Tag: playpark

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 […]

Livingstone Birthplace New Play-Park

Our six month fundraiser for a fantastic new Playpark at the Village ended yesterday with a whopping sum raised! Since May, we’ve been raising money on our Just Giving page to help buy equipment for a new Playpark at the Livingstone Birthplace. The total is now in and we’re delighted to announce Blantyre residents and […]

Playpark Fundraiser Closing Soon

Our six month fundraiser to raise money towards Blantyre’s new playpark is coming to an end. There’s just 11 days left if you would still like to contribute towards the new playpark for the Village in Blantyre. To be located at the David Livingstone Birthplace, the project is being managed by David Livingstone Trust and […]

Playpark Fundraiser Update

Just a little update on one of our open fundraisers. Back in February, we launched an appeal to try to raise £3,000 to put towards one particular piece of play equipment in the planned new playpark for the Livingstone Birthplace. The fundraiser Just Giving page has been open since then and has so far raised […]

Taping Off Playpark Equipment

We’ve had a few messages over the last week about children’s Playparks apparently still being open. This is NOT the case. All South Lanarkshire Public Playpark equipment is still off limits and NOT to be used. It looks like the problem is some of the red tape the council wrapped around chutes, slides, swings and […]

Ongoing Playpark Funding

We’re thrilled to announce that £802 has so far been raised in our ongoing campaign to raise funds towards a new Playpark for Blantyre! The sum has been generously raised by many Blantyre Telegraph readers who either donated directly using the fundraiser link, or who has bought one of our Blantyre Telegraph magazines in recent […]

Play Equipment Smashed

A Blantyre grandmother was dismayed today, Friday 24 May 2019 when she arrived at Stonefield Public Park to see the public play equipment smashed. The lady had taken her little grandson to the park at Low Blantyre, directly across from ASDA. The wee boy couldn’t even enjoy the slide as vandals had smashed in the […]