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Through his ongoing work with various communities, committees and agencies across Aberdeen, things are actually happening daily.
"By the strength of our common endeavour, we achieve more than we achieve alone so as to create for each of us the means to realise our true and full potential, and for all of us a community in which power, wealth and opportunity are afforded and managed by the people for the people. The objective is for the individual to fulfil their potential and ambition. My role is as the enabler of this, not the controller of it, aiming not to limit that ambition or those goals, but to open up their possibility to all. This is real community, and it is not constrained by old geographical lines or monarch-style leadership."

Grenfell Tower

CommunityPosted by Rick Sat, June 17, 2017 18:33:41
This week's blog cannot conclude without mention of the horrific fire in the Grenfell Tower, West London. The press have dubbed this the "worst fire in modern British history" (Scottish Daily Express, 16.06.17). There is agony and anger in the aftershock as information comes to light to contributing factors. In times like this many will say, "Our thoughts and Prayers are with you" because there are few words that can possibly help. With many still missing and reports that those who perished could be as many as 100, I cannot add any words except the usual. My thoughts and prayers are with you - God help and bless you all!
(picture from the front page of the Scotsman 16.06.17)