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Community Council News

  • MCTCC Meeting – 26 January 2021
    Everyone who lives in the Merchant City & Trongate area is warmly invited to join us for our Community Council Meeting on 26 January 2021. The meeting is held via Zoom – send us an email to receive the registration link. Agenda All timings are approximate and are subject to change – please feel free […]
  • MCTCC Meeting Minutes – 27 October 2020
  • MCTCC Meeting – 24 November 2020
    Our next Community Council meeting will be held at 7pm on Tuesday 24th November via Zoom. Welcome by Chair (Duncan MacLaren) Apologies Presentation by Ian Elder (GCC) on the latest developments in the District Regeneration Framework now that the baseline phase is almost completed. Minutes of the last meeting, approval and action points. Please review […]

Health & Wellbeing News

  • COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Centres in Glasgow
    Mass vaccination centres are being set up in large Glasgow venues to help protect communities against COVID-19. New facilities with capacity to vaccinate up to 1000 people a day will be created in Glasgow Life venues in Drumchapel, Castlemilk, Easterhouse and Barmulloch. They will supplement vaccinations which are already underway at the Louisa Jordan Hospital […]
  • NHS Scotland – Get the Right Care in the Right Place
    The way we access urgent care has changed. To protect us and the NHS, it’s important you know how to get the right care, in the right place. If we all use NHS services wisely, we can keep well this winter and get the care we need quickly, safely and as close to home as […]
  • Glasgow Helps – Emergency Services available over the festive period 2020
    Glasgow Helps have produced the attached list of emergency services available over the 2020 festive period, covering: Food banks and food parcels Food pantries Hot Meals Christmas Day Helplines The list has been compiled by Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector – please contact them with any additions or amendments

Planning Applications

Recently Decided Applications

  • 19/03665/PPP – Candleriggs
    Erection of mixed use development, comprising hotels (Class 7 and sui generis), including ancillary leisure, gym, event, business space and offices, residential flats (sui generis), retail (Class 1), offices (Class 2), restaurants (Class 3), public houses (sui generis) and composite restaurants/public houses with associated car parking, access, landscaping, public realm and engineering/infrastructure works.

Decided Planning Applications history

Current Public Consultations

  • Last Chance to comment – Student Accommodation
    Last chance to submit your views on Glasgow City Council’s consultation on purpose-built student accommodation – comments close this Friday, 22 January Please submit your views to help ensure higher standards for future development & a more positive impact on our community https://www.glasgowconsult.co.uk/KMS/dmart.aspx
  • How Good are Glasgow’s Places? Feed into the new City Development Plan
    22 October 2020 – Glasgow City Council is preparing a new City Development Plan and they want to hear your views on what it should say. They are working with their partners, The Future Fox to host an online engagement called Placebuilder. It is designed to help them understand the experiences and ideas of Glasgow’s […]
  • 7 October 2020 – Glasgow – a new vision for transport, people and place – webinar
    Glasgow: a new vision for transport, people and placeOrganised by Landor LINKSWednesday  7th October: 10.00 – 12.00  Glasgow City Council is holding a Public Conversation on the city’s transport future, to help inform and shape new transport plans for the City.  Join this webinar on People and Place on 7thOctober 2020 and be part of the conversation. […]
  • Connecting Communities – Public Conversation
    21 September 2020 Glasgow City Council is preparing a set of new transport plans for the City – an overarching Glasgow Transport Strategy, a City Centre Transformation Plan and Liveable Neighbourhoods Plan. A Public Conversation on the city’s transport future will run for six weeks from 21stSeptember to 30th October 2020. The aim of this public engagement is to […]
  • Consultation on Licensing of Short Term Lets
    The Scottish Government have launched a consultation on the licensing of short term lets: https://www.gov.scot/news/regulation-of-short-term-lets/ The Scottish Government’s proposals include a mandatory licensing scheme to ensure that all short-term lets are safe and to address issues faced by neighbours. The regulations, if passed by Parliament, would come into force by April 2021. These would also […]

Road Closures

  • Road Closures for Filming – Parnie St, King St, Chisholm St (25 and 26 January 2021)
    There will be filming of “Guilt” taking place on 25 and 26 January 2021, as follows: From 15:00hrs on the 25 January 2021 until 22:00hrs on the 26 January 2021Prohibition of waiting, loading and unloading for all vehicles • Parnie Street  between New Wynd and Chisholm Street• King Street between Osborne Street and Trongate (east side only)• Chisholm […]
  • Road Closures from 13/12 to 18/12
    There will be several road closures this week to allow filming of “Guilt” to take place: From 15:00hrs on the 13 December 2020 until 23:00hrs on the 14 December 2020 and From 15:00hrs on the 16 December 2020 until 19:00hrs on the 18 December 2020Prohibition of waiting, loading and unloading for all vehicles • Parnie Street […]
  • Candleriggs closure 9 December
    Candleriggs will be closed on Wednesday 9th December for one day.
  • Road closures for filming week commencing 7 December 2020
    There will be various temporary road closures in and around the Area from Monday 7 December to 18 December. This is to allow filming to take place. Full details of the restrictions are on the Council website https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/article/19741/Event-Road-Restrictions?fbclid=IwAR0ZwZPAedMpGflnGbqYD4dts7yXW-6A5J6rvAhtY2WitqaxMle-p5kJUqA
  • Road Closures – 17 to 19 November
    Filming of “Guilt” is taking place around the city centre next week, with some waiting and loading restrictions. A number of pavements also require pedestrian passage to be restricted with appropriate signs and stewards to maintain social distancing guidelines. Traffic will also be held by the use of stop and go traffic management contractors during […]