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What's On 8/4/14

Ladies, it’s time to take the fight to cancer at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life

Race for Life GlasgowLet’s face it. Cancer doesn’t care who it affects. It can ruin everything without a second thought. It will affect one in three of us but united we are stronger than cancer. We will beat it. Cancer’s going down. And every single pound we raise pushes it closer to the floor.

That’s why we Race for Life. We take absolute delight in telling cancer that we’re coming to get it.

Show cancer who’s boss by taking on a 5k Race for Life event in Glasgow. Run, walk or dance your way through the course and help us say "cancer we're coming to get you".

4th May, 9:30am
Glasgow Green, Greendyke Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G40 1AT

More information and booking

Please visit our website for more information about the event and registration.

0845 600 6050

Race for Life

Race for Life Glasgow on Facebook

We are looking forward to seeing you!

News 9/4/2014


Be part of Glasgow's Commonwealth history. Be a Host City Volunteer. Apply now.

Want to be a part of Glasgow’s Commonwealth history?

Be a Host City Volunteer! Join the army of people already signed up to provide the warmest of welcomes to visitors to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

The Host City Volunteers will bring passion and pride to Glasgow's streets providing information on the sports programme and the many cultural activities the city will have on offer.

No experience of volunteering is necessary – we are just looking for enthusiasm and a smile!  Find out more and apply by 9th May here:

 Apply to be a Host City Volunteer!

Organised by Glasgow Life!

What's On 9/4/2014

The Play Cafe

For parents, carers, grandparents, aunties, uncles and their children aged 0-4yrs.

""Wednesdays 10.30am - 12.30pm, The Bridge Cafe, Easterhouse.

Free event.

  • Come along to the Bridge Cafe Bar and join us for fresh tea, or coffee and a tasty treat.
  • Creativity activity including arts, crafts,storytelling, dance, music..
  • Delicious and healthy lunch afterwards

Booking and more information

Call Box office: 0141 2769696 or drop into the Bridge Cafe Bar.

Advance booking is recommended.

What's On 8/8/2014

The Campus

New activity/day service for adults with learning disabilities and other support needs, based in the East Glasgow.

The Hub. Centre for the Campus activities.We are currently offering services one day a week, which people can attend for the whole day, or drop in for individual activities throughout the day.

The services are based in the Hub and the Connie centres which are part of Connect Community Trust.


Thursdays 10am till 3.00pm at the Hub, HubsSports, Innerzone and the Allotments.

 What's On: The Campus activity and day services..

News 4/4/14

Celebration for ground-breaking youth initiative

Following presentation of the prestigious Beacon Award for its innovative Youth Access programme in North East Glasgow, Glasgow Kelvin College hosted a seminar event in Easterhouse focusing on the importance of a partnership approach in delivering this highly successful initiative.  Guest speakers outlined best practice in how to widen access and support young people to re-engage with learning. The Award itself was presented by David Forrester, Trustee of the Association of Colleges Charitable Trust.

Youth workers from the Youth Access program, run by Glasgow Kelvin College in the communities in North East Glasgow.

Glasgow Kelvin College youthworkers are pictured here with some of the seminar’s key speakers and the Beacon Award certificate.

 News: Celebration for ground-breakin youth initiative.

News 2/4/14

commonwealth Fun Day 10/4/14 at the Platform, Easterhouse Commonwealth Family Fun Day

A fun day with events for the whole family celebrating the Commonwealth with a special performance by Visual Statement: River of Stories.

 Thu 10/4/14, 12-3pm at the Bridge, Easterhouse.

  • Meet the animal man
  • Bounce and Rhyme
  • Bridge Family Pool Party with flumes and aqua fun.
  • drum kit starter sessions
  • Drama and carnival costumes

More Information

Platform Box Office 0141 276 9696 (opt 1)


News 2/4/14

Three Little Pigs affordable panto at the Platform, Easterhouse, Christmas 2014Planning for a panto visit this Christmas?

The three little pigs will blow down the house this Christmas at Platform, from as little as £4 per ticket.

We know money is tight and you need to spend every penny wisely, so let Platform help you save money this year on your Christmas outing.  Memories are still fresh from last year’s festive success with audiences saying it was ”the best show I have ever seen” and ”a family favourite we want to come back and see again“.

 News: Planning for a panto..

News 27/3/14

Open day for 'Oasis at Wallacewell' -
Oasis at Wallacewella new community centre in North Glasgow

'Oasis At Wallacewell' has been in the development process for the last two years to create a quality space for the local community.

Much time and effort has been taken to help insure its sustainability as a catalyst for community transformation.

 News: Open day for Oasis at Wallacewell..

News 23/1/14

Can you act, or model?
Do you want to learn new skills?

We are looking for new performers to join CKPose. CKPose members act, model,dance and sing. They perform in theatre, in films and on radio.

Think you can do it? Are you ready to work hard?

Book your audition place now!

Call CKUK 0141 556 5301

 More information: Can you act, or model?..



News 24/2/14

Lock up secretarianism. Friendship is the key."Make Sectarianism a History Lesson"
Xchange Scotland looking for partners in North East Glasgow

Next month the charity Xchange Scotland will be holding exhibitions across Glasgow showcasing the work they have been undertaking with communities for the Scottish Government funded project ‘Make Sectarianism a History Lesson’.

 News: Make Sectarianism History..

News 14/02/14

Local newspaper gets make over - the Re-gen is now
the GENN

The GENNGENN, short for Glasgow East and North News, is the new name for the local newspaper that has for the last five years brought local news to the East and North of Glasgow.

ReGen as it used to be known, has now received a make over and will in the future be delivered with the brand new logo and design.

