Glasgow City Council

Compulsory purchase to bring two empty Govanhill homes back into productive use

The promotion of the compulsory purchase of two empty homes in Govanhill has been agreed by Glasgow City Council. The purchases of these pr

Published 18 June 2020

Govan organisations receive £100,000 to help local people through coronavirus issues

Organisations working hard to help the Govan community fight coronavirus have now received a total of £100,000 to turbo-charge their efforts to deliver assistance to local people.

Published 15 June 2020

Scottish public sector partners report on feasibility of basic income pilot

Partners involved in exploring the feasibility of a Citizens Basic Income (CBI) pilot in Scotland have concluded that a CBI pilot is desirable but involves “significant challenges”.

Published 11 June 2020

Glasgow granted over £4.5m to make homes more energy-efficient

Glasgow City Council has been granted nearly £4.75 million of funding to help make its homes more energy-efficient.

Published 4 June 2020

Partick Thistle Charitable Trust delivers 9,000 meals during coronavirus crisis

Partick Thistle Charitable Trust (PTCT) has delivered 9,000 meals locally to help vulnerable communities during coronavirus crisis.

Published 18 May 2020

Dennistoun apartments application refused

Glasgow City Council has rejected plans to build 46 flats on a vacant site in Dennistoun. 

Published 12 May 2020

Revised plans submitted for Glasgow flats

Gosal Properties has submitted revised plans to convert an empty B-listed Glasgow city centre building into serviced apartments. 

Published 12 May 2020

Glasgow groups share community canal funding

Boat taxis and trips, community food events and an outdoor classroom for children are just some of the innovative local projects to benefit from funding from The Heritage Project Fund to bring the unique heritage of north Glasgow’s canal to life.

Published 1 May 2020

Housing associations to acquire council land in Glasgow

Ten council-owned sites across Glasgow are to be sold to housing associations to ensure the delivery of affordable homes continues post lockdown.

Published 27 April 2020

Glasgow hub offers help to hundreds during coronavirus crisis

Hundreds of people are being helped via a new Glasgow phone line launched for city residents who are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 20 April 2020

Queens Cross Housing Association launches community food deliveries

Families in north-west Glasgow are taking part in a healthy meal project over the coming weeks with a home delivery service launched by Queens Cross Housing Association.

Published 9 April 2020

COP26 UN climate change conference postponed

The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed due to COVID-19.

Published 2 April 2020

Glasgow City Council suspends voluntary redundancy scheme

Glasgow City Council’s plan to introduce a voluntary redundancy scheme for up 1,500 members of staff has been suspended due to the coronavirus crisis.

Published 27 March 2020

Emergency hotel accommodation secured for all rough sleepers in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has reached a deal to provide hotel accommodation for all of the city’s rough sleepers amid the coronavirus crisis.

Published 26 March 2020

Govanhill landlord blocks vital repairs to tenement

A landlord in Govanhill has prevented vital repairs from being carried out at the Westmoreland Street close.

Published 24 March 2020