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1. Hamiltonhill Claypits Local Nature Reserve
Community Consultation Event – 28 June 2017

Scottish Canals and partners have secured funding to progress access, environmental and infrastructure improvements in the Reserve. They are also seeking funding for improvements in the wider area including in and around Firhill Basin.

They are hosting a community consultation event where you will be able to see the emerging design ideas and be able to discuss the project with Scottish Canals and their design team.

The event is taking place in the public bar at Partick Thistle’s Firhill Stadium on 28 June 2017 between 2 and 7pm.

 

2.Evening Times Streets Ahead Awards 2017

We are really pleased to announce that, on Thursday evening (15 June), we WON the ‘Glasgow City Council Environmental Initiative Award’ as part of the Evening Times Streets Ahead Awards. The ceremony was held in the Winter Gardens, The People’s Palace, Glasgow.

It was an excellent event with lots of community groups represented. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners in the various categories. Also thanks to the Evening Times and their partners for hosting such an enjoyable night.

Group Chair, Jim Coyle, and Friends receive award from Councillor Susan Aitken. Photo by Kirsty Anderson

3. Hogganfield Park LNR

Our Group Chair, Jim Coyle, was invited to accompany GCC officials and Green Flag ‘judges’ around Hogganfield Park LNR yesterday and he was only too pleased to assist. Hopefully, the judges were impressed and the LNR retains its Green flag status

Green Flag judges and Council staff

Wetland, grassland and woodland – Hogganfield Park LNR








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