(The following information was sent my Loraine Duckworth, of Edinburgh Council.) Continue reading
To confirm – the hustings will be on Tuesday 30 May. We apologise for any confusion caused by the mistake in our previous post, which has now been corrected.
(Adapted from an email from Dr Ryan Woolrych)
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A study has commenced exploring how neighourhood can better support older adults to live at home and in their communities.
Give the rapid growth of ageing populations in many cities, the importance of developing appropriate design interventions to enable active and healthy lifestyles for older residents is more urgent than ever.
Place-making with older adults: Towards age-friendly communities is a three year project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and will be exploring how older adults experience the communities they live in.
We will be working closely with older adults, local government, service providers, community organisations and pracitioners to deliver policy and practice recommendations to support the delivery of age-friendly cities and communities.
As part of the work we are looking to speak to anybody over the age of 60 who currently lives in Leith. Please contact Dr Ryan Woolrych on email@example.com or by telephone on 0131 451 3899 or 07957 406677 to hear more about the project or to participate in the research.
Please also visit our website on http://placeage.org/en or join us on Twitter @placeage.
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(with apologies for the short notice but we’ve only just been told about this)
Victoria Primary School parents’ council has organised a hustings on Monday 24th April with the candidates for Forth and Leith wards, to discuss the future of the school and wider community issues.
While everyone is welcome to attend, an idea of numbers would help if possible but realise this is short notice.
The hustings itself finishes at 9, and we will be following it up with a chat with parents about the parent council.
Monday 24th April, from 7pm, Newhaven Church, Craighall Road
Refreshments and crêche will be provided
- Ask local candidates about the relocation of Victoria Primary school, new school plans and interim arrangements (19.00-20.10)
- Put your questions about the old school building and wider community issues (20.10-21.00)
- Chat with Parent Council members (21.00-21.30)
For further information, please visit: www.facebook.com/VictoriaPrimarySchoolParents
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 07952 969 253