Tag: awards

Queens Scout Awards

Congratulations to Rory McDonald, Frank Moulden and Sam McCrory from 3rd Blantyre (78th Lanarkshire) Scouts on receiving their Queens Scout Awards. The ceremony was held recently at Glasgow University. This is the highest award a scout can receive and all 3 recipients will be invited to London next year to attend an awards ceremony attended […]

July Fundraising

Our fundraising totals for end of July are now in and has now been allocated to local good causes. During July, Blantyre Telegraph has raised a fantastic £292 towards 5 local good causes! Our fundraising now reaches a new updated amazing total of £25,578 for 146 local good causes to date since 2015! Fundraising was from various sources: £164.00 from the […]

Vote for your Favourite Volunteer(s)

How would you like to nominate a local organisation or person for their volunteering efforts in the community? Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire have contacted us asking to spread awareness. It’s not too late to submit a nomination for VASLan Third Sector Awards. The closing date for nominations online is 30th June 2019. Perhaps you know […]

December Fundraising

Our final fundraising totals of the year are now in! What an amazing month December has been for raising funds for local good causes, which of course is the main reason why this page exists! We’re thrilled to announce that during December alone, Blantyre Telegraph has raised a whopping £3,040.00 towards local good causes! Not […]

Kevin O’Neil – Award Winner

Congratulations are offered today to local man, Kevin O’Neil who last night, Thursday 21st September 2017 scooped “The People’s Award” in the Scottish FA’s Grassroots Awards 2017. Kevin, although narrowly missing out on the Merit award, was absolutely delighted and thrilled to pick up the People’s Award for his services to Community Football. Also pictured […]