May – Shawlands Community Clean-up 

Join us for Shawlands Community Clean-up on Saturday 6 May  at 12:00 Noon

Meeting point Shawlands Academy main Enterance. Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday. 

​If you can manage it from 12.00 – 14.00 then that would be excellent but if not then don’t worry about it.   You don’t need to be out for the whole 2 hours, whatever time you can manage please do come along even half an hour.


May – Pollokshields Community Clean-up 

Join us for Pollokshields Community Clean-up On Saturday 6 May  at 11:00 AM

Meeting point Pollokshields Library. Looking forward to seeing you there. 

If you can manage it from 11.00 – 13.00 then that would be excellent but if not then don’t worry about it.   You don’t need to be out for the whole 2 hours, whatever time you can manage please do come along even half an hour.

Report – April Shawlands Community Clean-up 

Shawlands Community Clean-up went well and we managed to clean streets opposite Shawla ds Academy.

One of the volunteers said that they have bahhed a lot less rubbish this time compare to the last time.

The area is getting more and more cleaner and we are joined by more and more volunteers.  Thanks to Shawlands Academy and Shawlands Primary school for their support.  

April Pollokshields Community Clean-up 

April Pollokshields Community Clean-up went well.  We were joined by Human Appeal Volunteers.

We have managed to clean Forth Street, Melville St, Leven St, Leslie St, Glennap St and Forth St.

Thanks to Munir Chaudhary, Chair Pollokshields Development Agency,  Bailie Hanif Raja, Bailie Norman MacLeod, Glasgow City Council candidate for Pollokshields Ward Dr Nighet Riaz.

Thank you to all the volunteers for coming out and helping us.  Hope to see you all in future clean-ups too. 

Housing Trainee – Southside Housing Association, Glasgow





A Housing Traineeship is available in: Southside Housing Association,

135 Fifty Pitches Road, Glasgow G51 4EB


Traineeship Reference: 2017/003

Traineeship Name:           Housing Trainee – Southside Housing Association, Glasgow.


The Organisation:


PATH (Scotland) offers a thirty-six month Positive Action Training Scheme, which has been specifically designed to redress the under-representation of black and minority ethnic communities in employment in Scottish Housing.  PATH works in collaboration with Local Authority Housing Departments and Registered Social Landlords across Scotland to provide our housing training opportunities.


The Training involves:


Thirty-six months work experience / specialist qualifications and professional membership / training allowance (£9,500 in year one, £10,500 in year two, £12,000 in year three).   This allowance is exempt from tax and national insurance.


At the end of the programme, trainees can compete for jobs in Scottish Housing.


Applicants should:

  • Be committed to a career in Housing
  • Have effective verbal, written and IT skills
  • Be willing to undertake a demanding training and study programme over thirty-six months –

3 days work experience (between Monday and Friday) and an additional day attendance at college or university during the academic year. 


CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:                       Tuesday 28 March at 11.00am

Interviews will be held on:                               06 April at Southside Housing Association



For further information and an application pack, please contact:

David Ashurst / Tracey Young

PATH (Scotland)

19 Lynedoch Crescent

 Glasgow G3 6EQ

Tel:  0141 332 9477                   Fax:  0141 331 2640

E-mail:    Web:



This scheme is promoted under section 158 of the Equality Act 2010 and is currently supported by The Scottish Government and Local Authorities and Housing Associations across Scotland.



PATH (Scotland) is a Registered Scottish Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee.

Registered Office: 29 Park Circus, Glasgow, G3 6AP.

Registered in Scotland Number: 194698      Scottish Charity Number: SCO28889

Booking Administrator Vacancy 

​An internal vacancy has arisen within the Bookings department for a Bookings Administrator at Glasgow office of Global Language Services ltd.

The role involves booking interpreters for assignments and allocating job details to clients and interpreters.

Hours: Full-time (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm)

Pay: Meets national minimum wage

*NOTE: The closing date for this position is Wednesday 22nd March with immediate start available.*

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter and updated CV to

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact Jennifer at the above email address.

Food Waste Recycling

Approximately one third of the general waste bin comprises food waste.  This service will seek to remove this waste from the general waste bin.

The following food waste will be collected;

  • Dairy
  • Meat and bones
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Bread, cakes and pastries
  • Rice and pasta
  • Fish
  • Tea bags and coffee grounds

What should not be placed in the food waste bin?

Please do not place the following items into your food waste bin:

  • General waste
  • Food packaging
  • Oils
  • Liquids
  • Pet Litter/Animal bedding

Who is food waste recycling for?

A food waste recycling service will be provided to all households within Glasgow by April 2017.

A commercial food waste recycling service is currently available.  Please contact the commercial services team for further information.

How can I reduce my food waste?

For hints and tips on how to reduce food waste, please visit the Love Food, Hate Waste website.

The free LFHW app allows you to easily keep track of food planning, shopping, cooking meals and making the most of leftovers. It also has lots of great recipe ideas and tips for using forgotten foods and leftovers to make great tasting meals.

When will food waste recycling be introduced?

Starting from 4 April food waste caddies, liners and instructional leaflets will start to be distributed to flats and tenements within the city.  An approximate timescale for the different geographical areas within the city is noted below.

  • North West: April – July 2016
  • North East: July – August 2016
  • South East : August – October 2016
  • South West: October – November 2016