Tag: christmas

Blantyre’s Trees Go up

Two very decent sized Christmas trees for Blantyre this year! South Lanarkshire Council have this week put up the town’s TWO Christmas trees. One at Main Street High Blantyre and the other outside the sports centre on Glasgow Road.The street lights have also been put up in readiness. The lights will be switched on a […]

Blantyre’s Christmas Lights

Blantyre’s two Christmas trees and festive street lights will be switched on earlier this year. Blantyre Community Committee made the difficult decision a few weeks ago not to proceed with the Christmas Event in the interests of public safety given attendance is usually thousands of people and the ongoing pandemic. The decision was made in […]

Heathcliffe Christmas Lights

Whether its Easter, Halloween or Christmas, there’s one house in Blantyre which beats everybody when it comes to decorations! The Campaigne family have been working hard once again to decorate their home for passers by to enjoy. Pictured tonight at their big switch on is their fantastic Christmas decorations! Now up for all to enjoy! […]

George Square Market Cancelled

The George Square Christmas market has now been officially cancelled. Market Place Europe, as organisers have today confirmed that the plans have been shelved after they were experiencing severe difficulties accessing the site due to the COP26 summit. This will be a disappointing blow to many people as the popular market usually attracts tens of […]

Decorations Down?

So, this year many of us put our festive decorations up much earlier than usual, meaning we’ve been looking at Christmas decorations in some cases for a month or more! Today, we ask, when are YOU taking them down? Earlier? The same time as usual or even leaving them up longer?

Blantyre Bites Back

A Christmas Miracle will take place in Blantyre tomorrow, Thursday 24th December. From 2.00pm on Christmas Even, Blantyre Community Trust will be giving out free 3 course meals to anybody in the local community who needs it. No referral. No judgement. Just turn up and get your meal. Meals are being handed out from the […]

Saving North Lanarkshire’s Christmas

Blantyre lighting company “Phoenix Specialist Solutions” have teamed up with Motherwell Football Club to save Christmas in North Lanarkshire. Residents and community groups were left stunned earlier this month to discover that North Lanarkshire Council weren’t going to put up festive street lights in their towns. This followed budget cuts in whats been a difficult […]