Tag: environment

Immaculate Park

Big Tidy up!Just look at this! Another well done to Blantyre Community Committee tonight. This is the scene this evening down at the Public Park. Dedicated people, staying behind this evening to ensure the park is immaculate and completely litter free.  You would never guess that THOUSANDS of people have been partying here since Thursday evening! Full […]

Incinerator Consent Still Valid

Blantyre Telegraph has learned that consent for an incinerator at Whistleberry is unfortunately still in place. This follows last weeks news that Clean Power Properties Ltd and West Wind Ventures Ltd had withdrawn their appeal. The appeal withdrawn on 30th May 2019 was actually for a large, revised incinerator, which thankfully will not proceed. Clean […]

Ladybirds enjoying sun

There was more than a hint of Spring in the air this morning. With some sunshine (at last!), buds are emerging on trees, daffodils are out and the re-appearance of insects. Blantyre’s, Anu Mihkelson saw this little ladybird (or ladybug) enjoying the warmth of the sun and took this quick snap this morning in Springwells. […]

Renovating Clyde Walkway

Environmental Restoration: Several Village residents approached Blantyre Community Committee (BCC) and Blantyre Telegraph in February about the poor condition of the Clyde Walkway at Low Blantyre.   The popular stretch of woodland walk at the side of the River Clyde between David Livingstone Centre and John Street has in the last year become very untidy […]

Niaroo New Lease of Life

South Lanarkshire Council’s Environmental Dept Countryside & Greenspace will this Springtime be visiting Blantyre to provide a new lease of life for the Niaroo area of Barnhill. Located at the middle of the Pech Brae on the West of Blantyre is a small poorly drained field, which was a previous home to traveller folk. As […]