Buying a Trainspotting postcode in 1996 was ‘solid investment’

CHOOSING a Trainspotting postcode in the year the film was released may have been a solid property investment, according to new analysis.

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ScotRail have warned of disruptions. Picture: John Devlin

Glasgow rail passengers told to expect disruptions

ScotRail warn passengers that trains may be delayed or cancelled until the end of service today, with services through Motherwell heavily affected by a signalling fault.

The 'Inner Ring Road' at Port Dundas pictured in 1972. Signage displaying the Ring Road was still present well into the 1990s. Picture: Stuart Baird/

Glasgow’s unbuilt Inner Ring Road

IT famously cuts through Scotland’s biggest city and was the biggest engineering project since the introduction of the railways.

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RSBi is the manufacturing division of City Building. Picture: Contributed

Welfare fund deal gives lift to RSBi workforce

Royal Strathclyde Blindcraft Industries (RSBi) has boosted its workforce thanks to a contract that will see the manufacturing firm supply furniture to vulnerable individuals.

Charcoalblue's projects include Perth Theatre. Picture: Contributed

Design firm opens Glasgow base on back of Scottish wins

A design consultancy that specialises on projects in the theatre sector has opened a Glasgow base to support a growing portfolio of work in Scotland.

The Priory Hospital in Glasgow PICTURE: Donald MacLeod

Private hospital IT failures ‘harming’ patients’ family life

Patients in private psychiatric hospital were unable to have video-conference calls with their families because the equipment had been unavailable for several months, an unannounced visit by the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland (MWCS) found.

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Citylets boss Thomas Ashdown said the firm expects rental growth in all major urban areas 'with the exception of Aberdeen'. Picture: Contributed

Lettings market tipped for return to growth this year

Residential rentals are forecast to rise this year in the wake of an “uncharacteristic” dip at the end of 2016.

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Govan-based Firecrest Films was set up by Nicole Kleeman in 2008. Picture: Contributed

Channel 4 buys slice of Govan TV company Firecrest

Channel 4 has taken a minority stake in a Glasgow-based production company, helping its creative team boost its range of factual programming across UK broadcasters.

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The University of Strathclyde is the only UK member of the 71-strong Internet of Food & Farm consortium. Picture: Contributed

Strathclyde Uni chosen for high-tech farming initiative

Academics from a Scottish university are to spearhead a multi-million pound international research project looking to bring the farming industry firmly into the 21st century.

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Scotland warned to embrace Fintech or risk consequences

New university course set to bring Scotland up to speed with very latest in innovative financial technology

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Brother arrested in Milngavie New Year’s Day fire probe

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of his brother and the alleged attempted murder of his parents and his brother’s girlfriend.

Glasgow has seen a surge in the supply of student housing. Picture: Contributed

Rents cool as Glasgow student housing market booms

The supply of student accommodation in Glasgow jumped last year while average rents dipped, according to research out today.

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Picture quiz: Edinburgh or Glasgow?

Picture quiz: Edinburgh or Glasgow?

How well do you know Scotland’s two largest cities; can you figure out which is which?

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Henry Winning makes a million metres of string and twine a day. Picture: Contributed

Glasgow twine maker lines up new jobs with six-figure boost

The new owners of a Glaswegian twine and string factory are investing a six-figure sum to modernise its facilities, creating 15 jobs, as it looks to tie up greater productivity.

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Mr Albert Kinloch made claims Coral owe him a quarter of a million pounds after he bet Rangers would be relegated from the Scottish Premier League in 2012. Picture Robert Perry

Coral face court over Rangers relegation bet

A MAN is suing Coral bookmakers for refusing to pay out £250,000 following a bet that predicted Rangers would be relegated in 2012.

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The Trainspotting sequel, starring Ewan McGregor and Ewan Bremner, hits the screens this month. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Start-up in the spotlight with Trainspotting 2 role

A Glasgow-based film industry start-up is set to hit the big screen after its lighting technology was used in the production of the hotly-anticipated sequel to Trainspotting.

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