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53 min ago | Evening Times

Upgraded towpaths are a hit

Work has been completed on a 435,000 project to upgrade the 3.5km stretch between Knightswood and Kelvindale for cyclists and walkers.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Glasgow South and East Wood Today

Residents consulted on a road restriction plans

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Evening Times

SECC and Hydro given five stars

The Hydro and the SECC have been given five stars by Visit-Scotland after being assessed on everything from their decor and cleanliness to the attitude of their staff.

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Scotsman.com

Games 2014: Silence held for the victims of MH17

THE 298 victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash were remembered at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony with a silence led by Alex Salmond.

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Evening Times

1m fund will help save jobs

The Glasgow City Council scheme, developed in partnership with Strathclyde University, will offer funding and support to entrepreneurs and existing business owners to buy an established firm.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Milngavie Today

Don't forget to make your travel plans now for the Commonwealth Games

With only one day to go until the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games get under way, research indicates up to half the one million ticket holders still need to finalise or make plans for travel to their events.

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Hampshire Chronicle

A 17m for Scottish life sciences

Scotland's life sciences sector will receive a A 17 million boost from the UK Treasury, the Chancellor will announce.

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BBC News

Osborne to announce A 18m funding

Chancellor George Osborne is to announce A 18m of funding for life sciences and a new centre for business when he visits Glasgow later.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

A warm welcome to all our visitors

Archie Graham, the deputy leader of Glasgow City Council and the man with the responsibility within the council to deliver the Games, says that, with just two days to go, he can sense the excitement on the streets.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Joanna Blythman: Hutchesons 158 Ingram Street, Glasgow

The leaking roofs, the rising damp, the jaw-dropping heating bills, the constant pressure from developers to demolish and replace with something new that will last years, not decades or centuries.

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Sunday Herald

Dirty old towns: rising pollution on our streets

Average levels of nitrogen dioxide gas have shot up on Byres Road in Glasgow from 45 to 54 microgrammes per cubic metre from 2013 to the first half of this year.

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Sunday Herald

More staff ill at Games' village, bringing total to 53

A further five workers have been affected by a suspected norovirus outbreak at the Commonwealth Games athletes' village, taking the total to 53. A further five workers have been affected by a suspected norovirus outbreak at the Commonwealth Games athletes' village, taking the total to 53. Health officials said five members of the security workforce ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Newsday

Mandela 'prison book' goes on show

A book shared by Nelson Mandela and 33 other political prisoners at South Africa's notorious Robben Island jail is to go on show in Glasgow.

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Evening Times

Canvassing support for castle kids

LONG ago, when education triumphed over budget cuts, the enlightened folk at Glasgow City Council bought up a number of Scotland's great houses to use as outdoor education facilities.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sunday Herald

Agenda: Identifying impact of the legacy of the Games vital for city and beyond

In less than a week, the Commonwealth Games will commence and Glasgow will endeavour to deliver its largest and most complex event ever: In less than a week, the Commonwealth Games will commence and Glasgow will endeavour to deliver its largest and most complex event ever: a successful Games that will live on positively in the collective memory.

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Sunday Herald

Lord Provost announces appointment of new Poet Laureate for Glasgow

Councillor Sadie Docherty announced the appointment of Jim Carruth as Poet Laureate at a ceremony in Glasgow City Chambers.

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Evening Times

Armchair tour of city's sites

THEY are some of the best known buildings in Glasgow and now it is possible to tour them from the comfort of your armchair.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Evening Times

Matheson's vision and leadership was key

DESPITE our place as Scotland's biggest city and one of the key drivers of the UK economy, it often feels as if Glasgow doesn't get its fair share of funding and investment.

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Falkirk Herald

Will Falkirk's school timetable changes work?

A classroom 'revolution' has brought wide-ranging changes to schools in recent years: Curriculum for Excellence and a new exam system among the most high profile in the shake-up of Scotland's education system.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Evening Times

Parents call for nursery shake-up

The campaign group, Fair Funding for Our Kids, is demanding Glasgow City Council rethinks its strategy when it comes to buying places for youngsters in private nurseries.

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