Entries by Brian McGuire

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Street Change Glasgow to Help Transform Lives of City’s Most Vulnerable

Glasgow is to set up an Alternative Giving scheme to help transform the lives of people of who participate in begging.   An online donation facility, contactless giving points and a website will be created so people can contribute to a fund which will pay for practical items such as clothes to attend a job […]



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Valentine’s Massacre

‘Slay together, stay together – Valentine Massacre in store for horror-loving couples’   Who said celebrating Valentine’s Day had to be soppy? Halloween may be a distant memory but Glasgow horror fans looking for another terrifying fix need not worry. Popcorn Horror, the independent collective behind Glasgow Horror Fest have revealed several additional horror events […]

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COUNCILLORS ASKED TO BACK EQUAL PAY DEAL

SETTLEMENT of Glasgow’s long-running equal pay dispute is set to move a step closer, with councillors being asked to formally approve a cash offer to claimants. Earlier this month, the council and the equal pay claimant group represented by Action4Equality, UNISON, GMB and UNITE reached an agreement in principle on a package of payments worth […]

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Sustrans Funding Boost for Barras City Deal Project

The Scottish Government funded Community Links programme has awarded the council £300,000 for junction improvements in the Barras area, as part of a City Deal project to create a unique, vibrant destination immediately to the east of Glasgow Cross. Delivered in partnership with Sustrans Scotland; the Community Links programme funds infrastructure projects that make it […]

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Equal pay settlement

Glasgow City Council and the equal pay claimant group represented by Action4Equality, UNISON, GMB and UNITE are delighted to confirm that they have reached an agreement in principle to a package of payments to resolve historical claims for unequal pay within the claimant group.   This does not represent the end of the process as […]

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Independent public hearings on match day parking plans to be held

Independent public hearings on plans to introduce event day parking zones at Celtic Park and Ibrox Stadium are to be held after sustainable objections were made against these proposals. The proposals for parking restrictions around both stadia followed regular complaints from local residents and elected members about obstructive parking that routinely blocks footways, pedestrian crossings, […]