Glasgow City Council



Glasgow landlord fined £270 for trying to collect rent illegally

A Glasgow landlord has been fined after he demanded rent from a tenant despite having been issued a council ban.

Published 9 October 2019

City Building welcomes 60 new apprentices

Glasgow construction firm City Building has recruited 60 new craft trade apprentices, helping to tackle the industry’s skills gap and creating valuable job opportunities for young people across Glasgow.

Published 8 October 2019

Glasgow City Council helps homeless people claim over £500,000 in benefits

Homeless people have been helped by Glasgow City Council to apply for more than £500,000 in benefits.

Published 3 October 2019

Shelter Scotland begins court action against Glasgow City Council

Shelter Scotland’s bid for a judicial review into Glasgow City Council’s “unlawful practice of denying homeless people temporary accommodation” will begin today.

Published 2 October 2019

Glasgow City Council sets carbon neutral target for 2030

Glasgow City Council has announced that the city has been set a target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

Published 27 September 2019

Glasgow City Council hosts refugee homelessness event

Glasgow City Council and the Scottish Refugee Council (SRC) hosted an event on the impact of homelessness on refugees yesterday.

Published 26 September 2019

Glasgow City Council launches multi-million pound communities fund

Glasgow City Council has launched a communities fund worth more than £60 million which is open to eligible third sector, voluntary and community organisations across the city.

Published 24 September 2019

New Gorbals Housing Association hosts UN Conference

New Gorbals Housing Association hosted the first full day of activities of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) conference on City Living on September 12th.

Published 20 September 2019

Glasgow construction firm City Building returns £9.1m to city partners as turnover increases

Glasgow construction firm City Building has increased the amount it returns to its partners, Glasgow City Council and Wheatley Group, contributing £9.1 million to be reinvested in public services and social housing across the city.

Published 17 September 2019

Govanhill Housing Association reaches 300th property in buy and repair programme

Govanhill Housing Association’s bid to improve living conditions in the area reached another milestone this week with the purchase of its 300th property.

Published 12 September 2019

Glasgow to host UN climate conference next year

Glasgow has been officially named as host for the United Nations climate talks in November 2020.

Published 11 September 2019

Shelter Scotland hits crowdfund target of £15,000 to cover Glasgow City Council legal action

Shelter Scotland’s crowdfunding campaign to raise money to help meet the legal costs for taking Glasgow City Council to court has hit its initial £15,000 target within two weeks.

Published 5 September 2019

Glasgow to host UN conference on city living next week

A United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) conference on city living will be held in Glasgow on September 11-13.

Published 5 September 2019

Partick Housing Association secures £13m funding to build new homes

After securing £13 million in funding from Allia C&C, Partick Housing Association will build more than 140 new homes in the west end of Glasgow over the next five years.

Published 4 September 2019

International summit calls for humanitarian safety net for households not entitled to benefits

At a major international summit taking place in Glasgow this week, the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council and international charities will call for the Home Office to enable a humanitarian safety net in Scotland for those who sought refugee protection and are unable to receive homelessness support because of their immigration status.

Published 4 September 2019