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  • Clean up
    Clean Glasgow volunteers in Hillhead litter-pick

    A team of 13 volunteers turned out to help clean up the streets of Hillhead this week. Residents, students and neighbourhood improvement volunteers joined in for the Clean Glasgow litter-pick in Gibson Street, Bank Street and Otago Street. Hillhead local Graeme Bald helped lead...

    • Posted 1 year ago
  • Water main repair in Great Western Road

    Traffic is still disrupted on a short section of Great Western Road in Hillhead today. Scottish Water have repaired a burst water main between Hillhead Street and Southpark Avenue, which happened this morning during work by a...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Power – and the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival

    This year’s Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival was launched today with power the theme at the heart of more than 300 events staged throughout Scotland. The theatre, film, literature and music programmes will explore the nature...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Campaign to save Kelvin Park Early Years Centre steps up

    The campaign to save Kelvin Park Early Years Centre argue a proposal to close the nursery is an unnecessary measure that threatens a vital resource – with the problem of overcrowding at adjoining Hillhead primary school yet to be addressed by a catchment overhaul. And...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Community councils diary dates

    Summer’s not over yet but it’s not just the schools that will start gearing up for a new term soon – so will our community councils … Community councils have statutory rights of consultation so that means they play...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • This weekend’s action

    It’s a busy day for our rugby sides tomorrow as Glasgow Hawks prepare for their home clash at Old Anniesland against Melrose in the RBS Premiership (ko 2.30pm). Hillhead Jordanhill aim to maintain their place as pacesetters...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Southpark House … a faded star

    Southpark House, a University of Glasgow building at 64-66 Southpark Avenue, was built around 1850 as a double villa in what was then called Ann Street, writes RONNIE SCOTT. It was one of many large family houses...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    A Gothic gem: Kelvinside-Hillhead Church

    RONNIE SCOTT on Kelvinside-Hillhead Parish Church, Observatory Road. Hillhead Parish Church began in 1871 in a temporary iron structure in a field in front of what is now Athole Gardens, just off Byres Road. The expanding population...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    A monumental talent: Alasdair Gray and the Hillhead mural

    RUTH ALLEN talks to writer and artist Alasdair Gray about the creation of the magnificent Hillhead subway mural. When Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) was recently given the nod and the finances to modernise the Glasgow Subway,...

    • Posted 5 years ago