Smart meter research: offer

(adapted from a communication from Changeworks)

University of Edinburgh research participants needed

Changeworks has partnered with the University of Edinburgh to deliver IDEAL, a cutting edge research project exploring how smart technology can help save energy in the home. They are looking for Edinburgh households (EH1-17) with gas combi boiler heating to participate.
The benefits include:

  • Gaining insight into your home energy use
  • Receiving a free android tablet used to display energy use information
  • Receiving tailored advice from University of Edinburgh experts
  • Hopefully saving money on gas and electricity bills

For more information visit changeworks.org.uk/projects/ideal or read this leaflet.

To get involved email your name, address, and contact details to IDEAL@changeworks.org.uk, or call 0131 539 8610.

LCCC neither recommends or discommends this offer, but does recommend considering information on potential domestic internet security issues. The Register and Wikipedia are not authoritative primary sources but the links within these articles may be worth following up.

 

Calling all local groups and organisations!

Want to ensure your voice is heard by Edinburgh Councillors, MSPs and MPs? Want to join the best hyperlocal-democratic body in Leith Central’s area? Then nominate a representative to Leith Central Community Council.

Up to 8 local organisations can be represented on Leith Central CC. Read on for how it’s done!

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Community Council elections: forms and posters

Nominations for CC elections open tomorrow, Monday 5 September.

Anyone on the voters register living in the LCCC area can be nominated as an ‘Elected Representative’; using the relevant form. Registered Community Groups put themselves forward as potential ‘Nominated Representative’ on LCCC.

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Diversity in Community Councils’ work

(Adapted from a post on Tower Wharf Residents’ Association‘s website)

Community Council elections start on Monday, 5th September. Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) has organised a workshop on Wednesday, 7th September (6pm to 8:30pm) followed by drop-sessions to encourage members of Edinburgh’s ethnic population to become involved with their local community councils. Community Councils are for everyone and Leith Central CC would welcome new applications to become a CC for our area. Nominations open on Monday, 5th September and forms can be obtained from the returning officer, Cllr Lewis Richie (email lewis.ritchie@edinburgh.gov.uk)  or downloaded from Edinburgh Council’s website from next week.

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Get representing – join your community council!

Black and minority ethnic (BME) residents living in Edinburgh & the Lothians, and current community council members, are invited to

Celebrating Diversity in Community Councils.

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 6.00pm – 8.30pm

Royston Wardieburn Community Centre, 11 Pilton Drive North, Edinburgh EH5 1NF

The key aim of the event is to increase the representation of BME communities in community councils. It is hosted jointly by Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) project and Granton & District Community Council.

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