A SOUTH Side nursery's bid to extend its opening hours has been knocked back by the council.

Smiley Stars Nursery, on Manswood's Hillside Road, made a bid to add two additional hours to its daily operating times, changing from 8am to 6pm to 7am to 7pm.

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However, Glasgow City Council refused the bid stating it would cause "unacceptable noise and disturbance" to residents of the area - despite the business occupying a standalone building.

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The nursery could not be reached for comment.