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Latest Updates

What's new at Healthy n Happy

Tuesday 15th May 2018

Number 18 is coming soon

The refurbishment of No.18 on Farmeloan Road, our community space is almost complete and reopening soon with space for community groups, parties, weddings, music gigs and much more. To find out more check out No.18 Venue on Facebook or call 0141 646 0123

Wednesday 9th May 2018

Support Healthy n Happy whilst shopping

Want to put your shopping to a good cause? Amazon Smile is a simple way to support Healthy n Happy. Every time you shop on Amazon 0.5% will be donated to Healthy n Happy. Head on over to smile.amazon.co.uk and choose Healthy n Happy as your charitable organisation of choice. Using a new or existing Amazon account, the entire shopping experience is the same but you are supporting Healthy n Happy to continue our work in Cambuslang and Rutherglen. 

Monday 7th May 2018

Office Closed

Our offices will be closed on Monday 7th May for the Bank Holiday and will reopen Tuesday 8th May. 

Thursday 3rd May 2018

Aspiring Communities: The Circuit

Click here  to read the draft findings and initial action plan from our recent community consultation in The Circuit. We look forward to developing this further alongside local residents and partners in the coming weeks and months.

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Aspiring Communities: Halfway

Click here to read the draft findings and initial action plan from our recent community consultation in Halfway. We look forward to developing this further alongside local residents and partners in the coming weeks and months.

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Fun Run/Walk

Christian Aid are hosting a fun run/ walk in Overtoun Park on Sunday 3rd June. Closing date is 27th May and to register visit

  www.justgiving.com/cafunrun2018

Sunday 22nd April 2018

Its Marathon day!

Today is the day that oor Liz runs 26.2 miles to raise money for Healthy n Happy. You can follow her journey by downloading the app here and her number is 53853. There is still time to sponsor Liz and support Healthy n Happy by clicking here

Thursday 19th April 2018

Eastcroft Hub

The next open registration day for our over-50s Eastcroft Hub, is on Wednesday 25th April from 1 to 3.30 pm. Sign up for the next block of exciting activities including new skills, Qi Gong (pronounced Chee gung), learning about local clubs, and lots of fun along the way! For further details call Transforming Lives on 0141 641 5236.

Tuesday 17th April 2018

Free IT and CV Classes

Free drop in classes are taking place in Rutherglen Library on Mondays between 1 and 3pm to help with CV building, setting up an email address and registering with the Government’s Universal Job Search.

 

Friday 13th April 2018

Please sponsor oor Liz

Click the link to sponsor our Central Support Senior Team Leader Elizabeth Holmes who is running the London Marathon for Healthy n Happy on the 22nd of April 2018 http://ow.ly/6vwG30gTw5b

Monday 26th March 2018

Talent Wanted

Our No.18 Venue is seeking #healthynhappy sessional workers and volunteers to assist with our weekly timetable of activity. Many opportunities available working with all ages groups, health and fitness, events, reception, digital, education and arts and culture. If you’ve got talent to give back to the community please contact us today for an application form enquiries@healthynhappy.org.uk

Thursday 8th March 2018

Happy International Women's Day

From all of us at Healthy n Happy we wish all women a fantastic International Women's Day! Be fearless, be strong, be you, be amazing!!!!

Friday 2nd March 2018

Curiosity

Transforming Lives fun outdoor CURIOSITY! programme about the science of nature will be at Healthy n Happy's Spring into Springtime community event a Cuningar Loop on Sunday 11th March, Mother's Day. Activities are for children and young people from age 5 to 15 years. Phone Transforming Lives on 0141 641 5236 for further details.

Monday 19th February 2018

Food Drive 17th & 18th March

Cambuslang and Rutherglen Food Bank are looking for volunteers to help with their food drive at Morrison's in Cambuslang on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th March from 9.00am until 7.00pm. If you can help email Kathleen, ktduncan13@aol.co.uk

Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Start the New Year with Flo

Want to get help healthier and happier for 2018?  Register now by phoning 0141 641 5236 to receive health tips every four days.

 

Wednesday 6th December 2017

CamGlen Digital Hub Moved to No.16

Tuesday 5th December 2017

Healthy n Happy now collecting for Foodbank

 

Thursday 28th September 2017

Annual Report Now Available

Our Annual Report for 2016/17 is now available. Please take a moment to read over what has been a fantastic year full of success. Click here.

Tuesday 26th September 2017

Watch New HnH Video

For our AGM 2017 we wanted to showcase the organisations success and give thanks to all the individuals who helped make it happen in their own ways. Click here to watch.

