The Cumnock Tryst 2018

The Cumnock Tryst, a festival of music and celebration ran from the 4-8th of October 2018. In a series of exclusive interviews, the founder Sir James Macmillan, Catherine Marwood and Mark Bailey from the  Edinburgh Quartet and lead organiser of the event,  Jean M Nicholson discuss what classical music and the festival means to them. A special thanks to the Corner Shop PR team of Susie and … Continue reading The Cumnock Tryst 2018

Manchester United v Derby County

Darren Weir – B00305631 Jose Mourinho and Frank Lampard will face off against each other for the first time as managers when Manchester United host Derby in the Caraboa Cup tomorrow evening. The pair enjoyed great success together at Chelsea when Lampard played under Mourinho in the mid 2000’s. Their triumphs together included 2 Premier League titles, 2 League Cups and 1 FA Cup in … Continue reading Manchester United v Derby County

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