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Blantyre Curling Club – Part 6

Continued from Part 5…. On 22nd February 1937, a Golden Jubilee celebration dinner was held for Blantyre Curling Club at the relatively new Miners Welfare Hall on Calder Street. It was reported that the Welfare had never been so profusely adorned and decorated. The members a decidedly male affair are pictured that evening in their […]

John McDermott, MBE

An article I wrote about John McDermott for the Blantyre Telegraph some time ago, now transferred into the forthcoming book, “Blantyre People”. A more dedicated, professional person in the world of Sport you will never meet than ex-boxer and trainer, John McDermott, MBE. John has dedicated his life to sport, not just in his own […]