Ten Walk & Cycle Routes

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By admin, March 20, 2010 9:40 pm

walksfcHealthy Habit’s latest production is a first class illustrated brochure laying out ten walking and cycling routes in and around Kirkintilloch and Lenzie.

You may know some of these routes but are sure to find some new challenges in short and long walks that take you all over the area.  Each walk description is supported  by interesting information about the area and the likely wildlife that might be seen.

Drop into the Kirkintilloch shop and get your copy.

DeafBlind Scotland Canal Run

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By admin, March 16, 2010 9:49 am
April 17, 2010
1:15 pm

10k race and 5k fun run, starting at Bishopbriggs Leisuredrome.  5k start at 1.15 pm and 10k at 2 pm.  You can register beforehand on Deafblind Scotland website beforehand or on the day at the event.

Healthy Habits Club Event

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By admin, March 9, 2010 3:39 pm
March 13, 2010
10:00 am

Meet at Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre at 10 am.  Cycle Club touring local area with trained cycle leaders.

Lenzie Moss Conservation Volunteers

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By admin, March 3, 2010 10:36 pm
April 24, 2010
10:45 am

Meet at Moss end of North Station car park – 10:45

No experience is necessary, all tools and training provided. For more information call

East Dunbartonshire & Mugdock Country Park Ranger Service on 0141 956 6586 or email rangers@mugdock.org

New date for Farmers’ Market

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By admin, March 3, 2010 3:20 pm

Farmers MarketThe monthly Market at Union Street, formerly on Wednesdays, has now moved to the last Saturday in the month.  It has also grown larger, with all kinds of stalls.  If you miss the Saturday it’s on, you can also make the trip to the Bishopbriggs site at Huntershill Village, where you will find the market on the first Saturday in the month.

Farmers’ Market

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By admin, March 3, 2010 3:12 pm
March 27, 2010
10:00 amto2:00 pm

This event now on the last Saturday of each month at Union Street (Tesco) car park

Lenzie Library – use it or lose it

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By admin, March 3, 2010 3:01 pm

Lenzie Library

The budget cuts proposed by East Dunbartonshire Council officials for 2010 included a recommendation to close Lenzie Library, together with three other small libraries.  An alternative, to “investigate possibility for transfer to community ownership” was also listed. However Councillors did not accept this recommendation but agreed on a cut in opening hours to save money. The opening hours at Lenzie Library are already restricted – it is not open on Saturdays, for example – so further reduction will undoubtedly reduce usage, making the case for closure next year even stronger.

Lenzie has a great wee library.  In addition to books, there are audio books, CDs and DVDs.  The library runs weekly rhymes and stories sessions for pre-school children and offers free internet access.  If you are looking for a particular book, perhaps for a school project, this can be ordered and collected from Lenzie.  You can also access the library catalogue online and order a book to collect from Lenzie.  Why not give your library a regular visit and try to maintain usage.  See ‘Links’ page for further information.  (Comments on this post have been enabled.)

Gala Startup Meeting

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By admin, February 22, 2010 1:40 pm
March 3, 2010
7:30 pm

Lenzie Gala is very popular in the community and this year it is on Saturday 5th June.  If you have ideas to contribute to the Gala this year or can represent an organisation in the community, please come along to a meeting, organised by the Community Council, on Wednesday 3rd March in Lenzie Lower Public Hall Committee Room.

Gospel according to Jimmy

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By admin, February 11, 2010 9:16 pm
March 3, 2010
7:30 pm

Lenzie Christian Fellowship are running this event in Lenzie Coffee Lounge, Queen’s Buildings on Wednesday 3rd March at 7:30 pm. Features local resident Graham Sherry as ‘Jimmy’.   Suggested donation £5 for sandwich supper.

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