Main Street Road Closure

Some disruption at Main Street, High Blantyre is to be expected soon for pedestrians and drivers with the announcement of a temporary road closure. Main Street (eastbound) will be closed between Auchinraith Road and the roundabout at A725 from Monday 2 October to Friday 6 October for footway resurfacing works. Diversion via Main Street B7012, Douglas […]

Super Wok is Coming

A brand new Chinese Takeaway is soon to open at Main Street, High Blantyre. ‘Super Wok’ moves into the premises at 250 Main Street, High Blantyre in the former premises of the Golden Sea. (which closed in June 23). The business hopes to open sometime in October. You can follow the takeaway’s latest news and […]

Schools definitely will close

Strikes that will close schools across Scotland are set to go ahead after a union rejected a new council pay deal earlier today. The Scottish government freed up £80m so local authority body Cosla could improve the offer, which would have included a rise of about £2,000 a year for the lowest paid. However, it […]

A Taste of Scotland

Local Blantyre bakery, Cakes by Rebecca, has teamed up with the UK’s leading home delivery platform Snappy Shopper to offer the people of Glasgow and beyond the chance to enjoy a delicious delivery exclusive cake for only £2.50… Introducing the Irn-Bru cake!  Rebecca Henderson, a female entrepreneur local to the Blantyre area has seen nothing […]

Restoration Awards 2023

A Blantyre based volunteer group has picked up a prestigious award. The award went to the Western Desert Recce Group (WDRG) based in High Blantyre, for the restoration of a Long Range Desert Group Chevrolet truck. It was kitted out exactly as was the case in the western desert by the LRDG medical officer, Doctor […]

Volunteer Drivers Wanted

Blantyre Volunteer Ltd are looking for drivers.  They told us, “We are urgently recruiting for new volunteer drivers, to support our Community Transport Organisation which operates from our base in Blantyre and covers most of Lanarkshire. We provide transport to a wide range of community groups and organisations including those working with the disabled, elderly, […]

South Lanarkshire School Closures

Schools in South Lanarkshire are set to temporarily close later this month due to strike action. Unison has rejected the latest pay offer from employers ahead of strike action by school support staff, meaning schools will be closed from Tuesday to Thursday, September 26 to 28. Schools are already off Friday 22 and Monday 25th September due […]