Tag: crime

Calderside Nursery Vandalism

A break in at Calderside Nursery Centre at Boswell Drive, Blantyre which resulted in vandalism, has left staff and children shocked and disappointed. A staff member told Blantyre Telegraph today, “We have arrived at the centre today, Monday 15th May to once again find our outdoor play sheds in the teddy bear garden have been […]

Van Broken Into

A van was broken into at Cameron Way, Blantyre in the early hours of Saturday 30th July 2022. The location was just off Cowan Wilson Avenue and unfortunately, an electrician’s hand tools were stolen. Drills, a compact driver, 24volt sds drill, 54v sds drill, a circular saw, test kits, and ipad pro were taken during […]

Man Shot Dead Outside Home

Further information is now available from official sources about yesterday’s heavy police presence in High Blantyre. It has been reported Nationally, that a 26 year old man was shot dead outside his home in Caithness Street, High Blantyre around 5.00pm, yesterday Monday 17 August 2020. Police are now investigating and as of 6pm tonight, Tuesday […]

Released on Bail

A man has appeared in court charged with raping a teenage girl in woods near Bothwell castle. A 25 year old male from Hamilton has been accused of attacking the teenager near Bothwell Castle in South Lanarkshire on May 20. He appeared in private at Hamilton Sheriff Court earlier this morning, Wednesday 27 May 2020. […]

Attempted House Breakins

An alert goes out today after a house in Strathmore Avenue, Blantyre was targeted by a thief, twice in the one week. A residents door was tried on Wednesday night, which set off the house alarm. When the homeowner looked out the window, he saw a male jump over his neighbours garden and run off. […]

Caught & Charged!

Following a detailed and swift police investigation, a male has now been charged following the death of Blantyre’s Scott Kelly. Scott, 49, was discovered by police outside the flats in Camelon Crescent, Blantyre, at around 1.40am on Sunday.  He was taken to Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride, where he later died. Police Scotland have arrested […]

San Vincenzo Targeted

The relative peacefulness of nearby Bothwell was shattered last week by shocking criminal activity. Not just a week after being awarded “Restaurant of the Week” by a National Newspaper, the San Vincenzo in Bothwell, Lanarkshire was targeted by vandals. A white pick up was deliberately reversed through the sliding main doors leaving damage costing thousands […]