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20180915_CoachHouseTrustFamilyMarket_headerThe Coach House Trust will be holding their Autumn Family Market day on Saturday 15 September 2018.

The Autumn Family Market will be taking place at the Alderman Road site, 245A Alderman Rd, Glasgow G13 3AY kicking off at 11am and finishing off at 3pm. Please feel free to join them for live music, BBQ, home baking, seasonal produce, garden furniture & planters, arts & crafts and much more.

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Glasgow was so game for Street Play back in June that the city is set to do it all over again this September. Now, to mark this year’s International Car Free Day, Street Play will be available in the city for the second time this year, this time on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September.

In an unprecedented move, the council is repeating the offer of free road closures to residents, local groups and community-based organisations who want to turn their local streets into temporary playgrounds for local children.

It follows the huge success of the Street Play event in June this year, which saw the council facilitate 25 road closures across the city to allow communities to enjoy the benefits of a traffic-free day close to home.

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Friends of Victoria Park have a series of events and activities running throughout the Autumn. These include:

  • Sat 1 Sep – Autumn Park Clear Up – meet  at 11am at the Fossil Grove. Please bring gloves and sturdy footwear. Litter pickers and black bags will be provided. Feel free to bring your own hand tools (non-powered)
  • Sat 15 & Sun 16 Sep – Doors Open Day park guided walks – starting from the main gates at 2pm and ending at the Partick Curling Club, which is open from 10am to 4pm on both days.
  • Sat 15 & Sun 16 Sep – Fossil Grove – the Fossil Grove will be open from midday until 3.30pm and there will be a geologist, on site.
  • Sun 11 Nov – Annual Remembrance Event at the War Memorial
  • Sat 15 Dec – annual Christmas tree decorating event, with carol singing and seasonal fare

Glasgow Life are delighted to bring you the Great Big Heritage Bus Tour! Come aboard and tour a range of Glasgow Life venues with FREE specially planned activities. A FREE vintage bus service, will pick you up and drop you off between: Glasgow Museum Resources Centre, Kelvin Hall, Provand’s Lordship, Riverside, Govan Stones and Fairfield Govan.

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The following report is from Friends of Victoria Park

Friends of Victoria Park requested a meeting at the beginning of June to discuss the City Council’s plans to grass over 28 of the magnificent formal flower beds. The meeting finally took place on Monday 20 August at The Whiteinch Centre.

Officers from the Council’s Land and Environmental Services explained that the plan to grass over 28 of the 59 beds was due to lack of operational resources – staffing and materials. They explained that the Council has been reducing flowerbeds across the city – a cut of almost 80% in the past decade. For  the most part there have been no protests like the one held in Victoria Park on 28 June.

The officers acknowledged that the formal Victorian Gardens in the park which are listed by Historic Environment Scotland as a designated landscape are unique but argued that this can’t be used as argument to continue planting.

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Green Gym 6The 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 Sep are:

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

These 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!

20180825_SCC_Cleanup_headerScotstoun Community Council are holding a Community Clean Up at 10.30am on Saturday 25 August.

The clean up will take place around the Harland Cottages area with volunteers meeting at Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre, 64 Balmoral Street, G14 0BL.

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.

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

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Main Office
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre, 64 Balmoral Street, Glasgow G14 0BL
t: 0141 433 0427
e: getinvolved@
dumbartonroad.com

De'ils On Wheels
Wed 11am-3pm, Thu 1pm-5pm
40 Kingsway Court, Scotstoun, Glasgow G14 9SU
m: 07515 879747
e: deilsonwheels@
dumbartonroad.com

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