Glasgow Live – Traders who had been working together to improve Possilpark before the coronavirus pandemic have turned their focus to helping the vulnerable during the crisis.
Throughout last year, businesses in North Glasgow had been drawing up plans for a Possilpark Business Improvement District (BID), which would see them invest in local regeneration work.
Now they are providing food parcels, hot meals and glasses repairs to the elderly and vulnerable and protective equipment and vehicle repairs to key workers.
Phil Prentice, chief officer of Scotland’s Towns Partnership and a national programme director for Scotland’s Improvement Districts, said: “If this project continues to gather momentum and ultimately is successful, then this exciting Community Business Improvement District will provide us all with a fantastic blueprint for neighbourhoods and communities across Scotland, which perhaps up until now have felt left behind”.
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(Image on story taken pre-lockdown).