NDT supports a variety of activities and groups from their base at the Bank. All are welcome to join us. To find out more or take your interest further, please contact Laura at 0141 561 1210 or email Laura.Carswell@
Who we are: We are volunteers from Neilston and across East Renfrewshire with a love of, gardening – both edible and ornamental.
What we do: We help grow vegetables and fruit for NDT in support of its commitment to the national movement for good food, GET Local and making Neilston a great place. We look after the allotment at the rear of the Bank, and we’re very proud of the little garden at the front (much appreciated by passers-by). We also look after the planting at Neilston Train Station, helping to give a great welcome to commuters and visitors.
Where and when: Weekly Tuesday 10am-12noon. From the Bank.
Who we are: We are a group of volunteer cycling enthusiasts from Neilston and Barrhead, trained as mechanics and cycle ride leaders.
What we do: We help NDT Cycling get more people on their bikes and cycling and travelling actively; we help look after the Bike Hub and bikes brought in for repairs. We also support events, training and ride-outs with NDT Cycling.
Where and when: Weekly Saturdays and Mondays 10am-12noon. At the Bank Bike Hub.
The Walking Groups
Who we are: We are a group of walking enthusiasts from Neilston and Barrhead, including trained Walk Leaders.
What we do: We meet weekly to go for walks around and about Neilston; we support people on the walks and people who are trying to become more active; travel actively and improve their health and well-being.
Where and when: Weekly Monday 10.30am (short walk and strength and balance exercises). Wednesday 10am (Longer walk 60mins+). From the Bank
Who we are: We are a Tech Training group, led by an IT enthusiast from Barrhead.
What we do: We help people to learn how to use new information technologies, especially smart phones and tablets. Sessions are tailored to the group or individuals’ interests. Topics covered include applications such as sending messages, texts, emails, pictures and videos, setting up “What’s App” and doing Google searches.
Where and when: Classes are by arrangement. Get in touch to join the next class. At the Bank
Who we are: We are a Crochet training class, led by a crochet enthusiast from Neilston.
What we do: We help people to learn how to crochet and be creative; how to follow different patterns and make a range of lovely and useful objects including scarves and hats. The chat’s good, too.
Where and when: Weekly Thursdays 1-3pm. At the Bank