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February

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Glasgow Film Office brings £15m economic boost in 2017

Film, broadcast and other production in Glasgow during 2017 brought £15.13million to the city’s economy, according to the latest figures from Glasgow City Council’s Glasgow Film Office (GFO). The GFO attracts productions to the city while coordinating activity to ensure filming goes as smoothly as possible while minimizing the...


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15

January

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Glasgow improves its infrastructure with Innovate UK

Innovate UK selected Glasgow as its 2013 Future City competition winner, beating 29 other cities, for a £24 million investment in smart technology solutions. Today, benefits of this funding can be found in the city’s successful business growth and safety improvements. Implementing creative technologies and open data through the...


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29

November

Glasgow Airport invests £1.4m to improve central security area

Work on a £1.4 million project to increase capacity in Glasgow Airport’s Central Search facility in the main terminal by 20% is now underway. The overhaul will see a complete reconfiguration of the entrance to the airport’s Central Search area which will increase the number of security lanes from...


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24

November

Plans for Glasgow Connectivity Commission to transform city centre

Measures to transform Glasgow’s city centre and cement its role as one of the leading destinations in Europe will be considered by a new, high-powered commission. Leader of Glasgow City Council Susan Aitken will today (November 24th) announce the establishment of the Connectivity Commission, an independent body with a...


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21

November

Irish energy firm ESB opens new Glasgow office

ESB has officially opened an office at George Street Glasgow today (14 November 2017), from where it will continue to develop high quality renewable energy generation projects in Scotland. The energy company has earmarked 800MW of clean electricity generation in Scotland, primarily onshore wind. Working in partnership with windfarm...


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17

November

Glasgow recognised as one of the world’s leading cities for sustainable business tourism

Glasgow Convention Bureau wins “Best Improved Destination” award and climbs to 4th place on Global Destination Sustainability Index Now ranking number 4 in the world, Glasgow has been recognised as one of the world’s leading cities for sustainable business tourism by the Global Destination Sustainability Index after climbing 3...


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25

October

New jobs for Blazing Griffin film & TV company

Digital company, Blazing Griffin, which works on the hit Outlander TV series is set to expand its workforce thanks to a £200,000 grant. Blazing Griffin have used the Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) funds, awarded by Scottish Enterprise, to establish a post-production facility at their new Glasgow premises. The facility...


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24

October

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US life sciences firm BioClavis sets up base in Glasgow

BioClavis has announced the planned creation of 43 new jobs with a £10.5 million investment supported by Scottish Enterprise. Bioclavis is a new spin-out from Californian molecular profiling company Biospyder, to be based at the Clinical Innovation Zone at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, creating 43 new jobs. BioSpyder’s...


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13

October

Architectural excellence continues for City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College’s new City campus on Glasgow’s Cathedral Street has scooped yet another architectural award for the super college. The building, which is the larger of the twin site college and has already scooped five architectural titles, won Major Building Project of the Year at this year’s...


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12

October

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Best-ever September passenger numbers for Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest September on record after more than 972,900 people travelled through its doors, representing a 4.1% increase on last year’s passenger numbers. EU scheduled services increased by 15% on the same period last year thanks to additional capacity and strong demand on a number...


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