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Famous West End hotel reopens in new hands

Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel is under new ownership and management.

Cancer Research UK opens new charity shop on Byres Road

Cancer Research UK opens a new shop at 388 Byres Road which it says will help raise money towards new treatments and save lives.

‘Looking back, it has been another remarkable year’

Business owner John Turner offers some seasonal notes from Byres Road this Christmas, amid talk of Omicron and kindness.

Alchemy Experiment to host festive markets on Byres Road

Around 50 artists and makers will be selling from the arts hub on different days.

Something for everyone at St Andrew's Day Torchlight Parade

Tickets for the community event in the beautiful West End are on sale now.

Woman left 'bleeding and shocked' in street robbery

Neighbours came out to help when they heard the woman’s screams.

Christmas lights celebrations return after pandemic gap

The event in Vinicombe Street, Cresswell Lane and Ruthven Lane, off Byres Road, promises to be a day of festive fun.

Hillhead Library closure claim dismissed as 'false rumour'

The service took to social media after a petition said the library could close.

St Andrew’s Day Torchlight Parade to return in November

The evening will start with 90 minutes of entertainment at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

Spiced up … Little Curry House to reopen after £150,000 refit

'I can’t wait to get back to serving people indoors again - it’ll be like serving up a family-sized portion of normality'

'On my gravestone I want it to say ‘he made things happen’'

There have been highs and lows, but it has been 'worth while', says Michael.

'The next three to six months will be a critical period'

'The next three to six months is going to be a critical period for the recovery of businesses'

'Tidy Weegie' message invites all to keep West End litter free

People in the West End are being encouraged to get out and pick up litter - and use the bins.

'I see West End and Byres Road as a melting pot of cultures'

Entrepreneur Tom Lei has relaunched 888 Express on Byres Road, selling groceries and Hong Kong street food.

Latest Byres Road venue offers juice for the soul and phone

'The whole of the West End has a real vibrancy and buzz about it and we can't wait to be part of that'

The arts director taking up the cause for free summer events

Crucially for the organisers, the events will be free to the public.

Oxfam expects a flood of giving to stores on Byres Road

The charity is facing a shortfall of hundreds of volunteers in Scotland.

Hillhead Library among 90 city venues given opening dates

Glasgow Life has outlined when it expects halls, libraries and gyms to welcome back the public.

The Cheese Club pop-up opens at 'Fopp shop' on Byres Road

The shop will trade ahead of the premises being converted into a two-storey restaurant with roof-top terrace.

Bark in the Botanics … luxury kennels plan for disused station

Plans are well advanced to breathe new life into the former Botanic Gardens Station.

'Roll on April 26, when we can welcome you back'

John Turner reminds us of the timetable for local shops and businesses to welcome back customers.

Nigella and Nigel toast Glasgow's original lockdown cook

Top cooks Nigella Lawson and Nigel Slater congratulated Deborah on her achievement.

'Our city centres will look very different in 10 years time'

Local business figure John Turner says our high streets and shopping areas will be very different in 10 years time.

'Let’s all be more careful as we go about our daily tasks'

Byres Road trader John Turner offers words of comfort and calls for everyone to be more careful as they go about their daily tasks.

'Not the start to 2021 we'd wanted, but not unexpected'

Local trader and business figure John Turner explains why Byres Road means so much.

Glasgow shoppers donate more than 4,400 Christmas gifts

Festival of Kindness organisers praise the generosity of Glasgow shoppers.

'Thank you for supporting Byres Road at Christmas time'

John Turner says thank you to everyone who has supported businesses and traders on Byres Road this Christmas.

'Byres Road could be blueprint for future high street'

Business figure and trader John Turner says Byres Road and its mix of small shops could be the model for other towns.

'Small acts of kindness mean the world to homeless people'

The Festival of Kindness has been launched in the West End of Glasgow, with the public invited to donate gifts to homeless people this Christmas.

'Lockdown is going to affect a lot of businesses very hard'

John Turner talks of tough weeks ahead for traders on Byres Road but hopes we can support businesses online and post messages of support.

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