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Around The World Singlespeed - a talk by Markus Stitz 17 May

Glasgow Eco Trust is delighted to be hosting this talk by Markus Stitz. Armed with photographs and film Markus will tell stories about cycling around the world on a singlespeed bike.

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Author: Neil Lovelock

Location: Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre,64 Balmoral Street, Glasgow

Around The World Cycle Challenge May 2019

Glasgow City Council are hosting a virtual Around the World Cycle Challenge during the month of May. The challenge aims to encourage new and existing cyclists to get out on their bikes for all types of cycling from commuting to just enjoying a family ride in the park. Get involved by joining the Glasgow Eco Trust We Go Pedal team!

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Author: Neil Lovelock

Location: Glasgow,, Glasgow

Learn to Ride (Adults) 5 May

Our Learn to Ride sessions provide a 30 minute 1-on-1 learning experience for adults new to cycling or returning after a long absence. Bikes and helmets are provided. Booking in advance is required.

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Author: Neil Lovelock

Location: Scotstoun Leisure Centre,112 Danes Drive, Glasgow

Community Environmental Issues

Glasgow Eco Trust is trying to better understand what the main community environmental issues are in the local areas in west Glasgow. We are undertaking a survey and will be putting together a focus group.

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Author: Neil Lovelock

Scotstoun Stadium neighbourhood survey

Glasgow Eco Trust is working with local organisations on a neighbourhood survey about the impact of Scotstoun Stadium, the home of Glasgow Warriors, on the local community.

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Author: Neil Lovelock

Toothbrush Recycling Programme

Glasgow Eco Trust is taking part in the Terra Cycle UK oral care recycling programme for all oral care products and packaging including toothbrushes and empty toothpaste tubes

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Author: Neil Lovelock

Our impact

916

donated bikes refurbished and sold on in the past 5 years

6000

hours of time contributed by over 300 volunteers in the past 4 years

686

pedal powered smoothies made since April 2018

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    Play Together On Pedals free 2 hour drop-in session.  Bikes and helmets are provided and your child will be supported to have fun learning to ride a bike.  Read more

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    Glasgow City Council are hosting a virtual Around the World Cycle Challenge during the month of May. The challenge aims to encourage new and existing cyclists to get out on their bikes for all types of cycling from commuting to just enjoying a family ride in the park. Get involved by joining the Glasgow Eco Trust We Go Pedal team! Read more