15

June

Glasgow secures funding for innovative solar car park

An ambitious plan to transform a city car park into a solar power centre has secured £940,000 from a European Commission fund focused on pioneering research and innovation. The award from the EU Horizon 2020 fund will go towards building a huge canopy of solar panels above the council-owned...


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14

June

Glasgow set for Scotland’s first Low Emission Zone

Glasgow is forging a path towards cleaner air, as timescales for Scotland’s first Low Emission Zone, were today agreed by councillors at the City Administration Committee. Proposals to introduce an LEZ in Glasgow city centre by the end of 2018 were given the go ahead by committee in September...


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11

June

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Glasgow celebrates busiest May on record for Business Tourism

More than 22,000 delegates came to Glasgow over the last month, making it the city’s busiest May on record for business tourism, providing an estimated £25.5 million boost to the local economy. Conferences in May started with the arrival of 7,000 attendees at the All Energy Conference and Exhibition,...


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17

May

Glasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority sign MOU

Glasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority have signed a partnership agreement that will see the two cities work together to jointly petition China’s main airlines to establish a direct air link in the future between the West of Scotland and the Chinese powerhouse city of Shanghai. Glasgow Airport and...


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19

April

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Vision for new Glasgow office development unveiled

M&G Real Estate has unveiled plans for its new £100 million office development in the heart of Glasgow’s city centre at 33 Cadogan Street – The Grid. Providing 277,500 sq ft of Grade A space over 12 levels, The Grid will be a welcome boost to the city’s commercial...


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18

April

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Glasgow named world’s Best Small City for hosting sporting events

Glasgow has retained its place in the world’s top five Ultimate Sports Cities of 2018 and also won the award for the world’s Best Small City for hosting sporting events. The announcement took place at an award ceremony in Bangkok where the SportAccord Convention is taking place. The SportBusiness Ultimate...


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28

March

Lufthansa begins daily service between Glasgow and Frankfurt

Lufthansa has further expanded connections between Glasgow and Germany with a new daily flight to Frankfurt. Lufthansa already flies from Glasgow to Munich five times per week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and the new route to Frankfurt further underlines the airline’s commitment to Glasgow. Lufthansa serves...


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21

March

Scotland’s first Low Emission Zone starts to take shape

Glasgow plans to have Scotland’s first Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in place as 2018 draws to a close. The new zone, covering the city centre, is due to come into effect at 23:59 on 31 December 2018. It will mark the start of a journey which will ultimately lead...


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20

March

Glasgow calls upon the world to help tackle a local challenge with circular economy solutions

Circle Lab, a new crowdsourcing platform that challenges a global audience to create circular solutions will open for entries on Monday (19 March). Circular Glasgow, an initiative of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, is hosting the first challenge on the platform, aimed at boosting circular business solutions around major events...


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02

March

Media Zoo finds place in Glasgow’s Merchant City

The creative comms powerhouse has acquired a new Glasgow creative hub in Merchant City In a major expansion, Media Zoo has purchased nearly 6,600 sq. ft. of creative office/studio space in Glasgow’s imposing 19th Century former County Buildings and Courthouses. The firm claimed that the Merchant City’s “vibrant young workforce and...


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Record year for international visitors to Glasgow

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University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde establish the Glasgow Health Sciences Partnership

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Barclays announces 2,500 new jobs for Glasgow

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