Entries by Brian McGuire

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Development plans for Govan, Partick and the Clyde Corridor taken forward

A Glasgow City Council committee was today (19 November) advised that Strategic Development Frameworks (SDFs) for Govan, Partick and the Clyde Corridor will be submitted to Scottish Ministers as supplementary guidance to the City Development Plan. These SDFs have been informed by public consultation, with both the Govan-Partick and the Clyde Corridor draft frameworks going […]

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Update on regeneration of Govan given to Council

Progress made on the regeneration of Govan was outlined at a council meeting today (19 November). There are a number of regeneration projects currently ongoing in Govan or contributing to the development of the area, including: The Central Govan Action Plan and the Govan Cross Townscape Heritage Initiative (which have together delivered £88million in targeted […]

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Empty Homes Strategy proposed for Glasgow

A Glasgow City Council committee today (19 November) examined the proposed Empty Homes Strategy for the city.  The three-year strategy – a part of the wider Glasgow Housing Strategy – aims to bring long-term empty homes back into use, as part of the council’s commitment to increasing the city’s housing supply. Glasgow currently has 2,687 homes […]

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Joy of Adoption Highlighted in New Podcasts

Mum, Anna, describes the “fierce, amazing love” she feels for her adopted son and daughter in one of three new podcasts by Families for Children. Anna adds that it was “fate” when her and husband James adopted the unrelated children as toddlers. The family’s emotional story features in new podcasts aimed at anyone considering adoption […]


3rd Annual STEMFest at Glasgow Science Centre

Nearly 1,000 secondary school pupils from across the city are descending on the Glasgow Science Centre over the next couple of days to learn all about STEM careers from a variety of employers who will be highlighting the benefits of their industries.   The young people will also get the opportunity to take part in […]

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Hopes distinctive design for life belt throw ropes will thwart thieves and vandals

A new distinctive design for throw ropes attached to River Clyde life belts has been introduced with the aim of thwarting thieves and vandals. Unique to Glasgow following consultation with rope makers, the yellow, orange and purple ropes are being added to city centre life belts following a successful campaign by Duncan and Margaret Spiers. […]