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  • Katie Morag author Mairi Hedderwick backs North Kelvin Meadow

    As the Children’s Wood prepares for tomorrow’s (Sunday, June 1, 11-4pm) Katie Morag inspired Highland Games and Gala author Mairi Hedderwick has given her support to the North Kelvin Meadow campaign. Campaigners are objecting to plans for the...

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  • North Kelvin Meadow in new plea over housing proposal

    Campaigners are stepping up their objections to plans for the development of 100 houses in North Kelvin Meadow – part of the Proposed City Development Plan now published for consultation by Glasgow City Council. The North Kelvin Meadow, including the Children’s...

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  • Friends of Kelvingrove Park – the Bandstand’s true heroes

    A shout of frustration, not protest, rang out at today’s re-opening ceremony for the Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, writes Ginny Clark. The official unveiling of this much-loved and now beautifully refurbished Bandstand was marked by grand speeches and some fantastic...

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    Kelvingrove Bandstand – open once again

    After 15 years and a £2.1million transformation the Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre officially re-opens this morning. Lord Provost of Glasgow, Councillor Sadie Docherty will cut the ribbon at 10am to kick-off an official and long-awaited launch that will...

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  • Culture Clash @ Bohub – art goes live

    Multi-disciplinary arts venue Bohub today features Culture Clash, an exciting live art event bringing together artwork, music and dance – all day until 8pm this evening. Local artist Marianne Vosloo explains: “There will be a group show of artwork, two turntable...

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  • Buckingham, Hamilton and Ruskin garden party

    Anyone living in Buckingham Terrace, Hamilton Drive, Ruskin Terrace and Ruskin Place area should come along to this Sunday’s garden party. It’s a chance to meet your neighbours, enjoy the ‘drinks and nibbles’ – and swap plants and cuttings. But...

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  • Games volunteers join Glasgow Mela

    An army of volunteers recruited to welcome visitors to the Commonwealth Games will be given a test run at the Mela festival. Up to 1500 Host City Volunteers are being enlisted to provide the warmest of welcomes during...

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    Glasgow Mela – a Red Hot programme

    The Glasgow Mela returns for its 24th consecutive year over June 7-8 with organisers insisting it will be the “biggest and best” yet. The colourful free event will bring a host of talented performers from all over the world to Glasgow’s...

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  • The Wind Rises – beautiful and mesmerising … but heart-breaking

    Evocative and “dreamy”, The Wind Rises will mesmerise, writes Ruth Allen. THE WIND RISES (Run time: 126mins; Director: Hayao Miyazaki; Voice Cast: Hideaki Anno, Mioro Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Masahiko Nishimura, Stephen Alpert, Morio Kazama). Synopsis: Jiro dreams...

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  • Hawks Player of the Year – Haddon McPherson

    Glasgow Hawks recognised the achievements of the squad and individual players in season 2013-14 at their awards ceremony and annual ball at the Grosvenor Hilton on Saturday, writes Alex Gordon. The ceremony follows a successful season that saw the...

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