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Making a Spectacle out of a Crisis: Glasgow’s New Housing Blitzkrieg

By Neil Gray

On 13th April Commonwealth Games 2014 organisers announced that they were dropping the demolition spectacle from the opening ceremony amid fears of “safety and security”. 214 more words

Austerity Britain

Glasgow, Housing and Red Road - Another Scheming Failure?

The block housing asylum seekers at Red Road.

Glasgow 2014’s proposed detonation of Red Road flats as entertainment had no appeal for sore eyes.   The city always gets into a fankle when it tries to show off. 873 more words

Essays/Discussion

Can Greg Rutherford Bring 2012's Performance to Glasgow 2014?

Greg Rutherford, the Olympic long-jump champion will prepare for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games by participating in the city’s Grand Prix meeting in July.

Rutherford, 27, born in Milton Keynes, England will go on to compete for Great Britain at August’s European Championships, aims to recover from an injury –hit 2013. 295 more words

Commonwealth Games

Red sky in the morning.....

I may not make much (read: any) money from athletics, but there are certain perks to it. I get to meet cool people, I spend every day doing something that I love, oh yeah, and theres the travelling. 1,127 more words

Pole Vault

GEORGE SQUARE PREPARE

Every year the anticipation to try and grab tickets for Radio 1’s Big Weekend is always tension filled, I mean who wouldn’t grab at the chance to see some of the music industry’s biggest names for free? 328 more words

Glasgow

Jamaican Star Sets Goals for Glasgow 2014

When we all create a to do list it is mostly either for what to buy next or for students, what you need to study? What you need to do for the deadlines coming up or other things such as appointments to attend. 389 more words

Commonwealth Games

The Next Usain Bolt?

The Anguillan teenager Zharnel Hughes has been dubbed by some as ‘the next Usain Bolt’ after his record breaking run at the Jamaican High School Championships in March 2014. 369 more words