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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Open Gardens Event with Dennistoun Diggers

Dennistoun Diggers Community Garden
Dennistoun Diggers Community Garden

National Gardening Week 2012 runs from 16th to 22nd April and is co-ordinated by the Royal Horticultural Society to get the nation growing and celebrate everything about gardens and gardening. Thousands of people across the country are coming together and getting involved to enjoy, share and celebrate everything about gardens and gardening.

To mark the occasion, Dennistoun Diggers will be opening their community garden throughout the week for people to come and visit and find out more about their space.  Have a nosey, offer advice, chat about Guerilla Gardening, sow seeds, pot on, prune, weed… even turn the compost heap if you so desire!

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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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