Welcome to the October issue of Your Community, Your Planet!
Less people cycling to work, fewer children walking to school, local bus services being cut. Read on to find out more.
Our projects and services...
Annual Report: Many thanks to everyone that came along to our 12th Annual General Meeting. Our latest Annual Report and annual accounts are now available to download
our new online community calendar
is proving popular and we have had some great feedback. Whiteinch Community Council have added the calendar to their website
. If you would like to do the same then please get in touch.
Cycle Friendly Communities project launch:
many thanks to everyone that came along to the launch event. There were lots of great ideas as to how we can improve information, infrastructure and your 'in the saddle'
experience to improve cycling in the area. More info coming soon!
Balshagray Crescent makeover:
Volunteers from the Green Gym, DRCET and Sustrans gave Balshagray Crescent a bit of a clean up
as part of our We Go Pedal Cycle Friendly Whiteinch project. Check out the before
photos on our blog
Neighbourhood Improvement Volunteer activity: we recently became a Neighbourhood Improvement Volunteer coordinator for NIVs in the local area. If you need support for cleans ups or need to borrow litter picking equipment please get in touch.
Hundreds of milestones: over the past few weeks we have reached several milestones - a big thanks to everyone that supports what we do!
Green Gym in October: The West Glasgow Green Gym will be at the following areas during October including on the cycle path on Sandholm Place in Yoker on Wednesday 12 October.
Our Great Start Kingsway group set up:
A new group to help the tenants in the new builds at Kingsway Court and Kingsway Gardens settle into the community
have taken the first step towards setting up a tenants and residents group.
Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2016 published: A new Scottish Government publication shows the “significant long-term challenge” of tackling deprivation.
Proposed Yoker river crossing scoping option report: Renfrewshire Council City Deal Team welcome your views regarding the Environmental Scoping Report. The statutory five week consultation period will finish on the 27 October 2016.
Council helps fund the building of over 1,000 affordable houses: Approval has been given for the latest round of housing projects in Glasgow, supported by the council's Affordable Housing Supply Programme for 2016/17.
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