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24

Nov

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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13

Jul

Smarter living on Glasgow’s horizon

Glasgow has recently received €4.1 million for the development of sustainable solutions in a new smart street district in the city. The grant was awarded as part of the EU Horizon 2020 programme and is for demonstration projects where Information and Communication Technology (ICT), energy and mobility are being...


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08

Jun

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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03

Feb

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

Feb

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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25

Jan

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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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19

Jan

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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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24

Nov

Emmy award-winning Glasgow-based media tech firm expands to meet strong global demand

ThinkAnalytics, the global leader in content recommendations and search for the world’s largest TV and entertainment providers, is to expand its Glasgow base with the creation of 23 new technical jobs ThinkAnalytics, the global leader in content recommendations and search for the world’s largest TV and entertainment providers, is...


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18

May

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New report positions Glasgow among world’s conferencing elite

Official figures released today (Wednesday, May 18) have reaffirmed Glasgow’s status as one of the world’s leading business tourism destinations. A new report issued by meetings industry body the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) shows that Glasgow attracted more international delegates in 2015 than major competitors including New...


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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...Read More

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...Read More

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...Read More

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