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Local Partnership - Johnstone & Linwood
17 Nov 2021 - 18:00 to 20:00
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Committee Members
Councillor Derek Bibby; Councillor Bill Binks; Councillor Jacqueline Cameron; Lesley Compston (KLAS Care); Councillor Andy Doig; Councillor Audrey Doig; Councillor Alison Jean Dowling; Adele Fraser (Linstone Housing Association); Councillor John Hood; Margaret Johnston (Johnstone Business Consortium); Ricky Kelly (Johnstone Castle Tenants’ and Residents’ Association); Councillor Scott Kerr; Margaret Lavery (Quarrelton Area Tenants’ and Residents’ Association); George MacDonald (Corseford Tenants’ and Residents’ Association); Councillor Alastair MacKay; Iain McMillan (Johnstone Community Sports Complex); Karen McShane (Johnstone Dementia Friendly Group); Councillor Emma Rodden; Councillor James Sheridan; Gavin Stewart (Renfrewshire Youth Voice); Cheryl Thomas (Active Communities); and Thomas Wallace (Johnstone Community Council).
Councillor Andy Steel (Chair); James McLeod (Linwood Community Council) (Vice-chair).
Standard Items
Recording of Meeting

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Items Of Business
Apologies from members.
Declarations of Interest
Members are asked to declare an interest in any item(s) on the agenda and to provide a brief explanation of the nature of the interest.
1 Minute
Minute of previous meeting held on 22 June 2021.
Report by Chief Executive, Renfrewshire Council.
Led by Chief Executives.
Johnstone and Linwood Local Priorities
Key theme: Focus on young people
The Local Partnership are particularly keen to see a focus on how young people can be engaged and involved in work around the Local Priorities.

Taking pride in the look and feel of our towns
The Local Partnership want people in Johnstone and Linwood to take pride in the look and feel of their towns and their heritage, with vibrant and well-used town squares, fewer derelict buildings, and making sure the streets are clean.

What's on in Johnstone and Linwood
The Local Partnership want to explore how people know what's going on across Johnstone and Linwood. They also want to see community spaces and community events which are safe and affordable, particularly in community halls and hubs.

Roads and transport
The Local Partnership want to address a range of issues related to roads and transport, including congestion, speed, parking and public transport connections.

Community safety
The Local Partnership want to see safe spaces, both safe from crime but also safe physical environments. They also want to look at how they can, along with other community leaders, promote the reporting of crime and anti-social behaviour.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


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