HoS-logoDo you come to the Heart of Scotstoun?

If YES then please join us for a different kind of workshop…share your ideas of what you love about the centre and what we can do to make it even better for everyone!

Free, creative session for everyone – refreshments provided – on Wednesday 25 July 2018 4:00 – 7:00pm.  Please book through eventbrite to help us with numbers.

Be Part of the Solution!

During the past year the Heart of Scotstoun has faced – and weathered – some challenges. We are emerging more resilient and more vibrant.

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The Drumchapel Thriving Together Family Fun Event will take place from 12-5pm on Saturday 21 July at the Drumchapel Shopping Centre, 59 Kinfauns Dr, Glasgow G15 7TG The event is being organised by AFFIT.

There will be lots of different activities on offer including live music, face painting, arts and crafts, inflatables, holistic therapies, story telling, community information and lots more including our own pedal powered smoothies!!

AFFIT works as part of the North-West Recovery Communities (NWRC), and is committed to delivering a diverse calendar of alcohol free occasions at venues across the north west of Glasgow. AFFIT events are open and accessible to all the people of Glasgow, and are aimed at supporting those who want to improve outcomes for their community in relation to alcohol use.

Check out the AFFIT website or like them on Facebook!

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The Voluntary Action Fund is managing the Democracy Matters Community Engagement Fund on behalf of the Scottish Government Public Bodies and Public Service Reform Division.

People in Scotland are being invited to join a conversation about community decision making to help make public services more locally focused. The Democracy Matters conversation is a joint venture between the Scottish Government, COSLA and the community sector. The conversation forms part of the Scottish Government Local Governance Review.

The Democracy Matters Community Engagement Fund is a specific fund that will contribute to the Democracy Matters conversation. The aim of the Fund is to encourage local community groups to contribute to the conversation.

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In August, the European Championships come to Glasgow and Festival 2018 gets underway – and Children’s Classic Concerts can’t wait to join the celebrations with their Soundcycle projectyou’ll not look at a bike the same way again!

Look out for updates on their Facebook and Twitter pages during the build-up and catch their percussionists as they pedal the streets of Glasgow on special bikes – let’s just say, when Samba meets cycling, it sounds wheelie good!

The Essential Orchestra are stepping up to the podium with the Soundcycle concert on Friday 10 August for sporting family fun and medal-winning performances. It will feature the premiere of a new piece of the same name for bicycle and orchestra by Tom Harrold, performed by world-champion percussionist Colin Currie.

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Knightswood Community Centre, based on Alderman Road, recently launched a brand new website – http://www.knightswoodcentre.co.uk The Centre is open 7 days a week and the website provides details of all the different activities that are available during the week, details of the cafe as well as how you can book a room.

The main accommodation and facilities include; a commercial kitchen and café area; a main hall with stage and dressing rooms; a lesser hall and other rooms for lease/ hire; several support rooms/offices and onsite parking.

Check out their online calendar for details of all the different activities and services the Centre offers.

The Centre was managed and operated by Glasgow Life until October 2015 when it was transferred to community management by Glasgow City Council. It is now operated by Knightswood Community SCIO.

Kingsway_LogoKingsway Court Health & Wellbeing Centre are once again running a summer walking programme. The walks will take place on Wednesday afternoons, Wednesday evenings and some full day trips on Wednesdays and Sundays too! Locations include Millport, Conic Hill, Drumperlier Country Park and Ben Lomond.

Places are FREE (donations are welcome). To book on any of the walks, call into the office at Kingsway Court Health & Wellbeing Centre, Block 50, Kingsway Court or call us on 0141 959 0129. You will need to bring your own snacks & drinks & appropriate clothing for all walks. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Full programme here kingsway_summerwalks_2018

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Scottish_composting_recycling_and_re-use_2016Scottish recycling, composting and re-use of waste from all sources has rocketed past the 60% milestone for the first time. That was the key finding of Official Statistics published recently by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).

  • Scottish recycling, composting and re-use of waste from all sources rockets past 60% for the first time.
  • Food recycling and anaerobic digestion increased 20% from 2015 –
    a 78.1% increase since 2011.
  • Lowest quantity of Scottish waste landfilled since 2011.

In 2016, 6.96 million tonnes (61%) of waste was recycled, composted or prepared for re-use, over half a million tonnes more than in 2015.

What’s more, 2016 also saw more households and businesses recycle food waste as 605,614 tonnes of organic wastes was recycled in composting or anaerobic digestion facilities – an increase of 102,580 tonnes (20.4%) from 2015 statistics and a 78.1% boost since 2011.

Total waste generated in Scotland fell by over half a million tonnes (0.53m tonnes) since 2015, with Scotland achieving the lowest quantity of waste being landfilled since 2011 – a 10.3% decrease from 2015.

Source: sepa.org.uk

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Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre, 64 Balmoral Street, Glasgow G14 0BL
t: 0141 433 0427
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