Here is the latest news from the City Centre Regeneration Team

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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THE HIP HOP MARIONETTES HAVE GONE

Last week the Hip Hop Marionettes, familiar faces on John Street and a part of the City Centre Mural Trail, disappeared as the redevelopment of the site started as part of the ongoing investment in Glasgow. While they were here, they made a piece of unused city centre land something that people came to see…

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GLASGOW WINTER NIGHT SHELTER

The Glasgow Winter Night Shelter is a facility that runs every night from 1 December 2018 to 31 March 2019 for those who are in need of a place to sleep. The shelter is located at 35 East Campbell Street, just off the Gallowgate and is close to the city centre. The Shelter has a capacity of 40 beds, but more often than not it doesn’t reach capacity.

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AN AUTISM FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS IN GLASGOW

With only five weeks to Christmas, Glasgow is gearing up for another fun-filled, festive celebration for all the family. In line with our Autism Aware Glasgow project, we want to ensure all the family can experience and enjoy the Christmas period – and a lot of our project partners are getting involved!

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BUZZ AND THE COLLABORATIVE CITY CENTRE

One thing I love about Glasgow city centre is the buzz: people everywhere, events in the street, new places to visit. In my professional life as an urban planner, I’m really interested in how to help make that buzz even better. Planning is often thought of as a legalistic activity, regulating new development.

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COWORKING FOR THE GOOD OF THE CITY

The way we work is changing – and changing rapidly. Some recent research was reported that apparently only 6% of people now work a regular 9-5. Now, these could be skewed statistics where it turns out the clear majority are working regular hours but it happens to be 9-5:30 or 8:30-5…

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