Public Housing Meeting, Tuesday 22nd April

Public Housing Meeting, Tuesday 22nd April

THE MEETING THEY TRIED TO BAN! HOUSING IS IN CRISIS: WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT? Public Meeting, Speakers and Discussion: 7-9pm, Tuesday 22nd April, St. Mungo’s Academy, 235 Crownpoint Road, Bridgeton, Glasgow, G40 2RA. All welcome!  The Commonwealth Games 2014…

Games Monitor on Newsnight Scotland

Games Monitor on Newsnight Scotland

A member of Glasgow Games Monitor 2014 appeared on Newsnight Scotland last night. The episode will be available on i player for the next six days. View episode here. For those who want more information on the claims we made…

Housing (and the Red Road Flats) [Primer #4]

Housing (and the Red Road Flats) [Primer #4]

Making a Spectacle out of a Crisis: Glasgow’s New Housing Blitzkrieg. The latest from the deranged world of Glasgow City Council and the Commonwealth Games 2014 committee is that five of the remaining high rises at Red Road are going…

Housing Meeting Blocked in Bridgeton!

Housing Meeting Blocked in Bridgeton!

Glasgow Games Monitor 2014 housing meeting blocked by Bridgeton Community Learning Campus (BCLC). The Board of Directors at Bridgeton Community Learning Campus (BCLC) have closed down the joint housing meeting booked by Glasgow Games Monitor 2014 and Unite Community Union for…

Public Housing Meeting, Tuesday 18th March, Bridgeton

Public Housing Meeting, Tuesday 18th March, Bridgeton

Housing is in Crisis: What Can We Do About It? Public Meeting, Speakers and Discussion: 7-9pm, Tuesday 18th March, Bridgeton Community Learning Campus, 68 Dale Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow, G40 4TL    The Commonwealth Games 2014 and the Clyde Gateway regeneration…

Bin the Bedroom Tax – Protest at Lib-dems UK national conference

Bin the Bedroom Tax – Protest at Lib-dems UK national conference

Story Credit: Grace Franklin/ Local Glasgow News A major protest against the ‘bedroom tax’ will be held on Saturday 14 September in Glasgow to coincide with Lib Dem Leader Nick Clegg speaking at his UK party’s conference in Glasgow. In…

East End Eye Issue 5

East End Eye Issue 5

The new issue of the East End Eye - a ‘Housing Special’ written for us by Glasgow Housing Action – is now available online. In a context of deepening attacks on welfare and the seemingly terminal reduction of social housing, we ask…

'The Golden Tenement' Free Talk

‘The Golden Tenement’ Free Talk

The Golden Tenement Talk 17 November 2012, 2 – 4pm, FREE Education Room, The People’s Palace This talk will explore the material and social legacy of mega-events such as the Olympic and Commonwealth Games with a focus on our buildings…

John Swinney Grilled in Dalmarnock Athletes Village

John Swinney Grilled in Dalmarnock Athletes Village

John Swinney, the SNP Cabinet secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth, had a bit of a surprise when he went to visit the flats for the new Athletes Village at the site where the Jaconelli family were evicted by Compulsory…

Evicted Gran's shock at Scottish Sun Scoop!

Evicted Gran’s shock at Scottish Sun Scoop!

Margaret Jaconelli was surprised today (26.07.2012) to find herself on the front page of the Scottish Sun. She was even more surprised to see how what she’d said had been twisted by the Sun to cook up a typically fabricated story…