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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Fossil Grove Reopens

Glaswegians who have not visited the city’s Fossil Grove are being urged to give it a try – and they have been told they will not be disappointed. The attraction in Victoria Park has been reopened after a refurbishment.

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Bikers In Pink Bras

There was an unusual site in Glasgow’s George Square when leather-clad bikers arrived wearing pink bras and vests over their clothes. More than 100 bikers took part in a four-day 450-mile ride around Scotland to raise money for a fellow biker who died from breast cancer. The aim of the event was to raise £25,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Tall Ship Finds A New Home

Historic Tall Ship the Glenlee took one last journey up the River Clyde to her final home beside the Riverside Museum. The ship was pulled by three tugboats from its former home in Yorkhill Quay after a £1.5 million refurbishment by the Clyde Maritime Trust. The work took six years to complete and the ship now boasts an education area and a green heating system.

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