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    Researching your home’s history – new five-week course

    Who would live in a home like this? You can go ‘through the keyhole’ by researching the history of your home with the help of a new course that begins next week on Wednesday, May 5. This process can be both interesting...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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    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 2 years ago
  • A Mexican wave as Hawks hit the heights

    Scotland’s World Cup squad and Vern Cotter head for the altitude of the French Pyrenees and the rarified atmosphere of Font Romeu tomorrow, a venue long associated with preparation for athletic endeavour especially that of an endurance...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Refugee Festival Scotland – celebrating a diverse and welcoming West End

    Refugee Festival Scotland is back for its 15th year with an array of events designed to bring communities across Glasgow and the country together. Produced by the Scottish Refugee Council, the three-week festival from June 3-21 celebrates the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • University hosts solar eclipse event

    Local people are being invited to join University of Glasgow staff and students to safely observe the partial solar eclipse tomorrow (Friday, March 20). Experts from the University’s School of Physics and Astronomy will be on hand to explain...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Byres Road BIDs for revival – the countdown

    Byres Road traders are being urged to use their vote – with just three days left until the count that will determine if this area can become a Business Improvement District (BID). The process began by the...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Maggie Ritchie … and the love story that inspired Paris Kiss

    Maggie Ritchie’s honeymoon in Paris was the inspiration for her romantic historical novel to be published later this month (Feb 26). Paris Kiss is set in the studio of the legendary sculptor Auguste Rodin in 1880s Bohemian Paris. At the centre of the...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Family history: How to unravel the web

    Fascinated by family history – but unsure what resources there are are on the internet? A one-day course at the University of Glasgow, delivered by author and westendreport.com contributor Ronnie Scott, will help you navigate the web to find the...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Inside the architecture of Mackintosh: New exhibition at Hunterian

    A new exhibition opening at the Hunterian Art Gallery tomorrow will offer fresh insight into the architectural work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The exhibition’s opening also marks the culmination of a four-year research project at the University of Glasgow – The ‘Mackintosh Architecture:...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Tommy’s War – free events focus on city’s culture and history

    What was life like in Glasgow during the First World War? Find out at the first of four free events offered by the University of Glasgow at the end of this month to help celebrate the city’s hosting of the...

    • Posted 3 years ago