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Dodgy landlords in Govanhill have been barred following a council investigation

Four Govanhill landlords have been barred from the Landlord Register following decisions by Glasgow City Council’s Licensing and Regulatory Committee.

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Pollokshields Primary gain their first Eco Flag.

Green flag flies high at Pollokshields Primary School

The pupils at Pollokshields Primary have been working exceptionally hard in their efforts to be awarded an Eco Flag.

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Development plans will be on display at newly scheduled meetings.

Victoria Infirmary consultation process is to be extended to allow more feedback to be received

Local residents will be given more time to share their thoughts on the development of the former Victoria Infirmary site on the southside.

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The police are warning people to be careful in the snow.

Drivers reminded to take care in the snow

The police are warning people to take extra care on the roads today after snow fall overnight.

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A yellow warning for snow is in place for much of Scotland

Warning of snow issued by Met Office

The Met Office has issued a yellow ‘be aware’ warning for snow on Tuesday.

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Slip closures and layout changes on M8 as phased opening of new roads starts

Slip closures and layout changes on M8 as phased opening of new roads starts

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Southside winner of Earth Hour competition with Jackson Carlaw.

Rumaisa wins exclusive WWF prize

A young woman from Netherlee has won an exclusive Earth Hour experience, thanks to a partnership between YoungScot and environmental charity WWF Scotland.

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A turbine similar to this lost a nose cone recently.

Wind turbine at Whiteleehill farm loses a nose cone

A turbine within the extension (Whiteleehill Farm area) lost its nose cone last week.

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The Maxwells team receiving their awards

Wine specialist wins a double!

Southside wine and beer specialist, Maxwell’s, scooped two prestigious awards at the Scottish Grocer Awards last weekend.

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Greens respond to lighting Queens Park

Greens respond to lighting Queens Park

Scottish Green Party candidates for Glasgow’s Southside have called for lighting Queens Park to be considered as part of a wider initiative to renew the management plan for the park.

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Parent Council, children and other agencies banded together in irresponsible parking campaign.

Irresponsible drivers tackled at Netherlee

Netherlee Primary school’s Parent Council asked the Junior Road Safety Officers to join them in their “Driving Road Safety Home” campaign.

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Fuel Bank is providing help to those most in need.

Energy scheme is a powerful success

A Govanhill-based scheme designed to remove the stark choice between heating and eating has now helped over 1,100 people in Glasgow.

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More roadworks will bring congestion to southside.  Pic: Archive image

More traffic woes on the way for drivers on the southside

A key link road between Neilston and Uplawmoor will be resurfaced next month, with work to be carried out over seven weeks.

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Vandals deface kids play park

Vandals deface kids play park.

A local councillor has slammed vandals following the defacing of Netherlee Pavilion play park.

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Park cleanup crew with Cllr Jim Swift pictured on the far right.

Broom Park spruced up

Broom Park, which is under threat from development, as East Renfrewshire Council proposes to develop 60 flats and retail units was given a make-over recently.

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A yellow warning for snow is in place for much of Scotland

Snow warning as Storm Doris arrives

The Met Office has today (Tuesday) issued a yellow ‘be aware’ warning for snow for much of Scotland as Storm Doris bears down on the UK.

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Much of Scotland is expected to enjoy unseasonally warm weather

Scotland looks forward to wave of warm weather

A blast of Caribbean hot air could push Scottish temperatures over that of Menorca, Majorca and Sardinia next week.

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Concerns have been expressed for the future of Scotlands landscapes.

Call for development of landscape policy

Two national organisations have joined forces to press the Scottish Government to develop a land use policy which protects Scotland’s world-renowned landscapes, and ensures access for recreation.

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Scottish Water says its charges will still be lower than the UK average after a 1.6 per cent increase.

Increase in Scottish Water charges to fund investment

Household water charges in Scotland remain among the lowest in Great Britain, according to recent figures.

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Livestock worrying can have devastating consequences.

Dog owners warned out of control pets could be shot

Dog owners are being warned that their pets could be killed if they are found anywhere near sheep, regardless of whether or not they have attacked them.

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