The Scottish Local Government election takes place on 5 May 2022, between 7am and 10pm. 85 councillors will be elected to 23 wards in the Glasgow City Council (GCC) area. The Dennistoun and Calton wards both have areas within the Dennistoun Community Council (DCC) boundary. The names and descriptions of the candidates for these wards are indicated in the below lists.
DCC sent a message to each local candidate, asking about the biggest community engagement issue it has encountered in recent years: the future of Whitehill Pool.
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.
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.
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.
You don’t have to go to a gym to keep fit! Why not join one of the local health walks that are happening across the country? These free, short and friendly walks up to two and a half miles long are led by trained volunteers and are suitable for all ages and abilities.
Glasgow’s newest triathlon club is starting up in the East End of the city. Based out of Dennistoun it will be looking to take advantage of some of the best facilities being developed for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, as well as the best natural surroundings money can buy!