03

February

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

February

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

February

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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30

January

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New Look and Name for SECC

The Scottish Exhibition + Conference Centre (SECC) is being renamed and rebranded the ‘Scottish Event Campus’. The new name acknowledges that the venue has developed over a period of more than 30 years – with the Armadillo and The SSE Hydro added to the site.  In addition, live entertainment...


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26

January

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Funding boost for pioneering project at Kelvingrove Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has received a substantial award from The Hunter Foundation to build on the success of The Centre of New Enlightenment (TCoNE) and design a pioneering, interactive learning experience accessible to all visitors.  The first stage of the redesign is underway as Glasgow Museums appoint...


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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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