DRCET has a vision of vibrant, thriving and resilient communities where people are inspired and empowered to get active, get involved and make a difference for their communities, future generations and the planet!
DRCET exists to protect and enhance the local environment and to increase the wellbeing and resilience of local people and communities
You can support the work we do by donating money to us. You can donate up to £10 by text - all you need to do is text DRCT01 £5 (or £1, £2, £3, £4 or £10) to 70070. Thank you for your support.
DRCET is a membership organisation. You can join us by completing our online membership form. Membership costs £1!
Dumbarton Road Corridor Environment Trust is a recognised Scottish Charity (Charity No SC035954) and a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland (Company No SC273114). Registered office as shown below.
DRCET gratefully acknowledges the support of all our funders.
Welcome to the September issue of Your Community, Your Planet! - it feels like Autumn is on it's way so grab a cuppa and check out what's happening!
Our projects and services...
11th Annual General Meeting: our eleventh Annual General Meeting takes place tomorrow - Thursday 17 September 2015 from 12.30pm - at Yoker Community Campus, 10 Kelso Place, G14 0LL. All welcome!
Cycle to Work day bike breakfast: many thanks to everyone that stopped by at our recent bike breakfast to celebrate Cycle to Work Day. Despite a chilly start it was a really busy day. Nearly 100 people passed by with 24 stopping for a quick chat, a coffee and cake and a free bike check!
We are recruiting board members and board advisors: Are you concerned about your local environment and your local community? Are you active in your community? If so then you may be the perfect candidate to join our voluntary Board of Directors! Our Board Members have overall responsibility for the governance and strategic direction of DRCET so why not come and join us!.
Kingsway garden volunteer sessions: we will be hosting a couple of weekly volunteer sessions at the Kingsway Community Garden in the run up to the harvest event. They will run every Tuesday from 10.30am to 1pm - until 6 October!
Bike donations almost at 500:De'ils On Wheels is almost at 500 donated bikes which is absolutely amazing. A big thanks to everyone that has donated and if you have any unwanted bikes please get in touch and we will make sure they find a new home!
Response to Glasgow's Strategic Plan for Cycling: you can read the Sustrans Scotland response to the Council's recent consultaton on their Strategic Cycling Plan.
SVQ Award in Volunteering Skills: The Whiteinch Centre is offering a new SQA award which gives formal recognition of all volunteering activity. There will be a drop in information session on Wed 23 Sep if you want to find out more!
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