Whose Legacy Discussion Event Online

Documentation of the Whose Legacy Discussion that took place at the CCA as part of the Document 9 Human Rights Film Festival. The first two parts feature Neil Gray and Libby Porter discussing the Legacy of Mega-Events, and large-scale urban…

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,…

No ‘Legacy’ For Learning Disabilities in Dalmarnock

Mary McArthur, Grace Harrigan and Helen McCourt are part of EAST Carers Group, an independent group of parents and carers of adults between 18 to 70 years of age with severe learning disabilities. Two weeks ago on Monday 7th March they were given…

Underneath the Arches – Paddy’s Market

Could the model for the ‘regeneration’ of the Barras Market be the closure of Paddy’s Market? Stigmatisation, as we suggest in the prevous article, is often the first stage of gentrification, and the article reproduced here by Gordon MacGregor in the Scottish Review shows how…

Venues behind schedule and over-budget

Already £81 million over budget with four years to go, contractors have fallen up to three years behind on the construction of venues for CG 2014. Even though no-one likes to be in agreement with a Tory, Glasgow MSP, Bill Aitken, has made a telling…

Evictions: All part of the Games strategy…

Ardenlea Street As the Centre of Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) have shown, when a big new development is attached to a major sporting event, such as an Olympics or Commonwealth Games, people are often forced to move from their homes…