of the redevelopment of Motherwell station will start next week. From Monday, 24 August, and over the next six months, the redevelopment work will focus on the main station building which will see changes to how customers access platform 2 and 3. The main stairwell to […]

FCO advises against travel to Spain

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued an update advising against all but essential travel to Spain (mainland, Balearics and Canaries) due to restrictions put in place by the Spanish government in response to the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19) (Summary) Time issued: 12:33pm, 15 March 2020. With lots of people considering cancelling holidays, this is […]

Update from Tenerife

Following up on our story yesterday about the 2 Blantyre women who are currently in lockdown in a Tenerife Hotel due to coronavirus. We have an update today, direct from the scene. Karen and her friend Phoebe are in good spirits, despite the ordeal still unfolding around them. For a second day they’ve been confined […]

Blantyre Women in Coronavirus Drama

Two Blantyre women are amongst many hundreds of holidaymakers in a Tenerife hotel locked down for coronavirus. Karen McQuade and her friend Phoebe who both live in Blantyre spent a lovely holiday last week in Tenerife in the Canaries. However, their travel home was affected when a sandstorm closed the airport preventing their return. With […]