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 […]
A thief has stolen a wee girl’s brand new bike from Victoria Street and bizarrely left another older one in its place. Last night, someone took the girls blue and purple bike from Victoria Street and left this green one…
Mr Chef Bakery Update
Do you remember last year when local takeaway, Mr Chef funded the construction of a bakery in Uganda? The aim was to provide free bread for orphans. Well, one year on….what a success this has been! Last year this project…
High School Musical Auditions
Love to sing, dance and act? Aged between 4-19? Come along to High School Musical auditions on January Saturday 11th. 2020 OPEN AUDITIONS For Ensemble and Lead Roles! Encore Stars Academy are looking for young performers from all over who…
Kids Eat Free Offer
ASDA Cafe have a fantastic deal on where kids can east FREE, every day throughout half term holidays. The offer applies for 1 child per adult spending £4 or more. Child meals includes cold 5 items lunch box, pasta bolognese,…
Lost your bike?
This black and white bike has been lying on the grass at Hillview Drive, Coatshill, Blantyre next to the Tact Hall for sometime. Someone will no doubt be missing it.
Blantyre Tree Care
A brand new company has started in Blantyre which tends to everything related to trees. Blantyre Tree Care was formed recently by local man Robbie Lees. With free quotations, they will meet all your tree needs, including crown reduction, pruning,…
Auchinraith Sliproads Closed
Be aware that there are overnight closures of the sliproads on Auchinraith Roundabout at High Blantyre. Due to resurfacing works, the on and off sliproads to the A725 EK Expressway will be closed between the hours of 8pm tonight and…
Riverside Local Heroes
So, a little bit more about tonight’s dramatic rescue of boy from the River Clyde. A story of bravery and of local heroes. Just after 5pm, two boys at the riverside got into trouble, when one of them ended up…
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…
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…
Lost Your Keys?
A set of keys has been found in Rosebank Avenue, The Village, Blantyre. Found earlier today, Thursday 10 October 2019, if they’re yours, you can claim them from finder: Ruth G. https://www.facebook.com/ruth.Gebbie78
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…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]