Colvend and Southwick Community Council
The Colvend & Southwick Community Council normally meets the first Thursday of each month in Colvend Public Hall at 7.00pm with the exceptions of January and August when there are no meetings. Occasionally this can vary but you should find the date of the next meeting on the front page of this website or refer to the last minutes on this page. Due to covid-19 there were no meetings in April or May 2021 since then they have been held via Zoom. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Colvend and Southwick Community Council as with all the other Community Councils plays an important role in allowing members of the community to raise a variety of issues. The Dumfries & Galloway website has a comprehensive overview of the structure and duties of Community Councils. Click the link here to go to their Community Councils' page. The Scottish Government has also has a website devoted to Community Councils. See it here.
If you have a concern about local services or wish to know about the issues facing the community come along to a meeting. Members of the public are always welcome to attend Community Council meetings - currently you need to request the Zoom link. The Community Council email address is: email@example.com
You can see who your current Community Councillors are by following this link to a Dumfries & Galloway website. Please make contact with them if you have a local issue you wish them to follow up.
Minutes of Colvend & Southwick Community Council following each meeting are published every month and there are links to the most recent meetings on this page. These minutes are a draft to be approved at the subsequent meeting. The police report which was normally incorporated in the minutes is now a separate feature but the link to it is also festured.
If you wish earlier information, or have any concerns or issues you wish to bring to the attention of the next meeting, please contact the secretary Mrs Sue Gourlay email firstname.lastname@example.org
The minutes normally show the various local planning applications, which have been reviewed. You can see full details of all planning applications by going to search on the planning section of the Dumfries & Galloway website and inputting, say, Colvend to see relevant applications.
Police Scotland have created a website where information and guidance about the latest cyber scams can be found. It was suggested at the December Community Council meeting that the link should be published on this website. Click here for the link to the bulletin published in December.
The Community Council is proposing placing interpretation boards at places of interest locally. This is the information on Barean Crannog
The Community Council also has a Facebook Page.