Tag: glasgow Road

Flocking to Blantyre

Here’s a strange story. Just look at these clever birds. A reader has shared this information after keenly observing some strange behaviour by pigeons in Low Blantyre. The birds are flying down to the Sports Centre Roof just off Glasgow Road and are actually WAITING for the 4pm bus to arrive at the nearby bus […]

Ladbrokes, Glasgow Road

Ladbrokes Bookmakers on Glasgow Road had closed. Signage at the property at 261 Glasgow Road, Blantyre has been removed with signs put up that the nearest Ladbrokes is now at Main Street, High Blantyre. Do you know what’s planned next for these premises? Drop us a message.

Healthy Hounds New Shop

A brand new Pet Grooming shop is opening in Blantyre next week! Owner Vikkie Springett, who has had her “Healthy Hounds” dog daycare and training company for the last 7 years is now expanding with brand new premises and further pet services. Her fantastic business will now offer pet grooming from its own dedicated shop […]

Costa Coffee Plans

Costa Coffee propose to move to Blantyre on the Glasgow Road site of the former Post Office, next to the petrol station at ASDA. The move would see the first business to be sited on the recently levelled, vacant ground that faces out towards the Sports Centre. Plans for the development have been received by […]

Springwells Fire

A derelict tenement corner block caught alight earlier today, Friday 15 February 2019 at Springwells, Low Blantyre. The former Miller’s Fireplaces building was observed to be on fire around 10.15am and the fire brigade was called for. The fire was quickly extinguished before it took any significant hold on the building. The drama caused some […]

Kindness of ‘Floor Store’, Blantyre

So, here’s a BIG shout out for The Floor Store on Glasgow Road, Blantyre. Blantyre lady, Gail Gillon owns a kid’s cafe in Uddingston and recently ordered new laminate flooring from James at the Floor Store, at Glasgow Road, Blantyre. James knew that the flooring was for her sensory room to provide a safe and friendly space for […]

Heroic Efforts amidst Tragedy

As many people will be aware, Glasgow Road was closed off this week on the afternoon of Wednesday 15th November 2017. We understood at the time that a vehicle accident of a serious nature had taken place, but could not report further until police confirmed what had happened and advised family members. Sadly, it is […]