LHNCC minutes: May 2018

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 22 May 2018 at 7.00pm

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Leith Book Group

(adapted from an email from the Book Group.)

Do you like reading? Do you like talking about books or anything else? Do you like meeting new people?

If the answer to any of the above is yes, then come along to our new Daytime Book Group for fun, laughter and chat.

This is at Leith Library every fortnight (1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month) at 2pm (starting 4th July).

Books will be provided by Leith Library. Free tea, coffee and biscuits.

For more information contact Denise Young on 07787 272 860 or denise.young@royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk

Making Rights Real

(adapted from an email from the Scottish Community Development Centre)

Making Rights Real: What does a human rights-based approach mean for community development practice?

This free event will bring together community development practitioners, paid and unpaid, to discuss the importance of human right-based approaches in their work.

Save the date: Tuesday, 11th September, Glasgow

Human rights are at the core of community development. Communities who understand human rights can use that knowledge to hold duty bearers to account and make positive change.

To make sure this happens, community development practitioners need to be confident and skilled in a human right-based approaches, using them to analyse, understand and improve their practice.

Delivered jointly by the Scottish Human Rights CommissionEdinburgh Tenants Federation and the Scottish Community Development Centre, this one-day conference will:

  • Bring people together to share ideas and practice from Scotland and beyond.
  • Explore what skills, tools and resources are required to support this approach.
  • Start planning how we co-produce this support together as a community of practice.

We’ll be offering places for this event soon. In the meantime, save the date in your diary and join our conference mailing list to here the latest.

Sign up to the conference mailing list here >>

For more information please contact david.reilly@scdc.org.uk.

 

Forth Ports Leith Community Port Tour

Free guided bus tour around Scotland’s Capital Port, offering you and your family the opportunity to see it operate and understand the work that goes on!

Bus tours depart from the Prince of Wales Gate, next to the Vine Trust barge, only 200m walk from the Malmaison Hotel on The Shore.

Bus tours depart at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm.

Book your free tickets now, via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/forth-ports-leith-community-port-tour-tickets-45100564001!