Blantyre lad, Lewis Shevlin will soon be travelling to Uganda alongside 4 other pupils from St. John Ogilvie High School. Whilst travelling in Uganda in October, they will be interacting with local schools and providing help to “Mulago School of the Deaf”. This is a school which specialises in assisting children with hearing impairments. Lewis […]
Fitness by Dillon
“Fitness by Dillon” is a local bootcamp group fitness class in Blantyre public park on Mondays & Thursdays. It’s a great opportunity for the people of Blantyre and surrounding areas to improve their fitness and meet new people. The first…
Local MSP visits The Haven
The Haven, a registered charity which provides support to people affected by a range of life limiting illness and to their family members and carers and supports people across the whole of North and South Lanarkshire through its centres in…
Looking good for weekend. Well, it maybe raining, windy and cooler today in Blantyre, but all thats set to change from tomorrow evening with the weekend looking great! Things are going to warm up rapidly! Temperatures up to 24 degrees…
Lost your Keys?
A set of keys has been found at Livingstone Crescent, Blantyre. There are two silver keys and a ‘beautiful mum’ keyring. Are they yours or do you know somebody who has lost them? They can be reclaimed back from Melanie…
Missing Coatshill Rabbit
Has anybody found this black and white Rabbit? She got out back yesterday, Wednesday 21st August 2019 from a garden at Carlowrie Avenue, Coatshill, Blantyre. The rabbit, named “Mushroom’ is 8months old. Please contact Joanne Davidson if found or sighted.…
Virgin Media Outage
Virgin Media and Broadband Customers in the Blantyre area were affected by intermittent outages earlier today, Tuesday 20th August 2019. All is hopefully resolved now. (Virgin reported the fix by 3pm) Were you affected?
Lost your Bus Pass?
Looking for Christopher Burns. Your first bus travel pass has been found on Auchinraith Road. Not expiring until 2021, we trust you want it back?! Everybody else…please feel free to share. It can be reclaimed from finder Sian Flynn here:https://www.facebook.com/siannyf87
Blantyre Asda Cafe Re-opened
ASDA’s cafe has re-opened today following an extensive makeover. Contractors were busy fitting out the cafe this last week giving it a new, modern and contemporary look. Here was our sneak peak earlier today. The cafe is now open again…
John Ogilvie Pupils Uganda trip
Blantyre lad, Lewis Shevlin will soon be travelling to Uganda alongside 4 other pupils from St. John Ogilvie High School. Whilst travelling in Uganda in October, they will be interacting with local schools and providing help to “Mulago School of…
Anybody know who this wee black cat belongs to? She has been coming into Helen Robertson’s house in Merrylees Road for the past couple of weeks. The cat has no collar.
Out and About
Some fantastic nature and wildlife photos shared by John Smith. These were all taken at the Craighead area of Blantyre.
Electro80s party night
Book now! A fantastic night of entertainment is planned for 21st December in Blantyre! Electro80s pay tribute to the 80’s era, featuring Red, Blue, Green and Robotic dancer Manochrome. They have lovingly recreated songs by the afore mentioned pioneers (and…
Book now! A fantastic night of entertainment is planned for 21st December in Blantyre! Electro80s pay tribute to the 80’s era, featuring Red, Blue, Green and Robotic dancer Manochrome. They have lovingly recreated songs by the afore mentioned pioneers (and many more),to create a live entertainment show that is sure to transport everyone from this […]
Local stonemasonry business, Priory Monuments are celebrating this weekend after picking up a prestigious award for all their hard work! Priory Monuments is a “Blantyre born” business with everybody who works there coming from the town. The Scottish Funeral Awards 2019 were held on Friday in the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow. It was the first […]
High Blantyre Community Hall was the venue for a fabulous fun day yesterday, Saturday 17th August 2019. Organised by Hyper Cyber, the free event was open to hundreds of people and included indoor and outdoor activities and stalls. Children were thrilled to take part in rock climbing, see live owls and the inflatables and games […]
Blantyre was swamped by bikers this lunchtime as the “Ride for Reform” event got underway. Bikers were invited to come along to an organised memorial event today, Sunday 18th August 2019 to remember Allan Nicholson, who sadly died on the EK Expressway last year. Hundreds of bikers met in the B&M Carpark just after midday, […]
This dog was found today, Saturday 17th August 2019 at South View near Glasgow Road. Local lady Mary Sutherland has the dog safe meantime. Pictured here earlier this morning, the dog is wearing a pink sparkly collar. Do you recognise her? Know anybody who has lost her? To retrieve, please contact Mary directly here :https://www.facebook.com/mary.sutherland.549