Tag: lights

High Blantyre Christmas Lights

To those who are still thinking Christmas is some time off, a sharp reminder tonight that it’s not, as High Blantyre’s Christmas Lights got switched on. The Council remotely switched on Main Street Christmas Street Lights and the Kirkton Christmas tree lights at High Blantyre earlier this afternoon. Glasgow Road’s tree and lights will be […]

Christmas Lights Switch on

Blantyre’s Christmas Lights will be switched on tomorrow, Sunday 21st November! A big weekend is here for nearby towns and Blantyre as Festive lights get switched on. The festivities are a little earlier this year and start today, Saturday 20th November with Hamilton currently hosting a xmas market culminating in their lights being switched on […]

Traffic Lights Out of Order

A quick post to say the Traffic lights which have been out of order for several weeks on Glasgow Road, have been reported to the Council. A kind resident reported the fault earlier today after ongoing concerns about the lights in the area pictured still being broken. At the same time, a large pothole causing […]

Blantyre Pit Disaster – A Memorial

Fitting Tribute at the Cemetery As you may know, today, 22nd¬†October is the Anniversary of the Blantyre Pit Disaster, when in 1877, some 215 men and boys tragically lost their lives at High Blantyre. As part of several events commemorating the mining accident, we have tonight, on behalf of every person in Blantyre, commissioned lights […]

Strange Lights in Night Sky

Reports are coming in of strange activity in the nighttime sky last night, Saturday 12th March 2016, above Blantyre and indeed Central Scotland. Dozens of people in Blantyre alone are claiming to have witnessed a strange phenomenon, where white lines or lights appeared in the sky, then large red “balls of light” fell from the […]