Entries by Brian McGuire

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TEENAGER TWINS CHOSEN TO LAUNCH THE 25TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS OF RACE FOR LIFE IN SCOTLAND

COURAGEOUS teenager Erin McCafferty who beat cancer has been chosen with her twin sister Nicole to launch the 25th birthday celebrations of Race for Life in Scotland. The twins shared almost everything together growing up but never the same birthday. Despite entering the world just 25 minutes apart, they were born on separate days with Erin […]



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£155m Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre Fully Operational

Glasgow’s unique energy-from-waste plant has become fully operational. The £155m Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC) is now diverting 200,000 tonnes of the city’s waste from landfill and generating enough electricity to power 22,000 homes. Delivered through a 25-year partnership between Glasgow City Council and recycling and low-carbon energy company, Viridor, the GRREC has […]

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The story begins for two teen Glasgow writers

Scottish Book Trust announces new participants for What’s Your Story? Scottish Book Trust, the national charity transforming lives through reading and writing, has today announced the seven teenage writers and illustrators who will join the What’s Your Story? programme. Now in its fourth year, the scheme has so far assisted over 20 young people from […]

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Council to consult on Notre Dame High School entry criteria

A consultation has been launched to seek opinions on the future entry criteria and catchment area for Notre Dame High School. There was cross party support from elected members at today’s (Thursday 7 March) City Administration Committee for the consultation to start on Monday 18 March. The consultation with parents, children, young people and all […]

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Local Artists Take Design Inspiration from Imaginative St Anne’s children

Local Artists Take Design Inspiration from Imaginative St Anne’s children   East End based artists Bespoke Atelier, have taken inspiration from creative pupils at a Calton primary school when designing decorative plaques set to be laid beneath each of the recently refurbished The Barras signs.   The celebrated steel arches are looking resplendent, having undergone […]

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Outstanding recognition for Glasgow’s Education Services

A decade of success in Glasgow schools has received an excellent report card today (Monday 11 March 2019) from Education Scotland for improving learning, raising attainment and achievement across the city and making excellent progress in closing the national poverty related attainment gap. The report is published on the back of Glasgow’s highest positive destination […]