ReCycle @ GCU

ReCycle @ GCU

Tonight was the second of our bike maintenance sessions organised by Susan Grant at Glasgow Caledonian University in conjunction with the Bike Station. We had a group of nine young people from SiMY, who spent the evening learning how to replace brake blocks and cables, fix punctures, adjust brakes and numerous other handy skills to
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Apprentice Administrator @ MacTaggart & Mickel

This will be based at MacTaggart & Mickel’s Head Office in Robertson Street in Glasgow. This is a 4 year apprenticeship and will be full time hours, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.   More information and application forms here.. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz6gTbCOaiBqLUQ5cVpuYzF3TzQ/edit?usp=sharing https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz6gTbCOaiBqNW0xM0t0elgxbG8/edit?usp=sharing

Modern Apprenticeships @ BBC

BBC are recruiting for Modern Apprenticeships and are holding an open information session at BBC Scotland on Saturday 3rd May between 10am-2pm  If you have any young people aged between 18-23 who is a non graduate and who would be interested in a 15 month paid apprenticeship at the BBC in Glasgow and Stornoway then either
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DofE Expedition Training

DofE Expedition Training

We had quite a burst of activity over the Easter holidays, with several groups going out on overnight trips to practice the cooking, camping and rucksack carrying skills. We had quite a mix of weather over the two weeks, with one group getting an absolutely stunning night under a full moon, while some of the other
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ReCycle: getting to grips with bike maintenance

ReCycle: getting to grips with bike maintenance

  We’ve kicked off this year’s biking activities with a project we’re running jointly with Glasgow Caledonian University called ReCycle. The ReCycle project will give you the chance to come along and learn some basic bike maintenance skills; repairing punctures, adjusting brakes, fixing chains and so on under the expert guidance of the folks from
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It’s nearly Spring, so it must be biking time!

It’s nearly Spring, so it must be biking time!

It’s nearly the beginning of March, the Easter school holidays are so near you can almost taste them and that can mean only one thing –  it’s time for us to blow the dust off the SiMY bikes and get them ready for the dry trails and sunny weather that’s sure to come our way!
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