Working at Scale

The stonemason engaged to restore and repair stonework on the park piers (pillars) has been carefully cleaning the fish scaled caps of moss and algae. These stones cap the piers, and form the bases for the lamps which will light … Continued


Stone Flowers are in Bloom!

With Spring bringing blossom to Elder Park, flowers are also coming to life in the stonemason’s yard where work is being done to restore the frieze courses on the entranceway pillars. The flowers featured in the original carving have been … Continued


Painting the Town Red!

Careful analysis of the paintwork on the Govan road gate to Elder Park has revealed the original colour, a burgundy red. Referring to an early postcard it can also be assumed that this same red was used as a decorative … Continued


All of Us, Govan

All of Us, Govan is a new campaign being delivered as part of the Together for Childhood project alongside a wide range of local partners. The campaign aims to encourage parents who could do with extra help to speak out. … Continued


Brand new directory for Govan

The brand new Govan Thriving Place Support Directory will be delivered to all households in the greater Govan area in coming weeks. Find out more, and check out the digital PDF here In other exciting recent news the Govan Volunteer Bank … Continued


Govan Christmas Window Wanderland!

Christmas 2020 is going to be very different from any we’ve ever known; Govan Loves Christmas with its fireworks, rides, live music and more cannot happen under the current restrictions. But that doesn’t mean nothing is happening! We want to … Continued


Food for Good through Covid 19

Recently Govan H.E.L.P opened the doors to the fantastic pantry, which makes food a lot more affordable for those who need it.  The organisation is part of the Thriving Places Food for Good group, who have been working to support food access … Continued


Apply Now – new fund for town centres.

The Council is now making available grants of up to £20,000 for capital works that can assist town centres like Govan adapt to the challenges of Covid-19. Funds are available to animate spaces for safe movement, trading and improved public … Continued


“Your views sought on new use for Elder Park Library”

Elder Park Library & Community Centre Glasgow Life, Elderpark Housing Association and Glasgow City Council are planning a major refurbishment and upgrade to Elder Park Library. Your views are required to help create a library and community centre which will … Continued


Thriving Places Food for Good Group

This group is made up of many organisations listed below, along with local community members. They are working together as a group to achieve better food outcomes in Govan. Aberlour,  Elderpark Housing Association, Gilded Lily, Glasgow City Council Neighbourhoods & … Continued

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