Entries by Brian McGuire

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Public consultation on the future use of Dalmarnock Legacy Hub begins

A public consultation on the future use of the Dalmarnock Legacy Hub – located on Springfield Road – begins today (13 March) with an online survey. The survey – lasting for six weeks – will run alongside public engagement events, including drop-in sessions on Tuesday 17 March (noon-2pm); Wednesday 25 March (6-8pm) and Saturday 28 March […]



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History of Tenpin Bowling in the UK Part 48 – Brunswick Hampden Bowl Sommerville Drive Mount Florida Glasgow

By Tenpin Bowling Proprietors Association President John Ashbridge   Brunswick Hampden Bowl Sommerville Drive Mount Florida Glasgow S2 This 32-lane tenpin bowling centre was opened by the Brunswick Corporation on 27th June 1963.  It is believed, the centre closed on 15th May 1970. Very popular with the people of Glasgow the singer Lulu was a […]

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The Ivy Buchanan Street celebrates International Women’s Day

In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day, The Ivy Buchanan Street is hosting an exclusive ticketed dinner and panel discussion with Cat Leaver, Chloe Milligan and Ann-Maree Morrison. Hosted on Wednesday, 11 March from 6.30pm to 10:00pm, the evening will touch upon inspirational stories including their biggest achievements, alongside motivational tips and advice on […]

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Council Leader’s Reaction to UK Drugs Summit

Councillor Susan Aitken, Leader of Glasgow City Council, said: “The UK Government came to Glasgow simply to dismiss international expert evidence and the voices of those with lived experiences, frontline clinicians and social care professionals as a ‘distraction’. “Even before the event commenced Mr Malthouse announced that a more assertive law and order approach was […]

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Glasgow community projects to receive almost £2.75million in regeneration funding

Three community projects in Glasgow today received almost £2.75million from the Scottish Government’s Regeneration Capital Grant Fund (RCGF). The RCGF funding – for community-focused projects in Glasgow – is going to Laurieston Arches (an award of £997,776), Milton Family & Community Centre (£800,000), and Elderpark Learning & Community Centre (£950,000).   The Regeneration Capital Grant […]

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Free food and fun for Glasgow youngsters

Youngsters across Glasgow will be able to take part and enjoy free food and fun during the school holidays. Glasgow City Council today (Thursday, 27 February) agreed to fund 70 organisations, through its Children’s Holiday Food Programme, with £2.3m to deliver a wide-ranging programme of healthy meals and activities during school holidays. The Children’s Holiday […]