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European refugee numbers of Biblical proportions

European refugee numbers of Biblical proportions

The unregistered mass of refugees at Calais is ‘of Biblical proportions,’ said Michael Neuman, Director of Studies at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) speaking... Read more »

February 3, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Syrian voices heard thanks to UNITING NATIONS group

Syrian voices heard thanks to UNITING NATIONS group

Thursday 17 December 2015 The UNIS group meet MSPs at Holyrood on 17 December 2015. Syrian refugees raised their voices in the Scottish Parliament today and got... Read more »

December 29, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Celtic Connections 2016 gets off on the right note

Celtic Connections 2016 gets off on the right note

The amazing Celtic Connections 2016 programme was announced today (Tuesday 20 October) by Artistic Director, Donald Shaw. Sounding the right note for Celtic Connections... Read more »

October 20, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Red Road rubble now latest tourist attraction

Red Road rubble now latest tourist attraction

The remains of the six tower blocks on Red Road which were blown down on Sunday are now attracting tourists. Nicknamed – the Leaning Towers of Petershill –... Read more »

October 15, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Going….going… but not quite gone!

Going....going... but not quite gone!

Joe Graham’s starting point. There was confusion tonight about the safety of residents in the area around the Red Road flats demolition site and whether or... Read more »

October 11, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Blow down not such a breeze

Blow down not such a breeze

After the blow down, parts of two of the tower blocks are still visible. All six of the infamous Red Road high flats were ‘blown down’ today but remnants... Read more »

October 11, 2015 | Leave a Comment

FAIR HAND OVER CHEQUE

FAIR HAND OVER CHEQUE

Govan Fair cheque is handed over by Linda Yates to Calvin Lynch who received it on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Care, supervised by  Govan Fair Association Vice Chair... Read more »

September 24, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Gaza reporter details the horror of the 51 days war in Gaza

Gaza reporter details the horror of the 51 days war in Gaza

A video and a detailed account of what he saw during the 51 day war in Gaza in 2014, kept Max Blumenthal’s capacity audience totally attentive in the Renfield... Read more »

September 17, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Sheku justice fight gathers strength

Sheku justice fight gathers strength

A campaign to establish the facts around the death of Sheku Bayoh who died in police custody in Kirkcaldy on Sunday 3 May 2015 is growing.  More than 100 people... Read more »

July 25, 2015 | Leave a Comment

UNMISSABLE NINE DAYS OF FUN AT MERCHANT CITY FESTIVAL

UNMISSABLE NINE DAYS OF FUN AT MERCHANT CITY FESTIVAL

Happy people, happy souls and happy feet – that’s a smidgen of what the 2015 Merchant City Festival aims to provide starting on Saturday July 25 until Sunday... Read more »

July 24, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Chipping away to get dogs chipped

Chipping away to get dogs chipped

Ross Allan, Partner at Pets n Vets, Glasgow with chipped pet. A quarter of all dogs still have to be microchipped before this becomes compulsory in April 2016 say... Read more »

July 22, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Flying the flag for Palestine

Flying the flag for Palestine

Scottish efforts to highlight the illegality and horror of Israeli action against Palestine are having effect around the world.  But more can be done.  That was... Read more »

July 10, 2015 | Leave a Comment


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Red Road rubble now latest tourist attraction

Red Road rubble now latest tourist attraction

The remains of the six tower blocks on Red Road which were blown down on Sunday are now attracting tourists. Nicknamed – the Leaning Towers of Petershill –... Read more »

October 15, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Going….going… but not quite gone!

Going....going... but not quite gone!

Joe Graham’s starting point. There was confusion tonight about the safety of residents in the area around the Red Road flats demolition site and whether or... Read more »

October 11, 2015 | Leave a Comment

No hullaballoo at hustings – candidates all heard.

No hullaballoo at hustings - candidates all heard.

In true Presbyterian tradition, all six election candidates for the Glasgow South seat had their say in Cathcart Trinity Church. Each was listened to with respect... Read more »

April 22, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Fresh produce every second Friday from Uni co-op

Fresh produce every second Friday from Uni co-op

The Food Co-op folk on duty on Friday 13 February. Next collecting day will be Friday 27 February from 3.30pm till 5.30pm The food co-operative at the University... Read more »

February 14, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Govan Fair set fair to continue

Govan Fair set fair to continue

A Thames tidal wave of enthusiasm gave the current Govan Fair organisers a flotilla of good ideas to improve the stability of the annual event. Adrian Evans, Director... Read more »

February 4, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Glasgow’s own plan Bee

Glasgow's own plan Bee

Councillor Matheson and PlanBee Ltd director Warrne Bader with some of the bees which have moved into the City Chambers hives. Glasgow’s plan B has nothing to... Read more »

August 28, 2014 | Leave a Comment

GOVANHILL & CROSSHILL COMMUNITY COUNCIL   Scottish Referendum Discussion Don’t know ? Come Along It’s too important for politicians, alone. Monday... Read more »

June 8, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Much of the Mackintosh saved

Much of the Mackintosh saved

The blaze early in the afternoon. Firefighters’ efforts have saved 90% of the Glasgow School of Art and up to 70 % of the contents – including students’ work... Read more »

May 24, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Fire destroys Glasgow School of Art masterpiece

Fire destroys Glasgow School of Art masterpiece

Fire has destroyed Glasgow’s unique School of Art designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. A projector in the basement  exploded around 12.30 today and the... Read more »

May 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Opening blow-down leading to bust-up

Opening blow-down leading to bust-up

The last blow-down at Red Road. An explosive launch to the Commonwealth Games has brought more fireworks with it. The Red Road tower blocks in Sighthill will be... Read more »

April 4, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Residents’ to quiz Network Rail on Queen Street Station plans

Residents' to quiz Network Rail on Queen Street Station plans

 Network Rail intends to redevelop Queen Street Station.  Because of concerns expressed by local residents and surrounding businesses, a Network Rail presentation... Read more »

April 1, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Commune with nature on Sunday

Commune with nature on Sunday

A nature festival is being held on Sunday 23 March at the Kelvin Meadow off Clouston Street in the West End. Activities include willow weaving, storytelling, creating... Read more »

March 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment