Glasgow & West Scotland

Glasgow Green has lost its 'green' due to sunshine and festivals

Aerial shot of Glasgow Green Image copyright Re Glasgow
Image caption Aerial shots of Glasgow Green have shown that the 'green' has gone following TRNSMT

Aerial photographs have shown that Glasgow Green has lost its "green" after five days of the TRNSMT music festival and weeks of sunny weather.

Thousands of people attended the festival, which was held over two weekends, to see acts including Liam Gallagher, The Killers and Stereophonics.

More events like BBC Proms in the Park and GO-LIVE! are planned later this summer.

Turf being relaid at Glasgow green Image copyright Re Glasgow
Image caption One photo has shown that turf is being relaid to get the colour back

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Image caption More events are planned at Glasgow Green later this summer

A spokesman for Glasgow City Council said work was taking place to lay turf back on to the green, especially in the corner where the main stage was situated.

He added: "Like many of us in recent weeks, the grass has effectively suffered from sunburn.

"It must be stressed, however, that the grass at the Green has not died, with the vitally important root systems still very much alive.

"There is further rain forecast for the end of this week and that will aid the recovery of the grass as will a general return to the weather more usually experienced in Glasgow."

Turf being put on Glasgow Green Image copyright Re Glasgow
Image caption Work is ongoing to re-turf Glasgow Green

TRNSMT will return next summer for a three-day event from 12-14 July.

The park has reopened to the public after being fenced off while the festival was on.

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