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Join the Brighter Bungo clean-up event on January 8th

January 2nd, 2017 No comments


Brighter Bungo is the name the Strathbungo Society gives to our regular community clean-up days. These take place quarterly in partnership with the Clean Glasgow campaign.

The next event is on January 8th 2017, 11:00-13:00. We’ll gather at the junction of Moray Place and Nithsdale Road.

Volunteers are given high-visibility vests, bin bags, gloves and litter pickers and encouraged to clean up litter and fly-tipped rubbish from the area’s streets and back lanes. Glasgow City Council’s Clean Glasgow campaign provides the equipment and removes the collected waste.

It’s a great hands-on way to improve the area we live in and a fantastic way to tackle the niggling issues that annoy anyone who lives in a busy, urban area.

We hope to see you there!

Brighter Bungo this Sunday, Sep 25th

September 20th, 2016 No comments

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Your next chance to make Strathbungo that little bit brighter.

Join Alan and his team for a couple of hours tidying up. All necessary equipment supplied.

Meet at corner of Nithsdale Road & Moray Place, from 11am to 1pm.

Sunday 25th September 2016.

Strathbungo Society AGM

Note for your diaries; the Society AGM will be on Tuesday 25th October. More details to follow at

Brighter Bungo @ Moray Place this Sunday!

May 31st, 2016 1 comment

The next Brighter Bungo will be the weekend before Bungo in the Back Lanes, so everything looks spick and span.

However this coming Sunday, 5th June, we will be out trimming the vegetation on the railway side of Moray Place for a third time. This time we will concentrate between Queen Square & Regent Park Square, although we may do more if we have the volunteers. The council will deliver a cage in Moray Place in advance to aid clearing up; please don’t obstruct it. Bring loppers, spades, wheelbarrows, etc between 11 and 1 and give us a hand!

Hope to see you there.

Andrew & Stephen at Marywood Square

Two hours of hard work, and it took a council bulldozer to remove it.

Mar 13th: Three hours of hard work, and it took a council bulldozer to remove it!

Upcoming Brighter Bungo

March 6th, 2016 1 comment

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Strathbungo Community Clear Up (Brighter Bungo)

Sunday 13th March 2016

Meet at the corner of Nithsdale Road & Moray Place (Sammy Dow’s/Lebowskis)

Time: between 11 am & 1 pm

If you have a wheelbarrow please bring it along.

Brighter Bungo – This Sunday 10th Jan, 11am

January 5th, 2016 No comments

Alan Dobson is organising the latest Strathbungo Volunteer Clean Up this Sunday. Your support would be greatly appreciated, as always. Please meet at the corner of Nithsdale Road and Moray Place (Sammy Dows) at 11.00am. Equipment and training will be provided, as will tea, coffee & shortbread, with any luck!

To add to the fun, a small gang (Andrew & Stephen) intend to have a go at clearing some of the overgrowth through the Moray Place fence. Anyone willing to help out with this would be most welcome. If you have tools (loppers, rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows) or are a dab hand with a petrol hedge trimmer, even better.

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Brighter Bungo – This Sunday 27th September at 11.00am

September 25th, 2015 1 comment

Your quarterly Strathbungo Volunteer Clean Up is back this Sunday. Alan Dobson will be taking over Brighter Bungo this Sunday from Bryan Miiler who has departed to warmer climes. Your support for Alan as he takes on this venture would be greatly appreciated. Please meet at the corner of Nithsdale Road and Moray Place at 11.00am. Equipment and training will be provided!

Brighter Bungo Poster

Brighter Bungo – September 27th

September 17th, 2015 No comments

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Brighter Bungo, Sunday 14th June, 11am – 1pm

June 9th, 2015 No comments

The next Brighter Bungo community cleanup is happening this Sunday (14th June) between 11am and 1pm. Please come along to the Moray Place/Nithsdale Road intersection and help get the lanes into shape for Bungo in the Back Lanes.

Brighter Bungo poster June 15

Brighter Bungo, Sunday 8th March, 11am – 1pm

March 3rd, 2015 No comments

Brighter Bungo poster Mar 15

The next Brighter Bungo community clean-up will be taking place between 11am and 1pm on Sunday 8th March. Come along to the Moray Place/Nithsdale Road intersection anytime to take part. We provide all the equipment, just bring yourself.

Brighter Bungo Goes Green

April 12th, 2012 No comments

Nithsdale Road is a street brimming with potential in the heart of a fine neighbourhood but we all know it could be even better. Now the batching plant is packing up it’s a great time for the whole community to seize the opportunity and get cracking.

The Strathbungo Society is planning a community clean-up and planting day on Saturday May 5th from 10.30am as part of our ongoing Brighter Bungo scheme and Keep Scotland Beautiful’s National Spring Clean event.

Keep Scotland Beautiful is one of Scotland’s leading environmental charities. It works across Scotland cleaning and greening up communities, schools and businesses, and has been doing so since 1970. The state of Strathbungo’s litter problem is not going to change overnight but YOU can make a difference. The Society, Keep Scotland Beautiful and Clean Glasgow will supply the equipment and remove the waste – on our last Brighter Bungo clean ups we filled a skip – but we do need lots of willing volunteers.

We’ll be meeting at the planter near the junction with Moray Place but it won’t just be Nithsdale Road we’re cleaning. The more volunteers, the larger an area we can cover, so if you want to tidy up your street, back lane or verge, grab some neighbours and get stuck in.

Once the clean up is over, why not find out more about greening up your bit of the Bungo? We’ll be combining the clean up with a planting session, providing window boxes, some seeds and plants and lots of tips and ideas for perking up front gardens, planters and windowsills. So let’s forget cars and concrete and get working on flowers and foliage for a cleaner, greener, brighter Bungo.