Guising fun at the Meadow

Added on Tuesday 30 Oct 2012

The North Kelvin Meadow campaign - battling to save local green space from an unpopular housing plan - is staging a one of a kind Hallowe'en event tomorrow (Wednesday, October 31).

Actor and campaign supporter Tam Dean Burn will be performing a unique reading of Julia Donaldson's The Room on the Broom, and every child will be given a packed dinner courtesy of Tesco (who will be providing food) and North Star (who will be making the dinner boxes).

Children (and adults) can come dressed up. There will also be face painting and Hallowe'en activities, and the fun starts at 4:30pm

Though these events are free, the campaign values donations as they help to cover costs which are otherwise carried by a small number of the local community.

If you missed Tam's previous performances in The Children's Wood you can watch them here
Meanwhile developer New City Vision - aiming to build a housing scheme on a formerly derelict site rescued for public use - still haven't placed their revised planning application before the council.

According to a local newspaper the firm has said this will happen "in due course".

North Kelvin campaigners say they are determined to stop the meadow suffering the fate of Otago Lane at Kelvinbridge, where a controversial housing plan was passed by the council in the teeth of massive