Archive for the ‘Creative Industries’ Category

25

Aug

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The National Film and Television School to establish new branch in Glasgow

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is to set up a Scottish base in Glasgow. The new NFTS facility is being established in partnership with BBC Scotland and will be based at the corporation’s Glasgow Pacific Quay headquarters and Dumbarton studios. The plan has been announced by First...


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09

Aug

Glasgow hailed for its good practice as a co-operative city

The city has been held up as an example to others for its work developing credit unions and implementing more co-operative ways of working The city of Glasgow has been recognised by European development body URBACT for its support of co-operatives, including credit unions. URBACT is the European programme for tackling the challenges...


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16

Jun

Council gives green light to progress waterfront projects on the Clyde

Council’s Executive Committee today (15 June) gave its approval to finalising legal agreements between the council and Peel Holdings Limited that will allow further regeneration of the banks of the River Clyde. The Executive Committee’s decision points the way forward to successful working between the council and its waterfront...


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06

Jun

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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17

Feb

Council to develop city centre Innovation District

Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (16 February) approved a proposal to support the development of an Innovation District in the city centre. Two innovation districts have been identified in Glasgow – in the Merchant City and the West End, anchored around the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow –...


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13

Feb

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Glasgow Film Office helped to generate over £16 million for city’s economy in 2016

Glasgow City Council’s Glasgow Film Office (GFO) made a substantial contribution to the local economy in 2016, with £16.38 million generated by film, broadcast and advertising productions in the city.  This was a significantly higher figure than 2015’s £10.22 million. Since its creation in 1997 with the aim of...


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26

Jan

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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

Jan

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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23

Jan

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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18

May

The Tontine will make the Glasgow city region a leader in innovation

A new centre of innovation – The Tontine – which will inject £53.6million into the economy of the Glasgow city region, was opened today (18 May).  This is the first Glasgow City Region City Deal project to be completed in the city. The building was opened by Councillor Frank...


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Glasgow named Scottish university of the year

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