26

January

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland launches new £2million Creative Campus learning and teaching complex

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) unveils a new purpose-built learning and teaching complex today (Wednesday, January 25) as part of its 170th anniversary celebrations. The Creative Campus project, an investment of more than £2million, has introduced a contemporary two-level rehearsal facility, increasing practice room provision by 50%. The...


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25

January

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Byres Road public realm improvements announced

Glasgow City Council today (24 January) discussed plans to transform the public realm of Byres Road, one of the city’s leading destinations, for shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, in a £9 million project. The council’s Regeneration and the Economy Committee considered the results of public consultation, which resulted in...


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23

January

National Theatre of Scotland unveils new Glasgow HQ

On Monday, 23 January 2017, Rockvilla, the National Theatre of Scotland’s new permanent headquarters was launched in the Speirs Wharf regeneration area of Glasgow. The National Theatre of Scotland has remodelled and extensively refurbished a former cash and carry building in the Speirs Wharf regeneration area of north-west Glasgow,...


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19

January

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New Glasgow Housing Strategy to deliver 15,000 new homes over five years

15,000 new homes are to be built in Glasgow over the next five years as Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (19 January) approved the city’s Housing Strategy between 2017 and 2022. Glasgow’s Housing Strategy outlines the long-term vision for the city’s housing and is founded on two main...


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17

January

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Glasgow to position itself as the ‘Gateway to Scotland’

Nearly 150 members from across Scotland’s tourism community are set to gather in Glasgow tomorrow (Tuesday, January 17) for a major industry event following the launch of the city’s new Tourism and Visitor Plan to 2023. Taking place at Drygate Brewery in the city’s east end, Glasgow’s Big Tourism...


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12

January

Henry Winning & Co to create 15 jobs in Glasgow

A leading European twine and string factory in the East End of Glasgow, with roots as far back 1880, is currently undergoing modernisation of its factory in a bid to bring it into the 21st Century and increase productivity. Henry Winning produces one million metres of string and twine...


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05

January

Half a million pound boost for loyalty app provider creating 45 new jobs in Glasgow

Champion for the small and independent business owner, Glasgow based Swipii, has secured a half a million pound Regional Selective Assistance grant from Scottish Enterprise, allowing it to expand its operations while putting it in the best possible position to win even more new business. Swipii launched in 2014...


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04

January

UK’s first Fintech course launches at Strathclyde

A new Masters in Financial Technology (Fintech) is to launch at the University of Strathclyde to support the digital transformation of Scotland’s financial sector. The MSc in Financial Technology will give students the financial, programming and analytical skills needed to help companies accelerate transactions and enhance security – and...


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29

November

Glasgow launches new Tourism and Visitor Plan to 2023

City outlines ambition to attract one million more visitors in next seven years Attracting one million more visitors and positioning Glasgow as the ‘gateway to Scotland’ is at the heart of ambitious plans to grow the city’s tourism economy. Glasgow’s new Tourism and Visitor Plan to 2023, announced as...


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28

November

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Scotland’s first 7T scanner arrives at the QEUH

The University of Glasgow, in partnership with NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, has taken delivery of Scotland’s first ultra-powerful 17.5 tonne 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner at the new Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE) on the site of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH). The new ultra-high resolution scanner...


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£25m investment to transform Custom House Quay

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