Blantyre Christmas Lights on!

Tonight’s the night. Blantyre Christmas Lights are switched on! Today, Sunday 22nd November 2020 WAS supposed to be the Blantyre Festive event, which was of course, cancelled this year due to the pandemic. A lot of families will be missing the popular event this year. However, the date was held and the council proceeded to […]

Lanarkshire Lockdown

As we get into the 3 week lockdown in Lanarkshire, we’re being asked, “is the tip open at High Blantyre?” South Lanarkshire have confirmed is it, posting an update on 19th November. We quote, “Household waste and recycling centres remain open at this time. Only visit these sites if you feel that your journey is […]

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Become a Supporter, unlock hidden articles Have you upgraded to Supporter yet? Until end of November, we’re supporting ‘Hyper Cyber Youth Project’ at Main Street! Join 213 other Blantyre Telegraph ‘Supporters’ to instantly unlock DOZENS of extra hidden weekly articles, including Breaking Local News, Alerts, Daily Crime Stories and loads more! Pictured are just some […]

What happens after 11th December?

We’ve seen some comments from people wondering if restrictions will continue beyond 11th December in Lanarkshire. Mostly from business owners. The answer is, they wont continue as Tier 4 Restrictions will be lifted in some capacity. First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon confirmed this yesterday during her briefing which highlighted a desire for trading to resume on […]

Weather Forecast

The beautiful blue skies of this morning have well and truly gone this afternoon over Blantyre. Replaced with dark and grey skies, rain and wind is forecast for later. The heavy skies were cut by this impressive rainbow just after 1pm today. Photographed at Farm Road by Blantyre Telegraph reader Robert Cumberland. A chilly night […]

St Joseph’s Car Free Zone

by Columnist, Jordan Tennant St. Joseph’s Primary School is to implement a car free zone despite having only 10 people in favour. Vehicles dropping off or picking up will be banned from Park Lane and Ennisfree Road during the school’s rush hours next year. Sheli Balfour who has a daughter at the school said: “I […]

Happy 60th Annemarie Tully

Congratulations go out to beautiful Blantyre lady, Annemarie Tully who turns 60 today, Saturday 21 November 2020. The family have sent in a heart felt message saying, “Happy 60th birthday to a special wife, mum & gran. We hope your day is as special as you are to us. Thank you for your unconditional love […]