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Drumchapel Foodbank Donations

If you feel able, then please consider donating to Drumchapel Foodbank. Between April and August this year there has been an average of 334 people being fed by the foodbank on a weekly basis.

The following items would be greatly appreciated: 

Bread, milk, potatoes, fresh fruit and vegetables, vegetable stock, butter, cheese.

During school holidays yoghurts, cold meats, tomatoes, salad packs, crisps, fruit juice (diluting and fresh) and cooking oil, would be most appreciated as well.

You can drop off these items at Unit 9, 15 Ladyloan Place, G15 8LB between 9am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

As an MSP I know how many of my constituents are faced by complex and often very difficult circumstances. On many occasions there can be a knock on effect in terms of ability to keep a job going or have enough coming in every week to match your bills. To have a foodbank there in these times of need can make a huge difference and makes sure that you and your family are fed. We are doing everything in our power in Government to make sure that poverty is tackled and that the vulnerable, especially children, are looked after. It is sad that we still have to rely on foodbanks today, however I know that the people of our community are so thankful and appreciative of the work of volunteers who keep this operation running and for the continuous donations from shops and individuals within Anniesland. 

Drumchapel & Winter Fest 2017

sparkling bonfire night

Sunday 5th November, 4.30pm-8.30pm, Drumchapel Park, G15 8LY

We are all excited about the upcoming Bonfire Night Celebration 'Drumchapel & Winter Fest 2017', which has been organised by Glasgow City Council as a family friendly event for the West of Glasgow. This fun filled event will have a live music stage with Heart Radio presenters, funfair rides, stalls and a fireworks display starting at 7pm. 

Musical entertainment will be provided by:

  • Jemma Stevenson
  • The Collective
  • Emily Middlemas 
  • Simply Red
  • Robin and Adele- presenting the Fireworks

Please note that no fireworks, sparklers, alcohol or pets will be alllowed into Drumchapel Park during this event. Please wear suitable footwear. 

Wear it Pink

Walking Football at Donald Dewar

Walking Football

Free for Glasgow Club Members or £2.50. Every Monday, from the 23rd October, join the team to get back into playing the game you love. Walking Football is a great way to socialise and have fun. Speak to reception staff at Donald Dewar for more information or call 0141 287 5953. Walking Football is open to all adults. Sessions are indoors so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. 

Participate- CAS Better Buses Survey

Citizen's Advice Scotland (CAS) want to ensure that the views of Scottish people are fed into the policy making process around bus transportation. They are running a survey from the 8th to the 22nd October to find out your views. The data will be analysed and presented to the political bodies ahead of the Transport Bill, which is being introduced by the Scottish Government in 2018. 

Take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/YourBus 

Find out more information here, including how to fill out a hard copy of the survey: https://www.cas.org.uk/betterbuses

Bill Kidd MSP

Welcome

Bill is MSP for Glasgow Anniesland. 

His major political interests are the development of policies to eradicate poverty, job creation, housing policy and an end to the nuclear power and weapons programmes of successive British Governments.

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