The content of the GENN can also be found online at: www.thegenn.co.uk.

News 23/1/14

Beaty students from Glasgow Kelvin College practicing their skills and pampering the local residents in Sandyhill.Beauty students pampering local residents in Sandyhills

On a grey winter Wednesday, Sandyhills' residents could go to their warm local community centre and get pampered; nail treatments, facials and back massage were on offer by Beauty Therapy students from Glasgow Kelvin College.

Between 10am – 3.30pm the local residents could drop in for a treatment – no booking ahead was necessary – and enjoy the caring attention from one or more of the Level 6 Beauty students, practicing their skills and craft, all overseen by their lecturer, Tracey Kernahan.

 News: Beauty students pampering..


Curtain up as Glasgow 2014 opens Ceremonies cast search with six months to go to Games

In exactly six months the Opening Ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will officially launch the start of Glasgow and Scotland’s biggest-ever festival of sport and culture.

Open call for cast members to the Commonwealth Games ceremonies.

Glasgow 2014 wants up to 3,000 genuine and enthusiastic people to be at the heart of the Games and today (Thursday, 23 January) begins its search to find the stars of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

 News: Curtain up as Glasgow 2014 opens Ceremonies cast search..

News 23/1/14

Shettleston Residents invited to Walk Back to the Future

Thanks to a funding award from the Heritage Lottery Fund Shettleston residents have the chance to take part in a new project that will celebrate the history and heritage of their community. 

 News: Shettleston Residents invited to Walk Back to the Future

News 23/01/14

Oot of your suitcase - get in touch with your inner Del Boy

Suitcases to rumage for art and curiosa.Successful bring and buy, rummage and scrummage, make and create community event held in Dennistoun.

On Saturday 14 December 2013, the first ever oot of your suitcase event took place at Green City Wholefoods & Artist Studios in Dennistoun from 10am – 2pm.  Based on an 'indoor car boot with a twist' idea..

 News: Oot of your suitcase..

News 20/1/14

33FIFTY Leadership program for 18-25

33% of the world’s population lives in the Commonwealth, and 5O% of those
are under 25.

33Fifty is a leadership programme for young Commonwealth leaders aged 18 – 25. It is delivered by Common Purpose and the Royal Commonwealth Society as part of the Legacy educational programme for the 2O14 Commonwealth Games.

 News: 33FIFTY Leadership program..

News 17/1/14

Donation to local food bank to employ project worker

A local football team, Celtic, donated £50,000 to the Glasgow NE Foodbank. This will enable the project to create a post for a Project Co-ordinator and they are now actively recruiting for this.

The project coordinator will work with a team of volunteers ensuring that emergency food will be available, for those who need it, within the North East of Glasgow. The food bank is based in Calton Parkhead Church, 142 Helenvale Church.

If you want to apply for the position, please, contact Beth at the telephone number 07779224521 or email info@glasgowne.foodbank.co.uk. Applications to be returned by the 17th February 2014 at 5.00pm.

 Job advert: Project Co-ordinator Glasgow NE Foodbank, pdf

News 10/1/14

""Certificate success for senior learner at Carmyle Community Centre

Marie Middlemiss, one of Glasgow Kelvin Colleges senior learner is now a true certified ‘silver surfer’.

She describes herself and the experience..

 News: Certificated success..

News 19/11/13

Award winning programme congratulates more learners

Running for ten weeks at a time, the ‘Learning Works’ programme has supported unemployed residents from Thenue Housing Association to acquire skills and qualifications, helping them to become ‘work-ready’. 

Positive destination for participants

The programme has been a resounding success with all those who have completed moving on to a positive destination in work, volunteering or further learning.  One of the group is already moving onto a job working in the community and others are looking to progress to the Community Development programme at Glasgow Kelvin College

Learners completing the award winning program Learning Work with support from Thenue Housing and Glasgow Kelvin College.

 News: Award winning programme..

News 19/11/13

Glenburn Centre partner with Grand Central Savings

Grand Central Savings - financial service with supportNew inclusive financial service, available on local level, which can support you to take control over your finances.

News: Glenburn Centre partner with Grand Central Savings

The Pathfinder is a Glasgow East Learning Network service. The Learning Network is supported by Glasgow City Council Community Planning Partnership, Glasgow Kelvin College (Scottish Charity No. SC021207) and the Wheatley Group.

Young Voices

Become a media master! Get involved with your local youth magazine!

Multimedia skills

 Wed 5-7pmYoung Voices media workshops.

Glasgow Kelvin College, Easterhouse Campus

Journalism Skills

 Thu 5-6pm @ FARE

More Information

Michael Mooney
 0141 771 9151

 Young Voices website

Organisations in North Glasgow & Your

Are you working for an organisation providing services in Glasgow North? Or are you arranging a public event?

Please, let us know and we can add your information and details to the Pathfinder..

You can also have your own page on the website if you are a non-profit organisation or service provider in Glasgow North and Glasgow East.

Get in touch with us by emailing pathfinder@glasgowkelvin.ac.uk or call Eva Bolander on 0141 588 1539 or use our contact form.

Pathfinder Contact Form

0141 630 5000 ext 3539

What's on for
young people


 Belgrayhill Community Centre

Active East

Active East is an exciting programme which aims to increase levels of physical activity through a small grants programme, and building skills through a volunteering programme.

 Active East

Glasgow 2014

Information for the local community in North East Glasgow about the Commonwealth Games in 2014

 Glasgow 2014

Glasgow North East Strategic Youth Alliance


Information from agencies supporting young people in the north east of Glasgow.



Providing support to youth organisations for developing youth health improvement.


Glasgow East Learning Network

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