REPORT FOR THE WEST END WARD - WEEK COMMENCING MONDAY 2 OCTOBER 2023
Monday, 2 October 2023
Sunday, 1 October 2023
As residents will recall, we have long campaigned to see improvements of the road surface in Rockfield Crescent, which has long been in a very poor state.
We were pleased when the roads maintenance partnership gave a commitment to resurface the road this financial year.
Michael is pictured during the works which have resulted in a much better road surface.
Saturday, 30 September 2023
Friday, 29 September 2023
We recently received complaints from residents about the extent of graffiti on the glass recycling boxes at the east end of Scott Street - see photo.
We therefore asked the City Council's rapid response team to remove the graffiti and are pleased that this was very promptly cleaned off.
Thursday, 28 September 2023
We recently received a request from residents that the council cut back some of the foliage on Riverside Drive just south of the bridge over the rail line and the Botanic Garden.
Wednesday, 27 September 2023
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
Residents will recall our previous posts about proposed environmental improvements along the Perth Road district shopping centre.
Monday, 25 September 2023
Sunday, 24 September 2023
Fraser has been advised that handover of the Olympia swimming and leisure facilities from the contractor following multi-million pound repairs is imminent – in the first week of October – but that the public reopening will be some weeks away due to necessary actions after handover, including a deep clean, site-specific training and moving equipment, to allow full public re-opening.
Saturday, 23 September 2023
Friday, 22 September 2023
Dundee Science Centre is part of Doors Open Day 2023 and has a great free to attend offer on this Sunday - 24th September - 9am to 11.30am.
Thursday, 21 September 2023
Wednesday, 20 September 2023
Dudhope Castle will be open 10am to 4pm on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2023 to give the people of Dundee access to the People's Castle thanks to The Circle and Doors Open Days.
Tuesday, 19 September 2023
Monday, 18 September 2023
Sunday, 17 September 2023
Saturday, 16 September 2023
Friday, 15 September 2023
Thursday, 14 September 2023
Michael’s surgeries take place today and every Thursday during school term time.
Wednesday, 13 September 2023
Victoria Gardens has a new toddlers group 'Little Green Fingers' that runs every Wednesday between 10am and 12 noon.
Tuesday, 12 September 2023
Fraser’s weekly ward surgeries take place later today and every Tuesday during school term time.
Monday, 11 September 2023
Sunday, 10 September 2023
Saturday, 9 September 2023
The City Council now has an online form to allow members of the public to request drop kerbs, pedestrian crossings or improvements to accessibility such as the removal of chicane barriers or bollards.
You can access this at :
Friday, 8 September 2023
From the City Council :
Dundee City Council proposes to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 for the purpose of facilitating central island and duct installation works. The Order is expected to be in force for four weeks from 18 September 2023. Its maximum duration in terms of the Act is eighteen months.
The effect of the Order is to prohibit temporarily all vehicular traffic in Blackness Road between Rosefield Street and Rosefield Place.
An alternative route will be available northbound via Blackness Road, Bellfield Street, Hawkhill, Blackness Avenue and Blackness Road.
If you have any queries, please contact the Network Management Team, City Development Department, Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street, Dundee, DD1 1LS or call Dundee 433082.
Thursday, 7 September 2023
Wednesday, 6 September 2023
Residents recently highlighted to us that the the Victoria Park boundary hedging in Jedburgh Road was badly needing trimmed - see photo.
Tuesday, 5 September 2023
Monday, 4 September 2023
Sunday, 3 September 2023
You can register to attend at https://carolinahousetrust.org.uk/open-day-thursday-14th-september/
Saturday, 2 September 2023
A volunteering fair for young people takes place on Wednesday - 6th September - organised by Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action and Developing the Young Workforce, Tay Cities - all welcome.
Friday, 1 September 2023
Michael is pictured at Blackness Road near to the bus shelter at the very western end of the road on its north side.
We are grateful to residents to contacted us about a missing utility cover which posed a trip hazard for people crossing to the bus stop.
We therefore reported this to the council's Roads Maintenance Partnership to get this resolved.
Thursday, 31 August 2023
Wednesday, 30 August 2023
Tuesday, 29 August 2023
Monday, 28 August 2023
Sunday, 27 August 2023
Fraser is pictured on the north side of Perth Road at a blocked street drain.
In recent weeks, we have had numerous complaints about blocked drains in the stretch of Perth Road between Harris Academy and Glamis Road.
We therefore reported this to the Roads Maintenance Partnership to get them all cleared.
Saturday, 26 August 2023
We recently received a complaint about this hugely amateurish way of highlighting no parking in front of the Balgay Cemetery store and office.
We therefore asked environment management at the council to clean this mess off and put up professional 'no parking' signage.
Friday, 25 August 2023
Thursday, 24 August 2023
Michael's surgeries take place today and every Thursday during school term time.
They are as follows :
Thursdays at 5.45pm prompt - West End Campus (come to reception area of St Joseph’s RC and Victoria Park Primary Schools)
Thursdays at 6.30pm prompt - Harris Academy reception area
All welcome - no appointment necessary!