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    Maryhill Food Bank – ready to help in 2014

    After providing a fantastic Christmas party for dozens of families on December 19, Greater Maryhill Food Bank are gearing up for 2014 with vital supplies ready to be distributed to those who desperately need them, writes GINNY...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Food hub toy donations … distribution begins

    So many people and companies have been donating toys to the Greater Maryhill Food Bank appeal that the charity will also be giving presents to a number of schools in the north and west. And there will...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Council cuts hardest in Scotland’s west

    Budget cuts are hitting harder in Glasgow and other West of Scotland councils compared to local authorities in more affluent parts of the country according to a new report. Coping with cuts? Local government and poorer communities is...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Not to be wasted … a screening of Trashed

    Amid the hectic preparations for Christmas and Hogmanay, Woodlands Community Garden have organised a timely discussion on the impact of our throwaway society – and a screening of award-winning documentary Trashed. This thought-provoking film, featuring Jeremy Irons...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Maryhill ready to go to Town

    Maryhill will be looking to regain some momentum at Shettleston on Saturday after being forced to share the points at Lochburn last week. The 3-3 draw against Johnstone Burgh was a missed opportunity for Brian Heron’s men as...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Martha Wardrop – what we can do for our local businesses

    Say No To Tesco campaigner Paula Fraser and Scottish Green councillor for Hillhead Martha Wardrop talk to Franchesca Hashemi  about local high street diversity in her radio documentary. Fraser explains how initial concerns about the opening of...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Creative activism workshop … a crafty way to achieve change

    Anyone interested in environmental activism is invited to a special workshop on Saturday – organised by Glasgow young people’s charity Xchange Scotland. The workshop will explore creative activism and look at how innovative, playful and artistic solutions can...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Tackling food poverty – Woodlands launch local support hubs

    A network of local social support hubs are being set up by Woodlands Community Garden in a unique new project designed to help tackle food poverty. The launch tomorrow (Thursday December 5), at the Albany centre in Ashley...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Upcycling – it’s a gift at the Albany Centre

    This fantastic decoupage chair and beautiful patchwork quilt are the work of Susie Kennedy – the upcyling queen of the Albany Centre in Ashley Street! Kennedy will be running a special upcycling workshop at the Albany Centre’s Christmas...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • Maryhill food bank gears up for Christmas

    Julie Hyslop is appealing for continued support from local people as the Greater Maryhill Food Bank prepares for the Christmas build-up, writes Ginny Clark. A busy November means they urgently need stocks topped up as distribution switches...

    • Posted 4 years ago