Blogs (& website) page explained. The blogs are to encourage comment on recent events, Future ideas, and what you think about things. What's a Blog? (Weblog)
Save our nurseries to!
This summer, Glasgow City Council wants to close Newark Drive, Nithsdale Road and Pollokshields Nurseries and move all the children to a new 'early years centre' on the site of the former Pollokshields Primary School Annexe building.
We believe 'Proposal 21' is bad for Pollokshields children and families – please help us Save Our Nurseries.
The Friends of Maxwell Park
is a charitable association owned and run by its members. The association provides a structure for the community enabling people who have an interest in Maxwell Park to come together. Membership is free.
Friends of Kelvingrove
A group who as well as keeping Kelvingrove public friendly are involved in the reopening of the bandstand for public use
Save Pollok Park
We are a group of park users and others who are concerned about Glasgow City Council's proposal to give a 21 years lease covering the North Wood of Pollok Park to Adventure Forest Ltd to develop a "GO APE " facility .
Save our Parks
This site is designed to give everyone access to up-to-date information about the planning applications that have been lodged for Turtle Park and Stepping Stones Park on Leslie Street in Pollokshields.
Save Our Botanics (SOB) is a voluntary organisation set up under the law of Scotland, with its office located at 117 Byres Road, Hillhead, Glasgow, G12 8TT. The organisation was created on 18th October 2007, following a public meeting at the Boyd Orr Building, University Avenue, on 3rd October 2007, which was attended by more than 300 people.
Save Broomhill Avenue Greenspace
Sign the petition
Glasgow Save Our Homes Campaign
Support for homeowners and tenants
All Tomorrow's Particks is a collective of people who live and work in the Partick area. They have come together to create visions of what Partick could be for the future - a place determined by the people who live there.
Local People Leading
LPL is an informal alliance of national networks, local community groups and individuals that has come together to campaign for a strong and independent community sector in Scotland.
LPL has two main functions - to promote the work of local people in their communities and to influence national policy development. We email regular briefings to our supporters on both these themes.
Save our Glen
This site was set up as a result of the recent attempts to commercially develop Pittencrieff Park (The Glen) and the massive outpouring of public opposition to that move. In a short space of time almost 10,000 people signed a petition opposing any development of the Glen and though the original potential developer abandoned their plans there are signs that the Trust who look after the Glen on behalf of the people will consider further proposals for commercial development.
The "school in the park parents' forum" is a small group of parents and teachers from all four primary schools, Dowanhill, Kelvinhaugh, Willowbank and Hillhead which will feed into the new school. Provisional entry date Spring 2009.
The Burgh Angel, is a community newspaper dedicated in to producing news and collecting information on topics that are of importance to those in the community not represented by mainline media and newspapers. We are based in the north end of the city around the Maryhill area, but are happy to publish news from all over the Glasgow and even beyond, if it has relevance to our local communities.
Homes not houses
We all have to live somewhere and social housing is going in the opposite direction to the traffic, as the various interests vie to destroy reasonable, rented, accommodation and accumulate housing as an investment commodity
Community and Community Planning
How should communities be involved in Community Planning? People could add their ideas to the blog suggestions and comments in a collective response to the consultation, or the lack of.
Cedar Tenants Association
Cedar Tenants Association is an independent organisation for residents of the Cedar Court area of North Woodside, Glasgow.
Glasgow Residents Network
Do you want to highlight an issue going on in your community? Do you feel what passes for a political debate never talks about your community's problems and concerns? Here's your chance to raise your issues for once in a high profile public debate!
Legal rights for tenants, Sample constitutions and guides
Carbrain Tenants Association is a Registered Tenant Organisation who form the collective voice for tenants & residents of Carbrain & all areas of Cumbernauld; and is serving the community in a voluntary capacity.
Friends of Seedhill Playing Fields
If you are as concerned as we are about Renfrewshire Council's plans to sell off a large chunk of Seedhill Playing Field then it is vitally important that you make your concerns known. There are a number of very easy ways that you can do this...
Friends of Victoria Park
A group created to ward off the idea of turning football pitches into car parks. (successfully)
Linwoodsucks/Can we fix it
The web site is a means of communicating to everyone that the people of Linwood can make positive changes to their own neighbourhoods
Glasgow and West Parks and Green Spaces Action Network
Our parks, playing fields and green spaces now face a multitude of threats and no figures currently exist for the sheer amount of green space that is currently lost.
Canongate Community Forum (Edin.)
The Canongate Community Forum is campaigning against Edinburgh City Council's plans to demolish listed buildings and people's homes in the Canongate on the world famous Royal Mile in the Edinburgh World Heritage site.
Gibson - Otago - Westbank (GOW)
In 2002 the residents of Gibson Street, Otago Street and Westbank Quadrant (GOW), a triangle of traditional tenements in the West End Hillhead area of Glasgow, formed a group to clear the neglected and overgrown backcourt area.
Save our Buses
Save our Buses! has the simple aim of helping to reverse the East Renfrewshire Council decision to axe the free bus service to 1100 of our Primary School pupils and replace it with a pay for service.
Save our Schools
Stopping local schools from closing to be combined into supersise schools
All news relating to bike issues, which will become a more and more relative topic as we are becoming consumed by motor traffic and health issues and of course an enjoyable part of social life
A new support network has been formed by Edinburgh campaign groups with the full support of a former top government adviser who is highly critical of the current Labour administration.
Critical Mass Glasgow
There is a growing cycling culture in Glasgow that is not being addressed by the Glasgow city council. Although the bike is by far the quickest, most efficient and environmentally friendly means of getting around in the city, there are hardly any bike facility, bike lanes are paired up taxis and buses and the list goes on.
The Scottish Screen Archive is a film and video collection of over 100 years of Scotland's history.
The archive reflects:
* 20th-century Scottish social, cultural and industrial history
* The lives of ordinary Scots across the generations
* The achievements of Scottish film-makers in the craft of film production
Save Paddies Market
Paddy's, Glasgow's oldest-surviving market, is under threat of closure by the city's council. If this happens, not only will the city lose one of its more colourful landmarks but its tenants, who have for generations sold cheap goods and clothes to the city and its visitors, will lose their livelihoods.
Woolcraft @ Galgael
Welcome to the blog of the wool craft group at Galgael, in Govan, Glasgow, Scotland. We like to share with you our adventures week by week, also why we are doing it, and are hoping you will support us with your input. That could be donations of your time, materials, or gift aid; or it could involve finding us projects to grow so that we can pass on the spirit of regeneration of people and ancient crafts. See links to more about Galgael below.
The Friends of Lever Park are a group of ordinary people who want to stop the commercial development of Lever Park. Over the last few months the Go Ape site has received planning approval, and United Utilities has published plans to open a large new car park. In their present form both plans are unsatisactory to large numbers of ramblers, cyclists, bikers, runners, horse riders and other users of the park.