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Dat 5 of 21: Clocks Go Forward Tonight

The clocks change tonight and lighter nights are coming! With more time spent at home, you might have noticed the evenings gradually becoming lighter as springtime arrives, which also means it’s time to change the clocks by an hour, signalling the start of British Summer Time. Although it happens every year, some people still forget […]

Day 1 : A New Normal

UK citizens have woken up a very different world today. Like other generation defining moments like 9/11 for example, people will remember the 23rd March 2020, where they were and what they were doing when the country was put into almost lockdown conditions. A new way of living is here for every single one of […]

Bellway Build a Brighter Future

Bellway Homes Ltd (Scotland West) took part in a recent careers fair at Calderside Academy in Blantyre and showcased the many different opportunities in the construction industry to pupils. The housebuilder was one of twenty employers and further education providers from across different disciplines to take a stand at the event, which was open to pupils […]

Blantyre’s New Playpark

Blantyre’s getting a new playpark! Partnering with David Livingstone Trust, we’ve officially launched a fundraising campaign to gather support and raise money for the new play-park at the David Livingstone Birthplace, just off Station Road. Now we need YOUR help!  As you may be aware the museum is being renovated and is due to open […]

Looking for Writing Columnists

Would you like a little regular column slot in the Blantyre Telegraph magazine? We’re looking for a few local ‘guest columnists’ who would regularly feature in our monthly magazine by writing their own small articles! Your articles will be fully credited with a little picture and your name. What do you need to do? Simply […]

Storm Damage

Hearing reports of some storm damage due to todays high winds. Fences down in the Village and Westcraigs.  Also, more significantly, earlier this evening at the junction of Bardykes Road and Broompark Road a tree blew over and was leaning dangerously over the wall, with vehicles having to take evasive action. It has since been […]

Our December Fundraising

Our fundraising totals for December 2019 are announced here and have already been allocated to local good causes. During December, Blantyre Telegraph raised a whopping £968.00 towards various local good causes! Since 2015, our fundraising now reaches a new updated incredible total of…wait for it…. £30,062 for 182 local good causes! Yeah! We’ve smashed the £30k barrier!!!! Fundraising was from various […]