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Douglas Street Roadworks

After just over 2 months of daytime roadworks in High Blantyre, roadworks at Douglas Street are finally nearing completion. Since early April, Contractors have been adding a new turning lane to improve road safety. Work has also meant included electrical works to illuminated bollards and lighting. Pavements have been reconstructed, including the addition of tactile […]

The June Stewart Centre

Blantyre’s Priestfield Senior Citizens Hall is to be renamed the June Stewart Centre. The decision was taken by councillors at yesterday’s meeting of the Community and Enterprise Resources committee, in response to a proposal from the hall’s management committee and backed by Depute Council Leader, Councillor Maureen Chalmers. June, who died in May 2018, was a well-known community […]

The Greatest Show

Blantyre lady, Andrea Jackson had a memorable experience recently at the SSE Hydro, Glasgow. Rather than being an audience member though, she was up on stage, singing to a packed out venue as part of Hugh Jackman’s, Greatest Showman Tour! The lucky lady was amongst 50 members of talented Lanarkshire Choir ‘SoundSational’ who were hand […]

Shakespeare – Comedy of Errors

Bothwell Castle is the spectacular backdrop of a wonderful “Open-Air” Shakespeare production this coming July! A family event, the classic “Comedy of Errors” is the feature being put on by Folksy Theatre. Bring along a picnic and enjoy this fantastic show in a beautiful setting! 12th July 2019 from 7pm – 9.30pmTickets £8 – £15.Event […]

Police Incident Bothwell Bridge

Emergency Services Attending Police temporarily closed off Bothwell Bridge earlier this evening responding to an incident.  2 fire engines, 6 police cars, helicopter, an ambulance and rapid response fire with lifeboat in tow attended the scene, earlier this evening Monday 06 May 2019 just after 9.15pm. The nature of the incident is unknown at this […]