17 02, 2017

Crowd Funding for Napiershall Street Community Garden

WSREC Works primarily with minority ethnic communities across the West of Scotland and aims to challenge discrimination across all protected characteristics, reduce inequality and promote good relations between all communities. With help from the Climate Challenge fund we have managed to build a community garden within our car park (approximately 80m2) Our [...]

8 02, 2017

Please VOTE for our project!

Let’s Cook Grow & Sew Together participated in a food waste competition late last year. I am very excited to announce that the project’ staff and our colleagues hard work has resulted in us being one of the finalists in this competition. The competition is called REFRESH FOOD WASTE contest.  The Public Award winner [...]

22 09, 2017

Garden Festival – Celebrating Climate Change Week

Join Cook, Grow, Sew & Change and RSPB Scotland and partners to celebrate climate week with lots of fun activities and information on how you can do your bit for the environment

22 09, 2017

Swap Shop Family Day – Celebrating Climate Change Week

Our Cook Grow Sew project is organising a Swap Shop on 22nd September 2017. You can donate clothes, books or toys you no longer need, then come along on the day and take home with you items other people have donated – all for free! The idea is to reduce waste by reusing good quality [...]

2 05, 2017

National Lottery support for WSREC to mark First World War Centenary

 ‘Remember Us – Muslim Communities and the First World War’. Today the West of Scotland Regional Equality Council has received £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a Glasgow-based project: ‘Remember Us – Muslim Communities and the First World War’. Made possible by National Lottery players through HLF’s [...]

26 04, 2017

CGSC are looking for a Project Support Worker

Role Profile Cook, Grow, Sew and Change 7.5 hours per week @ £9.62 per hour   Job Description The main duties of the post will be working in partnership with the Activities and Engagement Officer and Outreach Activities Assistant. To undergo training on Climate Change if required and what measures can be taken by [...]

21 04, 2017

Please Vote for WSREC

To support the delivery of financial capability services to minority ethnic  communities in Glasgow VOTE NOW The RBS Skills & Opportunities Fund launched in May 2015 and since then has given away over £5m in funding. The Fund awards £2.5m annually to good causes The West of Scotland Regional Equality Council has been [...]

11 04, 2017

Why Me? Research report on the experiences of those who have experienced hate crime

Please find attached the research report derived from a study undertaken by SAREC, the Scottish Alliance of Regional Equality Councils through its constituent members, CSREC, ELREC, GREC and WSREC. The research was initiated, with funding from Big Lottery, due to SAREC’s concern about the increasing levels of hate crime across Scotland and about the ways in which [...]