UWS MAs and 4th year news journalism students’ 1545 news programme. Editors: Anita Walls & Laura Alderman; Presenter: Georgina Davies; News Reader: Jessica Hufton; Reporters: Hazel Urquhart, Kieran Muir & Liam Menzies. Advertisements Continue reading UWS RADIO February 2nd 2018
CHARLY Musonda has arrived in Glasgow to finalise his move to Celtic from Chelsea in an 18-month loan deal before the transfer window slams shut. Chelsea’s midfielder could be the first in the revolving door at Parkhead as talks near a conclusion. Celtic manager, Brendan Rodgers has not hidden his admiration for the Belgian under-21 starlet. Brendan Rodgers praised Chelsea and spoke of Musonda: “A … Continue reading Musonda IN at Celtic; Who is next?
By Amy McGhee TRNSMT festival has announced its line up for this summer’s festival on Glasgow Green, with the Arctic Monkeys joining the list of headliners . The band will join the likes of Liam Gallagher, The Killers and Stereophonics who have already been named as this year’s top acts. The festival, which is returning for its second year will run over two weekends: Friday … Continue reading Arctic Monkeys to headline TRNSMT Festival
Liam Menzies presents with reports from Ada Adamczack, Olivia Armstrong, Ryan McDougall, Ross Clark, Johnny Clark with sports roundup from Lewis Kemp. Continue reading UWS News January 29th 2.30pm 2018
By Olivia Armstrong
ALARMING reports of UK parents using chemicals to kill parasites they believe are causing autism is indicative of society’s ignorance on disability.
Autistic psychologist Louise Jones has said these claims of using dangerous chemicals to “cure” children is “a sign of the extensive stigma against disabled people” .
By Ross Clark SCOTLAND Under-21s manager, Scot Gemmill could be set for a major promotion amidst speculation he will be handed the reigns to the first team. Odds on the relatively inexperienced Scot Gemmill to make the leap from dealing with potential stars of the future to the mediocrity of the present have been slashed in the last 24 hours. SkyBet now have the 47-year-old … Continue reading Gemmill new bookies’ favourite for top job
By Lewis Kemp A 15-year-old boy with cystic fibrosis took on and conquered one of the world’s toughest mountain bike races – the Strathpuffer 24-hour event. Cameron Anderson, from Larkhall, competed in alpine and sub-zero conditions over the weekend of the 20th to 21st January for the junior section of the Royal Albert cycling club, the Clydesdale Colts. Cameron was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at … Continue reading Larkhall teen cycles against cystic stigma
BY Kevin Craigens Hamilton Accies Ladies assistant manager, Bobby Watson, has said he “can’t wait” for the season ahead. With the new Scottish Building Society SWPL campaign beginning in two weeks the team is looking forward to getting on to the pitch and playing games. Watson said: “Last year we stayed in the top flight with games to spare and had a really positive … Continue reading Accies Ladies ‘can’t wait’ for new season
By Amy McGhee THERE are to be 7,000 new trains introduced across Britain by 2021 – with one per cent 70 new trains Scotland-bound. The British Rail Delivery Group announced the ambitious plans on Monday (Jan 29) in an aim to create a better experience for passengers. The new trains are part of a £13.8 billion investment by the private sector in the railway system … Continue reading Scotland on track for 70 new trains
By Sanjeev Mann It WAS a mixed weekend for The Braehead Clan as they returned to Glasgow with a win and a loss from Manchester. Braehead came out with a 4-3 victory on Saturday night but fell to a disappointing 5-2 loss a day later at the Silver Blades Ice rink. It was ex-Clan coach Ryan Finnerty who ended the weekend on winning terms after … Continue reading EIHL Scottish weekend round up