Entries by Brian McGuire

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Council’s Inclusive Growth programme to make Glasgow a Fair Work City

Glasgow is rolling out a £1.2 million support package to secure its future as a ‘Fair Work City’ ensuring everyone benefits from our economic success.   Councillors today (13 June) considered an update on a wide programme of activities being carried out to deliver inclusive economic growth, reducing poverty and inequality.   One example is the […]



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Council approves £1million City Deal funding for Clyde Waterfront Innovation Campus

Glasgow City Council today (30 May) approved up to £1million of Glasgow City Region City Deal funding to the University of Glasgow for the development of the proposed Clyde Waterfront Innovation Campus. As part of the £1.13billion Glasgow City Region City Deal – an agreement between the UK Government, Scottish Government and eight local authorities […]

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Contributions to civic life celebrated at Lord Provost’s Awards Dinner.

Individuals and organisations representing business, academia, charity, sport and the performing arts will be honoured for their contribution to civic life by Glasgow’s First Citizen.   Lord Provost Eva Bolander will present 11 Lord Provost Awards at a glittering awards dinner in the City Chambers on Friday 31 May from 6.30pm. Entertainment will be provided […]

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COUNCIL ORDERS FOUR PROCESSIONS TO CHANGE ROUTE

FOUR public processions have been re-routed by Glasgow City Council after police raised serious concerns about their potential impact. The marches, which take place next weekend [1-2 June], have been re-routed away from a stretch of London Road passing St Alphonsus church. In recent months, similar marches have prompted counter protests and also support from […]

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Clean-up Campaign for Seven Lochs Area

Volunteers from local community groups, schools and business in Glasgow City and North Lanarkshire are helping out as part of a campaign to Clean Up Seven Lochs.   The clean-up campaign, which runs until early June, is organised by the Seven Lochs Partnership under the banner of the nationwide Clean Up Scotland campaign, which is […]

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PROUD CANCER SURVIVOR SARA AGED 25 CHOSEN TO LAUNCH THE 25TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS OF RACE FOR LIFE IN SCOTLAND

COURAGEOUS Sara Wilson who beat cancer as a student but lost her dad to the disease launched Scotland’s biggest Race for Life today which marked its 25th anniversary. Sara aged 25 was chosen as VIP to kick off Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life Glasgow. She sounded the bell to send around 6,500 participants on the […]

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Taking the message to the front door of BBC

Rallies against the prosecution of former British soldiers who served in Northern Ireland have been held across the UK including Glasgow. Hundreds of people – many of them waving banners in support of an Army veteran being prosecuted for the murder of two men on Bloody Sunday – protested outside BBC Scotland in Glasgow.  Rallies […]