Tag: auchentibber

Prep for Remembrance

With just over a week until remembrance day, thoughts turn this week to remembering Blantyre’s war dead. As usual, services will be held at Auchenitbber and at High Blantyre Cemetery. Today, our very good friend Alex Rochead kindly placed the certificates of the Auchentibber soldiers who died in WW1, alongside the War Memorial at Parkneuk […]

Auchentibber Farm Estate

Planning application is lodged for the creation of a new agricultural estate at Auchentibber Farm in High Blantyre. In a move that will protect the countryside at High Blantyre, in the quiet rural area of Auchentibber, the vision is to re-ignite farming through the renovation of the derelict Auchentibber Farm and creation of new agricultural […]

Auchentibber Earthworks

If you’ve not been up to Auchentibber, High Blantyre for a while, you’ll certainly notice some big changes next time you’re there! Fields have been levelled, infilled and landscaped ready for re-sowing. Much of the roadside now has new fences, especially near Calderside. The improvement works are still ongoing. It’s an area going through a […]

Tyres Dumped at Auchentibber

Once again, Auchentibber Road is the scene for illegal dumping of Tyres! This latest fly tipping has seen dozens of tyres tipped at the entrance to Auchentibber Farm, which had recently been tidied up. Fly tipping in this area in recent years has been rife. If you see anybody fly tipping, get their registration, a […]

Remembrance Sunday

Today is Remembrance Sunday. As Blantyre¬†remembers the fallen war heroes this weekend, I thought we would do something different this year. Often the cenotaph at High Blantyre Cemetery is the first place for tributes to our soldiers to be left at, but this year, I thought I would place some poppies on behalf of us […]

BCC Cleanup of Auchentibber

Some of the field accesses and gated areas at Sydes Brae and Auchentibber, received a cleanup today. In recent weeks some unscrupulous individuals had fly tipped lots of rubbish in the area, making ¬†many areas unsightly. Despite complaint to the council, the rubbish had lain there for some weeks, through the holiday. Today, Blantyre Community […]