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The latest edition of Your Community, Your Planet, our monthly eNews letter, landed in the inboxes last week.

The August issue (No 74) features updates on the our Volunteer Coordinator post, our volunteer sessions at Applefield Garden, info on events in Council parks, Scotstoun Community Council clean up, several local events and lots more! Read it here!

You can sign up to receive future issues here – go on – you know you want to! And you can read all the previous issues on our website.

20180825_OverTheWall-headerThis year’s Over the Wall summer multi-arts festival will take place in the grounds of Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Glasgow on Saturday 25 August 2018 from 12pm to 4pm.

There will be a wide range of activities including street theatre, live animals, art, information, fun and games. Hot drinks and freshly baked goodies will also be available. We will be along with our pedal powered smoothies so why not pop along and enjoy a great, family day out!

The Festival is part of the annual art in the gart programme; this programme is a collaboration between NHSGGC northwest mental health services and Third Sector organisations and artists to enable access seven days a week and out of hours to participation in meaningful activity to support mental health recovery and wellbeing.

Download the poster here: 2018_OverTheWall

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Pedal for Scotland returns for its 19th year on Sunday 9 September 2018. Pedal for Scotland’s main event day will feature the 45 mile Classic Challenge from Glasgow to Edinburgh and the colossal 100 mile Big Belter from Glasgow to Edinburgh, which shares the first 25 miles with the Classic Challenge route. There is also a 10 mile Wee Jaunt from Linlithgow to Edinburgh!

Pedal for Scotland, organised by Cycling Scotland, is Scotland’s biggest bike event. Back in 1999, the first event attracted 400 riders. The event has grown increasingly popular with more routes, bigger challenges and more and more participants joining in year on year.

For more information and to book you place please visit their website www.cycling.scot/pedal-for-scotland or follow them on Facebook and Twitter

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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The HSBC UK Let’s Ride street festival for anyone on a bike is coming to the streets of Glasgow on Sunday 26 August.

The roads will be closed to traffic and open to people and there will be music, food and drink, fun and games, demos, giveaways, activities, challenges, face painting – it’s all happening.

It’s free to enter, you get to see your city in a different way and it’s a fun, active, family-friendly day out. You don’t have to go the 5k distance – just as much or as little as you want. And you don’t need to be an experienced cyclist – there are no cars on the road, you can wobble, zig-zag and stop as much as you like.

You just need to be up for some fun. Everyone’s invited – see you there!

Register for your free place here https://www.letsride.co.uk/events/glasgow

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The Kingsway Community Garden will be holding it’s annual harvest event and gala from 1pm to 4pm on Saturday 1 September in and around 50 Kingsway Court, Scotstoun, Glasgow G14 9SR.

The event take place from 1pm to 4pm and will food, dance, music, sports, face painting and performances! It’s fun and free so why not pop along!

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Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre will be hosting a Taster Session from 11am to 4pm on Saturday 25 August 2018.

You are invited to come along and try all the clubs FOR FREE! Heart of Scotstoun are encouraging families to come along and try something new such as one of our many fantastic clubs!

The clubs will be giving you and your family/friends the opportunity to try their classes FOR FREE!!! During this time you are also welcomed to meet our board and team who cannot wait to tell you our visions and goals for the year ahead!

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Contact Details

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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