Weekly Road Report – West End Ward #dundeewestend

DUNDEE CITY COUNCIL – WEEKLY ROAD REPORT
 
REPORT FOR WEST END WARD – WEEK COMMENCING MONDAY 14 OCTOBER 2019
 
SSEN Pitfour Area Cable Renewal – Phase 1:  Pitfour Street (City Road to Roseberry Street) closed for up to one week; Phase 2:  City Road (Pentland Avenue to Scott Street) closed southbound for up to 4 weeks (to follow Phase 1).
 
Forthcoming Roadworks
 
Westfield Lane – closed from Tuesday 22 October for 5 weeks for building repair works.
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Botanic Garden event tomorrow #dundeewestend

From the Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden :
 
Tomorrow – Sunday 13th October – at 2pm, there will be a presentation at the garden’s Education Centre on the subject of hospital therapy gardens.
 
It will be presented by James Falconer.
 
James is a former chaplain with NHS Grampian Healthcare and has been the driving force behind the Robertson Family Roof Garden at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, and now the proposed staff garden.
 
This event is free to attend to all members of the Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden and all others are invited to attend – donations welcome.

Update on Step Row pavement concern #dundeewestend

Residents may recall the recent Courier article about the very unfortunate accident that Mr Stephen Muir had in Step Row on an uneven pavement.
 
At the time, I promised to raise the issue of the state of the footpath with the City Council’s Roads Maintenance Partnership and I have now been updated as follows :
 
“An order has been raised by the Road Maintenance inspector for a repair to be done at the kerb.”

Ninewells Community Garden – Ladybird Kids’ Club #dundeewestend

Ladybird Kids Club at Ninewells Community Garden takes place tomorrow – Thursday 10th October – and also next Thursday (17th October) from 10am until 11.30am.
 
ParkLives will start it off with some outdoor games, then it’s time for messy garden fun!
 
For children aged 3-8 with their parents or carers – parents can join in, or relax in the garden with a cuppa.   Come for one or both sessions. 
 
The kids club will mostly take place outdoors, so please make sure to dress appropriately – this includes wearing something you don’t mind getting dirty! 
 
Drinks and a small snack will be provided.   Suggested donation £3 but no booking required.

West End Community Council meeting tonight #dundeewestend

The Community Council meets this evening at Logie St John’s (Cross) Church Hall at 7pm – all residents welcome!   
 
Here’s the agenda :
 
WEST END  COMMUNITY  COUNCIL  MEETING
TUESDAY 8th OCTOBER 2019  AT  7.00PM
LOGIE AND ST JOHN`S (CROSS)  PARISH  CHURCH  HALL
(ENTER FROM SHAFTESBURY  TERRACE  –  OFF  BLACKNESS  AVENUE)
 
1. WELCOME AND APOLOGIES
2. MINUTE OF MEETING SEPTEMBER 10TH AND  MATTERS  ARISING
3. CORRESPONDENCE
4. POLICE SCOTLAND UPDATE
5. PERTH ROAD PLACEMAKING PROJECT UPDATE
6. PLANNING  UPDATE 
7. COMMUNITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2019
8. OTHER MEETINGS ATTENDED ON BEHALF OF WECC
9. AOCB – MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC INPUT
10. DATE  OF  NEXT  MEETING – Tuesday 12th November 2019 
 
Light refreshments will be provided.

West End Surgeries #dundeewestend

With the schools now closed for the October holidays, my usual weekly ward surgeries do not recommence until after the school holidays.
 
However, I can still be contacted on any local issues or concerns through my e-surgery – just e-mail esurgery@frasermacpherson.org.uk.
 
Surgeries recommence on Monday 21st October – surgery details are available here.
 
I can also be contacted at home at any time on 459378 and also during office hours at my Dundee City Council office on 434985.