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Blantyre Past – or Present?

  Betty McLean in Canada sent me a very interesting newspaper clipping from the East Kilbride News from Friday, June 28th, 1968, which touched upon Glasgow Road looking unchanged for 70 years! Nothing could now be more further from that statement, with the subsequent 1970’s redevelopment of Glasgow Road transforming the old character through demolition […]

Successful Dancers 1968

On June 22nd 1968, dancers from Dundee, Stirling, Greenock, Paisley and Kilbirnie came to Blantyre Community Centre on Glasgow Road to compete in a dancing competition organised by Mrs. Hislop who ran the local  dance school. Amongst the prizewinners was Mrs Hislops 14 year old daughter, June Hislop who scored 3 firsts and 4 seconds. […]