Draw Duke Street

Draw Duke Street
Draw Duke Street

From the 30th of October to the 7th of December, illustrator Mitch Miller will be resident in Market Gallery on Duke Street. His task will be to create a large room-length ‘dialectogram’ of the stretch of Dennistoun’s main high street that lies between Bellgrove and Duke Street railway stations. Aided by a team of volunteers who will gather information and assist his research, he will work continuously on the drawing in an open studio format, where members of the public will be encouraged to drop by, share stories and if they so wish, contribute their own knowledge and experiences to the dialectogram.

But what exactly is a dialectogram?

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2012 Dennistoun Treasure Hunt Winners

2012 Dennistoun Treasure Hunt
2012 Dennistoun Treasure Hunt

On Tuesday 9th October DCC Chair Stephen Birrell presented the 2012 Dennistoun Treasure Hunt prizes to the winning children from each Dennistoun primary school.

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Short-term Water Mains Upgrade Disruption

Scottish Water Upgrade Works
Scottish Water Upgrade Works

Scottish Water are working to improve the security of supply to thousands of customers in parts of the East End and the south of Glasgow by upgrading stretches of water mains which have been affected by bursts in the past. They are replacing old water mains pipes with new plastic pipes to reduce the chance of pipes bursting in the future.

The work (carried out for Scottish Water by contractors Farrans) is due to start week commencing 29th October 2012 12th November, last for approximately 12 weeks, and will be carried out in Duke Street, Bellgrove Street and the Gallowgate.  Traffic management will be in operation during this work.

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The 2012 Dennistoun Treasure Hunt

Dennistoun Treasure Hunt 2012
Dennistoun Treasure Hunt 2012

The Dennistoun Treasure hunt is back! It’s an event that has taken place yearly since 2009, firstly hosted by Dennistoun Community Together (DCT), and then by Dennistoun Community Council (DCC) since 2011.

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Glasgow Doors Open Day 2012

Doors Open Day - Glasgow's Built Heritage Festival
Doors Open Day – Glasgow’s Built Heritage Festival

Glasgow Doors Open Day is a free festival taking place on the 15th and 16th September 2012 – the 23rd year that Glasgow has hosted the event.  It provides a great chance for Glaswegians to become tourists in their own city for a day.

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Skill/Trade project at Market Gallery

Market Gallery Skills/Trade
Image: Ivan Walsh via flickr

A call is being put out to programmers, researchers, artists, educators, and thinkers within the Dennistoun community who are able to participate with the exciting new ‘Skill/Trade’ project based at Duke Street’s Market Gallery.  Skill/Trade will have an emphasis on trading and exchange rather than monetary transactions.

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Site Update: January 2012

The latest approved minutes, for the December 2011 meeting, have now been uploaded to the Minutes section of the site. and are available for public viewing.  As ever, the minutes contain a police report, elected member reports, committee reports, DCC action plan updates, etc.

The Applications section has also been updated with the most recent planning application report – December 2011.  This is a handy review of all recent applications relevant to the Dennistoun Community Council Area.  Where applicable, brief summary comments are made.  On occasion, DCC may submit or support a formal objection to an application.

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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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