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Category Archives: Community Councils

Vote Laura Stevens #1 for Clarkston, Netherlee and Williamwood

With the council elections coming up on Thursday, Laura Stevens – our candidate for Clarkston, Netherlee and Williamwood (and Busby and Stamperland!) – outlines a couple of her priorities: REENERGISING … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

#PowerInYour Hands – Community Councils in East Ren

by Laura Stevens, council candidate for Ward 4 – Clarkston, Netherlee and Williamwood It was good news to hear that Barrhead Community Council were able to overturn one of the … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

July Branch Meeting / Councillor Selection

by Jim Densham (Campaigns Coordinator) A lot has changed since we last posted on this blog, but while we might not yet be in a position to know the full … Continue reading

July 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Scotland Can unlock the power in our communities

Clarkston community council disbanded mid-term by Laura Stevens The East Ren Greens have been dismayed at the imposition of a new scheme, mid-term, for community councils within East Renfrewshire which … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Community Councils – December Update!

A brief update on the ongoing issues with community councils in East Renfrewshire, by our own Laura Stevens: At a time of year when many people are busy preparing for … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Community Councils in East Renfrewshire – An Update!

  It seems like only yesterday that we posted about the situation facing Community Councils in East Renfrewshire. On Friday afternoon (6th November) East Renfrewshire Council (ERC) quietly announced that … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

East Renfrewshire Greens branch newsletter, Tuesday 3rd November 2015

November Branch Meeting This month’s branch meeting will be held at the Travellers Rest in Neilston on Wednesday 4th November (tomorrow) from 7.30pm. Local members can access minutes of our … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Getting Involved; Community Councils Need You!

Following up on her post about our community councils, here’s East Ren Green and Women For Independence member Laura Stevens on the importance of local democracy and gender representation: On … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Community Councils in East Renfrewshire

Here’s East Renfrewshire Green Laura Stevens with a report on recent developments with our community councils: On 24th June East Renfrewshire Council (ERC) voted to bring in a new Scheme … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · 6 Comments