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Glasgow City Council should scrap their plans to demolish Sighthill Park and its stone circle


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The stone circle in Sighthill Park is Britain's first stone circle built according to the alignment of the stars in several thousand years. Built, in 1979, it is one of Glasgow's treasures and can teach youngsters a lot about history and astronomy. It is something unique that the people of Sighthill can call their own. 

But Glasgow City Council is currently planning to demolish the stone circle as part of the bid for the 2018 Youth Olympics - and if this falls through, they plan to destroy the circle anyway for 'redevelopment' - which the council seems to believe can only be done by flattening what is already there instead of working with it. If they simply build a path around the circle it will be preserved.

Plans also include destroying the wildlife habitat in the vicinity. Surely enough damage is already being done to the environment, without wrecking another part of nature? It is important to preserve what we have left, not destroy more land.

Please sign this petition to call on Glasgow City Council to preserve the stone circle and surrounding park.

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  • Glasgow 2018 bid
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  • Conservation Areas Appraisal
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  • Parks and Outdoors
    Glasgow City Council

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