Tag: fundraiser

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 […]

Pals Gaming Fundraiser

Kris McDade and his friend Lewis McInally probably needed some sleep yesterday afternoon after completing an astonishing 24 hour gaming marathon to raise money for McMillan Cancer Care. The lads started on Saturday at 3pm, finishing yesterday afternoon Sunday 6th October 2019. Setting out to raise £100, their supportive friends and family saw targets smashed […]

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 […]