Craighead Community Projects

Like many housing estates up and down the land,  Craighead Housing Estate suffers from the impact of low-level anti-social behaviour, which makes the lives of older residents difficult. This project was a partnership between the local council, Boys’ Brigade and an environmental group called Carts Greenspaces. It ran for a couple of months and led to the creation […]

Barrhead and Neilston Players

I set this group in 2003 with the help of David O’Rorke a local actor and now a significant provider of drama workshops and projects to a range of groups and organisations. You’ll find the Barrhead and Neilston Players panto scripts useful in giving a group some direction and purpose. Meanwhile, paperwork like the group’s constitution […]

The Neilston Pad Race

In 2004, I got speaking to a couple of runners in Neilston about the Neilston Pad Race/Run, a 4.5-mile athletics race which used to be an integral part of the Neilston Agricultural Show, but hadn’t been organised for many years. I realised I could re-establish this event and also promote healthy living and raise a lot of money for […]