UWS News presents “On Ayr” Radio September 2018

UWS News feature show examining the latest in news, sports, arts and culture from across Ayrshire and Scotland. Presented by Jamie Glover, Gary Kirkpatrick Chris MacMillan and Selina McLean with reports from Manuel Cardo, Susie Paterson, Nicole Cassels, Brodie Gettins, Fethi Benaissi, Morgane Colinet and Dominic Cassidy. In studio sport reporting and  analysis with Ryan Gallacher, Stuart Reid and Gregor Hynds. Technical editor Theodore Antoniou. … Continue reading UWS News presents “On Ayr” Radio September 2018

Up-cycle your old bike or piece of furniture

by Giulia Candussi Whether you are a student looking for a cheap second-hand bicycle or a creative artist who wants to give a new life to an old piece of furniture or you just want to get your hands dirty while doing something good for the community, there’s a place to go: Community Gift Exchange.  The charity shop is located inside the Kyle Shopping Centre … Continue reading Up-cycle your old bike or piece of furniture

Calls to ban smacking to protect children’s mental health

BY NICOLLE CASSES School psychologists are calling for an outright ban on smacking children as they say it harms their mental health. Plans are being discussed in the Scottish Parliament after The Association of Educational Psychologists (AEP) filed a motion planning to ban corporal punishment “in all settings”.   The Welsh Government are also moving towards the ban. A consultation on banning smacking outright was concluded in … Continue reading Calls to ban smacking to protect children’s mental health

Train hits person near Queen Street Station in Glasgow, Services disrupted until noon

A person has died after being hit by a train in Glasgow. Around 6:30 in the morning, between Queen Street and Belgrove stations, the British Transport Police (BTP) arrived along with the ambulance services to the spot, where the incident took place. Unfortunately, the person was pronounced dead. A spokesman for BTP said: “Shortly after 6.30am today (September 12) officers were called to the line … Continue reading Train hits person near Queen Street Station in Glasgow, Services disrupted until noon

Hampden to Remain the Home of Scottish Football

By Fraser Clarke & Chris Macmillan Hampden Park will remain the home of Scottish football after the Scottish Football Association struck a deal to buy the stadium from Queen’s Park. The SFA had been weighing up the option of Murrayfield as the future home of the national team with the lease due to end in 2020, however, they have agreed to pay League Two owners … Continue reading Hampden to Remain the Home of Scottish Football