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This space is for listing local community and voluntary organisations.

If you would like your organisation listed here or to promote your service on air, contact: whatson@camglenradio.org or call 0141 647 0311 and send us the following details:

  • Name of organisation
  • What you do
  • When you meet
  • Membership costs etc
  • Any other relevant information

Ability Health and Fitness

Ability Health and Fitness is a community health and lifestyle programme for people who want to manage or improve their fitness. A free walking programme is starting early next month meeting outside Rutherglen Library every Monday from 12.30pm and Thursday from 7pm where you take a 60 minute brisk walk and meet others.

Regular Brisk walking can help you to 
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Prevent or manage various conditions, including heart disease, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes.
  • Strengthen your bones and muscles
  • Improve your mood
  • Improve your balance and co-ordination

Spaces are limited so pre-booking is essential.


Burnhill Action Group

Burnhill Action Group, supported by Healthy n Happy Community Development Trust, aims to:
  • Act as a positive voice for the Burnhill neighbourhood by working together to improve the area, for the benefit of everyone who resides there.
  • Promote community well-being, community spirit and cohesion.
  • Foster and encourage community pride, by making the area a better and safer place to live.
  • Encourage the goodwill and involvement of the wider community through the development of activities and events.

 

Facebook:What's on in Burnhill

Phone: 0141 646 0123


Burnside Community Council

Burnside Community Council meet regularly in the Rutherglen Tennis Club on Viewpark Drive in Burnside to discuss issues of important to the people of Burnside. Their main talking areas include the closure of banks in Burnside, speeding issues on the new Cathkin Relief Road and many more.

For more information about the group you can contact the council secretary on alison23@hotmail.com


Burnside in Bloom

Burnside in Bloom are a small group of local volunteers who aim to brighten up Burnside with various projects such as bulb planting. The group also try to encourage more wildlife, deal with pollution and encourage friendliness and helpfulness.

They are looking for volunteers to help with the upkeep of Burnside Station. So if you can spare at least two hours a fortnight and are interested contact them via their Facebook page or their website.


Cambuslang and Rutherglen on Tape

Cambuslang and Rutherglen on Tape (CARROT) brings all the latest news and events happening in the area to people who may have difficulty with their eyesight or reading and is completely free of charge. If you, or know anyone who, can benefit from this service you can call Barbera on 0141 569 8321. If she is not in the office simply leave a message and she will get back to you.


Cambuslang and Rutherglen Sports Council

Cambuslang and Rutherglen Sports Council are responsible for promoting sports in the local area. Each year they have an award ceremony celebrating sporting achievements and to say thanks to those who volunteer at the local sports clubs. 

They also hold a number of events through the year aimed to celebrating and encouraging young people to participate in various sports.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Cambuslang-and-Rutherglen-Sports-Council-153037648204290/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/crsportcouncil


Cambuslang Community Council

Cambuslang Community Council meet every third Tuesday of the month, except for breaks in the summer and winter. They campaign, amongst other things, to reverse the decline in passing trade to Cambuslang Main Street and encourage more shoppers and businesses to vist.

The area covered by Cambuslang Community Council includes central Cambuslang, Kirkhill, Vicarland, Holmhills, Whitlawburn, Silverbank and Eastfield.

The group meet at Cambuslang Institute on Greenlees Road. For more information check out their website, cambuslangcommunitycouncil.com.


Cambuslang in Bloom

Cambuslang in Bloom are a group run by Cambuslang Community Council, with a mission to keep Cambuslang looking "blooming" marvellous.

To continue to do that they need your help to help spend around an hour or two per week to tend to plants around the town. They usually meet every Wednesday and Saturday.

If you're interested in volunteering you can email for more information to cambuslangbloom@aol.com.


CamGlen Bike Town

CamGlen Bike Town offers residents of Cambuslang and Rutherglen the opportunity to stay active, be social and have fun. Their aim is to get everybody in the area cycling whilst reducing the local carbon footprint. Bike Town offers a number of activites including guided rides and bike maintenance workshops, primarily based around their shop at Unit 5 Thomson Court, Bankhead Industrial Area, Rutherglen G73 2RR. Information for which you can find below:

  • Family-Friendly Guided Rides – Saturdays 10 - 1pm. Meeting point at the shop
  • Adult Only Guided Rides – Wednesdays 10 – 1pm. Meeting point at the shop.

For further information or to find out about Bike Town's other offered opportunities email: biketown@healthynhappy.org.uk or call: 0141 647 3250.