Despite the rain, over 200 people came along to the Shettleston Community Growing Project on Sunday 10th August to enjoy the Family Fun Day. The event, now in its third year, is run by the Shettleston Community Growing Project in partnership with Shettleston Housing Association.
The project was officially opened at an event at Fuse Youth Café on Tuesday July 22nd attended by project partners - Shettleston Housing Association, Fuse and the Shettleston History Group - along with many project participants and invited guests. Former Shettleston resident and sports presenter, Archie McPherson, declared the trail open after which a kilted piper led visitors outside to enjoy a guided walk along the trail, in glorious sunshine.
Shettleston Housing Association is pleased to announce the completion of its new mural at the gable end wall at 577 Shettleston Road. The eye-catching artwork is the result of a collaboration between the Association and third year pupils at Eastbank Academy, who worked with arts company Art Pistol to develop a theme for the mural.
The brief was to come up with an idea that would make the best use of the space available, with consideration given to its height – four storey Victorian tenement height – and its prominence at the ‘entrance’ to Shettleston. To the pupils the answer was obvious and ‘You’re having a giraffe!’ was completed over the Glasgow Fair Weekend.
Did you know that the Association has improved its target response time for urgent repairs? Following consultation with the Consultation Panel, and taking into account the views of our tenants and service users, the Management Committee approved the new target of responding to urgent repairs within four working days, instead of five working days!