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You can be in with a chance of winning a De’ils On Wheels upcycled clock and all you need to do is get on your bike and share a photo!

The clocks are made from used bicycle disk brakes and chain rings. You can be in with a chance of winning yourself one of these fantastic clocks by getting on social media. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3 to enter…

  1. Like the Deils On Wheels Facebook page or follow the De’ils on Wheels Twitter feed @DeilsOnWheels
  2. Upload a photo of you on your bike and tell us why you love cycling
  3. And, very importantly, tag the post using the #WeGoPedal hashtag

All tagged entries received by the end of Bike Week 2018 (Sat 17 June 2018) will be entered into a draw to win a clock!

So what are you waiting for? Get on your bike and get pedalling, snapping and hashtagging!! The clock’s ticking!!

Good luck!

ApplefieldWe will be hosting weekly volunteer gardening sessions every Thursday at Gartnavel Applefield garden every Thursday until 31 May. The sessions will start at 10.00am and finish at 12.30pm.

Gartnavel Applefield garden contributes to improving the environment around the Gartnavel site for the enjoyment of patients, staff and local people.

Volunteers will be able to help with a wide range of tasks including building and installing raised beds, preparation and filling of raised beds, installing a polytunnel, landscaping the gardens and general weeding.

If you want to come along to any of the sessions please get in touch or you can just turn up on the day. As the work is outdoors, please dress for the weather.

community-calendarThis event is 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! 

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Sustrans Scotland will be holding a wildflower meadow creation volunteer workday from 10:30am to 3:30pm on Monday 16 April just past the entrance to the National Cycle Network at the end of Greenlaw Road, Yoker G14 0PG.

The day will look at habitat management to encourage wildflowers. As part of the workday we will talk about why to create and manage wildflower meadows and how to go about it and what tools to use, as well as about tool care and health and safety. We will then spend the day removing invading scrub, targeted wildflower seed sowing and potentially wildflower plug planting.

Please bring:

  • Sturdy shoes, preferably boots
  • Clothes appropriate for the weather
  • (Some!) muscles and (lots of) enthusiasm
  • Packed lunch

Sustrans will provide tools; protective equipment, e.g. gloves; tea, coffee and biscuits.

Please remember that we encourage sustainable travel – if possible, please consider cycling or walking to us, or using public transport. The nearest train station is Yoker. Otherwise, please consider car sharing.

For more information please contact Laura White, Sustrans Volunteer Coordinator (Routes) on 07786 525946.

Rounds 7 and 8 of the 2018 HSBC UK | BMX National Series are being held on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 June 2018 at the brand new Glasgow BMX Centre  Knightswood, Archerhill Road, Glasgow G13.

This will be the first major event to be hosted at the new Glasgow BMX Centre in Knightswood and volunteer marshals are required to ensure the safe running of the event – no experience necessary although the minimum age is 16yrs.

The event will see around 2000 people including competitors, spectators and event support arrive at the facility for two days of fast paced racing at this world class BMX facility.

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This Spring Glasgow Community Food Network are hosting a Connecting Community Cafes event from 11am to 3pm Friday 20 April at Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall St, Glasgow G41 1BA

The event will provide an opportunity for people and organisations running community cafes to connect, celebrate and share. A Community Cafe might be anything from a weekly pop-up meal to a thriving social enterprise. If you feed people, this is for you.

The day will feature speakers from different aspects of community cafes, a delicious lunch and focussed group discussions. Book via Eventbrite or check out the Facebook event page – spread the word and see you there!

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 April 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!

RSPB Scotland are running the Glasgow Wildlife Garden Festival celebrating Glasgow’s green spaces from Saturday 12 May until Sunday 3 June. In partnership with Glasgow City Council, partners, organisations and community gardens right across the city, to celebrate Glasgow Garden Festivals 30th Anniversary of bringing the festival to green spaces across the city and raising awareness of the wildlife on your doorstep.

The programme is taking shape and a wide range of community groups are involved, representing Parks and green spaces all over the city. Many of these events are being run by different groups and community gardens, which are working in partnership with RSPB Scotland to bring you the Glasgow Wildlife Garden Festival at locations across the city.

If you would like to be involved all you need to do is to register your event at the link below and send it to them by the 2 April so your activity can be featured in the Glasgow Wildlife Garden Festival 2018 programme.

Go to www.glasgowwildfest.org then click on the Glasgow Wildlife Garden Festival link on the left hand side of the page to find out more information and to access the registration form.

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Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre, 64 Balmoral Street, Glasgow G14 0BL
t: 0141 433 0427
e: getinvolved@
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40 Kingsway Court, Scotstoun, Glasgow G14 9SU
m: 07515 879747
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