Blantyre’s Public Services

Have your say on what should happen to Public Services in our area! South Lanarkshire Council’s community engagement team will be in the following location tomorrow (Thursday 29 July) looking to hear your views on the future delivery of public services within the Blantyre area. Main Street area, High Blantyre between 12pm – 4pm Can’t […]

Breaking: EU & US Travel Restrictions Easing

The Scottish Government has just announced that fully vaccinated visitors from the US and EU will no longer have to quarantine when coming into Scotland. The news comes just hours after the UK government confirmed the same restrictions easing for England. In recent weeks, there have been various campaigns specifically within the travel industry for […]

David Livingstone Birthplace Opens Today!

Today (Wed 28 July) David Livingstone Birthplace reopens its doors after four years, following a £9.1m regeneration project made possible by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, Scottish Government, Historic Environment Scotland and South Lanarkshire Council. Home to the UK’s most famous Victorian explorer, missionary and abolitionist of the 19th century, the Birthplace Museum has been […]

The Stonefield Bear

When Blantyre resident Stephen Hawthorne recently had a tree cut in his garden, he decided to make use or the unsightly tree stump which was left, by turning it into something truly beautiful. The talented individual set about creating “The Stonefield Bear” hand crafted into the wood. Blantyre Telegraph readers over on our supporters page […]

Open Road Gully

A Blantyre mother was left angry when her young son nearly fell down an open gully in Glasgow Road. The drain cover was broken and missing on the carriageway road gully near St Josephs Church. Concerned for other people, she told us, “My son is deaf and has glasses if it was not for me […]

FREE Soccer School

Just a reminder for the Kear Soccer School is starting back this coming week! Activities take place at Kear Campus, Bardykes Road, Blantyre Monday, 26th July – 10.30-3pm (P6-S1) If Your Son/Daughter Is Attending can you please make sure they have the following – Football Boots/Trainers Shin Guards (if they use them)Sun cream Packed lunch […]