Six of Glasgow’s council wards – Baillieston, Calton, Canal, Drumchapel/Anniesland, Greater Pollok, and Pollokshields – will get hubs in the first phase.
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The council is facing a spending gap of over £50m this year, with a range of cost-cutting measures, including the closure of community assets, being considered.
This could act as a ‘catalyst for social and economic regeneration in local communities’.
‘Tourists and visitors to each of our areas do not recognise boundaries and neither should we.’
Their manifesto was simple, to create a more localised food chain that treats the environment and society more fairly.
‘Being able to provide this kind of high quality accommodation in Glasgow is very important to the local economy.’
‘This project will mark a new chapter in the regeneration of both Tradeston and the waterfront.’
The end result will be an inclusive, compassionate community that will provide a vital support network to people who are ready to be helped back into society.
The residential development, in the Sighthill area of the city, will feature 826 new homes, retail units, a new community school campus as well as improved transport to the city centre.
Mainstream approach creates ‘snakes and ladders’ pathway to independent living.