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Welcome to our latest issue ofYour Community, Your Planet! The days are getting longer and the bulbs are starting to appear and soon there will be wee explosions of colour appearing all over the place - Spring is on it's way!
Our projects and services...
Get involved in reducing food waste: in partnership with Drumchaple LIFE we are running a Love Food Hate Waste training session to help people understand more about food waste and what can be done to reduce it. The session will be on the afternoon of Mon 23 Feb at Knightswood Community Centre - there are still places available!
Bike Path upgrade: the environmental improvements are ongoing. The vegetation clearance works have been completed and the hard landscaping improvements are taking place at several locations along the route. Check out the blog to keep you up to date!
WH Malcolm Public Consultation event: there will be a further public consulation event about the proposed energy from aste plant in South Street. It will be held from 2-8pm on Tuesday 24 February at The Whiteinch Centre.
Green Gym at Kingsway Community Garden: The Green Gym will be at the Kingsway Court Community Garden on Wed 18 Feb and will run from 11am to 2pm. Pop along if you want to help out.
There's 'snow' stopping the Green Gym: the first Green Gym session of the year was held down in Yoker and despite the snow flurries 16 hardy souls did a fantastic job clearing a lot of rubbish and fly-tipping.
Whiteinch Community Champions awards launched:new awards have been launched to celebrate the achievements of people living, working and learning in Whiteinch - closing date for entries is Friday 10 April.
New social housing planned for old Whiteinch Station: Sanctuary Housing Association have submitted a planning application to build 48 two bedroom flats on the site of the old Whiteinch Riverside train station between the high flats at Curle Street and Machargs on South Street.
And as we approach the natural wonder of Spring check out these photos...they are tree-mendous!
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