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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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Victoria Park Working Group are hosting a family friendly Easter Event from 10am to 12pm on Sunday 1 April in Victoria Park, 12 Victoria Park Dr N, Glasgow G14 9NN

Proceedings get rolling at the Main Gates. Bring an egg to roll; bring your friends; bring your family and see what fun Victoria Park is! Other activities include:

  • Easter Egg Rolling
  • An introduction to the pond’s birdlife, including the correct way to feed them
  • A look at the fossils in the Fossil Grove
  • Colouring In/Drawing & Light Refreshments in the Curling Clubhouse

For further information contact fovpglasgow@gmail.com

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Back in November 2014 Whiteinch Community Council organised a bulb planting day in Victoria Park as part of the CSV Action Earth campaign.

In addition to the Community Council, Friends of Victoria Park, pupils from St Paul’s and Whiteinch Primary Schools and ourselves helped out on the day.

Recently one of the member of Friends of Victoria Park posted some photos of the snowdrops that have started to come through on the south side of the park along the start of the expressway.

You can read our original blog post here and we even made it into the Evening Times!

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FoVP_History_TalkA great new series of local and family history talks are being hosted by Whiteinch Library, 14 Victoria Park Dr S, Glasgow G14 9RL

On Wednesday 21 February from 6.30 – 7.30pm join us for a talk about the author of the well-loved books, Tommy’s War and Tommy’s Peace. To celebrate the acquisition of Thomas Cairns Livingstone’s original diaries for the city, archivist Barbara Neilson will introduce the diaries and share their content. Hear about Glasgow during the First World War and how rising rents, the threat of air raids and the war economy affected the city.

On Wednesday 21 March from 6.30 – 7.30pm Friends of Victoria Park member Gillian Mawdsley is giving a second talk on the park’s history. Gillian returns to further explore our memories of Whiteinch and it’s history, looking at local people who served during the First World War. Share your family stories or just come along and listen.

Please book your FREE place on these events by calling Whiteinch Library on 0141 276 0695.

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Whiteinch and Scotstoun Housing Association has set up a social enterprise company employing six people to handle all its close and back court cleaning and provide concierge services for its sole multi-story block.

Aiming to provide better services to tenants in the area, the new initiative was launched in November. The new social enterprise team will be responsible for cleaning once a week 197 closes, and 205 back courts.

Close cleaning includes brushing and removing all litter and debris from landings and stairs, and a thorough weekly wash. The back court services will ensure that bin stores are cleaned and any bulk uplifts are removed to collection points agreed with the city council.

The Whiteinch Centre are recruiting a Customer Services Officer. The post is 35 hours per week – six months temporary post- salary £1,316 pcm.

They are are seeking a self-motivated individual with excellent customer service, marketing and ICT skills to join their team.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate skills in managing social media platforms be competent with Microsoft Office 2013 and be able to coordinate events at the Centre.

For a Recruitment Pack which has full details, please call Karen McQueen on 0141 434 1553, leaving a voicemail message if necessary.  Alternatively, you can e-mail Karen at kmcqueen@wsha.org.uk. Postal enquiries should be marked Private & Confidential and addressed to Karen at Whiteinch & Scotstoun Housing Association Limited, The Whiteinch Centre, 1 Northinch Court, Glasgow G14 0UG.   Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 29 January 2018. Please note this post will be subject to a Basic Disclosure check and satisfactory references.

The Bank of Scotland has announced that they are to close the Scotstoun branch at the corner of Harland Street and Dumbarton Road.

According to their website the Bank of Scotland said: “We are constantly transforming our branch network as we reflect changing customer demand for branch transactions and service. Sometimes this will mean we make the difficult decision to close branches.”

There is a branch review document available on their website. The nearest other Bank of Scotland branches are on Dumbarton Road in Partick, on Byres Road and at Anniesland Cross.

Read more on the Glasgow West End Today website.

 

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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@
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