Next Meeting: 14th May 2019

You are warmly invited to attend the next ordinary meeting of Dennistoun Community Council, which will take place on Tuesday 14th May 2019 from 7pm at Bluevale Community Centre, 30 Abernethy Street, G31 3SX. Time will be allocated for general public input. The full agenda is available here. A full list of 2019 meetings can be viewed here. Approved minutes from past meetings can be viewed here.

Next Meeting: 12th March 2019

You are warmly invited to attend the next ordinary meeting of Dennistoun Community Council, which will take place on Tuesday 12th March 2019 from 7pm at Milnbank HA Community Flat, 1 Culloden Street, G31 3NX. Time will be allocated for general public input. The full agenda is available here. A full list of 2019 meetings can be viewed here. Approved minutes from past meetings can be viewed here.

Correction Regarding Meat Market and Abattoir Site Public Exhibition

The public exhibition of proposals for the meat market and abattoir site took place on Thursday 24th January (yesterday), rather than Friday 25th January (today), as originally noted in our previous post. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Please do leave a comment on the previous post (or get in touch directly) to share your thoughts about how you feel the updated plans for the site would (or wouldn’t) benefit and complement our community life and spaces here in Dennistoun, Haghill, and other surrounding areas.

Meat Market and Abattoir Site Public Exhibition

Edited on 25th January 2019 at 14:50: Date corrected from Fri 25th to Thu 24th, to reflect that the meeting had already taken place when this post was uploaded. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Proposal at Bellgrove Street and Duke Street
Proposal at Bellgrove Street and Duke Street

A planning and architectural public exhibition for the former meat market and abattoir site at Duke Street and Bellgrove Street was held in Dennistoun Library from 2:30pm to 7:30pm on Thursday 24th January 2019. Please do leave a comment below (or get in touch directly) to share your thoughts about how you feel the updated plans for the site would (or wouldn’t) benefit and complement our community life and spaces here in Dennistoun, Haghill, and other surrounding areas.

Meat Market Masterplan 01
Meat Market Masterplan 01
Meat Market Masterplan 02
Meat Market Masterplan 02

See here for a pdf with detail additional to the above masterplan images.

See here for a reGlasgow article on the proposals with more visualisation images.

See here for the previous DCC write up about plans for the site.

See here for information about a recent consultation seeking views on potential uses for the cattle market sheds (which are being dealt with as a separate site to these proposals).

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Public Meeting Invitee Clarification

In advance of recent articles about Dennistoun Community Council’s Public Meeting, DCC was contacted by The Evening Times to clarify who was invited to our Public Meeting on Thursday 17th January 2019.

Our comments and attributable quotes made clear the circumstances around meeting invitations but they were not used by the journalist.

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Public Meeting – Summary

Thank you to the more than 250 community members who joined DCC’s Public Meeting to save Haghill and Dennistoun leisure facilities from potential cuts. BoltFM‘s full unedited meeting footage is now online. View below or via this link.

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Public Meeting – Order of Business

Special Meeting Order of Business 17th January 2019
Special Meeting Order of Business 17th January 2019 (click image for PDF)

As per the Scheme of Establishment to which all community councils adhere, a Special Meeting must have an Order of Business with certain items included.

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Public Meeting – Save Our Leisure Facilities

Dennistoun Community Council Public Meeting - Save Our Leisure Facilities (click image for PDF)
Dennistoun Community Council Public Meeting – Save Our Leisure Facilities (click image for PDF)

DCC will be holding a public meeting to discuss potential leisure facility closures, from 7-9pm, on Thursday 17th January 2019, at Whitehill Secondary School Auditorium, 280 Onslow Drive, G31 2QF.

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Meeting Notes: 8th January 2019

These draft notes are published with the intention of sharing and feeding information back to the public as fully and as quickly as possible. They were taken at the Dennistoun Community Council (DCC) meeting held on Tuesday 8th January 2019 at Dennistoun Library, 2a Craigpark, Dennistoun G31 2NA from 7pm, providing an indication of the topics discussed and opinions heard under agenda item ‘7a – Public Input – Local Leisure Amenities‘.

There have been news reports, social media discussion, and an online petition relating to a leaked report about an apparent costings exercise carried out by Glasgow City Council. This is said to include consideration of the closure of leisure facilities across Glasgow, with Whitehill Pool and Leisure Centre among the facilities identified for potential closure.

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