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Utilities Compensation goes Live

Its April. That means from today, UK broadband and landline providers will now automatically compensate customers when services like broadband and phones fail to work. Customers who experience delayed repairs, installations or missed engineer appointments will be compensated, without having to ask. Five major providers, namely BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Virgin Media and Zen Internet have […]

Clocks Forward this weekend

Spring has sprung! Clocks are set to go forward one hour this coming weekend, marking the start of British Summer time. It means it’s still going to be light at 8.15pm, and continuing to get lighter by around a further 15 minutes every week, most welcome for many people. We noticed with interest that European […]

Cruden donation to Primary School

Cruden Building has donated £1,000 to the David Livingstone Memorial Primary School and Nursery in Blantyre to fund brand new play equipment! The Glasgow-based firm is building 14 new houses and cottage flats at Morven Avenue adjacent to the school. The donation is part of the firm’s commitment to investing in local communities. Gordon Lee, partnering […]

Calderglen Avenue Vandalism

A small alert goes out just to raise awareness of some minor vandalism at Calderglen Avenue, Blantyre. Some residents in the street have been plagued by instances of youth disorder this week, on consecutive nights. Not just making a nuisance by playing pranks on residents, but it has now escalated into vandalism of residents property, […]

Utility Roadworks – Cowan Wilson Avenue

Planned Electrical works are likely to cause some disruption during the School holidays in April at Glasgow Road and Cowan Wilson Avenue. Urgent electrical modernisation works will take place on the footpath of Glasgow Road turning into Cowan Wilson Avenue, starting on Monday 01 April 2019. Work will focus around the existing electrical pillar at […]

Smack Shocker at Victoria Street

A Blantyre man was both disgusted and concerned this evening to find a sealed packed of drugs in a local park. Earlier tonight, Thursday 21 March 2019, a packet of what appears to be “smack” was found in the grass area at Victoria Street, likely accidentally dropped by a drug user. The man promptly handed […]