Tag: miners welfare

Welfare Front Lounge Overhaul

Blantyre Miners Welfare is renovating its front lounge! After the success of the beautiful renovation of the large function hall, it’s time for the front lounge (which admittedly looks a little tired), to get a similar makeover! Works are imminent with a grand opening planned, all being well sometime in July. How amazing it is […]

Miners Welfare Progress

A few people have recently asked for an update on the proposals to rebuild the Community Resource Centre at Blantyre Miners Welfare. If you recall, the resource centre burned down on 13th November 2017 (as pictured), displacing many organisations and clubs in what was a popular, well used building. We met up with senior staff […]

Fundraiser for Fibromyalgia

A fantastic fundraiser takes place in the Miners Welfare as part of FFU Scotland Fibromyalgia awareness week 2019. Come and join in with friends and family on a fun afternoon and help raise awareness of fibromyalgia in Scotland.  An afternoon of tea, Prosecco, Bingo and Karaoke. Fibromyalgia Merchandise and information also available on the day.  […]

Remembering Ben Mason

We’re saddened to hear of the passing of Ben Mason, a local boy. Ben, aged 10 was a pupil at the Craighalbert Centre and sadly passed away this week on Wednesday 30th January 2019. The family have planned a celebration of his life, which will take place on Friday 8th February. Starting at 1pm at […]

Miners Welfare relaunch

Tonight, Monday 23rd April 2018, we have the pleasure of being a guest at the re-launch night of the renovated Concert Hall and Function Suite at Blantyre Miner’s Welfare. As you probably know, following the fire last year, this large hall at Calder Street was extensively damaged and has now undergone a complete refit. The […]

Welfare Latest Update

This afternoon at 4pm, we attended a Community Meeting at Priestfield Hall, High Blantyre with a view of finding out more about the recent Welfare Fire and what was to happen to the various clubs, businesses and individuals affected. We can provide an update as follows, all discussed within the public domain: Mr Andy Sim, […]

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 […]