Tag: fundraiser

West Craigs at Heart Group – Thank you

The West Craigs at Heart Group is fundraising to raise money to install defibrillators within the estate. This is as a result of some of their amazing family and friends sadly losing their lives to Cardiac Arrest. Defibrillators have been posted in various parts of Blantyre already and now it’s the turn of Westcraigs, the […]

Glasgow Children’s Hospital Fundraiser

A team of Blantyre people are raising funds for Glasgow children’s hospital charity by doing the ‘lap the map’ fundraiser. The charitable effort comes after Derek Hepburn’s little girl was admitted to Wishaw with feeding and breathing problems. The aim of the fundraiser is firstly to beat Edinburgh hospital charity lol(bit of fun) by lapping […]

Ariannah’s 10k Walk

A Blantyre girl is walking 10k today to raise money for charity. As part of a social distanced walk, seven year old Ariannah is walking 10k today, Sunday 10th May 2020 to raise money for West of Scotland Deaf Children’s Society, a charity close to the hearts of her family. WSDCS don’t receive any government […]

Our January Fundraising

Our fundraising totals for January 2020 are now announced here and have been allocated to local good causes.  January is always the quietest month for most traders and for us , it was no exception. Despite this, Blantyre Telegraph still raised £190.30 all towards various local good causes! Since 2015, our fundraising now reaches a new updated […]

Prize Bingo Night

A fantastic Prize bingo night (over 18’s only) is being held for 6th Blantyre Girl Guides as their primary fundraiser for a trip to Switzerland in July/August 2020. It’s being held in Blantyre Miners Welfare at 7pm next week on Monday 3rd February 2020 with the first game starting at 7.30pm. There’s a £3 entry […]

Helen’s Cancer Research Fundraiser

Local lady, Helen Thomson has committed to having her hair shaved off on Saturday 1st February 2020 to raise funds for Worldwide Cancer Research. Helen told us, “My husband is supporting me by getting a #1 haircut. I’m hosting this at Blantyre Old Parish Church at 2.00pm. I will also be having a raffle to […]