Category: Blantyre News

2000 Main Street

Next, a couple of photos of Main Street from the year 2000. Looking west along the street, a busy scene with car parked on the street before the parking bays were added. The scene is quite familiar otherwise. And also, at that same location looking the opposite way. Do you remember McDade’s Licensed Grocers and […]

Adopting Roads

Today, we’re looking at the controversial subject of some of the privately owned roads in Blantyre that had by the Millennium got into a poor standard. With the council choosing not to adopt them previously, expectation was on the residents of each street to look after them. All these photos date from the year 2000. […]

Broken Links

Please be aware this week there has been around 10% of links on this website ‘broken’. It’s just been pointed out to me today. The cause of this is trying to be determined by my host. Please be assured the content is not lost and will return, and it looks like my host has fixed […]

Blantyre Gala Day, 1980

This is what Gala Days are all about! Happy kids having fun. This group of youngsters were spotted beside the road at Blantyre Gala Day in 1980, almost 40 years ago. Playing up for the camera, wonder if you can spot anybody you recognise? Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others […]