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Auchinraith Primary

This photo of Auchinraith Primary School was shared by Ian Lappin. Does anybody recognise the pupils in the photo. And who’s the teacher? Some teachers at the time of this photo at Auchinraith School were Miss Sinclair, Miss Rose and Miss Drennan. What’s the exact year? Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by […]

End of Auchinraith School

  Blantyre organisations were shocked in the first week of November 1979, to learn that the derelict building formerly the Auchinraith Primary School at the corner of Craig Street and Auchinraith Road, would NOT be turned into a community centre. Springwells Tenants Association and the Boys Brigade had been especially interested in using the school, […]

Simm Endeavour Awards

SIMM ENDEAVOUR AWARDS Auchinraith Primary – One man’s Generosity In recent weeks, we learned of a remarkable kindness and generosity of spirit by a particular individual, that we thought we would share. This discovery is shared with permission in the hope it will perhaps motivate others to do the same. Archie Simm, a Blantyre expat […]