Tag: co-operative society

Blantyre Co-operative Society

Blantyre Co-operative Society    The Co-operative Society has long played a vital part in Blantyre’s commerce since the 1880’s. It was such a monumental part of everyday life in in this town that it’s worth touching upon their history further. Although the Co-op, as an enterprise has roots as far back as 1844, I discovered […]

RIP – Elaine Campbell McQuade

It’s with a heavy heart and deep sadness that I learned today that Blantyre lady Elaine Campbell McQuade (54) passed away suddenly in Hairmyres Hospital yesterday. I’ve written up a little tribute dedicated to her life below. Elaine was a lovely, lovely lady, kind and caring and was incredibly popular. She had been battling an […]