Project about People of the East End

Time of One's Own: Leisure and Young People (1960s)
Time of One’s Own: Leisure and Young People (1960s) via Flickr

How did young Scots aged 15-19 use their free time in 1964? A University of Glasgow researcher, tried to find some answers to this question in the mid-1960s. From 1963 to 1966 she interviewed 600 young people in the 15-19 age range in Dennistoun, Drumchapel and Armadale, and consulted another 2400 in discussion groups and through written work.

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Glasgow 2014 – Your Opportunity to be Involved

Glasgow 2014 Voluteering
Glasgow 2014 Voluteering

Glasgow 2014 – your city, your Games, your opportunity to be involved.

It’s not just athletes at the heart of the Games. You could be too. Everyone in Glasgow is being encouraged to take part in the Games, and one great way to do so is to volunteer.

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2012 AGM

The Dennistoun Community Council 2012 Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday the 9th of October at 7pm in the Library of Whitehill Secondary School, Onslow Drive, G31 2QF.

The agenda includes the following items: approval of minutes of last AGM; chairperson’s report and questions from the floor; treasurer’s submission of balance sheet and annual accounts; standing down of office current office bearers and election of new office bearers.

There will also be an election results meeting where the election of candidates will be declared by the Independent Returning Officer appointed by Glasgow City Council.  All Dennistoun Community Council office bearers will step down and new officer bearers for the year ahead will be elected from, and by, the newly eligible members.

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Glasgow Factoring Commission – Call for Written Evidence

New Chimney Lining
Photo: Stuart McKenna via flickr

The Leader of Glasgow City Council, Councillor Gordon Mathieson, has established a Factoring Commission, chaired by Mrs Jean Charsley (Hillhead Community Council), with the aim of establishing a blueprint for how common property can best be managed and maintained in our city.

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Glasgow East End Long Hot Days 2012

Glasgow East End Long Hot Days 2012
Glasgow East End Long Hot Days 2012

Long Hot Days is here to get you into the holiday mood in the East End of Glasgow this summer, with a wave of fantastic fun days, gala days and community festivals taking place amongst our local communities.

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Glasgow City Council Local Licensing Forum

Glasgow City Council is inviting residents from the North East, North West, and South areas of Glasgow to stand as candidates for inclusion on the Local Licensing Forum.

All nominations returned by the deadline (4pm Friday 27 July 2012) will then be compiled; if the number of nominations returned results in a contested election; then a postal ballot process to elect the community resident members will be undertaken.

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