Christine has also been working with members of the LINKES Women’s Group in Knights wood as part of the West Area Arts Network Programme. This is a fantastic opportunity for young people to learn from a top calibre artist whose work is hugely respected. It will be a hugely proud moment when they see their finished work on display in Kelvin grove. The first of these occurs between noon – 5pm on Saturday 27 November in Kelvin grove Art Gallery and Museum, with the second between 5.30 – 10pm on Thursday 2 December at the Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena. A series of public consultation events have already taken place during August and September to highlight the proposals for the venue including options on design for a new pavilion.
However, if the council receives a substantially poorer deal than other councils, some parts of the draft budget will have to change. Councillors will take a final decision on the budget early in the New Year. The council has been told to expect to receive a 2.6% cut, assuming it implements a number of measures specified by the Scottish Government. It is fantastic to learn that Glasgow has been given the title of European City of the Year for 2011, an award for all the hard work done across the city in recent years. Glasgow’s international standing was underlined by our success in winning the award ahead of two capital cities, Budapest and Helsinki.
While it is a pity that Pollok shields couldn’t make it a double celebration in the Great Neighborhood Award, it speaks volumes for the quality of that part of Glasgow to come so close. E Conveyancing Melbourne All in all, these awards show the great strides that the city has made as a place in which to live, work and visit, and continue our success at this event over the past few years. Mitigation recommendations are made with a view to avoiding adverse environmental effects or reducing them to an acceptable level.
The methodical process of SEA has helped to improve this important part of legacy in two ways – identifying opportunities for environmental improvements and ensuring that the Games’ environmental impact is made as small as possible. These recommendations will play an important role in the finalization of the plans, strategies and projects that will deliver the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Greater awareness of the health benefits derived from outdoor leisure and recreation and improved green network provision contributing to better health, wildlife conservation, resilience to climate change and sustainable drainage.