Tag: gordon cook

Exclusive: No Moans on the South Side

Residents of Blantyre enjoyed a premiere screening of a new Blantyre film, “No Moans on the South side” yesterday, Friday 2nd October 2015 at the Miner’s Welfare Community Resource Centre. The film was funded by the Lottery Heritage and was organised by Pits, Ponies, People and Stories as part of their 2 year project to […]

Exclusive: Blantyre Film Premiere

We would like to invite you to the Blantyre film premiere of `No Moans on the South Side‘ on Friday the 2nd of October from 5pm-7pm at Blantyre Miners Welfare Resource Centre. The film looks at the Blantyre disaster which took place on the 22nd of October 1877 and remains Scotland’s largest mining disaster. It […]

Exclusive: Remembering Captain Brown

The 15th June 2015, will see the 100th anniversary of Blantyre man, Captain James Brown killed in action during WW1. On the evening of Wednesday 10th June 201 at 7pm, at High Blantyre Cenotaph, Blantyre man Gordon Cook presented a detailed presentation and commemorative service to remember heroic Captain Brown of the Cameronians, who was […]