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  • Kibble Palace Botanic Gardens Glasgow
    The Botanic Gardens – 10 things you possibly didn’t know

    The hugely-popular Botanic Gardens are 200 this year and the anniversary will be marked by a special celebration on Saturday, May 20, writes Ginny Clark. It’s a great chance to find out more about the glorious gardens,...

    • Posted 12 months ago
  • Bonanza annual sale at St John’s Renfield

    St John’s Renfield Church are holding their annual sale on Saturday (Nov 8) in aid of the church boiler fund. In what organisers describe as a “gargantuan” sale there will be toys, books, items of jewellery and a special attraction of Discarded Treasures from...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    100 years ago today – The Sterner Game

    Glasgow Accies’ last match of the 1913-14 season took place on March 28 at historic Hamilton Crescent, Partick, beating old city rivals West of Scotland 27-8, writes Hugh Barrow. 100 years ago today on September 7 1914 this letter, pictured,...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    The Indian Platform

    The Indian Platform, 1051 Great Western Rd, G12 0XP 0141 There is already a cosmopolitan buzz to the distinctive address where you’ll find the Indian Platform, located upstairs from the The Italian Bistro, in the 1896 Italianate-villa...

    • Posted 4 years ago
  • St John'sRenfield
    St John’s Renfield … a modern merger

    St John’s Renfield Church of Scotland, in Beaconsfield Road, was planned by one church and dedicated by another, writes RONNIE SCOTT. In 1927, a congregation of the United Free Church of Scotland held an architectural competition for...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Kelvinside House: A towering success

    Kelvinside House, writes RONNIE SCOTT, was a suitably grand mansion for the Laird of Kelvinside. Situated at the corner of Cleveden Road and Beaconsfield Road, Kelvinside House was built in 1874 for John Brown Montgomerie Fleming, the owner of the...

    • Posted 5 years ago
  • Redlands
    Redlands House: Engineered to impress

    Redlands House – the former Redlands Hospital on Lancaster Crescent – was once the jewel of Kelvinside, writes RONNIE SCOTT. James Buchanan Mirrlees (1822-1903), an engineer who made his name and his fortune manufacturing cane sugar machinery, and...

    • Posted 5 years ago