13

June

Glasgow Caledonian University expands in NYC

In a groundbreaking move, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been awarded a charter by New York State Education Department (NYSED) to become a degree-granting body in New York – the first foreign higher education institution to achieve this. In New York, a city renowned for its global role in...


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12

June

Record May sees Glasgow Airport’s passenger numbers soar

Glasgow Airport reported its busiest May on record after more than 910,000 passengers travelled through its doors during the month, representing an increase of 10% on the same period last year. International and domestic routes were up 16.5% and 2% respectively thanks to additional capacity from a number of...


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09

June

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Lufthansa increases Glasgow – Munich service

Lufthansa has announced plans to expand flights between Glasgow and Munich with four flights a week during the winter following the success of the airline’s seasonal service. In addition to providing Lufthansa’s Scottish passengers with year round access to southern Germany through the Bavarian capital, the additional flights will...


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08

June

Wheatley nets £100 million finance deal for more affordable homes

Glasgow-based Wheatley Group is Scotland’s largest housing, care and property management group and has secured £100 million of new private investment as it drives forward the country’s largest house-building programme. Wheatley Group’s debt investment deal with BlackRock Real Assets, one of the world’s leading investment firms, follows days after...


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06

June

CENSIS launches new IoT accelerator programme

CENSIS is offering up to eight Scottish-based companies or individuals a package of co-ordinated growth support over several months to help them accelerate an IoT product or service into the market. Applications open on Thursday 1 June, 2017 and close on Thursday 29 June, 2017. Please visit the CENSIS website...


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01

June

Funding for Knightswood BMX and Cathkin Braes mountain bike facilities

Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (1 June) approved almost £940,000 funding to help the development of two sports facilities in the city – a new international standard BMX Centre in Knightswood and the mountain bike trails at Cathkin Braes Country Park. Both of these facilities will be competition...


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18

May

Glasgow Airport records 50th consecutive month of growth

Glasgow Airport reported its busiest April on record after more than 786,000 passengers travelled through its doors during the month, representing an increase of 8.9% on the same period last year.  An 18% increase in international traffic ensured Glasgow Airport was also able to record its 50th consecutive month...


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18

May

Glasgow Convention Bureau launches green campaign to grow sustainable business tourism

Glasgow has today (Tuesday, May 16) unveiled a new ‘green conventions team’ which will champion the city’s credentials as a world-leader in sustainable business tourism. Led by Glasgow Convention Bureau, which is part of Glasgow Life, the 20-strong team brings together representatives from across the city’s tourism and hospitality...


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11

May

NFU Mutual commences major refurbishment project on landmark Glasgow building

87,000 Sq Ft Office Development 191 West George Street Undergoing Extensive Programme of Works NFU Mutual has announced it has commenced a major programme of works to transform a landmark office development in Glasgow city centre. Leading property advisor JLL has been appointed as the sole letting agent. On...


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28

March

World-leading Imaging Centre of Excellence to be officially opened in Glasgow

The University of Glasgow will officially open its new £32 million Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE), on Wednesday 29 March 2017. The unique medical research facility, which was built in collaboration with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) and with £16 million funding from the Medical Research Council and Glasgow...


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