Tag: awards

Well done Maureen

A Blantyre Councillor has been recognised for her hard work, by winning a National award. Cllr Maureen Chalmers of South Lanarkshire Council, picked up the accolade by winning the “Resilience & Recovery Award 2022” The annual LGIU Scotland & CCLA Cllr Awards are the only national awards ceremony that celebrates the vital work of individual […]

Calderside Senior Awards Ceremony

Calderside Academy hosted it first Senior Awards Ceremony since 2019 last night, Thursday 15th September . The Headteacher, Mr Dodds, welcomed pupils, parents and staff to the school to celebrate the successes of our former S4, 5 and 6 pupils. It was also lovely to see some former members of staff who have moved on […]

Our Quarterly Fundraising

The totals are in for the last 3 months fundraising here at Blantyre Telegraph and what an AMAZING quarter it’s been with some tremendous things happening especially throughout the festive period. As always, it’s YOU who’s made it happen. We’re delighted to announce a very decent £2,112 was raised for local good causes! We’ve now […]

Community Achievement Awards

More than 40 residents across South Lanarkshire have been recognised for outstanding achievements in their communities and amongst them were two Blantyre women. Community Councillors Margaret Lindner and Ann Hartman were recognised for making a significant contribution to community life in Blantyre, each receiving a trophy and certificate. Nominations were made by councillors and include […]

August 2020 Award

The exciting bit! Once a month we make an award to local good causes, passing on all your monthly Blantyre Telegraph Support Subscriptions. We’re thrilled, despite only having this service up and running for 19 short days, to be able to award David Livingstone Trust £195.47 towards the new Village Playpark! As Non-profit, we retained […]

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 […]