November 5, 2008
LPL Briefings goes out to 960 supporters.
Since our launch in 2007, a steady stream of groups (447) and individuals (513) have registered as LPL campaign supporters: list on LPL website. In addition 1300 MSPs and local Councillors also receive the Briefings. In January, Angus Hardie will lead LPL to the next level. He will be replaced at DTA Scotland by Ian Cooke. Here’s a short bio on Ian.
List of LPL Supporters
As a community development worker, Ian Cooke has worked with communities within regeneration / partnership contexts for over 25 years (both in the West and East of Scotland) and has practised community development from both the statutory and voluntary sectors.
Since 1994, Ian has been the Manager of the Pilton Partnership, the strategic community capacity building organisation within successive regeneration / social inclusion initiatives in North Edinburgh. In addition to supporting community engagement, the Pilton Partnership was responsible for initiating, and developing a range of community based services which reflected community identified needs and priorities. In 2007, the Pilton Partnership became a community development trust.
Previously posts have included Senior Community Education Manager in Craigroyston Community High School, Community Development Worker in Muirhouse (Edinburgh) and Community Development Worker in Howwood Road, (Johnstone).