Cardonald

Boiler malfunction set off fire alarms at the Cardonald campus

By Chloe Duffy, Scott Bevan and David King A boiler malfunction set off the fire alarms at the Cardonald campus of Glasgow Clyde College earlier this week. Fire alarms were set off across the campus when steam poured from a warehouse located outside the boiler rooms at around 10:30 on Tuesday morning.  The incident occurred after a temporary boiler’s pipes malfunctioned. Hundreds of students and staff were evacuated from the

From Rolls Royce to Lapland for Cardonald Lollypop Man

Billy Hughes made the jump from Rolls Royce supervisor to Cardonald lollipop man 15 years ago – and hasn’t looked back since. by EMILY CAPALDI On the darkest and coldest of days, Billy Hughes brightens up the lives of the kids of Cardonald Primary School. Billy, 74, is a lollipop man who helps children cross Paisley Road West from the bottom of Walkerburn Road in Cardonald. What makes this man

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