Tunnocks visit Calderside Academy

Last week the senior pupils in the ASN dept of Blantyre’s Calderside Academy had a very special visit from Graham Harkness from Tunnocks. Graham visited the school as part of a programme being run to allow the pupils to discover more about the ‘world of work’ as they prepare to leave Calderside and venture out […]

Signs of Springtime

Temperatures should be a little milder this week with some springtime sunshine due by the end of the week. However, don’t get too excited. Cooler temperatures will return towards the end of next week. Some signs of Springtime are emerging, not just with lighter nights, but coming out the ground too! Like these snowdrops and […]

Investment into EHC

Private equity and infrastructure investment manager Foresight Group has led a £3.8 million investment into ‘The Electric Heating Company’ in High Blantyre. Founded in 2005 and based at Third Avenue, Blantyre Industrial Estate, EHC  is a distributor of electric boilers, heaters and water cylinders to housing associations, residential developers and private homeowners across the UK. […]

Guide Dogs on Stage

Lanark Amateur Musical Society (LAMS) have selected Guide Dogs as their Charity Partner for the 2023 production of LEGALLY BLONDE: The Musical. On Monday 6 February 2023, Blantyre Guide Dog ‘Autumn’ took to the stage with the LAMS cast for her first rehearsal playing the character of loveable dog ‘Rufus’ in the production. ‘Autumn’ will be joined by […]

Great Gatsby Ball

Crossbasket Castle in High Blantyre is the venue in March for the fabulous Great Gatsby Ball. Take a trip at back in time to the ‘Jazz Age’ as they celebrate the Roaring 1920’s at Crossbasket Castle.  Inspired by Gatsby’s lavish social gatherings, they’ll treat you an evening devoted to fine food, entertainment and dancing. Saturday […]

St Andrew’s Warm Space

St Andrew’s Parish Church offers Blantyre’s latest Warm Space. The church will host their first warm space this coming Saturday in the Nazarene Hall on Elm Street. Everybody will be made welcome. Join them on the following dates 18th February, 4th March, 18th March and 1st April 2023 from 10.30am until 12.30pm. Come along for […]

Register your Child for Nursery

It’s time to register children aged two, three and four who will be eligible for funded nursery places from August this year. If you have a child due to attend nursery after the summer it is important that you register your application for a place in time for the 28 February deadline. Councillor Gavin Keatt, […]