Growing a Greener Glasgow

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New southside low-carbon travel options

Do you know all the new low-carbon ways of getting about Glasgow’s southside? Check out what is already available and what will be coming to the area.

Twenty tools you may not know you can borrow

As well as the most commonly used tools – drills, sanders and saws – there is a growing list of tools in the inventory which you may not have realised are available to borrow for up to three weeks at a time from the Southside Tool Library. Check out what they are…

Tool library closed over Christmas

If you want to borrow tools from our tool library and you are a member, your last opportunity in 2019 to book them on-line is  Monday 16 December by 5pm. You can then pick up your tools on Tuesday 17 December between 3 and 5pm.

Croft winter clean up session

Do you want to see what the Croft looks like? Speak to our expert gardener about what can grow easily in Glasgow? Meet other people interesting in gardening? Spend an afternoon outside working the land?

South Seeds energy-saving handyman service

South Seeds energy-saving handyman service helps solve common energy issues found in Victorian tenements on Glasgow’s southside, such as: draughty windows and doors, clothes taking ages to dry and warm air disappearing up open chimneys.

DIY sessions popular

South Seeds Saturday January DIY sessions have attracted southside residents to give power tools a go.

Warm home discount payments

The warm home discount is a payment from your energy provider. Find out if you are eligible for the £140 payment towards your energy bill by popping in to South Seeds with information about who your energy provider is.

Money saving winter preparations

With the nights getting longer and the days getting colder, how will you get your home ready for winter? In particular, after the clocks go back in October, you may find that you need to use more energy to heat and light your home in the evening.