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
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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 November issue of Your Community, Your Planet! - well this month has seen some serious rain and winter is definitely on it's way so hopefully our latest newsletter will brighten up your day!
Our projects and services...
Cycle Network Millenium Mileposts: 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the National Cycle Network and as part of the celebrations the Millenium Mileposts in Scotland are being given a bit of TLC. We have been working with Sustrans volunteers to give the mileposts a coat of paint including the one in Yoker.
WH Malcolm planning application update: we have been back in contact with the planning officer and been told that "the earliest potential committee date would be mid to late January 2016"when the application will go to the planning committee. In the meantime the campaign group have been keeping in regular contact and Scotstoun Community Council have taken the lead on submitting a petition to the Council about the air pollution on South Street.
We are recruiting board members and board advisors: we are still keen to recruit some more board member so why not come and join us!.
We Go Pedal project update: the We Go Pedal recently held a successful event at LINKES in Knightswood but unfortunately the event planned for last Saturday in Whiteinch had to be cancelled because of the weather. Keep up to date with We Go Pedal here!
Co-wheels Car Club comes to Glasgow:Co-wheels Car Club has recently launched in Glasgow offering a range of vehicles of hire to individuals, community groups and businesses from various locations across the City. They are also offering £20 free credit when you sign up.
Glasgow facing greater budget cuts: Glasgow City Council is facing £120M in budget cuts - 20% more than the original £102M of cuts that had been announced.
NextBike Glasgow free membership offer: NextBike are offering 500 free memberships to people in Glasgow via their Facebook page
We hope you have enjoyed this issue of our newsletter. Please feel free to forward to friends and colleagues. We would also love to hear any suggestions and feedback that you may have so drop us an email at email@example.com with your comments!