East End Carer ‘Booted by the Suited’ at Glasgow City Chambers

‘Booted by the Suited’ for opposing Glasgow Centre Closure Full story copied below and at the ‘World to Win’ site here (photos added by Glasgow Games Monitor 2014). Grace Harrington was sitting quietly in the public gallery of Glasgow City Chambers listening…

Budget Cuts and Bankers’ Bonuses

As reported in Glasgow Local News protestors from Citizens United Against the Cuts and supporters of the Save the Accord Centre campaign joined forces to occupy and hold a people’s assembly in front of a branch of the Royal Bank…

Concern for the Most Vulnerable Mr Salmond?

We have reported widely on this blog, on the shameful conduct of the Labour Party at Glasgow City Council in reneging on promises of a replacement day care centre for the learning disabled at the Accord Centre. Unfortunately the Scottish…

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…

Save the Accord – Short Film

Accord Campaign Sunny Govan Interview

[soundcloud width=”100%” height=”81″ params=”secret_url=true” url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/22502653?secret_token=s-JvUla”]   Radio interview with carers campaigning to Save the Accord centre on Sunny Govan FM.

SAVE THE ACCORD CENTRE DEMONSTRATION: SAT 27 AUGUST 12pm

DEMONSTRATION: THIS SAT 27 AUGUST 12pm PARKHEAD FORGE DUKE ST ENTRANCE 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…

Save the Accord Centre

Latest update about the Accord Centre. Despite all of the media attention and Alex Salmond’s recent rhetorical intervention, Glasgow City Council are in the process of emptying the Accord Centre behind the backs of Carers and Service Users. Yesterday (Thursday…

Booted by the Suited

Statement from Parents fighting to save the Accord Centre: For over 20 years the Accord Centre has been a well loved day centre for people with learning disabilities in the East End of Glasgow. Due to the Commonwealth Games the…