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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 […]

Trains Disrupted!

Some major disruption on the Rail Networks this afternoon. Many services locally have been cancelled due to the weather. Scotrail’s website is reporting major disruption to planned services between Glasgow and Larkhall. Commuters should allow for extra time, check your travel plans and be prepared for cancellations.

Our November Fundraising

Our fundraising totals for November 2019 are in and have now been allocated to local good causes. It’s been another great month with many people benefiting all over Blantyre. During November, Blantyre Telegraph has raised an outstanding £617.00 towards various local good causes! Since 2015, our fundraising now reaches a new updated incredible total of…wait for it…. £29,094 for 174 local […]

Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

The run up to Christmas can be one of the hardest times of the year for many people and often a time for clearing out for the New Year. Laney Wildman along with “The feathers of love and light spiritualist Sanctuary” is running a brilliant “pass it on” initiative in Blantyre based around the themes […]

Spreading Festive Cheer I

Starting today and over the next 3 weeks, Blantyre Telegraph will be spreading some festive cheer to local businesses, their staff and customers! We’re delivering boxes of sweets to as many premises as possible, asking hard working employees to share them out between themselves AND with their customers! It’s our way of quickly reaching out […]

Blantyre Toy Drive Success

Annual Campaign comes to an end Our annual ‘Blantyre Toy Drive 2019’ campaign has now ended and WOW, what an amazing success it’s been this year!! For the 4th year in a row, we asked people to donate a toy which will be given out by Santa at tomorrow’s festive event and how you all […]