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Sustrans Scotland are holding a social bike ride on Saturday 23 September from Dumbarton Castle to the Riverside Museum. The cycle ride is in association with Castle to Crane, part of the Clyde Built Festival.

The starting point will be from the grassed area in front of of Dumbarton Castle  at 10am.  You’ll be able to watch some of the boats start their race then follow the cycle route along the canal and other paths, stopping at Bowling Harbour and the Renfrew Ferry to watch the boats race by.

The ride will finish at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow where food and refreshments will be available.  The ride will be approx. 16 miles and is expected to take between 2.5 and 4 hours. There is an option to return halfway through the ride as trains are not running that day.

For more information see the flyer below or check the Sustrans Scotland website. To register please email Lisa Morton Lisa.Morton@sustrans.org.uk

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Recycle Week 2017 runs from Monday 25 September to Sunday 1 October and we’d love you to join our team of Waste Warriors.

Recycle Week is the UK’s annual recycling week, aiming to get everyone recycling more items more often by raising awareness of the benefits and dispelling some of the myths that still surround recycling. Over the course of the week Zero Waste Scotland will be encouraging people from all over the country to become waste warriors and do their bit by recycling as much as they can.

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201604227_GreenGym_DavidsonLane_RubbishThe West Glasgow Green Gym will be undertaking a range of activities to help improve the environment in various locations across the west of Glasgow during September.

The dates and locations 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!

One Big Picnic One Big Community is a free event for the people by the people from 12-4pm on Sunday 3 September in George Square.

The aim of the event is to bring people together by creating a space for sharing food and a wee blether, sitting next to each other, showing understanding to differences regardless of background, cultural, religious, sexual orientation, social or educational status, homelessness or wealth. Highlighting Glasgow is indeed a city of caring people – people make Glasgow!

The event brings together community projects which prepare and serve free meals/provide food parcels on a regular basis  to those in need, such as the elderly, homeless and destitute. We believe that everyone has the right to good accessible food and should be treated fairly and with dignity. Therefore we will be serving wonderful dishes from around the world to all.

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*** POSTPONED ***

This event has been postponed. A new Autumn date will be announced soon.

 

DRCET cordially invite you to attend our 13th Annual General Meeting which will take place on Wednesday 20 September 2017 at 1.15pm (lunch from 12.45pm) at Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre, 64 Balmoral Street, G14 0BL.

Our AGM is a great opportunity to hear about all the work that we have been involved with over the past year as well as to meet up with friends old and new!

We will celebrate our projects and achievements, hear from some of our partners and discuss the environmental issues that are of interest and concern for you and your community. There will be a small lunch buffet and refreshments available!

This year’s AGM will take place following our School Run Summit.

Download the poster here DRCET_AGM2017_Poster

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Welcome to the fourth year of Glasgow Wildfest which will run from Friday 1 to Saturday 30 September 2017 across the City. Glasgow Wildfest is a whole month of events celebrating Glasgow’s greenspaces and the many organisations and groups working tirelessly to help wildlife and improve their local parks and gardens for everyone to enjoy.

So why not join in with events happening throughout September and meet some of the people doing incredible things to help protect Glasgow’s wildlife, and make the city a greener place for everyone to enjoy. This year, there are 32 events for you to choose from. Each weekend will see the focus switch to a different part of Glasgow, celebrating both well-known and hidden greenspaces within those areas.

Highlights for the festival this year include the Wild Day Out in Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens (Sat 2 Sept), which will be the biggest recording event there in 20 years! Please do join in if you can, as they need as many citizen scientists as possible on the day to help them uncover all the wildlife.  As well as the grand opening of a newly developed garden and community hub by Friends of Springburn Park (Sat 23 Sept) and a picnic concert at the Hidden Gardens with the accompaniment of live chamber music (Sat 16 Sept).

More details can be found in the leaflet Wildfest 2017 and for more information, updates, and late additions please check out www.glasgowwildfest.org, follow #glasgowwildfest on Twitter or email gnahg@rspb.org.uk Accompanied children are welcome at all events

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The re-scheduled 2nd Annual Knightswood Park Family Fun Day will now take place from 12 to 4pm on Saturday 16 September at Knightswood Park.

There will be loads of stuff happening at the event including Knightswood model boat club, Play on Pedals, sports taster sessions, performances by local schools, face painting, birds of prey, bouncy castles and lots more too!

We will be along with our De’ils On Wheels cycle skills course as well so why not pop along for a great family day out!

Please spread the word and if using social media us #knightswoodfunday.

This year’s event has been organised by the Knightswood Park Family Day organising committee which is made up of local people from the community and the committee has been kindly hosted and supported by Knightswood Community Council. You can also keep up to date with the event on their Facebook page.

The event is supported by Glasgow City Council and has been kindly funded by the Ward 13 Garscadden/Scotstounhill and Ward 14 Drumchapel/Anniesland area partnerships.

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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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Wed 11am-3pm, Thu 1pm-5pm
40 Kingsway Court, Scotstoun, Glasgow G14 9SU
m: 07515 879747
e: deilsonwheels@
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