Keep up to date with the Glasgow Greens


nmc63911 Tue 21 Nov, 2023

A multi-million pound funding package from the Scottish Government has been announced that will save under-threat health workers across Glasgow after campaigning by GPs, trade unions and Glasgow Green councillors.

The Scottish Government announced on Thursday that £3.6million will be provided over the next three years in helping to maintain the current amount of Community Link Practitioners (CLPs) in Glasgow.

Investment in local parks

nmc63911 Thu 17 Aug, 2023

Local Green councillor Dan Hutchison has welcomed news of funding for Plantation Park to increase the tree cover and resurface the footpaths and play area.

Investing in greenspaces

nmc63911 Fri 4 Aug, 2023

Local Green councillor Martha Wardrop has been campaigning for investment in local public spaces with a particular focus on new play facilities, repairs to the Stewart Memorial Fountain and tree planting within open spaces.

Hillhead has a growing population but many people do not have access to a private garden. The cost of homes with access to their own garden is increasing and having a garden space has become a luxury. Martha said:

Safer streets for schools

nmc63911 Fri 28 Jul, 2023

Local Green councillor Holly Bruce has been responding to concerns about the effectiveness of the Car Free Zone at Battlefield Primary School after a number of near misses involving pedestrians and cyclists.

A site visit with parents, council officers and the police concluded that better enforcement, proper signage, street furniture and a driver awareness campaign were needed to change people’s behaviour and attitude towards the scheme.

Hogarth Park investment

nmc63911 Thu 20 Jul, 2023

Local Green Councillor Anthony Carroll has welcomed planned project work that will see Hogarth Park receiving the long-awaited revival it needs.

Hogarth Park has been short-listed along with four other projects in the Council’s Liveable Neighbourhood Proposals and this will see a new route created for walking, wheeling and cycling along with improvements to the long-neglected green space. Anthony said:

Tidying up our streets

nmc63911 Wed 12 Jul, 2023

Local Green councillor Elaine Gallagher has been working to tackle fly-tipping across the ward and as chair of the area partnership has been ensuring that funds are available to support this.

Investing in Parks

nmc63911 Wed 5 Jul, 2023

Local Green councillor Blair Anderson has welcomed the investment of tens of thousands of pounds to upgrade local parks.

After Greens secured a climate and nature emergency declaration, Glasgow will be getting 23 new and improved local nature reserves, including Bingham’s Pond. The pond’s new status will see better protection for wildlife, repairs to railings and a new picnic bench.

Safer, cleaner streets

nmc63911 Fri 30 Jun, 2023

Green councillor for Newlands Auldburn, Leòdhas Massie, has been working to ensure that maintenance of roads and neighbouring green spaces are prioritised.

Recently the council have increased surveillance along the southern periphery of Pollok Park due to the increase in fly-tipping. This has become a serious issue for the residents and ecology of these areas.

Leòdhas has also worked to secure a commitment to upgrade road markings along Langside Drive, including on the cycle lane, and a more consistent approach to wild green space management in Pollokshaws.