A warm welcome to our last issue of the year of Your Community, Your Planet!
Wishing you a fab, fun-filled, festive bit and all the best for 2014!
Our projects and services...
both the DRCET main office and the De'ils On Wheels bike workshop will be closed over the festive period. We will close on the afternoon of Friday 20 December and re-open on Monday 6 January with De'ils On Wheels re-opening on Wednesday 8 January.
De'ils On Wheels - a real hero!:
although we didn't win the Finding Scotland's Real Heroes award we would like to say a big, big thank you
to everyone that supported us and congratulations to all the winners and all the other finalists!
Getting a new bike for Xmas? If so then please consider donating your old bike to De'ils On Wheels
- we will make sure it gets a new lease of life!
Dog fouling campaign:
we will be hosting another meeting on Thu 16 Jan so please feel free to come along. Keep Scotland Beautiful have also recently published their report
into the campaign.
we have exciting news which is that First ScotRail have given us approval to adopt Scotstounhill Station - we will be back in touch in the New Year with more information about this project and how you can get involved
Community Empowerment Bill consultation:
the Government consultation on the Bill
is open for responses until Friday 24 January 2014
. The aim of the Bill is to help communities achieve their own goals and work in partnership with the public, private and third sector to deliver improved outcomes
Transition Free Press:
the latest edition of the Transition Free Press
newspaper is now available - if you would like a hard copy then please pop by the office.
Garscadden and Scotstounhill Area Partnership:
the recent meeting of the Area Partnership was on Tuesday 3 December and the papers and minutes are available online.
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 11 February 2014.
School consultation response:
the Council have published the responses to and its recommendations
for the proposed re-development of St Brendans Primary School...and recently approved the proposals
for the re-development.
Energy and Carbon plan survey:
the Council are undertaking a survey
about the development of a new Energy and Carbon plan as part of the STEP UP Project. Responses are required by Thu 9 Jan 2014
Get Ready for Winter:
the Government's Ready Scotland website
has lots of useful tips and advice about how you can Get Ready for Winter
including a short video about how communities can help support the emergency services in the event of an emergency.
Climate Ready Clyde:
the Council has launched its ‘Climate Ready Clyde’
plans which should help the city adapt to the changing climate and mitigate against the increased risk of flooding caused by increased rainfall and rising sea levels. .
Christmas Tree Recycling:
you can take your Xmas tree for recycling
to any of the Council's recycling centres as well as to Kelvingrove Park, Alexandra Park and Pollok Park from 3 Jan to 19 Jan.
On behalf of everyone at DRCET we would like to wish you a fab, fun-filled, festive bit
and all the very best for 2014!
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