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Pink Elephants in the Botanic’s.

(Avoid seeing what the council want’s you to see) When defending the public estate – Why we should never engage in discussions about architecture One of the oldest battle tactics in the book as any old campaigner will tell you is – drawing the enemies fire. This technique is designed to confuse the opponent into more »

Klondike park (Kelvingrove)

In case people are unaware the authorities are proposing to build a school in Kelvingrove Park. The experts see the idea as a wonderful opportunity, most parents and locals involved see the idea as stupid. I find it difficult to waste time on their reasoning for this school anymore. The basic difference is. One side more »

Save the backpark

The Backpark is not a highly visible piece of land – it is at the back of the railway line, back of the houses, back of garage, back of old cinema at Cathcart Road near Holmiea Road. Historically this has been a green space where kids ride bikes, play football, people walk dogs, foxes and more »

Parks – On consulting the public

Why is the parks public consultation document not on the side of a bus? No more so than in Glasgow, has a city befallen the all pervading culture of public relations. Every surface throughout our municipality, is loaded with the signs, images and the marketing philosophy of a vibrant, connected, city We appear to be more »

The Park

You don’t know what you have until you lose it. There would never a more fitting statement concerning “The park”. We have learned to take the city park, so much for granted. And why not. It is our right. The park is a public space. The park performs an important social function in the life more »

Strategic Review of Parks and Open Spaces Public Consultation – April 2004

Glasgow City Council Land Services Strategic Review of Parks and Open Spaces Public Consultation – April 2004 Response Paper Introduction Glasgow’s parks and open spaces have provided opportunities for active and passive recreation, relaxation, play, peace and tranquillity for generations of Glaswegians. As the pressures of the modern world increase, it is vital that these more »

City parks to invite private companies to join in shake-up

  Published 21/09/2004 01:12 Scotsman GLASGOW’S reputation as the “dear green place” is to be reinforced with a multi-million pound plan to breathe new life into its parks and open spaces. The council is expected to approve a masterplan for the city’s 74 parks which will allow private companies to provide a range of facilities. more »

Parks Public Insulation Document

The public have been consulted, So everything can go ahead as planned Scotsman article in full: “City parks to invite private companies to join in shake-up”   The questionnaire in question, copy Quotes from Scotsman article: “GLASGOW’S reputation as the “dear green place” is to be reinforced with a multi-million pound plan to breathe new more »