Tag: st Josephs

St Joseph’s Primary School Fayre

St Josephs Primary school in Blantyre are having their annual Christmas fayre next week on Friday 24th November. The event starts at 6pm until 8pm and costs just £1 entry for adults and free entry for children, all in aid of supporting the school. We just LOVE their fantastic festive poster which was designed by […]

St Joseph’s Church Vandalism

It’s been a long, long time since anybody deliberately damaged a church in Blantyre. Unfortunately there has been an act of vandalism on St Joseph’s , Glasgow Road during last night. A window was smashed, a horrible thing to see, when you realise just how beautiful many of the windows are in this building. The […]

Hall Extension & New Carpark

Planning permission has been submitted last month to extend the existing St Joseph’s Church Hall on Glasgow Road, Blantyre and to form additional off-street parking at the rear. The plans which have still to be decided upon by the planning department, include for drop-off spaces for the neighbouring school, accessed via nearby Mayberry Place. A […]

St Joseph’s Car Free Zone

by Columnist, Jordan Tennant St. Joseph’s Primary School is to implement a car free zone despite having only 10 people in favour. Vehicles dropping off or picking up will be banned from Park Lane and Ennisfree Road during the school’s rush hours next year. Sheli Balfour who has a daughter at the school said: “I […]

Revised Care Hub Plans

Revised plans for a proposed care hub, technology enabled houses and centre of excellence in Blantyre have been published following extensive public engagement. Two recent events in Blantyre, which were supported by a range of staff and stakeholders, were attended by nearly 250 members of the public. Survey results from the events – which have been […]

Exclusive: Local Charity Night success

St Joseph’s hall in Glasgow Road was the venue for a marvellous charity night, last night, Friday 2nd October 2015. Blantyre folk packed into the hall, filled to capacity at the fundraising event, with proceeds going to Cancer Research UK. Special thanks went to James, Keith and Davy for their amazing performance which received much […]