APRIL 2016 CPP Events Calendar

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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4 Keith Community Council / Portgordon PfR Working Group Meeting / Lossiemouth Community Development Trust / Get Started & Get Going 5 Innes CC / Portgordon Village Hall - AGM 6 Dyke Landward CC / Findochty & District CC / Forres Area Forum / Strathisla CC 7 Burghead & Cummingston DC 8 Findhorn Village Conservation Company Celebratory Event 9 10
11 Public Partnership Forum / Portknockie Community Council / FACT Board Meeting 12 Elgin Community Council 13 Buckie Area Forum / Discussion session: Cooper Park Access to Streets audit / tsiMORAY Environmental & Sustainability Forum 14 Community Planning Officer Group Meeting 15 16 17 Dufftown & District Community Association (DDCA) Volunteer Day
18 Lossiemouth CC / tsiMoray Children & Young People's Forum / St Rufus Park Mtg / Child Protection Course 19 Dufftown & District CC / Heldon CC 20 Sustainability & Communities Partnership Meeting / Portgordon Planning for Real 21 Forres Community Council / Community Planning Board Meeting 22 23 24
25 Buckie & District CC / Moray Forum Meeting / Finderne CC 26 Cullen & Deskford CC / Portgordon Planning for Real 27 Lennox Community Council / Portgordon Planning for Real 28 Findhorn & Kinloss CC / Public Protection Partnership Meeting 29 Generations Working Together: Highlands and Islands Conference 30 Findhorn Hinterland Trust Woodland Festival  

Ongoing Events

  • The Scottish Government is consulting on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 - Community Planning Guidance and Regulation until 13 June.
  • Police Scotland will be conducting ongoing online engagement activities. Their Local and Division Policing Plans are scheduled to be published in April-May.
  • The Moray Council will be conducting public engagement activities and surveys as part of a budget review from April to October.
  • The Moray 2026 draft plan is undergoing review and is scheduled to be published in May.
  • The Harbours Consultation is ongoing from January to June. 
  • Integrated Children's Services will be holding a Young Carers' consultation from April-June. The Children's Services Plan and Self-Directed Support consultations will be ongoing throughout the year. Points of contact are Anne Pendery (tel: 01343 56563400) for the former and Kathy Henwood (tel: 01343 563608) for the latter.
  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) ongoing engagement with interest groups (e.g. social enterprises, small businesses, etc.)
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) Station Managers with responsibility for each area attend local area forum meetings on a quarterly basis.
  • The Skills Development Scotland (SDS) team in Elgin are planning a series of events to support people looking for work.  One popup event will happen every month from March-December 2016.  Example planned events: CV tips; local labour market information; interview skills and employer updates.
  • The Moray Council Secondary Rezoning Consultation and Admissions Policy Consultations
  • The Moray Council Legal and Democratic Services Taxi Fee Review: Community groups to be targeted –  taxi trade. To be completed ideally beginning of March. POC: Hilary Locker, tel: 01343 563023.
  • The  Moray Council's Trading Standards team will be conducting ongoing engagement via their Twitter and Facebook accounts, and sending out customer surveys to get feedback on consumer advice, money advice and welfare benefits service users.
  • Ongoing activities will also be carried out for Regional Transport through a mix of formal written consultation and informal engagement with members of the public and/or community councils. For more information: Nichola Smith, 01343 563774.