Empower Gateshead Community Development Officer (Anne Purvis)
Summary of Role Anne was initially employed to carry out a neighbourhood research pilot in Springwell Area.
The aim of Anne's role was to develop a clear understanding of how Springwell estate residents would prefer and most effectively engage with local and strategic decision making structures through Gateshead Community Network
.This includes mechanisms for effective two-way communication with the Gateshead Strategic Partnership
, GSP partners working locally, and the new Local Area Forums
is currently working on a similar piece of work in the Seven Stars and Beacon Lough areas which will end in March 07.Anne
will then concentrate on bourgh wide development work.