Activities to promote kindness in communities and workplaces across West Dunbartonshire

List of activities
Date and time Name address group Activity

8 November

Skylark IX in Stitches

Group members will show kindness by buying food items for the Evangelical Church to serve at their soup kitchen. Such as ingredients to make soup from, or cakes that can be served with the tea and coffee.

13 November 1 - 3pm

Veterans 5A Alexander St Alexandria

An open day they will be provide a free tea/coffee and a biscuit.  Play games like dominoes, cribbage and other card games. The aim of this is to reduce social isolation and loneliness within their community.

  • 13 November From 1pm
  • Tuesday 16 November 10.am
  • Tuesday 23 November from 2pm


Restricted to age 18 +

Active Travel Hub Mitchell Way

To book your place (or for more information)

Free tester session of E-bikes

Has it been a while since you last rode a bike and would like to refresh your skills?

Or always wanted to try an electric bike?

A great way to meet new people help to reduce social isolation

13 November 12 - 2pm

Alternatives

Knowetop Castlehill

There will be a nest box building event.

To tie in with kindness day the colouring in table will be themed around kindness and a pledge tree/wall where people can leave a statement about what they'll do to share/spread kindness will be set up.

Refreshments will be offered as part of the event.

13 November

Clifftop Project

Clifftop project will leave products in the Phoenix. This will be colouring in postcards that people can fill in and then post to someone as a message of kindness.

1 – 13 November

Carers of West Dunbartonshire

Each member of staff will perform one random act of kindness from now to 13th November, which will be collated into a social media thread.

13 November

11.30-5pm

The Phoenix Community Hub

17a Quarry Knowe, Dumbarton G82 5AF

Free tea and coffee and a cake for NKD.  Aims to reduce social isolation and loneliness within our communities a great opportunity to meet new people.

13 November
7pm

The Phoenix Community Hub
17a Quarry Knowe, Dumbarton G82 5AF
Beauty of Talking
You need book through

www.rockcommunitychurch.org.uk

The fantastic Diz, is the Phoenix wellbeing officer is hosting a free evening looking at how we can look after ourselves on the outside as well as the inside. You will get makeup tips and be shown a demonstration on how to do makeup.

Lead up to 13 November

Alternatives – Sky Lark project

Are going to  record some short video and edit them together in a vlog style or a TikTok

As examples of all the small acts of kindness they see every day in their project between, staff, participants, partners etc.

13 November 1-3pm

Men’s Shed Duntocher Rd, Dalmuir, Clydebank G81 4RQ

 07866 625660

Support men with mental health and helps to reduce social isolation within our communities helps to assist in building new skills.

13 November 12 - 2pm

 

 

Awestruck Academy

36 Sylvania Way South, Clydebank G81 1EA

 0141 435 7116

Awestruck is an Art, music and gaming centre.  This project works with young people to develop skills and confidence in different arts.   Awestruck Academy will provide free soup and toasties to celebrate kindness day within their venue. Unfortunately there is no disabled access to venue.

Every Friday 12-2pm

Street Connect

19 Shelley Dr, Clydebank G81 3EL

Street Connect is a Christian Charity supporting vulnerable residents.  They provide food bags plus they offer a free cup of tea and a biscuit; giving people the opportunity to meet others and  have a chat.  This helps build relationships by reducing social isolation within our communities.  

Month November

Golden Friendship

18 Nairn Pl, Clydebank G81 4AU

07957 568330

Golden Friendships are promoting their campaign to tackle loneliness in our community. They will be collecting donations so they can give 750 pensioners or people who are lonely a FREE Christmas party.  This will include dinner, entertainment and gifts.  They also aim to put on a FREE Christmas grotto and give kids a chance to meet Santa and receive a gift.  They hope to spread a little kindness throughout the community and lift spirits. 

November

Haldane Youth Services c/o Annexe Jamestown Primary School Main Street Jamestown Balloch,

G83 West Dunbartonshire

01389 600367

The young people will share all there acts of kindness via video, pictures, stories etc. via on our social media platforms.

The Young people have been working on post cards of positivity for the community which will be placed in areas through the community. The group will create jars of positivity which will be placed in local shops for the community to collect when shopping.

November

Clydebank Housing Association

Staff members Will be out and about spreading some kindness on the lead up to World Kindness Day

November 15

Women’s Empowerment Group
Centre 81
Clydebank

Create a Kindness Tree and write all things they are grateful for within their group on it. Group members will bring in some goodies and share them within the group - promoting the ideas of community, kindness & empowerment.