Dennistoun Community Council Response to Rail 2014

Rail 2014 - Public Consultation
Rail 2014 - Public Consultation

As previously indicated, Dennistoun Community Council (DCC) has taken the opportunity to respond to the ‘Rail 2014’ public consultation.

The response is largely driven by significant and widespread concern in relation to perceived intention to close Duke Street railway station, and consists of both the pro forma feedback form and a letter incorporating comments made at community council meetings and online.

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Glasgow Neighbourhood Management Survey 2010/11

Glasgow Neighbourhood Management Survey Agencies
Glasgow Neighbourhood Management Survey Agencies

What is Neighbourhood Management?

Neighbourood Management is a process where local communities and agencies, such as Glasgow City Council, the police, and local housing associations, work together to improve local public services by making decisions based on evidence and the views of the local people who live in the area.

In Autumn/Winter 2010/11, the Glasgow Community Planning Partnership carried out a representative survey of almost 7,000 city residents to find out what they thought about their local area – this included 503 interviews in the East Centre ward.

This report summarises what people in the East Centre ward area said about their local neighbourhood, what they liked about living there and what they’d like to improve.

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Onslow Square Community Consultation Event


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Onslow Square suffers from extensive dog-fouling and littering which has resulted in the site deteriorating to a condition that has an adverse effect on the environmental standard of the whole community.

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Rail 2014 Public Consultation: Duke Street Railway Station

Rail 2014 - Public Consultation
Rail 2014 - Public Consultation

“Give your views on the future of Scotland’s rail services.”

In 2014, both the current contract for rail passenger services (ScotRail) and the funding arrangements for Network Rail in Scotland are due to come to an end and new arrangements have to be in place. The Rail 2014 consultation is asking Rail users and stakeholders to play their part in shaping Scotland’s rail services with passenger interests at the heart.

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2011 Dennistoun Treasure Hunt Winners

2011 Dennistoun Treasure Hunt Winners
The winners (l-r): Kyle McInnes (Alexandra Parade), Jamie Stevenson (Haghill), Amy Aiton (Haghill), Jenna Kelly (St Denis'), Nikki Galbraith (Alexandra Parade), Yoana Hadzhigeorgieva (Golfhill), Raymond Docherty (Golfhill), and Connor McIntyre (St Denis')

On Tuesday 11th October local MSP Paul Martin presented the 2011 Dennistoun Treasure Hunt prizes of a £25 book token, sponsored by Community Council, to the two winning children from each Dennistoun primary school.

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Dennistoun Oral History Project

Dennistoun Oral History Project
Dennistoun Oral History Project

What was Dennistoun like? Where did you go to school? Where did you play? Who were your pals? Where did you meet? Where did you work? What were the shops like?

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Alexandra Parade Primary: Scottish Education Awards Finalists

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Scottish Education Awards 2011

Congratulations to Alexandra Parade Primary School on becoming finalists in the Scottish Education Awards 2011 in recognition of the school’s vision, values and aims in the following categories:

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