Tag: paul veverka

Simm Endeavour Awards

We were absolutely delighted to be invited along to the annual Simm Endeavour Awards today at Carrigans, Blantyre. Various organisations within the Blantyre community were thrilled to collectively be awarded £8,750 for good causes, by a gracious sponsor. Children and adults alike attended by invite and were generously treated to drinks and a meal, before […]

New Memorial Unveiled

A long awaited, unique memorial was unveiled today, Saturday 4th February 2023 at High Blantyre Cemetery commemorating the lives of hundreds of miners who lost their lives in three colliery disasters. An important event for the former mining community of Blantyre, thankfully the weather stayed dry as 90 local people gathered at 12.30 for the […]

Work Begins on New Playpark

Work begins this week (26 April) on the much anticipated and long awaited ‘Ma Robert’ playpark at the David Livingstone Birthplace. The playpark, which has been greatly missed during the Birthplace’s £9.1m refurbishment, will reopen at the start of June. Central to the play space’s redesign will be a large multi-play structure based on David […]

Committee AGM Elections

Blantyre Community Committee held their AGM last night, Thursday 11th April 2019. Office bearers were elected as follows:Arlene Green to continue her position as Chairperson.Paul Veverka becomes Treasurer relinquishing position of Secretary.Barry Watt elected as Secretary. Blantyre Community Committee are pictured and listed here in no particular order, Stephen McDade, Aimee Glen, Hazel Krawczyk, Chloe […]

Blantyre men accept awards

Three High Blantyre men were today awarded South Lanarkshire’s Community Service award for 2016. On the recommendation of local Councillors, Blantyre’s Gordon Cook, Jim Brown and Paul Veverka and their families were invited to a ceremony in the County Buildings this afternoon, Friday 18th March 2016. Amongst the good company of other nominees from throughout […]