A total of £19,000 is to be spent on new CCTV cameras in the Govanhill area thanks to council funding.

The cameras will be used to keep an eye on streets to crack down on anti-social behaviour, flytipping and drug dealing.

The Southside Central Area Partnership signed off the cash for the equipment at a meeting on Tuesday from the council’s neighbourhood Infrastructure Fund.

The meeting heard £6000 would go towards two camera domes for Westmoreland Street, which could help to monitor flytippinp hotspot Kingarth Lane.

The meeting head the total cost would be about £19,000 and the CCTV would aim to help with monitoring anti-social behaviour, drug issues and flytipping.

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