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Issue 6 of the West Glasgow Pedallers We Go Pedal news recently spring from the printing press! Check it out to find out lots of useful info about getting into cycling and making our local neighbourhoods more cycle friendly!

The latest issue is full of useful info about cycling in and around Glasgow including info about Knightswood BMX track, the European Championships, Go Bike monthly rides, Bikeability, Bike Week 2018, Glasgow Critical Mass, Womens Cycling Forum news about this years Pedal On Parliament, and lots, lots more.

There is also an opportunity for you to win a De’ils On Wheels upcycled clock which is made from old bike parts!

So what are you waiting for – download the newsletter here – WGP_News_Issue6_Spring2018 – and you will find copies popping up in various places in the local area including community centres, medical centres and libraries.

We’d really like to hear you feedback on the newsletter so once you’ve had a chance to read it let us know what you think – and if there’s anything you would like to see in future issues just let us know!

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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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Knightswood Community Centre are hosting a showcase event from 10am on Sunday 25 March where you can come along and try out a wide range of the activities and services that are available in the Centre at 201 Alderman Road, Glasgow G13 3DD.

Everything is free and activities include fun fitness classes, magician, face painting and a balloon artist. Find out more on the Knightswood Community Centre Facebook page.

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Knightswood Gala Committee are hosting a fundraising Community Race Night at 7.30pm on Friday 23 February 2018 at Scotstounhill Bowling Club, 633 Anniesland Rd, Glasgow G14 9YP

The event will raise funds for the Knightswood Park Family Fun Day which this year will be taking place on Saturday 23 June 2018.

Tickets will are available for £3 and horses in each race will cost £2, and they are also looking for people and organisations to sponsor the races. Tickets can be purchased by getting in touch either via Facebook, or by e-mail at

Please find below a poster for your information and, if you are able to, print and display that would be great.

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Go Bike, the Strathclyde cycle campaign, have been undertaking cycling and walking tours of each electoral ward with local councillors. At the start of December we joined in with the tour of Ward 13 Garscadden and Scotstounhill.

Two of the four local Councillors for Scotstounhill/Garscadden, Michael Cullen and Chris Cunningham, joined GoBike committee member, Alasdair Macdonald and DRCETs Neil Lovelock for the tour.

The tour started and finished from Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre and covered over 13 km around the ward area. There is some really good cycling infrastructure in the Ward, in particular the traffic section of the National Cycle Network, and further improvements are planned as part of the Knightswood BMX track development.

However, there are also areas where things can be improved and in particular linking these good pieces of infrastructure together is also important.

The Councillors were also given copies of the Cycling UK’s publication Space for Cycling guide for decision makers.

You can see details of the route cycled in the image below and on the Go Bike website. There are also some additional photos and some of the tweets that were sent!

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You are invited to the Knightswood Gala Committee 2nd Annual General Meeting which will be held from 730pm on Tuesday 5 December 2017 in the Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre, 64 Balmoral Street, Glasgow G14 0BL.

It has been a big year for the Gala Committee, with the 2nd Annual Knightswood Park Fun Day a rip-roaring success! It was bigger than ever and a big thanks to everyone who took part and the committee hope even more people will come along next year to make it even more of a success.

The Committee are looking for people to join the committee at the AGM and help in any way they can to make next year’s Fun Day, and the events leading up to it, even better! Download the poster here KnightswoodGala_AGM_Dec17_Poster
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The local Councillors in the area run regular, monthly surgeries for members of the public to pop along and raise issues or ask them questions. Most of the surgeries take place in public places such as schools and community centres. Click on the links below for details of your local Councillor’s surgeries.

Ward 12 Victoria Park (made up of Whiteinch, Jordanhill, Broomhill and Thornwood community councils areas)

Ward 13 Garscadden and Scotstounhill (made up of Yoker, Scotstoun and Knightswood community council areas)

De'ils On Wheels Bike Workshop

WH Malcolm campaign

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@

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


Legal stuff

DRCET is a recognised Scottish Charity (Charity No SC035954) and a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland (Company No SC273114). Registered office as shown above.

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