Tag: community council

Springwell is in Blantyre!

  Appalled at recently finding out Blantyre’s boundaries had been changed, I’ve found a story that took place around the start of this carry on. The events take place after the 1975 abolishment of civil parishes and the loss of Blantyre’s long standing boundaries. In March 1979, Strathclyde Regional Council proposed to change Blantyre’s boundaries. […]

1979 Community Council engage youth

In 1979, Blantyre Community Council were looking to engage more with the youth of the town. Recognising there was a definite lack of facilities for youngsters to do, they prepared a questionnaire which went out to every secondary pupil in Blantyre, asking for advice and recommendations. It was an excellent idea allowing young people to […]