Blantyre Steering Group

Blantyre Steering Group meet again tonight, Thursday 18 April 2019 at Terminal One at 7pm. The steering group which formed in September 2018 have been through an intensive few weeks during March and April meeting many times to formulate a 5 year action plan for improving all aspects of life in Blantyre. Using data, suggestions […]

Dog Injured by Calder Glass

Sadly, a dog was injured by shards of discarded glass in the Calder today. A local lady took her dog to the Calder today, Wednesday 17 April, as he loves to swim in the river. Unfortunately though, since she was last there, many discarded glass bottles have been thrown into the shallows of the river, […]

Exclusive: Carrigans, EK opens!

We’ve got some exclusive, exciting news! Following the popularity of their Hamilton and Blantyre restaurants, the successful, award winning local family business, ‘Carrigans‘ have (this very hour) opened their brand new restaurant in East Kilbride! Carrigans opened today, Wednesday 17th April 2019 at midday. The highly anticipated, new restaurant sits in beautiful surroundings within 5 […]

Lost your Phone?

A phone has been found in High Blantyre. Do you recognise the people on the lock screen? You’ll need to be able to unlock to get it back, else it will be handed into police in due course. If it’s your’s, please get in touch and we’ll pass you on to the finder.

A380 Comes to Glasgow

A first for Scotland, the World’s largest commercial passenger aircraft, the A380 comes to Glasgow Airport within the next hour. Due to touch down before 8pm, the £300million superplane, which has a full length double deck, is the first direct flight for this aircraft from Dubai to Scotland. Glasgow Airport has spent millions of pounds […]

Rare Diary of Livingstone’s Death

Rare Diary Reveals Eyewitness Account of Famous Explorer’s Death Ahead of 28th April, the anniversary of the death of Scottish explorer David Livingstone (1813-1873), a rare and unique African manuscript with the only handwritten eyewitness account of Livingstone’s death has been published online this week by Livingstone Online, a digital resource dedicated to the famous explorer. […]