Grass Parks Getting Cut Again

It’s been a long time coming, but South Lanarkshire Council have resumed the cutting of grass in public spaces. Maintenance of council owned grassparks had been suspended during the Covid crisis so it’s a welcome sight to see parks being attended to again. Take for example this photo of Stonefield Public Park earlier today. The […]

Scotland’s Covid Routemap

Last week the Scottish Government published it’s routemap through and out of the Covid Crisis. The detailed document sets out the steps that will take us all through this pandemic and steps towards some sort of normality. Whilst it provides some indication of the type of restrictions that can be lifted, it needs further detail […]

New Book! ‘The Lair’ by JJ Devine

There’s a new book been launched by local author, J J Devine! Introducing “The Lair” the amazing prequel to ‘Like Father Like Son’, part of the successful fictional crime series. JJ Devine is a new author from Blantyre, Scotland. His books feature a crime family, ‘The Houstons’ and the troubles they face in Blantyre. More […]

Jet 2 to resume flying in July

Jet2 has announced it will resume all flights and holidays from 1st July 2020 after it halted operations due to the coronavirus pandemic. The airline and package holiday company had previously announced they would aim to restart on June 17, but this has slipped and the travel company has confirmed in a statement their date to resume will […]

Misery for Dental Patients

If, like us you’ve had toothache during lockdown, you’ll know that dentists are currently not able to do much for now. Dental surgeries throughout Scotland are almost all closed, offering advice and non aerosol procedures only, such as tooth extraction. Don’t suffer in silence if you have toothache. Phone your local surgery who will be […]

Happy Golden Wedding Anniversary!

Congratulations go out today to Priory Bridge couple, Archie & Flora Duncan, who celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Today, Monday 25th May 2020 marks 50 years of marriage and like the rest of us, they’re currently under lockdown. They’ve also missed out on the holiday they’d planned. Knowing how much Archie & Flora like travelling […]

Attempted House Breakins

An alert goes out today after a house in Strathmore Avenue, Blantyre was targeted by a thief, twice in the one week. A residents door was tried on Wednesday night, which set off the house alarm. When the homeowner looked out the window, he saw a male jump over his neighbours garden and run off. […]