Archive for February, 2017

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Feb

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Green light for University of Glasgow campus masterplan

The University has welcomed the decision by Glasgow City Council to give the green light to its campus masterplan to develop the former Western Infirmary site. The vote to approve planning permission in principle will lead to the creation of world-class teaching, learning and research facilities for students and...


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17

Feb

Council to develop city centre Innovation District

Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (16 February) approved a proposal to support the development of an Innovation District in the city centre. Two innovation districts have been identified in Glasgow – in the Merchant City and the West End, anchored around the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow –...


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16

Feb

Ellis Whittam’s new Glasgow office creates 35 new jobs

A new Glasgow office has been opened by one of the UK’s leading, fastest growing providers of HR, employment law and health and safety services to employers. Creating 35 new jobs, the £1 million investment by Ellis Whittam in its first Scottish office, in the city’s St. Vincent Street,...


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13

Feb

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Glasgow Film Office helped to generate over £16 million for city’s economy in 2016

Glasgow City Council’s Glasgow Film Office (GFO) made a substantial contribution to the local economy in 2016, with £16.38 million generated by film, broadcast and advertising productions in the city.  This was a significantly higher figure than 2015’s £10.22 million. Since its creation in 1997 with the aim of...


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09

Feb

Glasgow 2018 Sports Programme revealed

The final sports programme for the inaugural 2018 European Championships has today been confirmed, ensuring that the new event generates maximum television coverage for the sports being staged in Glasgow and Scotland. The European Championships is being held for the first time in 2018 in a unique partnership between...


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03

Feb

Saddling up for success as council approves plans to double number of bikes in the city

Plans to more than double the size of Glasgow’s mass automated cycle hire (MACH) scheme have been approved. Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (Thursday, 2 February) approved a new seven-year contract which will see the city’s hugely successful scheme continue – and expand – from autumn this year....


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02

Feb

Council outlines £8million grant programme for private housing in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (2 February) considered its current £8 million grant programme to improve private housing in the city, and approved proposals for the programme in the next financial year.   The programme, the Private Sector Housing Grant programme (PSHG), includes works such as disabled adaptations,...


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01

Feb

Incremental Group to create 48 new highly skilled digital jobs at its Glasgow base

Digital technology specialist Incremental Group has successfully secured £500,000 of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) support from Scottish Enterprise, helping it to facilitate expansion of the business through the creation of 48 new jobs over the next 12 months. Incremental Group recently set up its Glasgow office in the Tontine...


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Irish energy firm ESB opens new Glasgow office

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