River Incident at the Village

Emergency services have responded to an incident in the River Clyde in Blantyre. Fire, ambulance and specialist river rescue teams arrived and set up near the gates of David Livingstone Centre, on Station Road just after 5.20pm this evening, Friday 11th October 2019. Police were also in attendance and reports from local residents suggest a […]

Lanarkshire Pupil Ambassadors

Several Blantyre pupils are amongst a group of 6th year ambassador pupils who are currently out in Uganda Africa. The group includes Lewis Shevlin, Dionne Hosssack, Euan Cran and Molly Geddes part of a larger group of 5 pupils from St John Ogilvie High School and 5 pupils from Holy Cross. Along with a representatve […]

Lost Your Dog?

This brown and white spaniel is wandering around High Blantyre. The dog was on the Main Street earlier this evening as one lady tried to attract its attention, but it wondered off. Looks like it may be an older dog and has a red collar.

Lights out at Peacock Cross

The 4 way traffic lights are out at Peacock Cross, causing some problems for drivers. Caution is advised tonight, Tuesday 08 October 2019 on all approaches at the busy junction in Hamilton, especially near Bar West/Tap Room. There are reports of cars simply driving through with near misses.

Dog Attack at Kirkton Park

A 15 year old boy has been left with scars and deep marks on his head, following a dog attack in a High Blantyre Park. The boy and his friend were in Kirkton Park, just off Main Street, High Blantyre on Monday 7th October 2019, when a black ‘staffie’ dog came up to them. Unleashed, […]

Boxing Club Seeks Premises

A Blantyre Boxing Club has put out a plea for some assistance. The Blantyre Miners Boxing Club was based in the community resource centre, which as you may know was destroyed by fire in November 2017. The club still don’t have permanent premises of their own and have been using a ‘distant’ hall and O’Neills […]

Minister’s “Lengthy Service”

Well known Baptist Church Minister, Steve Younger celebrated an incredible anniversary on Friday just there. Something worthy of a notable congratulations. The 4th October was the 33rd Anniversary of his ordination and induction to High Blantyre Baptist Church on Main Street. Coming to Blantyre in 1986, Steve has spent more than half of his entire […]