Linking Communities

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By admin, June 21, 2014 9:28 am


The Right-of-Way path along the edge of Lenzie Golf Course between Auchinloch and Lenzie is historic, but has suffered badly from flooding in the last few years.  Wednesday 18th June saw the official opening of the reconstructed path, which represents a huge transformation from its previous state.  The important feature is a causeway at the lowest point of the path, raising it substantially above the previous height.  However, there are other welcome improvements such as the tarmac surface throughout and the parallel pram/bike ramp, handrail and steps, on the climbing part of the track towards Auchinloch (not forgetting the welcome seat at the top).

A key factor in the re-creation of the path was ‘Linking Communities’ funding from the bike charity Sustrans.  Auchinloch and Lenzie have indeed been strongly linked since the growth of Lenzie a century and a half ago and older residents can relate how they walked to school in Lenzie along the path as a much safer and shorter alternative to Auchinloch Road.  The challenge to turn project funds into reality was taken up by North Lanarkshire Council and, with the cooperation of Lenzie Golf Club and Caledonian Estates, the path was designed and executed to a high standard.  The opening event involved children from Auchinloch Primary School who were present with their bikes and took part in planting trees to replace some that were removed to widen the path.  A really great day for both communities.

Commonwealth Games – Cycle time trial

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By admin, June 21, 2014 8:37 am

CyclingThe cycling time trials on 31st July start from Glasgow Green and skirt Lenzie along Crosshill Road, turning right along Crosshill Road to the Golden Pheasant and then along Burnbrae Road and Lindsaybeg Road.  Roads along the route will be closed from 7 am until early evening.  For more information click here.

Queen’s Baton Relay Route

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By admin, June 21, 2014 8:20 am

QBR map

The Queen’s Baton comes through Lenzie on 19th July.  Planned timings are as follows:

3.25pm – Peel Park/Auld Kirk Museum (variety of activities planned)
3.50pm – Cowgate – activities taking place at Barleybank, around the canal bridge
4pm – Forth and Clyde Canal – Marina
4.50pm – Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre (variety of activities planned)
5.35pm – Arrive in Lenzie
5.50pm – Arrive in Bishopbriggs, Auchinairn Road

The organisers note that these timings may change on the day due to circumstances. For more information click here.

June monthly meeting

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By admin, December 9, 2013 8:39 pm
June 18, 2014
7:00 pm

Meeting of Lenzie Community Council will be held on Wednesday 18th June 2014

In the Committee Room of Lenzie Public Hall at 7:00 pm


  1. Attendance

  2. Apologies

  3. Police Report

  4. Minutes of 21st May 2014 meeting

  5. Matters arising – Post Office; circulation of draft minutes; Raising profile of LCC; Bedding Plants in Lenzie;

  6. Gala (to be discussed at special meeting 19th June)

  7. Treasurer’s Report

  8. Planning – Applications list; Objections to two additional MIR sites; Supermarket proposal; Arnold Clark site

  9. Correspondence – none at present

  10. Any Other Competent Business – possible new member

  11. Date of Next Meeting – 20th August

Lenzie Community Council welcomes local residents to attend its meetings and listen to the discussions. Residents do not normally take part in these discussions but can do so if invited by the Chair. However, any resident who wishes to have a particular matter discussed by the Council may contact the Secretary via the website ( at least five days prior to a meeting. If the Chair deems it appropriate, non-members attending may participate in discussions on the matter raised, in a time-limited open session before the commencement of the regular Council meeting.

Lenzie Gala

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By admin, December 9, 2013 8:32 pm
June 7, 2014
12:30 pmto4:30 pm

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