Category: Announcement

Free Wifi at Stations

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By admin, July 4, 2017 6:41 pm

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Look out for the sign! (This one is at Haymarket).

The Scotrail Alliance has announced that free Wifi is now available at Lenzie and Bishopbriggs Stations.  Wifi is available at around 50 stations, apparently and 90% of rolling stock are expected to be connected by autumn 2018.

Installation work is currently underway on the trains which serve Glasgow suburban routes, Lanarkshire and Inverclyde and this will add to the current provision on the main inter-city routes.

Retirement Housing in Lenzie

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By admin, April 19, 2017 12:33 pm

This public meeting has been arranged at short notice to discuss retirement housing in Lenzie.  Councillors and candidate Councillors for the election have been invited and asked to provide a statement to be read out at the meeting if they are unable to attend.  (Note:  date in Kirkintilloch Herald is incorrect)  All welcome.

Monday, 24th April, 2017at 19.30hrs

in Lenzie Union Parish Church, New Hall [Moncrieff Avenue]

Public meeting re Retirement Housing

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By admin, April 19, 2017 12:28 pm
April 24, 2017
7:30 pm

This meeting has been arranged at short notice to discuss retirement housing in Lenzie.  Councillors and candidate Councillors for the election have been invited and asked to provide a statement to be read out at the meeting if they are unable to attend.

In Lenzie Union Parish Church New Hall, Moncrieff Avenue.

Christmas Lights Switch-On

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By admin, November 21, 2015 6:13 pm

2010switchon1-22Despite the high winds and rain on Friday night, the event went ahead and there was an amazingly high turnout of parents and children.  The event was moved inside to the Hall of Lenzie Old Parish Church and this made sure that the Band, the Carol Singers and Father Christmas were not blown away – Father Christmas’s beard had a hard time all the same.

When the big switch-on time came along, the pavement at Queen’s Buildings was lined with expectant children and adults who had a grandstand view of the dazzling light up.  More photos on Facebook page.

Many thanks to all those who participated and who defied the weather to come along.

Christmas Lights Switch-On

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By admin, November 9, 2015 3:40 pm
December 5, 2015
5:00 pm

Join us for carols outside Lenzie Old Parish Church, starting at 5 pm.   Kirkintilloch Kelvin Brass will be playing and Lenzie Christian Fellowship will lead the singing.  Father Christmas will make a flying visit and will be there when Suzy Yuill – Lenzie’s 2015 Gala Queen – switches on our Christmas Lights at 5:30 pm prompt.

5:00 pm Christmas Carols

5:20 pm Father Christmas Arrives

5:30 pm  Gala Queen switches on the lights

Free Herbs for all!

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By admin, July 23, 2015 2:56 pm

Do you simply not bother buying a packet of herbs as you always end up throwing half of them away?  If so, check out the Lenzie Community Council herb garden on the bottom deck of the planter by the station car park.  There’s a real mixture of just about everything:

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parsley (flat leaf and curly), sage, thyme, mint, marjoram, lemon balm, rosemary and even a couple of curry plants.  With the exception of the nasturtiums (edible flowers not yet in evidence thanks to our poor summer) the plants are all ready and will benefit from being picked.  So please help yourselves and enjoy the additional flavour they bring to your cooking.

Plants kindly supplied by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Best Gala raffle prize ever!

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By admin, June 5, 2015 5:30 pm

The Lenzie Gala is going ahead on 15 August, the weekend before the schools return for the autumn term.  And to make sure we all end the summer on a super high, one of our Gala sponsors CODA Estates has offered a wheelbarrow of wine as a raffle prize.  As well as offering financial sponsorship to the Gala they will also be taking a stall and holding a raffle to raise funds for the Schiehallion Unit at Yorkhill Sick Children’s Hospital which helps children with blood disorders and cancer.  So make sure you come along to the Gala to get your ticket to be in with a chance of winning.  There will be other prizes as well so watch this space for further details.  As well as CODA Estates, our other gala sponsors – Cedar Nursery, Memory Lane Flowers, Millersneuk Dental Practice, Fleming Buildings, Taylor Wimpey, Arnold Clark and Miller Beckett & Jackson solicitors have all kindly agreed to carry their sponsorship forward to the new date.  We are also working on a Plan B if the weather is bad again but fingers crossed that won’t be necessary.Wheelbarrow of wine

January monthly meeting

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By admin, December 30, 2014 12:19 pm
January 21, 2015
7:00 pm

There isn’t usually a meeting in January, as the Hall is often booked up, but the Committee Room is available this year, so there will be a meeting on the third Wednesday in January

Monthly Meeting of Lenzie Community Council will be held on

Wednesday 21st January 2015 In the Committee Room of Lenzie Hall at 7:00 pm

agenda

  1. Attendance

  2. Apologies –

  3. Police Report

  4. Minutes of 10th December 2014 meeting

  5. Matters arising – Jog feedback; Arnold Clark premises; Lenzie Moss School

  6. Christmas Lights feedback

  7. New Year Jog Arrangements

  8. Treasurer’s Report

  9. Planning – Weekly list; Douglas Avenue proposal

  10. Any Other Competent Business –

2015 – Lenzie Jog

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By admin, December 10, 2014 9:59 am
photo: Moira Summers

photo: Moira Summers

This New Year Lenzie Jog attracted a record number of registrations.  The weather was pretty cold with a nasty shower at the beginning, but the winning time for the 8.6k route (we think) was 28 mins 58 seconds, clocked by Graham Anderson.  This was all of 5 seconds faster than last year’s winning time.  The number of runners attempting the double route was up 9% on last year.

Good times were achieved in the shorter races also and you can read provisional results for all three distances by clicking 2015 Jog results draft

The photo was from last year – but if anybody has a photo from this year, despite the weather, we would be glad to use it.

Hospital Futures in Glasgow 2015

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By admin, November 16, 2014 2:01 pm

GlasgowHospital_005_Adult Hospital Main EntranceMark McAllister of Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS made a very informative presentation, at the Community Council AGM, on current hospital developments, focused on the new South Glasgow Hospital on the Southern General site.  The new hospital complex will include a Children’s Hospital, replacing Yorkhill.  You can see all the details for yourself by clicking ‘SGUH Presentation Nov 2014‘.

The presentation has a useful map of Greater Glasgow, showing where services will be retained or moved to the new site.  Facilities in the new hospital are outlined, together with transport options and project timelines.

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