Tuesday 30th May 2017

GSK fourth award in a year

Award winning Charity in South Lanarkshire

Representatives from Healthy n Happy were in London last week to collect the prestigious GSK Impact UK Award. The local charity was 1 of 10 winners on the night who were selected out of 400 organisations from all over the UK.

This was the awards 20th anniversary that recognises excellence in charities improving health and wellbeing in their communities. Healthy n Happy were given the award for providing opportunities such as volunteering, one-to-one support, health and wellbeing activities and initiatives like CamGlen Radio and Bike Town for local people to actively improve their lives.

As part of the award the charity received a much needed boost of £30 000 in funding, as well as expert support and development from The King’s Fund. Healthy n Happy will also also be invited to join the GSK IMPACT Awards Network, a national network of more than 70 award-winning health and wellbeing charities working together to develop their leaders, find new ways of working, and support others.

Brendan Rooney, Executive Director of Healthy n Happy said, “We are thrilled to win this award which is actually the fourth award we have won in a year. To have the impact of our work on improving people’s health and wellbeing recognised in this way is a testimony to the hard work of our staff and volunteers.”

The Kings Fund has also produced a video detailing the work of Healthy n Happy which is available to view: https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/audio-video/2017-gsk-impact-awards-healthy-n-happy-community-development-trust

Wednesday 24th May 2017

GSK video

Representatives from Healthy n Happy were in London last week to collect the prestigious GSK Impact UK Award. The local charity was 1 of 10 winners on the night who were selected out of 400 organisations from all over the UK. The ceremony was held on Thursday 18th May at the London Science Museum.

This was the awards 20th anniversary that recognises excellence in charities improving health and wellbeing in their communities. Healthy n Happy were given the award for providing opportunities such as volunteering, one-to-one support, health and wellbeing activities and initiatives like CamGlen Radio and Bike Town for local people to actively improve their lives.

As part of the award the charity will receive a £30 000 in funding as part of its prize, as well as expert support and development from The King’s Fund. This means Healthy n Happy will have access to training and leadership development tailored to its needs and also be invited to join the GSK IMPACT Awards Network, a national network of more than 70 award-winning health and wellbeing charities working together to develop their leaders, find new ways of working, and support others. 

A video was produced by The Kings Fund to detail the work of Healthy n Happy which you can watch here

Friday 14th April 2017

Big Things for Number 18

Healthy n Happy are delighted to announce our achievement in being awarded The Big Lottery Fund's 'Investing in Communities: Growing Community Assets.' 

Thursday 25th September 2014

Scottish Mental Health First Aid Course Dates

Certificated training courses delivered locally for local people.

Current Ongoing Events

The events below are ongoing. Click the links for more details

Information Station

We dont have any info stalls at the moment, new venues to be announced soon in the meantime you can tune in to their show on CamGlen Radio 107.9FM Tuesdays 1pm- 2pm.

The Parent Cafés

Wednesdays 11:30am until 1:30pm and The Follow On Group Fridays 10am until 12 noon both at Whitlawburn Community Resource Centre. Thursdays 13:30pm until 3pm at Burnhill Sports Centre. A chance for parents and carers of babies and toddlers to have a cuppa and share information and support.

Camglen Broadcasts

You can listen to previous broadcasts on Mixcloud or visit www.camglenradio.org for future broadcasts and details. Alternatively tune in to 107.9FM

Open Doors

Information about and appointments for our stress management service are available by phoning the Transforming Lives team on 0141 641 5236

Choices

Choices workshops – a pick ‘n’ mix of topics relating to managing stress. Try one or try them all!  Call 0141 641 5236 for info.

Handy Folk Group

A group for local people from across Cambuslang and Rutherglen where you can learn or share a range of different skills. Criteria apply for more information call the Transforming Lives team on 0141-646-0123 or email volunteering@healthynhappy.org.uk

R&C Citizens Advice Bureau

The R & C Citizens Advice Bureau  helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems, appointments are not neccessary. For more information call 0141-646-3191

 

Bike Town Social Rides

These social rides are a fantastic way to get out the house, stay active and meet new people all the while enjoying the beautiful outdoors, watching the world go by. The group meets every Wendesday at 10.15am, anyone who lives within the G72 & G73 area who doesn't have a bike are also welcome to borrow one of our stock. Bike Town is located at Unit 5 Thomson Court, Rutherglen, G73 2RR.