Agenda and minutes

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Order of Business

Including any notices of motion and any other items of business submitted as urgent for consideration at the meeting.

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Declaration of Interests

Members should declare any financial and non-financial interests they have in the items of business for consideration, identifying the relevant agenda item and the nature of their interest.

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If any

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 184 KB

Minute of Culture and Communities Committee of 26 April 2022 – submitted for approval as a correct record

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The approve the minute of the XXXX Committee of XXXX as a correct record.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Work Programme

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Rolling Actions Log pdf icon PDF 265 KB

Rolling Actions Log

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Business Bulletin pdf icon PDF 5 MB

Business Bulletin

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The XXXX Committee Business Bulletin for XXXX was presented.


Cemetery Management Rules – Outcome of Consultation pdf icon PDF 719 KB

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UCI Cycling World Championships 2023 pdf icon PDF 340 KB

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Public Realm CCTV Update pdf icon PDF 118 KB

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Motion by Councillor Osler - Physical Activity and Sport Strategy

Motion by Councillor Osler - Physical Activity and Sport Strategy




1.      Agrees the fact that sport is not only important to individuals’ health and mental wellbeing but also is positive for the wider community.


2.      Congratulates all the athletes representing Scotland who recently took part in the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.


3.      Congratulates the Lionesses on their recent win of the European Cup.


Notes, however:


4.      In football, the gulf in support and resources between the male and female game.


5.      The recent report finding Cricket Scotland institutionally racist.


6.      Agrees the importance of the Council having a Physical Activity and Sport Strategy and understands and appreciates the challenges the Council has faced in the last two years in bringing one forward.


7.      Therefore, agrees to provide within 2 cycles an update on the present development of the Physical Activity and Sport Strategy including a focus on how the strategy tackles inequality be it by gender, race, ability, sexuality or economic opportunity.

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Motion by Councillor Thornley - Parks and Greenspace Investment

Motion by Councillor Thornley - Parks and Greenspace Investment


1.    Notes the report received by the Committee on Tuesday 15 June 2021 “Parks and Greenspace Investment”, in particular Appendix 7 (Ward Summary of Priority 01 and 02 Works).

2.    Notes that the expected cost of works was identified as £9.1 million (point 4.13), of which £4.2 million were Priority 01 and 02, and that work was to be progressed on them following agreement of the report.

3.    Notes that this was provisional on these works being contained within capital budget allocation and any external funding secured.

4.    Requests a report, within two cycles, to update the Culture and Communities Committee on:

a.    Progress toward the completion of all works identified by ward, particularly those identified as Priority 01 and 02.

b.    How much of the cost for the works was sourced from capital budget allocation, how much from external funding, and how much if any has not been spent.

c.    The plan to deliver works identified as part of the £9.1 million, by ward, but that are not considered Priority 01 or 02.”

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