Fairer Scotland event for Community Councils 7: CCs’ roles in Scotland’s future

Workshop 3 – How can your community council play a role in helping to shape Scotland’s future?

Unfortunately didn’t get a photo of our facilitator’s notes. I think most of the ideas we raise are reported in thoughts and encounters 1 and thoughts and encounters 2.

Fairer Scotland event for Community Councils 8: Dotmocracy

Break-out and vote on suggestions: Dotmocracy

Each table’s top idea from each workshop was written out on big sheets. Every delegate could then vote for one or two suggestions from each workshop. For example, if I really liked ‘make CCs more inclusive’ from workshop 1, I could give it two sticky dots (votes). If I liked ‘make CCs more inclusive’ and ‘give CCs power to control dog-fouling’ equally from workshop 1, I could give them each one dot/vote.

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Fairer Scotland event for Community Councils 9: Thoughts and encounters part 1

Thoughts and encounters part 1

I spoke with a few delegates during the day, and some other interesting topics came up in the all-delegate discussions. This and the next post report my reactions to these topics Continue reading

Fairer Scotland event for Community Councils 10: Thoughts and encounters part 2

Thoughts and encounters part 2

I spoke with a few delegates during the day, and some other interesting topics came up in the all-delegate discussions. This and the previous post report my reactions to these topics. Continue reading

Digital engagement for community councils – workshops around Scotland

Following on from the workshop we ran in January at Napier (blog post, outcomes report), I’m running four more this autumn.

All community councillors are welcome – the events are free and your ideas and experience are are the magic ingredients that will make the events work! For example, you might know how to gather great a Facebook audience, or have crowd-sourced opinions on planning matters. Others will love to hear how it’s done!

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