Friends of Balgay – Litter Pick #dundeewestend

The Friends of Balgay are holding a litter pick today, Sunday 29th October.
 
Please come along and help remove any litter from Balgay Park – meet this afternoon at 2pm at the Balgay Bridge – all welcome!
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Friends of Balgay Autumn meeting #dundeewestend

The Friends of Balgay Autumn meeting takes place this coming Saturday (30th September) at 2pm at the Mills Observatory.
 
In addition to the AGM, Jean Oudney (pictured right) of the Tayside Bat Group will give a talk about “Batty Tayside” – all welcome!

Friends of Balgay Autumn Meeting & AGM

The presentation at the Friends’ AGM yesterday
I was delighted to attend the Friends of Balgay Autumn Meeting & AGM yesterday afternoon at the Mills Observatory.
 
Liz Houghton from the Scottish Wildlife Trust gave a fascinating talk about urban wildlife, complete with a superb photographic presentation.
 
Its always a good sign when the turnout requires extra chairs to be found for all the attendees!    
 
I wish the Friends of Balgay committee every success in the forthcoming year.

Busy Saturday!

Yesterday, I was delighted to attend the Summer Meeting of the Friends of Balgay that took place at the Mills Observatory.
 
Robert Law of the observatory gave a very interesting presentation on the history of the observatory, followed by a tour.
 
The photo (right) is from the presentation and shows Robert at the telescope.
 
I was also delighted yesterday to attend the Pennycook and Sinderins Courts Sheltered Housing Coffee Morning at Pennycook Court – and, despite a little rain, was very well attended with excellent stalls – see photo below :