Category: Blantyre News

1950 Milheugh Bridge

How about this for an amazing photo! It’s quite probable this is the first ever photo of the current Milheugh Bridge. This first appeared in the Hamilton Advertiser around June or July 1950, 70 years ago this month. The caption reads, “The designers of the new Milheugh Bridge which spans the River Calder near High […]

‘Blantyre People’ New Book – Out now!

It’s here! The brand new charitable, massive book, “Blantyre People – Honouring our past” is out now! This exclusively researched book remarkably charts the lives of 1,500 incredible people spanning 8 Centuries….people who made the news in Blantyre. Also archiving many dozens of interviews of contemporary people, at 648 pages it’s the most ambitious writing […]