The Vision Continues

https://youtu.be/VoQI1BMOqDcOnce again, a big thank you to all that post on our site, even though my reply’s a rare. Now you can check out our latest You Tube update. We are on the cusp of expanding into the charity we desire to be (info to be forth coming). Serving the Glasgow area, as well as[…]

New Horizon

Hi everyone, let me start by apologising for my lack of response to your encouraging emails. The fact of the matter is that it is not only my Achilles heel but also a pain in the back side when it comes to understanding how computers work. I genuinely struggle and depend on self perseverance to[…]

Time For A full Report

25/04/20 This last year has had its about turns here and there. Last month due to the serious circumstances we find ourselves in, we had to close down our whole operation. Our exterior fencing of the factory has been manufactured and ready to fit when we found out that our blacksmith (IRONCRAFT) company had also[…]

It never rains but it pours!

Dear Board/Partners Thought I would just keep you up to speed regarding a couple of events that has happened this past week at the factory. The Flood Our new roof sprung a leak (7th June) big style, but the problem that caused the flooding was not the roofer’s workmanship; it was the 4 blocked guttering[…]

New cafe opening

New cafe at Open Gates Work is picking up pace on the new café at Open Gates since planning was approved in summer 2015.  The plans to turn the Glasgow warehouse owned by Open Gates into a thriving community hub are now coming to fruition. A team of volunteers and inmates on their one year[…]

Positively.Scot

It’s hard to avoid the obvious metaphor in the project led by Pat Clark, who helps a team of people to restore unwanted furniture. The notable thing is that they comprise serious criminal offenders, some of whom are serving time for murder. Now 66, Pat can identify with them, having spent the first half of his life in and out of prison.[…]