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Digi-PALS at Dennistoun Library

Glasgow Libraries volunteer-led Digi-PALS programme could be the helping hand you need to learn how to print, text, shop online or search for a job. Digi-PALS are stationed at 14 of the city’s libraries with ​Dennistoun Library running their session every Tuesday from 10am - 1pm. Digi-PALS sessions can last from five minutes to an hour, depending on the type of query, with volunteers providing one to one support.

Community Drama Project
Dennistoun Library, 2 Craigpark Glasgow G31 2NA
11th February - 19th May Every Thursday (6pm - 7.45pm) for 15 weeks
Impact Arts is offering free drama classes for adults in Dennistoun. They are looking for people of all abilities to take part in a community drama project. You'll get to work with a creative writer and drama teacher to create a play which will be performed in Dennistoun in April 2016.
Contact Natalie McFadyen White 0141 575 3001 - email
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Afterschool Drama Classes
Dennistoun Library, 2 Craigpark Glasgow G31 2NA
11th February - 28th April Every Thursday (4pm - 5pm) for 12 weeks
Free for ages 8 - 12 to join Impact Arts for weekly afterschool drama classes in Dennistoun. Learn how to write and perform and take part in an exciting new play.
Contact Natalie McFadyen White 0141 575 3001 - email
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Woodcraft Folk New East End Group
Woodcraft is a place to meet friends and have fun, play games, make things and have outdoor adventure. A new group has started in the East End for ages 4 - 10 on Mondays 3.15 - 4.45pm. We meet at at Haghill Park Primary School and have our activities in Alexandra Park as much as we can.
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Dennistoun Community Council Meeting
Tuesday Feb 9th at 7pm
Haghill Park Primary School, 415 Cumbernauld Road, G31 3LS
You are warmly invited to attend your Community Council meeting. The main aim of Dennistoun Community Council is to ascertain, coordinate and express the views of the wider community. It seeks to promote the Dennistoun area as a positive, inclusive neighbourhood.

Day Out in Dennistoun Map Project Launch
Saturday 30th January 2016 (12-3pm)
Dennistoun Library Craigpark
A free map and guide of the Dennistoun area by Dennistoun Community Council will be available at the local library on Saturday 30th January 2016. A great resource of information for locals and visitors alike.

Laldy Comedy Night

Craigpark Masters, 164 Craigpark Dennistoun
6th Feb doors:7.30pm start:8.30pm £10 (18+)
Chris Conroy with Jamie Dalgleish, Ross Leslie and Robin Grainger. MC - Jay Lafferty

139th Boys Brigade re-union Lunch
the company is hosting a buffet lunch at St Rollox Bowling Club on Wednesday 30th March on the occasion of 110 years since the company was formed, and would like to hear from any ex-members who would like to come along.

Major road building project at east end of Duke Street
Council about to decide whether to proceed with new road connecting the roundabout by Asda at the Forge with the M8 junction to the north of Alexandra Park. Likely to cause some pretty major disruption for a couple of years if heading east out of Dennistoun. Notice it also goes across the allotments at Edinburgh Rd/Cumbernauld Road junction.

Glasgow North East Community team seek residents views on Area Investment Plans
Area Partnerships have a budget of around £67000 to provide grants of between £500 - £5000 to local community and voluntary organisations. They are asking local people to identify the issues that affect them. To help them select the right priorities they are interested in your views and have an online survey that should take about 5 minutes to complete. The online survey will remain open until Friday, 29th January 2016:

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Dear Green Planet 12 Hillfoot St, Glasgow G31 2LF
tel: 07976818049 email:
Dear Green Planet eco-store has now been open for nearly 6 months. We offer a range of Wholefoods, personal & home care products that are kind to you and the environment. The shop is looking to expand its influence within the Dennistoun community. In the new year we will be seeking social enterprise status. Want to be involved? Then do get in touch.

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