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EUROPEAN COMMISSION NAMES GLASGOW CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ‘CENTRE’ OF UK

Glasgow has today been announced as the no.1 cultural and creative centre in the UK. The European Commission (EC) conducted a study that ranked 190 cities in 30 European countries on various factors. Following in the top five were London, Bristol, Brighton and Manchester, with Edinburgh just missing out in sixth place. The report said: "Glasgow … Continue reading EUROPEAN COMMISSION NAMES GLASGOW CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ‘CENTRE’ OF UK

£11.5 MILLION FUND EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES

Glasgow Kelvin community groups are set to benefit from new Scottish Government funding to tackle poverty and inequality. Around 250 community groups, social enterprises and charities across Scotland will receive a share of £11.5 million in 2019-20 through the Scottish Government’s Investing in Communities Fund. Projects across Glasgow Kelvin, such as Annexe Communities, Queens Cross … Continue reading £11.5 MILLION FUND EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES

SNP DELIVERING FOR GLASGOW KELVIN ON POLICE NUMBERS

TORIES LAGGING BEHIND SNP MSP Sandra White has challenged the Tories to match the ambition shown by the SNP on police numbers. New statistics laid bare the stark contrast between rising police numbers in Scotland since the SNP took power and sinking numbers in England and Wales under the Tories. Figures published this week show … Continue reading SNP DELIVERING FOR GLASGOW KELVIN ON POLICE NUMBERS

ScotGov Announces Business Rates Relief for Bottle Recycling

First Minister announces support for shops tackling throwaway culture. Retailers required to accept the return of single-use drinks containers could qualify for rates relief, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. In May, Ministers announced their plans for a Deposit Return Scheme which would see all shops that sell bottles or cans of drink reimburse customers … Continue reading ScotGov Announces Business Rates Relief for Bottle Recycling

SANDRA WHITE MSP WELCOMES NEW FUNDING FOR CARE EXPERIENCED YOUNG PEOPLE

Sandra White has welcomed news that care experienced young people in Glasgow will benefit from £2,404,800 of funding.  The Scottish Government announced today (Friday) that the Care Experienced Children and Young People fund would increase from £8 million to £12 million in this academic year.  The fund is designed to support the educational attainment of young … Continue reading SANDRA WHITE MSP WELCOMES NEW FUNDING FOR CARE EXPERIENCED YOUNG PEOPLE