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Dumbarton_Waterfront_PathwayA new £2.5 million waterfront pathway linking Dumbarton Town Centre to Dumbarton Rock has secured planning permission to progress to delivery.

The 1,140 metre coastal walkway, approved by Councilors at Planning Committee, will be delivered by December 2019 and will be ideal for walkers and cyclists. The walkway will also be used by tourists and visitors to the historic Dumbarton Castle directly from the town centre.

The Council will work with landowners including Dumbarton Football Club, Turnberry Homes, Lidl, Culross/Dunbritton and Historic Environment Scotland to deliver a high specification pathway including a wide walkway and cycle path connecting the Town Centre with Dumbarton Castle.

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Green Gym 6The West Glasgow Green Gym will be holding sessions during June.

The Green Gym is about healthy people and healthy places where volunteers meet up once a week to work together on improving local green spaces around West Glasgow.

The dates and locations for June are:

  • Wed 7 Jun – Phoenix Centre – tidying up garden and grounds of Centre. Meet at Phoenix Centre, Monymusk Place, G15 8JH
  • Wed 14 Jun – Kingsway Flats – litter pick and tidy up in area. Joint day with GHA who are starting at 10am if anyone is interested in coming early. Meet at Kingsway Flats, Kingsway Court, G14 9DS
  • Wed 21 Jun – Phoenix Centre – Finishing work from the 7th. Meet at Phoenix Centre, Monymusk Place, G15 8JH

Sessions run from 11.00am to 2.00pm. Tea and coffee are provided and we usually stop for this about 12.30pm. If you need any more information, are unable to attend a session or have any problems locating the meeting point, please contact Margaret at Drumchapel Life on 0141 944 6004 or Peter Kane on 07856 607109

Green Gym will resume on Wednesday 30th August 2017

scotstouncc_naturetrail_cleanup_nov16Scotstoun Community Council are holding a community clean up on Saturday 27 May 2017 from 10am till 12 noon covering Dumbarton Rd (south) from  Balmoral Street to Ardsloy Place.

Equipment provided, enthusiastic volunteers welcome. Meeting Point: Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre on Balmoral St.

If you are free and willing to help – delighted to see you.  No need to send response but please do pass on the message to anyone you know who may be interested in joining us.

Everyone is welcome to come along and all equipment will be provided but if you have your own gloves and sturdy footwear then please bring them along.

Scotstoun Community Council and local NIVs (Neighbourhood Improvement Volunteers) have organised a series of clean ups recently in Larchfield Avenue and the Nature Trail.

For more information please contact Scotstoun Community Council on scotscoco@gmail.com

community-calendarThese events are listed on our online community calendar along with lots of other events in the local area and beyond – check out the calendar to see what else is going on!

Green Gym 6The West Glasgow Green Gym will be holding sessions during May.

The Green Gym is about healthy people and healthy places where volunteers meet up once a week to work together on improving local green spaces around West Glasgow.

The dates and locations for May are:

  • Wed 10 May – St Ninian’s Primary School – tidying up playground and front of school. Meet at entrance to St Ninian’s, 2150 Great Western Road, G13 2AB
  • Wed 17 May – holiday week
  • Wed 24 May – cycle path NCN754 at Blairdardie next to canal – litter pick and general tidy up on both sides of canal. Meet where Blairdardie Road meets with Gorget Ave and Rotherwood Ave, G13 2AD
  • Wed 31 May – cycle path NCN756 at Kelvindale Road – litter pick and general tidy up. Meet where Kelvin Walkway meets with Kelvindale Road, G20 8JU

Sessions run from 11.00am to 2.00pm. Tea and coffee are provided and we usually stop for this about 12.30pm. If you need any more information, are unable to attend a session or have any problems locating the meeting point, please contact Margaret at Drumchapel Life on 0141 944 6004

20160921_balshagray_13_volunteersThe West Glasgow Green Gym will be doing various clean ups and activities in across the area during October. The Green Gym runs on a Wednesday from 11am to 2pm. The dates and locations over the next few weeks are:

  • 5 October – Nature Trail Woodland Walk, Jordanhill Joint workday with Sustrans. Litterpicking along the path and continuing to clear undergrowth. Meet at entrance to Nature Walk, by the milepost on Westland Dr, just by Westbrae Bridge, G14 9JQ
  • 12 October – Cycle path NCN7, – Joint workday with Sustrans clearing up the cycle path. Meet at entrance to cycle path on Sandholm Place, Yoker G14 OHF
  • 26 October – St Ninian’s Primary School – tidy the school grounds

You can download the Green Gym dates here (westglasgow_greengym_oct16) or if you need any more information, are unable to attend a session or have any problems locating the meeting point please contact Wendy Cameron or Margaret at Drumchapel Life 0141 944 6004

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Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre, 64 Balmoral Street, Glasgow G14 0BL
t: 0141 433 0427
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