Wednesday, 10 August 2022

Dundee recycling study


From the Psychology Department at the University of Dundee :

Residents are invited to take part in a study aiming to develop a greater understanding of recycling in the Dundee public.   Any Dundee resident aged over 18 can take part.

To find out more and to take part, go to https://dundee.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/is-it-easy-being-green1

Any questions - just e-mail rrsfhansen@dundee.ac.uk

Tuesday, 9 August 2022

Council house rents consultation 2022


From the City Council :

As part of our preparations for setting rents for council housing in the coming year, we asking our tenants’ views on their priorities for how we spend your rent.

We would like to invite you to participate in an online survey.   Having your say in influencing spending priorities will provide valuable information in discussions with councillors on the coming year’s rent level. We would greatly appreciate a few moments of your time to complete this short survey on investment priorities by visiting https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/HYRiS-2022

If you have any questions regarding the survey, please contact Mark Cooper by email - mark.cooper@dundeecity.gov.uk.     

You can also visit Dundee City Council’s website at https://bit.ly/3Qevmk8 for more information on how your rent is spent.

Monday, 8 August 2022

UK's favourite parks 2022! #dundeewestend


Three of  Dundee's green spaces - Dundee Law, Victoria Park and Camperdown Park - have been nominated for the 2022 UK's favourite parks award.

We are delighted that Victoria Park in our own local area has been nominated.

We would encourage residents to take part in the vote!     You can vote at www.fieldsintrust.org/favourite-parks/nominations - voting closes on Thursday 18th August.

Sunday, 7 August 2022

Magdalen Green footbridge engagement - drop-in event #dundeewestend

As residents will recall from our previous update, there is currently public engagement on a possible replacement of the Magdalen Green footbridge.

In addition to the online survey at :


... there's also a drop-in event at the Magdalen Green bandstand this coming Wednesday - 10th August - from 5pm to 8pm - all welcome!


Saturday, 6 August 2022

Weekly Road Report – West End Ward #dundeewestend


DUNDEE CITY COUNCIL - WEEKLY ROAD REPORT

REPORT FOR THE WEST END WARD - SATURDAY 6 AND SUNDAY 7 AUGUST 2022

Riverside Drive (at Rail Bridge) – overnight (10.00 pm – 6.00 am) lane closures on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August for bridge inspections.

REPORT FOR THE WEST END WARD - WEEK COMMENCING MONDAY 8 AUGUST 2022

Miller’s Wynd – closed at its junction with Hawkhill for major construction works. Start date Monday 27 June for 6 months.

South Tay Street - 3-way temporary traffic lights from Monday 8 August for 3 weeks for footway resurfacing.

Perth Road drop kerb on north kerb line opposite riverside underpass path - from 8 August for one week.

Hillcrest Road closed at No 23 for one month for redevelopment works on existing house – closures will be intermittent and each should last no more than several days.

Greenmarket (Greenmarket MSCP to South Marketgait) – prohibition of turns into Greenmarket and South Marketgait; mini contraflow and temporary traffic lights from Monday 8 August for one week for Scottish and Southern Energy Networks work.

Smellies Lane (at Ash Street) – closed on Tuesday 9 August for BT work.

Forthcoming Roadworks

Lochee Road (at Smellies Lane) – temporary traffic lights from 8.00 am – 6.00 pm on Friday 19 August for telecommunications mast repairs.

Hawkhill – closed between Blackness Avenue/Perth Road junction and Bellfield Street on Saturday 20 August for one day for completion of ducting installation and road surface reinstatement.

City Road (Tullideph Place to Logie Street) – closed from Wednesday 31 August for 3 days for carriageway investigation works.

Friday, 5 August 2022

Wasps Open Studios this weekend #dundeewestend


From WASPS Studio - Floor 3, Meadow Mill Studios, West Henderson's Wynd :

Wasps is delighted to be welcoming visitors once again and throwing open its doors for its ever popular open studios weekend!

Come and have a wander round the building.

Chat, browse and buy from our amazing designers and artists showcasing a diverse range of disciplines and talents: fine art, fashion, jewellery, ceramics, illustration, prints, cards and much more. 

There really is something for everyone! 

Opening times this Saturday and Sunday - 12 noon to 5pm on both days.

Free onsite parking (they will give you a day permit) and a lift to all floors.

Thursday, 4 August 2022

Wednesday, 3 August 2022

2022’s Dundee garden and allotment competition #TakePrideDundee


It is not too late to take part in this year's garden and allotment competition!

Whether you have a garden, window box or a community space, there’s a category for you.

Find out how to apply before the 12th August deadline at https://t.co/AugAqg8dRE

 

 

Tuesday, 2 August 2022

Getting things done - Blackness Road - an update #dundeewestend


Residents will recall that we have campaigned for Blackness Road / Blackness Avenue / Balgay Road junction road safety improvements following a number of accidents at the junction.

We have now been advised of the detail of the council’s road safety improvements.   Please see image of these.

The council’s road safety team leader has further advised :

“The main body of the works and completion are currently programmed for the month of September.

Exact date of these works to be clarified later once I receive an update from our contractors.”

Monday, 1 August 2022

Weekly Road Report – West End Ward #dundeewestend


DUNDEE CITY COUNCIL - WEEKLY ROAD REPORT

REPORT FOR THE WEST END WARD - WEEK COMMENCING MONDAY 1 AUGUST 2022

Miller’s Wynd – closed at its junction with Hawkhill for major construction works. Start date Monday 27 June for 6 months.

South Tay Street - 3-way temporary traffic lights from Monday 1 August for 5 days for CityFibre works.

Ninewells Avenue – mobile roadworks from Monday 1 August for 2 days for carriageway patching works.

Strawberrybank – closed from 1 August for 2 days for CityFibre works.

Riverside Drive (at Rail Bridge) – overnight (10.00pm – 6.00am) lane closures on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 August for bridge inspections.

Hillcrest Road closed at No 23 for one month for redevelopment works on existing house – closures will be intermittent and each should last no more than several days.

Forthcoming Roadworks

Easson’s Angle - closed from Monday 8 August for 5 days for CityFibre Works.

Greenmarket (Greenmarket MSCP to South Marketgait) – prohibition of turns into Greenmarket and South Marketgait; mini contraflow and temporary traffic lights from Monday 8 August for one week for Scottish and Southern Energy Networks work.

Smellies Lane (at Ash Street) – closed on Tuesday 9 August for BT work.

Fleuchar Street – closed from Monday 15 August for 3 days for CityFibre Works.

Lochee Road (at Smellies Lane) – temporary traffic lights from 8.00am – 6.00pm on Friday 19 August for telecommunications mast repairs.

Hawkhill – closed between Blackness Avenue/Perth Road junction and Bellfield Street on Saturday 20 August for one day for completion of ducting installation and road surface reinstatement.