Entries by Neil

2014 Pedal for Scotland

  Some of the good people of SiMY are taking part in this year’s Pedal for Scotland to raise funds for the work we do. The event takes place on Sunday 7th September, and involves cycling from Glasgow Green to Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh through some fantastic countryside in central Scotland. Our squad will be down […]

2014 Summer Programme

We’ve had a busy old time this summer, what with all the comings and goings for the Commonwealth Games, lots of DofE Expedition activity, biking, canoeing, climbing, helping the Camping Ninjas, dancing, football, hillwalking and music making. On top of that, we found out we were going to have to move buildings as the old […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

DofE Expedition Practice

SiMY’s DofE programme for 2014 is up and running, and we’ve already been out and about learning the skills needed for the expedition section of the award. Don’t worry if you haven’t signed up yet though, as there’s still time to join the training programme in time for the summer expeditions. We still have spaces […]

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! […]

Spring Fling Ceilidh

SiMY is holding a Ceilidh on Saturday 1st March at 7.00pm in Townhead Village Hall. If you’d like more information on the Ceilidh, want to buy tickets, or want to organise a quick refresher course on a Strip the Willow, contact us using the form below, give us a shout on Facebook, or call us […]

Music Production Sessions @ SiMY

  If you’re interested in DJ’ing, making music for videos, or becoming the next Skrillex (god help us), then you may be interested in the sessions that are starting on Thursday 23rd January at 7.00pm. Sean Coyle will be coming along to run an introductory session on music production, and if people are interested, will […]