Month: December 2013

LOCAL DEVELOPMENT AND THE IMPACT ON EXISTING COMMUNITIES – 1ST REVIEW

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Housing development in Portlethen
We work towards making sure that infrastructure needs are identified and met in line with development and that a full range of services is available and accessible to new communities without compromising the existing ones.

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MEETING TRANSPORT NEEDS – 1ST REVIEW

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Bus stop in Stonehaven

We want both businesses and individuals to be able to access an integrated transport network.  Read the rest of this entry »

MEETING HOUSING NEEDS – 1ST REVIEW

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Portlethen – large housing development

We will raise awareness of the need and options for appropriate and affordable housing.  We will aim to reduce levels of homelessness through early intervention, education and the development of supportive social networks.  Read the rest of this entry »

SUPPORTING LOCAL ECONOMIES – 1ST REVIEW

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Stonehaven Town Centre

We want Kincardine & Mearns to be recognised as a supportive business environment and an area where residents, businesses and social enterprises are encouraged and assisted to make their communities self-sufficient, providing opportunities for all.  Read the rest of this entry »

Including Everyone in Our Communities – 1st Review

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We want all local residents to feel included and able to participate equally in vibrant and resilient communities. We will support organisations and projects to be inclusive to a wide range of people in their work.  Read the rest of this entry »

Supporting Healthy Lifestyles – 1st Review

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Cycling

By working together, we aim to ensure that people can readily access the most appropriate care and support options for their particular needs. Focusing on areas and groups identified as having the greatest levels of need, we will work to support local residents to maintain healthier lifestyles. Read the rest of this entry »

Welfare Reform – 1st Review

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We will make sure local partners and residents feel informed and prepared for Welfare Reform. We will work to identify impacts on residents and seek sustainable solutions where appropriate. Read the rest of this entry »

Ageing Well – 1st Review

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ID-10041097We will work together to ensure that older people, including those with long term conditions such as dementia, and their carers can lead healthy, active lives, contributing to and being supported in their communities. Where this is not possible, residential care options will enable older people to continue with appropriate leisure activities and maintain contact with their local community.  Read the rest of this entry »

Engaged Communities Supporting Themselves – 1st Review

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TraM Volunteers - Fettercairn Allotments
TraM Volunteers – Fettercairn Allotments

We will support local residents to be actively involved in developing vibrant, resilient increasingly empowered communities which support the needs of all their members.  Read the rest of this entry »

Climate Change, including Resilience to Severe Weather – 1st Review

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Stonehaven Flood Damage
Stonehaven Flood Damage

We will support communities and partners in Kincardine & Mearns to be more resilient and adaptive to the current and future effects of climate change, including severe weather.  Read the rest of this entry »

Social Media/Digital Technologies are used to meet our priorities – 1st Review

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We will work together to develop digital and social media platforms that can support us to better to meet the needs of our communities.  Read the rest of this entry »

Enable inclusive, multi-user services and facilities – 1st Review

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Portlethen Academy
Portlethen Academy

We will explore opportunities to co-locate services and activities that allows for greater access and more sustainable provision.  Moreover, we will seek to deliver services and facilities that encourage the inclusion and integration of everyone in our communities.  Read the rest of this entry »