Blantyre School Board intervenes

1944 School BoardOn Sunday 19th November 1944, in the midst of WW2, Blantyre School Board were sent out to test the draught in a Schoolhouse in East Kilbride. Having enjoyed quality schools in the area for some time, the Board were to assess the temperature of the Jackton schoolhouse and conditions. This followed a complaint from Patrick McShane of East Kilbride, that the school draught and shiver, was “enough tae blaw the hair aff a goat!”

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