Glasgow City Council



Save our Citizens Advice Bureaux

29th September 2020

Rachel Campbell discusses the negative impact that the proposed closure of Citizens Advice services could have on Glaswegians. The Glasgow Times recently reported that five of the eight Citizens Advice Bureaux in Glasgow, face closure; Glasgow Central, Bridgeton, Easterhouse, Parkhead, and Castlemilk. The remaining three are said to be facing cuts. These closures and cuts, ...


Glasgow City Council to lease land from Glasgow School of Art to deliver the new car-free route linking city centre and West End

18th September 2020

In a £1m lease deal, the council and School of Art will work to deliver Underline Avenue by 2023. Glasgow City Council is to lease land from the Glasgow School of Art in order to deliver a direct pedestrian and cyclist link between the city centre and the West End. For the route to be ...


Woodlands ‘slum’ flats to be taken over by Glasgow City Council

4th September 2020

4-6 Melrose Street saw two students die in a fire in March 1999 and have since deteriorated into an empty slum, resulting in a Compulsory Purchase Order by the council. A block of tenement flats in the Woodlands area are to be bought by the Glasgow City Council after the building has fallen into disrepair.  ...


Kelvingrove Park gates all reopened

24th August 2020

The council had previously locked 10 of its 16 gates during the summer to “address persistent, alcohol-fuelled anti-social behaviour within the park”. Glasgow City Council has announced that all gates at Kelvingrove Park have been reopened as of Friday 21 August. The council made the announcement on their Facebook page where they claim that the ...