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Glasgow Community and Safety Services –


GCSS is involved in a range of events taking place across the city and in your community. To find out what’s happening, check the listings below.

GRAND Week: George Square Event, 12th September 2009

September 2009 – Thousands of Glaswegians are expected to turn out to George Square on Saturday 12th September to mark the start of the city’s third GRAND (Getting Real about Alcohol ‘n’ Drugs) Week. The city-centre event will kick off this year’s initiative, which was created to raise awareness of drugs and alcohol issues and services across the city. For further information see

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D in the Park, 12th September, 2009

September 2009 – An event for Glasgow’s dog owners and their four-legged friends is gearing up once again to raise awareness among pet owners that they have a responsibility to clean up after their dogs.


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The Glasgow Show, 1st – 2nd August, 2009

August 2009 – Thousands flocked to Glasgow Green to visit the ever-popular Glasgow Festival on the Green, formerly The Glasgow Show. We were there to let visitors know all about our work across the city. Activities on offer on the day included our STUFF mobile football, basketball and the interactive media buses for young people.

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Glasgow River Festival, 25th-26th July, 2009

July 2009 – It’s festival time again in Glasgow and GCSS is going to be back again this year with the unique zap cat experience on the Clyde. Zap cat demonstrations will take place on both days at 12.30, 2.30 and 4.45pm, and anyone wanting to have a go themselves can pay £20 for a 15 minute slot. Turn up on the day to book. For more information on the River Festival see

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Best Bar None Awards Launch 2009

April 2009 – Glasgow City Centre and West End licensees will be invited to take part in the fifth Best Bar None Awards Scheme at a launch ceremony in the City Chambers on 21 April.


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