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Posts Tagged: 'Southside'

How we work in residents’ homes

At South Seeds we have conducted hundreds of home energy audits to support residents to reduce their energy bills and stay warm in their homes. We regard it as a privilege to be let in to residents’ homes and we take that responsibility seriously. This is how our staff arrange and carry out home visits.

Grass cutting

We can cut the grass of a standard size tenement backcourt for £24. If you are looking for something cheaper, why not rent out manual lawn mower for £10 per day.

Recruiting for an energy officer

We are looking for someone who understands how energy works in the home and has a good manner with people, to join our team as a part time energy officer.

Annual General Meeting

South Seeds is a charity and therefore it has members who meet formally once a year to set the direction of the organisation, at an annual general meeting. This year the AGM will be on Thursday 25 May at 7pm in the South Seeds’ brand new office on Victoria Road.

New southside composting facilities

Ever wondered how your potato peelings could help change the world? Wonder no more! You can help create compost by taking them, as well as your other vegetable peelings, tea bags, coffee grounds and even cardboard egg boxes, to South Seeds’ brand new composting hub at Queen’s Drive Lane community garden.

Come to our gardens and learn how to grow

Spring has finally sprung and it’s the perfect time to get outside and get growing! South Seeds is running two gardening sessions each week this growing season. The sessions take place in the two beautiful community gardens we have built, both of which are not too far from Victoria Road.

Composting Times is out

Paper copies of this newspaper, about composting in the Southside, are available in cafes and community outlets across Govanhill, Strathbungo and Pollokshields East during spring 2017.

It was a busy winter

We have been very busy this winter supporting the residents of Govanhill, Crosshill, Queen’s Park, Strathbungo and Pollokshields East to sort out their energy issues…