Entries by Brian McGuire

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Council presents plans for new homes and park to regenerate Cowlairs

Glasgow City Council today (20 August) presented plans to regenerate Cowlairs, in the north of the city, with 850 new homes and a new park among the proposals.   The council’s Neighbourhoods, Housing and Public Realm City Policy Committee were updated on the now-completed Cowlairs Masterplan report, which outlines the plans for the new mixed-tenure homes […]



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Car Free Zones introduced around six Glasgow primaries

The council announced in February that Car free zones would be trialled at six Glasgow primary schools in a bid to improve road safety for children. The trials will now begin on Wednesday 14 August – the start of the new school term and following extensive consultation with the school, local communities and stakeholders – […]

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BCAh Medalist Suzanne Fernando MBE was invited to attend a Special Recognition and Formal Presentation at the Palace of Westminster in London

As a BCAh Medalist Suzanne Fernando MBE was invited to attend a Special Recognition and Formal Presentation at the Palace of Westminster in London.  She was awarded and honoured the BCA for services to Military Veterans, Autism and Cervical Cancer where she received a specially struck medal of recognition inscribed with the words ‘For the […]

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LIFE-SAVING FUND OPENS FOR BIDS

£1 million fund for rescue boats and equipment opens for applications Now in its sixth year, the fund has already paid for thousands of items of rescue equipment Launch comes as part of the UK’s first Maritime Safety Week. Lifeboat charities across the UK can now bid for Government cash for life-saving equipment. Maritime Minister […]

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£1.5m Extra Investment to Help Glasgow’s Carers

Carers who look after loved ones in Glasgow will receive greater support due to £1.5million in extra investment. The city’s Health & Social Care Partnership (GCHSCP) is to bring in additional staff to help young people and adults who look after relatives. It follows a consultation with carers about the pressures they face in their […]