It’s with sadness we’ve learned about the passing of local man Frankie Starrs. Frankie passed away on Monday 21st September in Hairmyres Hospital. He was 76. Blantyre born and bred, people will likely remember Frankie when he worked as a hackney driver for TOA for many years. His family have been in touch with funeral […]
Donation Made to Ella Rose
September Award The generosity of nearly 200 Blantyre Telegraph Supporters made it possible tonight to donate a fantastic £240 to Blantyre toddler, Ella Rose. We stopped by at her family home this evening and handed over September’s Supporter Subscriptions to…
Happy 40th Wedding Anniversary
Congratulations go out to Cameron and Andrena Black (nee Geddes) today Wednesday 30 September on their Ruby Wedding Anniversary. The Blantyre couple have been married for a whopping 40 years. Family and friends wish them all the very best on…
Center Stage Lanarkshire
Natalie Fallon is a Blantyre dance teacher who unfortunately due to recent COVID circumstances, had to find temporary accommodations for her classes which normally ran in Hamilton and East Kilbride. Natalie told us, “We were very fortunate that the Blantyre…
Blantyre Cyclist Injured
Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision between a cyclist and a car in Hamilton. The incident happened around 10.40pm on Saturday, 26 September on Motherwell Road, near Palace Grounds Road, Hamilton. A green Fiat 500 was…
Lost Your Keys?
These keys were found in Winton Crescent, Blantyre yesterday Sunday 27 September 2020. Are they yours? If so, please comment below and we’ll put you in touch with the finder.
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Blantyre pubs, like all others across Scotland had to adjust to a different way of doing things last night. With a new Nationwide call to close by 10pm, it meant last orders were being sounded as early as 9.15pm in…
Morris Crescent Surfacing
Finally! The long awaited surfacing of the Crescents is due to start soon beginning with Morris Crescent. Morris Crescent in Blantyre will be closed from Monday 26 October to Thursday 29 October for carriageway resurfacing. Local access will be maintained…
Remembering Frankie Starrs
It’s with sadness we’ve learned about the passing of local man Frankie Starrs. Frankie passed away on Monday 21st September in Hairmyres Hospital. He was 76. Blantyre born and bred, people will likely remember Frankie when he worked as a…
Help Stop Plant Theft
Police in Lanarkshire are asking for your help! When you’re out and about in the evenings, watch out for large vehicles transporting heavy PLANT EQUIPMENT (of a scale as the one in the photo) There have been numerous thefts from…
Anybody seen these dogs?
Two dogs have gone missing from a garden in Blantyre. Have you seen them? The dogs, one boy, one girl escaped from a garden in Wildcherry Court this morning Friday 25 September 2020. The male dog is just a pup…
Anybody Seen this Cat?
This 11 month old cat is missing from Hillhouse, near enough to possibly be seen in Blantyre. The worried owner told us, “He’s neutered, chipped, but not wearing a collar. He has never wandered far or stayed away for so…
Police in Lanarkshire are asking for your help! When you’re out and about in the evenings, watch out for large vehicles transporting heavy PLANT EQUIPMENT (of a scale as the one in the photo) There have been numerous thefts from construction sites in the Lanarkshire area – plant equipment should not be on the road […]
This 11 month old cat is missing from Hillhouse, near enough to possibly be seen in Blantyre. The worried owner told us, “He’s neutered, chipped, but not wearing a collar. He has never wandered far or stayed away for so long and I’m really worried something has happened to him. Hoping some people could share […]
You may have noticed a touch of frost on the grass this morning and perhaps even had to scrape your car windscreen. Scotland had its coldest September night since 1997 last night, in the early hours of Thursday 24th September 2020. Altnaharra in the Highlands recorded an overnight temperature of -5C. In Central Belt, temperatures […]
Craig Street in Blantyre will be closed to traffic from next Tuesday 29th September 2020 for a few days. Resurfacing works will take place for 1 week closing off the road between Calder Street and Auchinraith Road. Local access will be maintained for residents with diversions in place for other drivers.
From tomorrow, Wednesday 23rd September 2020 we can’t go into other people’s homes in Scotland. But there are exceptions to this. Seeing some questions about this online, we thought we’d clarify the position. As stated today by the Scottish Government, the ban on visiting other homes will NOT apply to: People who are living alone […]