Huge ‘explosion’ before fire engulfs Glasgow fruit market as’ mushroom cloud’ of smoke billows over city

August 21, 2017

'A raging inferno' Traders who escaped fruit market fire as bosses scramble to save Scotland's food supply A massive fire has broken out at a popular fruit market in Glasgow amid reports of an explosion. Photographs show smoke billowing into the sky as flames rage on during the early hours of this morning. More than 40 firefighters are currently battling to

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Pret A Manger opens at Glasgow Fort next week

Glasgow's newest Pret A Manger branch opens next week – and you could bag a free lunch if you get there first. You'll find it at Glasgow Fort, and the doors open on Friday (August 25) – but there's a chance of a sneak peek on Thursday (August 24) too.

August 18, 2017
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Glasgow fruit market fire brought under control

August 18, 2017

Glasgow fruit market traders return to site after major fire Stuart Patrick, chief executive of the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, said: “While we haven't carried out any formal work on the economic work on the impact of the blaze, obviously for the companies based at the site it is devastating and, given the

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Firefighters tackle huge warehouse blaze in Glasgow

August 17, 2017

Massive blaze rips through produce warehouse near M8 Firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at a warehouse in Glasgow. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) were called to the scene at Blochairn Fruit Market in the north east of the city at 03:44. Some local residents have reported hearing explosions.

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Glasgow’s new cat cafe is hiring

News that a cat cafe is opening in Glasgow has animal lovers very excited – and now, there's a chance to turn your passion into a dream job. The Purrple Cat Cafe is set to open at 2 Trongate, with work ongoing to make the huge site safe for its

August 16, 2017
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Unison union agrees Glasgow janitor pay deal

August 15, 2017

"Justice for jannies" claim victory in dispute with Glasgow City Council Glasgow primary school janitors have agreed a pay deal in a long-running dispute over plans to re-organise the service and pay. Unison members voted in favour of a 6% pay rise for the existing 196 janitors, and the number of jobs to rise to 213. The

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MAC Cosmetics reveals new Glasgow location

No more details have been announced but a post on the shopping centre's Facebook page read: "I spy with my little eye – MAC Cosmetics coming soon to intu Braehead! "We can't wait! Who else is excited?" MAC currently has three other locations in Glasgow 

August 14, 2017
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Men badly injured in Glasgow street fight

August 14, 2017

Two suffer serious head injuries after city centre brawl Two men suffered serious injuries when fighting broke out in Glasgow city centre on Saturday evening. The trouble involved two groups of men outside the Millennium Hotel on North Hanover Street at about 19:45. Emergency services attended and two men, 

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