Sheridan's Shock Return

The veteran politician and campaigner on his return to Scottish politics. by PETER CASSIDY FORMER Scottish Socialist Party MSP, outspoken personality and Cardonald native Tommy Sheridan will be attempting a surprise political comeback this May as co-convener and Glasgow list candidate for Solidarity, a socialist and pro-independence party. The party are hoping to get Scottish independence back on the political agenda with a second referendum as early as 2018. Tommy,

Anger over match day parking restrictions

Residents in Mount Florida and Scotstoun have been speaking to DEREK MURDOCH about the impact parking restrictions on match days have on them and their businesses. Many local people have been given £30 fines for parking their cars near shops which discourages people from going into shops. One local business owner said: The restrictions for parking can last the whole day for our business. It’s killing the streets, and killing the

Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5 - Interview and review

As I waited alongside 2,100 people on the sticky floor of the dusty old 1960s ballroom dancefloor in the Barrowlands, Glasgow, for Colonel Mustard and the Dijon Five I was unsure of what to expect from the penultimate act of the Yellowlands gig. In Youtube videos it was clear the band loved to perform and didn’t take themselves too seriously with songs titled To Party To Make Music To Party

Letherby Triangle to Recieve Makeover

  By Lauren Mair Three proposed developments for Letherby Triangle in Mount Florida will be exhibited at the end of the month following an ideas day in January. Letherby Triangle in Mount Florida could be turned into a band stand or duck pond after the Community Council started a project to improve the area. The group held an exhibition in the Church of the Pentecost on 27 February to hear

Tarfside Aftermath

By Peter Cassidy With one loud bang that could be heard for miles around, hundreds of houses and a million more memories disappeared in a puff of smoke. Three of the four multi-story Tarfside Oval flats that had been towering over the Cardonald skyline since the 1970’s, were turned to rubble as hundreds looked on last September. The tower block flats that stood 22 story’s tall and once housed over 500 people were at one time considered an integral part