Tag: accident

Vehicle Collision with Newsagents

At 2.15pm on Sunday 22nd January 2017, a silver astra vehicle crashed through the plate glass window of the Newsagents (Mauchline’s) Shop on Glasgow Road, near the top of Station Road. Thankfully, the young man driving the car was uninjured and had recently passed his test. The shop staff were also uninjured but the incident […]

Danger Signal to Deaf man

Tragedy befell a Blantyre man on 21st December¬†Christmas 1927. Along with two others, John (or James as some reports confirmed) Cook (20) of Chalmer’s Land, Blantyre set out for stroll, and eventually reached Bothwell Bridge, where a pond beside the river was frozen. Cook, who was a deafman, but impetuous youth, suddenly left his companions […]