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Westcraigs MacMillan Fundraiser

Local women Louise Stirling and Helen Thomson are fundraising for MacMillan Cancer Support. Tomorrow, Saturday 18 September at 1.30pm they are hosting a Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Afternoon at 20 Alford Avenue, West Craigs, Blantyre. There will be loads of home baking, handmade celebration cards by Jean Hawke for sale with all proceeds going to […]

Westcraigs Defibrillator Appeal

Westcraigs is the latest area in Blantyre to fundraise for a brand new defibrillator. Every year, over 3,000 people in Scotland experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). Quick access CPR backed up by a defibrillator is crucial to the survival rate. Blantyre has been incredibly proactive in recent years with several defibrillators either already positioned […]

Santa Delights Blantyre Homes

It was great this year to see Santa visiting several areas in Blantyre, early on Christmas Eve. Priory Bridge for example has done this for many years, but in 2019, Santa was also spotted in Wheatlands and in other area of Blantyre, spreading some Christmas cheer. Take for example, at Westcraigs in High Blantyre. John […]

Stolen BMW at Westcraigs

Thieves made off with a BMW last night at Westcraigs, High Blantyre. During the early hours of Monday 7 October 2019, around 3.30am, three men were spotted stealing a black BMW, the one pictured. It can sometimes look close to dark blue and has registration B18 NDV. They stole the vehicle. Police have been called. […]