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Slug Attack!

Did you know that our furry friends can catch lungworm from eating slugs and snails? Even if your dog doesn’t eat snails and slugs, they can still become infected!
Feb 3, 2020

The Mustard Spoon at Mesa

Update: 22nd June 2019 - The Mustard Spoon dishes up second helpings at Mesa on 26th and 27th July.
May 26, 2019

Pear - Specialising in cacti and succulents now open in Duke Street

Cacti and succulents make an ideal plant for your home that can live for many years. This is where Pear in Duke Street can be really handy and has opened with a great selection.
Feb 2, 2019

Andrew Hay - Paintings go on display at Dennistoun Library

One of Scotland’s leading contemporary artists, Andrew Hay, unveiled three works inspired by his childhood visits to East End cinemas in the 1940s and 1950s at Glasgow’s Dennistoun Library.
Sep 29, 2017

Steven Smith - Former Whitehill pupil heads for Mount Everest Base Camp

How do you get from Dennistoun in the east end of Glasgow to Mount Everest Base Camp? Former Whitehill pupil, Steven Smith, tells of his journey.
Sep 15, 2017

Streets Gone or Changed

Apr 25, 2017

Blochairn Car Boot Sale

Whether you're looking for a bargain or finally getting round to clearing out your attic, the Blochairn Car Boot Sale has to be high on your list of things to do.
Jun 23, 2016

William Miller - Scottish Nursery Songs and other Poems

Scottish poet and songwriter William Miller lived most of his life in Dennistoun. His book published in 1863 includes the world renowned "Wee Willie Winkie".
May 22, 2016

Anne Smith - Two Wee Lassies Up A Close

Anne Smith lived most of her life in the village of Pannal, near Harrogate, Yorkshire but this is her story of when she was a wee lassie called Anne Grant who grew up in a Glasgow tenement.
Oct 21, 2014

It is not the place that is important but the people who live in it

Dennistoun has had some very distinguished people either born, educated or lived in the area. This is the who's who of Dennistoun characters who have at least passed through one day of their lives here.
Jun 23, 2014

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