Bike Town is part of the Healthy n Happy organisation and it's aim is to encourage young and old to get on their bike. A cycle repair service is available and courses for adults aimed at building cycling confidence before they venture on to the road.
Halfway Community Council
A Particip8 partner striving with other local groups to make Cambuslang East a better place for our citizens.
L.E.A.P. Lightburn Elderly Activity Project
This service organises a large variety of activities for the over 50's. They also have a Befriending service and Hands on Project giving practical handyman assistance to the elderly in their homes. There is also an Energy Advice Centre giving advice on home insulation and money saving hints. 0141 641 5169
Full advice service for senior citizens.
0845 833 0200
Mail Preference Service
Stop nuisance Mail.
Be wary of people calling you claiming to be from the Telephone (Mailing) Preference Service asking for payment to complete your registration. MPS is a FREE service.
Reporting Elder Abuse
Action on Elder Abuse (AEA): We work to protect, and prevent the abuse of, vulnerable older adults and by doing so we also protect other adults a risk of abuse. 0808 808 8141
Safer Rutherglen Crime Alert Scheme
This is a pilot scheme which includes Police, Fire and Neighbourhood Watch. The scheme provides alerts to local people of any incidents or crime reports in the local area. Once signed up can choose to have free alerts by email, text or pre-recorded phone messages.
Again this scheme is free.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or are having suicidal thoughts. 01698 429 411
Telephone Preference Service
Stops nuisance calls but you may have to re-register after a time if calls restart.
Beware of scams this service is completely free, don't accept any calls requesting money for the service.
The Big Plus
If you need help with reading, writing or numbers call The Big Plus. They can put you in touch with someone locally who can help you brush up on your skills. Call 0808 100 1080