At a glance
- Parking in Glasgow could go as council considers bus only corridors
- Union rejects new pay offer, with bin strikes set to continue
- Glasgow primary school gets LGBT award for inclusive teaching
A consultation on how to improve the main bus routes across Glasgow closes on Wednesday 31 August. Bus corridors could be created from the centre out to Bearsden, Clydebank, Paisley and Giffnock. Special junctions and bus only lanes could be put in place along the routes and roadside parking could also be removed.
Bin strikes in Glasgow are set to continue, after unions rejected a new pay offer. Unite confirmed that its local government committee rejected local authority body COSLA’s latest offer. A new offer has been tabled by COSLA, - however, Unite has criticised it as a ‘waste of precious time.’
A Glasgow primary school has become the first in Scotland, to achieve an award for ensuring LGBT inclusivity throughout its lessons. Castleton Primary has books in its library showing LGBT characters and children have been challenging the concept of ‘boys or girls toys.’