MAY 2016 CPP Events Calendar

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Speyside Area Forum - Date TBC          1
2 Keith Community Council 3 Innes CC / Portgordon Village Hall Meeting / Community Engagement Group Meeting / Portgordon Planning for Real 4 Forres Area Forum / Dyke Landward CC / Findochty & District CC / Strathisla CC / Portgordon Planning for Real 5 Burghead & Cummingston DC / Community Planning Officer Group Meeting 6 7 8
9 Public Partnership Forum / Portknockie Community Council / FACT Board Meeting / St Rufus Park Regeneration Group Meeting 10 Elgin Community Council / Portgordon Planning for Real 11 Scottish Rural Action Manifesto Event / Portgordon Planning for Real 12 Joint Community Council Meeting / Moray Economic Partnership Meeting 13 14 15
16 Lossiemouth Community Council / tsiMoray Health & Wellbeing Forum 17 Milnes Area Forum / Dufftown & District CC / Moray Forum Transport Steering Group 18 tsiMoray Environmental & Sustainability Forum / Moray Parent Forum 19 Forres Community Council / Community Planning Board Meeting 20 Moray Firth Partnership AGM 21 22 MFCH&A Meeting
23 Buckie & District CC 24 Cullen & Deskford CC 25 Lennox Community Council / Volunteer Managers Network Meeting 26 Findhorn & Kinloss CC / Health and Social Care Partnership Meeting 27 28 Participatory Budgeting - Money for Moray event 29
30 tsiMoray Children & Young People's Forum 31 Heldon CC / Keith & Strathisla Regeneration Partnership Meeting          

Ongoing Events

  • The Moray 2026: A Plan for the Future plan is scheduled to be published in May.
  • The Moray Council will be conducting public engagement activities and surveys as part of a budget review from April to October.
  • The Scottish Government is consulting on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 - Community Planning Guidance and Regulation until 13 June.
  • Digital Services will be a Community Council agenda item from May to July.
  • The Woodland Strategy Call for Views is inviting comments and consultation with community councils/associations and all parties interested in woodland matters in Moray from May to June: point of contact is Emma Gordon on 01343 5633292.
  • The Wind Energy Supplementary Guidance will be sent to community councils and associations in May-June and a drop-in event for the public is being planned. The point of contact is Gary Templeton on 01343 5633470.
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) will be conducting consultation and engagement on their Strategic Plan and Local Fire and Rescue Plan from May to September.
  • Police Scotland will be conducting ongoing online engagement activities. Their Local and Division Policing Plans are scheduled to be published in April-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) will be conducting ongoing engagement with interest groups (e.g. social enterprises, small businesses, etc.)
  • 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'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.