Category Archives: Glasgow

Win City Car Club membership in Glasgow or Edinburgh

Sharing cars is a great way to drive less – and today you can enter a fantastic competition to help you do just that.

Sign up to the Greener Together campaign now and you could win one of five year-long memberships to the City Car Club scheme in Glasgow or Edinburgh.

By joining the Greener Together campaign, you’ll become one of over 13,000 Scots already helping create a cleaner, greener Scotland. As a member of the campaign, you’ll receive plenty of ideas, tips and prizes to help you live greener.

And if you win a year’s City Car Club membership, you’ll be able to hop in to one of their many cars parked throughout Glasgow and Edinburgh (or 12 other locations across the UK) and pay only for what you use. It’ll save you money (no more tax, insurance or maintenance costs) and by driving only when you really need to, it’ll help us make Scotland a cleaner place!

So sign up to the Greener Together campaign now and you’ll be entered to win free City Car Club membership for a whole year:

http://action.greenerscotland.org/win-a-city-car-club-membership-eco

 

 

 

Cadder Parish Church Award Presented by Jo Swinson MP

As previously reported Cadder parish Church received recently attained their second Eco-Congregation award. Their plaque was formally presented on 25th March by Jo Swinson MP, member of parliament for East Dunbartonshire.

Cadder presentation

Billy Gilchrist with Jo Swinson and Rev Graham Finch

Commenting Jo Swinson said:

“I was very pleased to present the award to Cadder Parish Church. The congregation have made the link between faith and concern for the environment, have undertaken practical steps for the church and carried out positive work within the local community.”

 

Cadder Parish Church Receives their Second Award!

We would like to congratulate Cadder Parish Church who receiving a well-deserved Second Eco-Congregation Award.

The assessors particularly commended the congregation for the following:

–  Tailoring messages to specific audiences – engagement with groups such as Guild, Men’s group and Sunday Club – and initiatives coming from within these groups

– Written communications e.g. via the Eco Noticeboard, monthly magazine and Good Shopping Guide help to reinforce and extend these messages

–  Photographic competition for linking faith and the environment, fundraising, and spreading awareness of Eco-congregation all in one project

– Making detailed calculation of carbon footprint as a benchmark for future progress

-Planting projects

– Continuing support of Fair Trade and development of local and international partnerships to support this work

Well done!