Tag: fundraiser

Trisha’s Off to Malawi

Local lady Marisha Traider has been selected to go to Malawi for 8 weeks as part of her final year at University of Strathclyde. Whilst this is a great opportunity, it unfortunately is self funded and she’s come up with a great idea. Trisha is selling raffle tickets. 200 on public sale and 200 for […]

Powerchair Dreams

Local man Alexander Tavendale has a real passon for sports and in particular play powerchair football. He’s following his dream of buying a special chair. He has some savings but needs a little help with raising the rest of the fund. Alexander writes on his go fundme page, “I am looking to fund my own […]

Beatson Teenage Cancer Fundraiser

Local lady Tracey Inglis messaged us saying, “Hi. My son Callum Inglis has been battling cancer throughout the last year. He has decided to help raise funds for the teenager Cancer unit in the Beatson Glasgow. We are walking the west highland way on the 24th May over 5 days and were wondering if you […]

Our March Fundraiser

We’re still looking for a little help with our March Fundraiser. We’ve been trying to raise £80 to plant lots of ‘Livingstone Daisies’ seeds to help beautify Blantyre’s park flower beds with blooming colour, this coming summer. £41 from the £80 target has already been achieved on our new fundraising platform, which also hosts many […]

April Fundraising Success

An amazing month It’s almost the end of April and in the last 4 week period, local history page, Blantyre Project has passed us a staggering £439.25 from the sale of Blantyre history books around the world!! As a charitable organisation we’ve allocated it to the following causes: -£163.76 to recoup the cost of 24 […]

Exclusive: Local Charity Night success

St Joseph’s hall in Glasgow Road was the venue for a marvellous charity night, last night, Friday 2nd October 2015. Blantyre folk packed into the hall, filled to capacity at the fundraising event, with proceeds going to Cancer Research UK. Special thanks went to James, Keith and Davy for their amazing performance which received much […]

Exclusive: Blantyre Race Night 2015

Blantyre Community Committee are inviting 200 people to come along to “The Blantyre Race Night 2015” At an exclusive event being held at the Miner’s Welfare on Friday 16th October 2015,  a fantastic race-night fundraiser will raise funds for Blantyre’s Festive Switch on Event later in the year. Invites are by ticket only which are priced […]