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  • Queen Margaret Drive sizzles in sunshine festival

    Queen Margaret Drive sizzled on Sunday as local people filled the sealed-off street for a fun-packed festival. But in addition to the street play, stalls, the Big Street Ceilidh, music and performance, was the official launch of the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Queen Margaret Drive Community: Workshops and fundraisers this month

    Queen Margaret Drive Community is stepping up their paving fundraising campaign – and have also set up two street-scape workshops with sustainable transport charity Sustrans. Sustrans work with families, communities, policy-makers and partner organisations to enable people to travel...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Weekend festival fun with FORK and QMD

    West End Festival fun continues this weekend with the spotlight on the Friends of the River Kelvin Summer Gala tomorrow (Saturday, June 20) and the Queen Margaret Drive Street Festival (Sunday, June 21). The FORK  Summer Gala takes...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Kelpies come home – as G20 heritage exhibition launches local fundraising

    The Kelpies – or as one person tweeted, the “baby Kelpies” – are home again and standing on guard at the entrance of the Kibble Palace in the Botanics, writes Ginny Clark. Known as the Kelpies maquettes,...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Buckingham, Hamilton and Ruskin: Two days to respond over BBC site

    Buckingham, Hamilton and Ruskin Residents’ Association are responding to more plans for the development site next to the former BBC on Queen Margaret Drive. And they are urging people living in the area who feel strongly about the proposals not to miss the Glasgow city...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Queen Margaret Drive: Temporary water supply shutdown

    The water supply to homes and businesses in the Queen Margaret Drive closure area will have their water supplies temporarily shut down from 8pm on Thursday night (Jan 22) until 2am Friday as part of Scottish Water’s waste network improvements. Buildings affected...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Queen Margaret Drive local access – Glasgow city council statement

    For local residents and businesses – especially those worried about cones at Oban Drive – this statement from Glasgow city council underlines the fact that local access is still available in the streets off Queen Margaret Drive. The emphasis...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Scottish Water statement on disruption at Queen Margaret Drive

    Following the meeting yesterday morning where local people raised concerns about the six-week road closure of Queen Margaret Drive, Scottish Water released this statement in the afternoon. A Scottish Water spokesman said: “The work can be done only with the...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Queen Margaret Drive: ‘we’re open for business’

    More than 100 angry residents and business owners packed into Zensation restaurant this morning to discuss the impact of the Queen Margaret Drive road closure, writes Ginny Clark. The six-week closure, starting today, is to allow vital sewer work by Scottish Water...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Queen Margaret Drive closure details

    A six-week closure of Queen Margaret Drive will be frustrating for local residents, shops and travellers – but the vital sewer work by Scottish Water will reduce the risk of flooding. The £150,000 project will start on January 12 to link...

    • Posted 3 years ago