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Local events are being organised across Greater Glasgow and Clyde, details are below (sorted by date - click on the titles for further info).

The main event (the "Diamond Anniversary Celebration Show"), will be held at the Glasgow Royal Concent Hall on Saturday 5th July, scroll down to find out more.

Forthcoming Events

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Recent Events

Govan Fair - 6th June

An anniversary float will be decorated to take part in the traditional Fair parade with NHS staff accompanying to join in the fun.

East Dunbartonshire CHP

The local library service are creating a display board around the three areas of the CHP which will focus on the NHS in East Dunbartonshire over the last 60 years. On display from late June.

Painting competition for primary school children on a health topic. The winning entry will be put up in the new KICC building when it opens next year. This will be judged the last week of June.

Writing competition for people over 65 on their memories of the NHS. We are looking for entries of under 300 words in any written form and style of your choosing. Some of the entries will be used in the display above and will be included in the bulletin descibed below. The winner will receive a food hamper and see their work published in the anniversary bulletin. Closing date 13th June - more details from 0141 762 7111

22nd June - Sponsored walk / treasure hunt for staff and their families from Townhead Clinic to Lennoxtown Clinic which will raise money for Kidney Research.

'Special Edition' CHP Bulletin with articles about the history, stories from the writing compeition, 'then and now' from different clinical groups etc.

For further details of events in East Dunbartonshire CHP, contact Fiona McCulloch on 0141 201 9705 / 9721.

Rutherglen & Cambuslang, 30th June for 1 week

Local secondary pupils, the Public Partnership Forum, community contributors and local librarians are involved in developing a Time Zone display. Presented during mid June-July 2008 in Rutherglen Primary Care Centre the Time Zone will represent changes in local lifestyle and health care over the last 60 years.

Glasgow - Concert Hall, 5th July

The Diamond Anniversary Show. A feature packed event hosted by Radio Clyde presenter Gina McKie. As well as presentations of the diamond awards, there will be heart-warming & inspirational patient stories, archive photographs, music from the NHSGGC Choir, staff dressed in uniforms from years gone by, free goodies, a boogie bus outside, etc - something for everyone!