All Gorbals Ideas Fund Community Panel members live in the local area. Some have lived here all their lives, whilst others are more recent additions to our community. The one thing Panel members have in common is an interest in the Gorbals and a shared ambition to make it the best possible place to live for everyone!
The Community Panel meet twice a month to design, develop and deliver different activities that give local people much more control over funding and budgeting decisions. We talk about the problems and challenges we and others face and what sort of action we could take to make a difference.
We are all about trying new things, testing ideas and being as creative as we possibly can whilst making sure we:
Create opportunities for local people to get more involved in decision making.
Listen to people's experiences and views to find out what they want and need from the Gorbals.
Talk to people, giving them information about what's happening in the Gorbals and letting them know how they can get more involved.
Help people have their voices heard and have a say in the decisions and developments that affect them and our community.
Improve our community by making sure local people are at the very heart of making the Gorbals the best possible place to live - for everyone!
You don't need any particular skills, training or experience to join the panel, you just have to want to make a positive difference to our community!
Get in touch with us here to find out more or call Jo on 0141 429 3900.