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Next Meeting Oct 7th at 7pm.


Don’t forget the next Woodside Community Council meeting is our AGM on Monday, October 7th 2019, in Maryhill Community Halls, 292-316 Maryhill Road, Glasgow G20 7YE at 7pm. All are welcome.

After the AGM there will be a private meeting of Woodside Community Council for members only.

River Kelvin Project


Investment to improve the waste water infrastructure on the River Kelvin.

Scottish Water will commence work on this project by the Kelvingrove Bandstand at the end of February 2019 and preparation work for six more locations North of Kelvinbridge will be carried out in Feburary and March 2019.

The projects will help prevent rags, baby wipes, plastic cotton buds, etc. from over flowing into the River Kelvin during severe storm events

Scottish Water is transforming Greater Glasgow’s waste water network with a multi-million pound programme of investment, improving the environment of the River Clyde and its tributaries while reducing flooding risk.

The River Kelvin investment of £15 million will involve work at 8 locations north of Kelvinbridge and 3 locations south of Kelvinbridge. This will help take care of the natural environment in the west end of Glasgow.

Part of the preparations include an archaeological dig along from the old mill. This is a precautionary measure to ensure that anything of archaeological significance is preserved. It is expected building foundations from the old flour mill will be unearthed.

Detailed information can be found at: http://scottishwater.co.uk/ glasgowwestend

Woodside Health and Care Centre – Project Update


New Projected Opening – Summer 2019

On Sunday 29th July 2018, there was a fire in the new Health & Care Centre while it was still under construction. This caused extensive damage and consequently the opening has now been delayed until summer 2019. Once the exact date is known, we will notify you immediately.

Connecting Woodside Consultation



Have your say in the the creation of your space. This consultation will focus on cycle segregation of the southern section of St. George’s Road from Charing Cross to West Prince’s Street and the introduction of a QUIETWAY on North Woodside Road.

COMMENT AT: http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/connectingwoodside


Monday 11th February, 3.30pm-7pm at Windsor Hall, Maryhill Road, G20 7NA.

Tuesday 19th February, 3.30pm-7pm at Woodside Library, St. George’s Road, G3 6JQ.

Sustrans led cycle ride at The Glasgow Canal Festival


Join Sustrans on a free 20 mile LED cycle ride round the cycle paths of Glasgow starting from the Glasgow Canal Festival at Applecross Basin.

SATURDAY 25TH AUGUST, 12.00 – 4.00pm

Mainly on traffic free paths and suitable for most riders. Led by qualified Sustrans Ride Leaders

Further information

  • Ride is suitable for most types of riders although the distance does mean a moderate level of fitness is required
  • The ride will be at a leisurely pace in order to accommodate all riders
  • The ride is led and supervised by qualified Sustrans cycle ride leaders at all times
  • The ride is mainly on traffic free paths
  • The ride follows National Cycle Routes 7, 754 & 756
  • There will be a comfort break at roughly the halfway point

More info at: https://www.sustrans.org.uk/events/led-ride-glasgow-canal-festival

Register now!

To book onto the ride, contact Peter at weepete02@outlook.com

Diversity, Disability and ‘Doing It for Ourselves’ Event.


Diversity, Disability and ‘Doing It for Ourselves’ event will take place on 7th September 2018 from 9.45am until 2pm in ‘Possobilities’, 74 Closeburn St, G22 5ST.

The project aims to highlight good practice, activities, projects and services for people affected by disability.

This event is for all – service users, carers, community groups, voluntary sector projects and the general public

 To book a place and advise of any support or dietary requirements contact: Stephanie.Moore@ggc.scot.nhs.uk or Tel: 0141 314 6241 by 3rd September 2018.

Full programme below:

9.30 – 10.00   Registration and Refreshments

10.00 – 10.15 Welcome   

10.15 – 10.30 North West Voluntary Sector Network (Martina Johnston-Gray)

10.15 – 10.45 Included Project (Dougie Taylor, Yoker Resource Centre)

10.45 – 11.30 Workshops 1 – Hate Crime (Respect Group, Fortune Works)

                      Workshop 2Antonine Court Workshop (Antonine Court)

11.30 – 11.45 Tea Break

11.45 – 12.00 Showcase – Action Hearing Loss Scotland (Thomas Denholm)

12.00 – 12.45 Workshop 3 – What goes on at Possibilities & a ‘Taste of Art’


Workshop 4 – Glasgow Disability Alliance (Isla McIntosh)

12.45 – 1.30 Lunch

1.30 – 2.00 Summing up and next steps (May Simpson, Glasgow City HSCP)

Parking permits & meter charges set for big increase.


Parking charges throughout the city are changing. The proposed changes for WOODSIDE, NAPIERSHALL, SPIERSGATE and BELMONT will be implemented on August 20th 2018.

According to Glasgow City Council, these changes will be implemented as a rolling programme throughout the financial year 2018-19. Notices will be placed on any affected streets and an advert placed in the Glasgow Evening Times, as each area is changed.

Permits are set to increase from £50pa to £85pa on renewal.

Meanwhile business permits are set to decrease from £700pa to £650pa on renewal.

Metered tariffs are set for an increase as well.

Limited information is available here: http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/saferparking

Avenues Programme – The Underline


As part of the Glasgow City Region City Deal funding, Glasgow City Council is investing approximately £115 million within the city centre to deliver on the Enabling Infrastructure – Integrated Public Realm (EIIPR) programme.

More commonly known as the Avenues programme, this will see streestscape improvements made to the public realm, supporting a key strategic objective of the City Centre Strategy and Action Plan 2014-19: the establishment of principal Avenues throughout the city centre to form an integrated network of continuous pedestrian and cycle priority routes.

The Avenues will be used as a binding mechanism to integrate public realm and placemaking initiatives, making the city more attractive, “people-friendly”, and economically competitive.

The improvements include:

  • Increased pedestrian / cycle space
  • Continuous footways
  • Segregated cycle lanes
  • Green/Blue Infrastructure
  • Reduced street clutter
  • Intelligent Street Lighting (ISL) and improved lighting features

Consultations will be commencing soon for ‘The Underline’ segment of the scheme which aims to improve the connectivity of St. George’s Cross/Great Western Road/Maryhill Road & North Woodside to the city centre. We will report on new developments to this exciting project as soon as possible.


Queen’s Cross Housing Gala Day – 18th August


The annual Queen’s Cross Housing Gala Day returns on Saturday 18 August at the Firhill Sports Complex. Plenty of fun for the whole family. More details to follow.

Community Activist Panel help to tackle poverty


Below is a link to the Newsletter by the Poverty Leadership Panel’s (PLP) Community Activist Panel (CAP). It is a collation of some of the volunteering the members are involved in during the 3 months period between the PLP meetings. It’s a vehicle to highlight their efforts and through the short biographies it is an opportunity to learn more about the CAP members.