Entries by Brian McGuire


Council approves £290,000 developer funding towards Sauchiehall Avenue

Glasgow City Council today (16 May) approved the use of £290,237 of ENV2 funding towards the Sauchiehall Avenue public realm project.   The Sauchiehall Avenue – now nearing completion of its first phase – is the first project in the wider Avenues programme in Glasgow city centre, which is funded by the Glasgow City Region […]

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Glasgow Rally 2019

It’s 50 years since Op Banner. For those of you not familiar with why Justice for Northern Ireland Veterans Scotland was established, I was asked by Founding Member, Alan Barry to set it up in order to form a united front in our fight against the one-sided witch hunt of the ongoing legacy enquiries. This […]

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Join Bookbug’s Big Picnic!

Free events across Glasgow for Bookbug Week 2019 Scottish Book Trust, the national charity changing lives through reading and writing, invites families to join Bookbug’s Big Picnic from 13 – 19 May. During Bookbug Week 2019, hundreds of free events will be held across the country, as part of the annual celebration of Scotland’s national book-gifting programme […]

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Visitor Boom to see Orchids in Bloom

Thousands of people are expected to attend Glasgow’s 22nd annual Orchid Fair this weekend (Saturday May 11 and Sunday May 12). Celebrating all things orchid, the free event will take place in the Kibble Palace glasshouse at Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens. Doors open from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 10am – 5pm on Sunday. Specialist orchid nurseries will […]

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2019 Robert Louis Stevenson Fellows announced

Four Writers Awarded a Month-Long Residency in France   Scottish Book Trust, the national charity changing lives through reading and writing, is delighted to announce that the four Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowships for 2019 have been awarded to Bernard McLaverty, Linda Cracknell, Philip Miller and Maria Fusco. The Fellows were selected by a panel, which changes every year. […]

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KG Park, Forrest Street, Blantyre My brother family and friends have come together to create a charity ‘old firm’ match! Paddy Mccarroll my brother has organised this with a bit of help from friends. All profits will go to SAHMwhich, a charity to help Suicide prevention. There are no tickets needed, but simply a donation […]

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The School of Glee

The School of Glee performance group were spotted while singing in Braehead by Infinity Events. Infinity Events booked them to perform at The Scottish International Business and Community Awards 2019, a celebration of Scotland’s International Business relationships. The award ceremony was attended by a number of high profile personalities including members of the Scottish Parliament […]

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Business Heats Up For Scottish Hot Sauce Brand

In October 2017, The Bonnie Sauce Company was launched by two Scottish Entrepreneurs after success with their Mexican restaurants – Bonnie Burrito. Being all natural, nut free, gluten free and vegan, customers have been keen to take advantage of the delicious Bonnie Sauce with all its added benefits. By focusing on creating great tasting, natural […]

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Award-winning broadcaster and writer Sally Magnusson was the Keynote speaker for this year’s annual Association of Scottish Businesswomen (ASB) Conference held yesterday, Tuesday 30th April in the auspicious surrounds of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPSG) in Glasgow. Currently a lead presenter of the flagship Scottish news programme Reporting Scotland, Sally is the […]