This story is about: Yoker Park, Glasgow
Shared by: Lyn Dunachie
I visited Yorkhill Park yesterday, for the first time in a long while. I am a member of FORK, Friends of the River Kelvin, and for many years we have tried to remove rubbish from the river bank, often starting from our base, Ha’penny Bridge House, by the river in Kirklee, but sometimes meeting in The car park at Kelvingrove to clear through Kelvingrove park or along Bunhouse to the students residences (loads of litter there). But being a good social isolater (this was April 2020) I headed off the roads, themselves pleasantly free of cars, and up the steps to the top or the wee hill (a drumlin). Lovely walk, bird singing, trees in blossom or just buds bursting into life, as long as you kept looking up all was well. But so much debris of bottle cans assorted rubbish. And so obvious just now before the ground cover plants grow over to hide it. This could so easily be another west end beauty spots, with great views and fresh air.
Can we get some folk together to look after it?