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Glascow City donates 2 bin lorries to the people of Malawi

Posted on 23 Sep 2013 at 10:10am

The two vehicles have been in service with Glasgow City Council for the past seven years but have reached the end of their working life.

Councillors agreed to donate two refuse lorries to Malawi, at an executive meeting last week.

The lorries will be taken out to Malawi later this month, and used by Lilongwe City Assembly, the local council there.

Councillor Alistair Watson, executive member for Land and Environmental Services, said…

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Glascow Pupils and apprentices ready for Malawi trip

Posted on 12 Sep 2013 at 9:50am

A total of 13 pupils from Glasgow’s secondary schools were chosen to join the expedition.

They will be followed by a team of construction workers on a mercy mission to provide modern medical facilities.

Lord Provost Sadie Docherty, whose office sponsors the tradesmen’s Malawi trip, said: “It makes me extremely proud that staff from the council and City Building are so willing to help the people of Malawi.

“To the new apprentices,…