Kelly Ann McCormick sent in this lovely video of Blantyre Weir earlier this morning of today’s snowfall from David Livingstone Bridge, the Village, Blantyre. Taken on Tuesday 9th February 2021, the slow motion effect making it rather spellbinding! What a lovely place we Blantyre people live in!
Winter 1987. Particularly bad for snow. Cars had to be dug out the East Kilbride Expressway. Here, the AA battles to keep things moving. Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our visitors said: Jamie Simpson A was out delivering milk that day the only one.Nicola Bence I remember this. […]
With thanks to Anthony Smith for sharing this great photo. The date is February 1958. Left to Right are his brothers Stan,Pete, then Anthony and their mum. The location is outside 93 Bairds at the former Craighead Rows, Low Blantyre. Featuring Blantyre Project Social Media with permission. Strictly not for use by others on or offline, our […]
Whilst everybody was fairly gloomy with the weather in Winter 1979 into 1980, this Blantyre family greeted the first real snowfall of the 80’s decade with smiles. In January 1980, the Shaw family from Priory Bridge were out and about at Strathclyde Park enjoying their favourite sport, whilst the rest of the country sat […]