Here is the latest news from the City Centre Regeneration Team

CITY CENTRE DEFIBRILLATORS

For the health and safety of staff and visitors, Glasgow City Council have taken the decision to install fully automated external defibrillators within the city centre. This could be crucial in saving lives for those who suffer a sudden cardiac arrest. Without immediate action, the survival rate is strikingly low. In Scotland, only 1/20 people survive to leave hospital.

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LANE ACTIVATION FUND UPDATE

The Glasgow City Centre Team are keen to activate the lanes in the City Centre and to help achieve this, grants of up to £5,000 are available to people or groups that want to hold events in city centre lanes. The fund has been created to enable businesses and communities to work with artists and the creative industries

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INDEPENDENT RETAIL FUND RE-LAUNCHED

The Independent Retail Fund (IRF) provides support to independent shops on the High Street and Saltmarket, one of the oldest and most historically significant thoroughfares in Glasgow. The appearance of shopfronts and the buildings in which they reside has a considerable impact and influence on

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(Y)OUR CITY, (Y)OUR BROOMIELAW

We are now 21 days into the consultation period for the (Y)our Broomielaw District Regeneration Framework, and the level of response has been encouraging. It is essential to get as much feedback as possible on the action plan and what the priorities should be so that this can translates into the implementation of the plan

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KEEPING THE CITY MOVING

With the cold spell continuing the following information will be useful in the weeks ahead. Glasgow City Council is responsible for maintaining over 1900km of carriageway and 3100km of footways and footpaths. What is our aim? The Council’s aim is to provide an effective and efficient winter maintenance service that, helps to ensure the safe passage of …

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