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Thomas Jefferson statue to be removed fr...

The New York City Public Design Commission unanimously voted to remove a statue of Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States, from the New York City Council Chamber at the town hall. The commission debated a plan to loan the 187-year-old statue, which has resided […]

Sir David Amess: Flag outside Glasgow Ci...

THE FLAG outside Glasgow City Chambers has been half-masted in respect for MP Sir David Amess, who died after being stabbed “repeatedly” during a meeting with voters. The Tory MP was fatally injured at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex at midday on Friday and died at the scene. A 25-year-old man arrested at […]

Edinburgh’s former City Chambers are now

Edinburgh’s former City Chambers have been transformed into luxury apartments with a bar and Bon Vivant restaurant. The new 18th century premises extension on the Royal Mile is nearing completion and will include the ground floor restaurant with 25 new apartments, a brand new reception area and lounge for guest use. The 140-seat “Luckenbooths” restaurant […]

Karrinyup residents flood town rooms fur...

According to them, in accordance with the state planning policy, a business center plan or a structural plan should have been prepared for the entire site of the shopping center and its surroundings, taking into account residential codes, height of buildings and a downward transition between high density apartment areas and low density areas. -density […]

City Chambers and other Glasgow landmark...

The stain is very real. Glasgow’s global reputation remains tarnished by its legacy of profiting from the Atlantic slave trade. And the city still commemorates, in street names and statuary, some of the merchants and politicians who allowed or carried out mass human trafficking. The merchant John Glassford, who owned slaves, has a street named […]

Half of Glasgow’s Tory councilors want t

Half of Glasgow’s Tory councilors want to leave City Chambers for Holyrood in 2021 election

Four Glasgow Conservative advisers are looking to swap the City Chambers for Holyrood. More than half of the current Conservative group of town chambers have been selected as candidates for the Scottish Parliament election next May. Having been elected to Glasgow City Council in 2017, growing the Conservative City Chambers group from one to eight, […]

A nine-row Celtic flag hoisted above Gla...

Glasgow City Council has launched an investigation after a prankster hoisted a nine-row Celtic flag above city chambers. Videos, uploaded to Twitter, show the green flag replacing the saltire hanging at Glasgow City Council headquarters overlooking George Square. A fan of Hoops climbed the iconic building to change the flags. Celtic flag high above Glasgow […]

Celtic flag flies above City Chambers in...

An investigation was opened after a Celtic flag was hoisted over Glasgow City Chambers. A prankster managed to fly a Celtic flag nine in a row above the council seat on Friday. The Celtic fan climbed the iconic building in George Square to replace the usual saltire with the team’s green and white flag. Celtic […]

Business Gateway hosts International Wom...

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Business Gateway Edinburgh hosted an event at City Chambers. Marie Owen, CEO and owner of LS Productions, the UK’s largest film production company, shared her inspiring story by launching the business after a career as a flight attendant. The company now has 28 employees in offices in Leith, which continues […]

Edinburgh City Chambers will continue to...

The European flag will continue to fly at Edinburgh City Chambers despite Scotland and the UK leaving the EU, the capital’s Lord Provost has announced. Green Party adviser Staniforth tabled a motion at Thursday’s plenary council meeting, noting that in the 2016 EU referendum, “Edinburgh was the most supported city in the UK” with 74.4% […]