Poverty Games – Video Footage

Poverty Games Torch Relay Comes to Glasgow: Full Story!

Should we tolerate our Council pouring millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money into a bottomless bucket for spending on a 10-day party while people face rising unemployment, welfare cuts, homelessness and poverty? Yesterday, 15 March 2012, local people and supporters…

East End Eye 4 – Out Now!

Issue 4 of the East End Eye – a ‘Dalmarnock special’ – is now available as a PDF online. The Eye is the paper voice of Glasgow Games Monitor 2014. We distribute the paper widely in the East End and across the city….

Vancouver Hands ‘Poverty Games’ Torch to Glasgow

Below is the press release we sent out to the media today. Apart from a BBC crew making a long-term documentary about the Games, none of them deigned to turn up – even after we’d done all the research they…

‘Poverty Games’ Torch March – Flyer

Download a flyer and spread the word…                                     Glasgow Games Monitor is hosting visitors from the Vancouver Poverty Olympics campaign here next week,…

Alex Salmond Claims He Will “Ensure” Modern Facility for Accord Users

In his recent letter to the East Carers Group, Mr Salmond said: “There is a real opportunity in the medium and long term to influence the shape of the new Aquatic Centre when it is adapted for community use following the…

Accord Carers Vow to Fight on After ‘Promise’ of New Facility in 2014

from: http://local.stv.tv/glasgow/ The Accord Centre in Dalmarnock is set to be demolished as carers continue their fight. Carers at an East End day centre earmarked for demolition have said that the First Minister’s pledge of a new facility in 2014…

“Poverty Games” torch comes to Glasgow – Thurs 15 March, 1pm Dalmarnock

Glasgow Games Monitor is hosting visitors from the Vancouver Poverty Olympics campaign here next week, to ‘hand over’ their Poverty Olympics Torch. The purpose of the event is to highlight the gross inequity produced by Games events: while millions in…