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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 […]

Tree on Fire at Calder

It’s taken nearly a hundred years for this tree to grow, but just one day to destroy! This tree is on fire down the Calder at Milheugh. Set in one of Blantyre’s most beautiful areas, it was deliberately set alight by some selfish idiot and as of midday today, Sunday 17 November, it’s still smouldering, […]

Best wishes to George

George Campbell is a remarkable individual. Kind, caring and devoting his time to the youth of Blantyre. However, after a decade at Hyper Cyber youth project….tonight he had his final shift, before embarking on a new adventure in life. Pictured earlier this evening, incredibly George has devoted almost a third of his life in this […]

Dance Central Celebrate

Local pupils from Dance Central in Blantyre have recently returned from the East of England championships clearing up with outstanding results & top overall places. Elaine & Mya are super proud of the kids and their outstanding achievement. The kids train three times a week and have been working extra for this event and the […]