East Carers Open Letter to Gordon Matheson

East Carers Open Letter to Gordon Matheson

Dear Mr. Matheson, We are writing this open letter to you because a suitable Day Care replacement Centre has still not been found since the Accord Centre was demolished for a Commonwealth Games bus park. This means there is now…

East Carers Open Letter to Alex Salmond

East Carers Open Letter to Alex Salmond

Dear Mr. Salmond, We are writing this open public letter to you because a solution has still not been found to what you have described, in a letter to City Council leader Gordon Matheson, as our “legitimate concerns” over the…

Alex Salmond at the Accord Centre - A Commitment Unfulfilled?

Alex Salmond at the Accord Centre – A Commitment Unfulfilled?

This post features a video recording and written transcription of Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond’s visit to the Accord day care centre, Dalmarnock, in May 2011. He was invited to the centre to discuss the future of the centre, and…

Videos From 'Glasgow's Dirty Laundry' Event

Videos From ‘Glasgow’s Dirty Laundry’ Event

Coverage of Glasgow’s Dirty Laundry Event at Glasgow Green on Saturday 3rd August. Footage from A Thousand Flowers and City Strolls Citizen speaks – Bedroom Tax! Summary Warrants! and things you need to know.

'Save The Accord' Letters

‘Save The Accord’ Letters

Letters received by the ‘Save the Accord’ Campaign from various politicians and councillors, including Alex Salmond.

Interview with East End Carers/Save the Accord

Interview with East End Carers/Save the Accord

This is a transcript of an extensive Glasgow Games Monitor 2014 interview with carers from the East End Carers group/Save the Accord campaign. The Accord centre was a day care centre for young adults with severe learning difficulties that has…

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…

It’s not all fun and Games for Vulnerable: Aamer Anwar on Save the Accord

It’s not all fun and Games for Vulnerable: Aamer Anwar on Save the Accord

Protest … to save day care centre By AAMER ANWAR Published: 08th July 2012 AFTER last week’s column on the Olympics, I was contacted by families affected by the Commonwealth Games to be hosted in Glasgow in two years’ time….

Salmond in Accord? More Salmond Promises on the Accord Centre

Salmond in Accord? More Salmond Promises on the Accord Centre

In an interview with local activist, Sean Clerkin, for In The City magazine, the First Minister Alex Salmond has once again made verbal assurances that he will create a permanent legacy for Accord Centre users at the Tollcross Aquatic Centre: “I will…

Fun and Games, Part 1: In The City of Willies, The Powerless Always Come Last

Fun and Games: Part 1: In the city of Willies, the powerless always come last Kenneth Roy, Scottish Review Glossy corporate image at the front, bit of work still to do at the back: the Tontine Building being made ready…