Tag Archives: Glasgow Solidarity Network

Getting the word out!

We have been doing a big organising drive recently: postering, stickering, leafletting, out talking to folk. Rather than arrange big groups of us descending on an area we have been popping up a note of times where one of us is … Continue reading

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A wee little update on the Glasgow Solidarity Network

As ardent readers of this blog know, Glasgow Solidarity Network had a busy start to 2014. We won the struggle against a Glasgow letting agency that ripped tenants of by charging illegal “administration fees”. The agency had to pay back just … Continue reading

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Big Meet-up, Big Thanks

Just a quick thanks to everyone who turned up to our Big Meet-up tonight. It was a really upbeat meeting and it seemed to mark a positive step for the network, both in terms of getting to know other groups in … Continue reading

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Winning with Glasgow Solidarity Network: direct action against letting agency gets ‘admin fees’ back

In January, Glasgow Solidarity Network celebrated the successful conclusion of its first campaign in 2014. This is what happened: Back in 2010 a couple were charged £187 by a letting agency as an (illegal!) ‘administration fee’ in order to secure a new … Continue reading

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Glasgow Solidarity Network wins case against letting agency

Just a brief update on the Network’s latest campaign against a Glasgow letting agency. Our two friends received the £187 that the agency took off them as “administration fees” – illegal under Scottish Housing Law – in a cheque on … Continue reading

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Upcoming Open Meeting

Wednesday 15th May, 7pm, downstairs in CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street. Come along to our monthly open meeting to find out more about how we organise and how to get involved – it would be lovely to see you!

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Cedar Street says NO to Rent Hikes!

A campaign has been launched by tenants in north-west Glasgow to resist the rent hikes currently being proposed by Queens Cross Housing Association (QXHA). The Housing Association are planning a rent increase of nearly 5% for the second year running, … Continue reading

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