Councillor Susan Aitken (centre) with residents and staff from Cromwell Sheltered Housing complex May Lyttle, William McMillan, Dennis McGowan, Jane Drummond and Lilian Kerr More than 15,000 older Glaswegians are set to benefit from a £100 winter warmer thanks to Glasgow City Council’s Affordable
A tenement building in Glasgow partially collapsed overnight as Storm Ophelia battered the UK and Ireland yesterday. Firefighters were called to the unoccupied Albert Road tenement in Crosshill at about 4 am on Tuesday morning after reports of debris falling into the street. Brickwork and windows on
The provision of services for homeless people in Glasgow is to be further depleted after a night shelter announced it is to close on a Tuesday and Wednesday night. The city’s Hamish Allan Centre, where people are assessed for a bed, will cut back on its emergency out-of-hours services from next we
Glasgow City Council has announced the appointment of Keepmoat Homes as its preferred developer for the provision of more than 800 new homes through the residential development at the Sighthill Transformational Regeneration Area (TRA) in the city. The residential development will feature 826 new hom
Cladding used on a set of tower blocks in Glasgow will be inspected as the local authority continues its progress to identify and test buildings believed to contain aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding. Last week it was revealed residents in two of the blocks at the Glasgow Harbour developmen
The Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group A panel of homelessness experts from across Scotland met for the first time on Thursday as work to address the challenges of rough sleeping, and how temporary accommodation can best be utilised, officially got underway.
Image of the Grenfell Tower fire courtesy of Natalie Oxford via Twitter Glasgow City Council has been criticised in the Scottish Parliament, after it emerged that the extent of the combustible cladding used in the city should be known by Friday.
Combustible cladding has been found in 57 private high-rise properties in Glasgow though it is understood that the total number of flats affected is likely to be in the low hundreds. Glasgow City Council made the admission after Holyrood's local government and communities committee was told earlier
Work on the first phase of a £5.12 million improvement programme for almost 200 homes in the Priesthill area of Glasgow has now been completed. Glasgow City Council, which part-funded the improvements, was asked to intervene when concerns were raised by residents and elected members about the condi
Combustible cladding has been found in some private high-rise properties in Glasgow but neither the owners, residents or the fire service have been informed, MSPs have been told. Glasgow City Council planning official, Raymond Barlow, told MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s local government and com
Partick Housing Association has started work on its latest project to provide much needed affordable homes in the heart of Partick, by transforming the site of the former St Peter’s Primary School. Iain Nicolson, chair of the Association’s investment committee, said: “There is a real shortage