World Suicide Prevention Day 10th September #WSPD

Govanhill Mental Health Network believes we can all play an active part in suicide prevention, which is why we’re supporting Samaritans this World Suicide Prevention Day. Samaritans have compiled a list of tips and resources to help you remain hopeful during a difficult time. If you or someone you know needs to talk, Samaritans are open 24/7 for emotional support on 116 123.

Repair Café Glasgow

12.00 – 15.00 @The Deep End, 21 Nithsdale Street in Strathbungo – just a short walk from Govanhill

Every second and fourth Saturday of the month we’ll be continuing our mission to save your household items from waste and combat throwaway culture. Do you have a broken lamp that needs to be fixed? A hole in your favourite jumper? Volunteer repairers will be here to help you fix your items. More Information:

Stories from Govanhill – Govanhill Open Museum Gathering

Thursday, September 16th @6pm 

Sign up & Zoom link: 
Join this cozy evening of storytelling from local folks. If you’d like to share your Govanhill story, book a slot by emailing us at The stories we tell will inspire the heritage mural in the heart of the neighbourhood. To find out more go to Govanhill Open Museum

Doors Open Day @The Hidden Gardens 

‘Gardening for a Greener Planet’ 

Free attendance on Saturday, September 18th @13.00 – 15.30  

Guided tours in English and Urdu. Contact:

G42 Pop-Ups – Launch of Govanhill Community Market

Govanhill Community Market, September 25th @Batson Street Laboratory next to Govanhill Picture House

All welcome to join in for the following events ranging from workshops, performances, film screenings, and food to celebrate with the community. Free attendance and dog friendly! For more information, click here

Open Call for Stall Holders & Volunteering for this event:

If you would like to become a seller, take part in a swap stall, perform music or dance or run a workshop at the Govanhill Community Market, please sign up following this link! Alternatively, contact: / Instagram. To volunteer sign up here :

Greater Govanhill magazine

The 4th issue of Greater Govanhill magazine can be expected soon! Look out for it in local shops and cafes. Follow Greater Govanhill CIC on Facebook to stay up to date.


The Queen’s Café

The new branch of “Loop and Scoop” on Victoria Road is hiring front-of-house staff and kitchen roles, part time and full time for immediate start. To apply, send a copy of your CV to

CIBO Italian Delicatessen/Cafe

CIBO, based on Victoria Road, G42 8BH Glasgow, are hiring servers & baristas. Email your CV and a covering letter to

Swap Market Pop-up stall at the Deep End

Feminist Exchange Network is looking for two staff members for a pop-up stall at the Deep End Zero Waste Market on Saturday the 2nd of October. The event will take roughly 6 hrs @ £12/hr. To apply contact

Govanhill Baths

Govanhill Baths are hiring a Moving Image Artist for their Culture Collective Project. Closing date: 15 September, 12 noon.

More information: 

Aperçu Glasgow

Aperçu, based at 617 Pollokshaws Rd, Glasgow G41 2QG, are looking for 4 wonderful people to join their team.

  1. Admin & marketing coordinator at 30/35hours per week based in Glasgow until Christmas.
  2. Event co-ordination & facilitator at 35 hours (with an iinitial 3 month contract)
  3. Sales Assistant with negotiable hours for 3 month temporary
  4. Florist 35 hours per week (across Glasgow & Edinburgh)

Email to get more information for the application form & job description.

Greater Govanhill

For age group 16-24: Are you interested in joining our community magazine to engage with Sustainability topics? Apply for the part-time position of Income Generation Assistant @25 hours per week for six months. Closing date on September 13th, 5pm.

For more information contact: 

Govanhill Health Centre

We are looking to fill a fixed term position for Nursing and Midwifery @37.5 hours per week in the Children and Family Department
Speaking Romanian or Roma language is desirable. Application closes on September, 13th

To apply, go here:

Ando Glaso

We are hiring a Support Worker fluent in the Roma language for the Heritage Project & Roma Culture Festival 

Application ends: September, 15th. Click here to start your application:


Govanhill Opportunities

If you are looking for support with finding work or training opportunities contact  or call 07919 372 488

For volunteering opportunities contact or call 07393 233 463

Employers looking for assistance with job vacancies or employment funding can contact or call 07919 372 488  The first Employability and Volunteering workshops will start on the first of September. 

For more information click here:


Glasgow Code Learning

Looking to gain entry-level employment in the Digital Technologies sector? Next courses commencing October, 4th.

We offer a range of courses from the very basics required for work in Web Design, Cyber Security and Software Development (SCQF levels 4 to 7). Participants benefit from a community of supportive tutors, access to laptops, software and connectivity, 1-1 mentoring. Complete the online registration form here: For more information you can phone / send a text 07768325640 / 07584 601 490 or email

Learn English in Govanhill

Do you live in Govanhill and want to learn English?Email Claire for further information and sign-ups: 

Join us here: 


Govanhill in the news

If you’ve missed this article in Glasgow Times, here are Govanhill Opportunities:

Office space to rent in the heart of Govanhill

69 Dixon Road, Govanhill, G42 8AT

Call Marie on 07741 893 008 or email

Immediate let – 12.2sqm – £234.99 per month – Month-to-month lease or discounted fixed term lease

Benefits of the premises: 24-hour access, reception services, car parking space, heating, CCTV, access to networking & marketing support and funding advice from Govanhill Community Development Trust (GCDT)