Glasgow Games Monitor 2014 Event: Whose Legacy? 21.10.11

GLASGOWGAMES MONITOR 2014 EVENT As part of Document 9: International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Friday 21st October, 2-30-4.30. Clubroom, Upstairs at The Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA),350 Sauchiehall Street,GlasgowG2 3JD The Commonwealth Games 2014: Whose Legacy? Short introductory talk…

Save the Accord Demo 2: The East End Fights Back!

“The Accord Centre is a day care centre for people with learning disabilities in the East End of Glasgow.  It is being demolished to make way for a bus park for the 11-day long Commonwealth Games in 2014. The carers and…

Save The Accord Demo 1: ‘Booted by the Suited’ – No Chance!

Very late post on this Save the Accord demo at parkhead Forge in July. Some pic’s below…

Citizens Summit in Dalmarnock

A gathering took place on Monday 23rd May in Dalmarnock. Margaret Jaconnelli and other local citizens affected by Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPO’s), and the Save the Accord day centre campaigners along with their supporters met with the new SNP MSP…

The Cruelty of Compulsory Purchase Orders – Fight Back!

  Tripping Up Trump (TUT) is a popular movement against the use of compulsory purchase for private profit. TUT’s campaign has stood alongside the people, and protected the special beach and dune environment threatened by Donald Trump’s golf course development in Menie,…

Eviction Photos

   

Jaconelli Family Evicted: Some ‘Legacy’

After kicking up a huge fuss and reavealing the hypocrisy behind Glasgow City Council’s ‘Legacy’ claims for the Commonwealth Games 2014, the Jaconelli family were finally evicted today at around 7.20 am after Sheriff officers and ‘dozens’ of police arrived at…

Jaconelli Eviction Update: Tuesday March 22nd

Update: The Jaconelli family have been barricaded into their home since Thursday 18th March, with extra fortification added on Friday 19th March. Their solicitor, Mike Dailly from the Govan Law Centre, continues to seek open dialogue with the City Council. The Scottish Government…

Glasgow City Council’s eviction of the Jaconelli family in Glasgow’s East End: Govan Law Centre statement

Govan Law Centre Statement below republished from their blog: Govan Law Centre finds it reprehensible, inhumane and unnecessary for our client, Mrs Margaret Jaconelli and her family, to be forcibly ejected today from her home of 34 years when she has…

Photo Story: Jaconelli’s Resist Eviction Once Again