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Remaining Advertising Slots

Would you like YOUR business to reach customers offline? We have just 2 Advertising slots remaining for the next edition of our Monthly Blantyre Telegraph Magazine. We have TWO x A6 quarter page full colour adverts costing just £16 for our November edition. On a first come first served basis, they can be bought here: […]

Crossbasket Halloween Party

Crossbasket Castle is the spooky venue for a fantastic Halloween Party with all proceeds going to the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity. And what a venue for a night out! The fancy dress party is being held on Friday, 1st November from 7pm until late. With the Timoney family covering costs, tickets are just £25 per […]

Calder Road Accident

A vehicle accident this evening has closed off Calder Road at Blantyreferme. Sometime after 10.00pm tonight, Saturday 14th September, a car came off the road, flipped on to its roof at the sharp bend leading from Calder Road on to Westburn Road (the road to Newton). Emergency services, police and ambulances are in attendance. As […]

Community Stadium Meeting

Blantyre Vics hosted a community meeting for local organisations and residents last night, to showcase their proposals for a brand new Community Stadium Facility. Due to other commitments, we were unfortunately unable to attend the meeting, but managed to obtain a copy of the presentation and feedback afterwards from some of the people attending. By […]

Rest in Peace, Alan

Local man, Alan McVey was laid to rest in High Blantyre earlier today. Alan (37) sadly died, after becoming ill whilst on holiday in Mexico in July. It’s the second tragedy to hit the family after Alan’s brother Gordon jnr, 23, died in 2003 of heart condition hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. A light may have gone out, […]

Apollo 11 Anniversary

It’s 50 years today since Apollo 11 launched and sent humans to the moon 🚀Tonight also will see a partial lunar eclipse. This will obscure parts of the Moon from sight, and give stargazers another excuse to look up at our closest neighbour – where Neil Armstrong first set foot in on July 16, 1969.The […]

Re:Place Windows New Showroom

Re:Place Windows Limited are opening a brand new showroom in Blantyre, launching on 28th and 29th June. Re:Place Windows Limited aims to offer the perfect balance between modernising the industry and retaining the traditional values of quality and sustainability. Managing Directors Scott Jeffrey and Kai Mehmet told us, “We’re really excited to be bringing our […]

Official Opening of UWS

The University of West of Scotland (Lanarkshire campus) was officially opened this morning, Monday 24th June 2019. Although the doors have been open to students and staff for some time, the official unveiling was performed this morning by Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, who visited the campus at Hamilton Technology Park, High Blantyre. Nicola was […]