UWS Alum, Victoria Mitchell, Head of PA Scotland Discusses Her Career from Wishaw to War Zones

With students and staff not permitted on campus due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, UWS Journalism lecturer James Mahon launches a Video Guest Lecture series via Microsoft Teams with 6 leading journalists from across the world. First up is Victoria … Continue reading UWS Alum, Victoria Mitchell, Head of PA Scotland Discusses Her Career from Wishaw to War Zones

Cenacolo; facing your addiction

By Erin Lawless Addiction means being physically and mentally dependent on a particular substance. This dependence has the ability to destroy lives and can cause its victim to see nothing past getting their next life-altering hit. Cenacolo, is a community that prides itself on being not a rehab but a place of hope. It was founded by an Italian nun, Mother Elvira Petrozzi, in 1983 and has settlements all around the world. Cenacolo was set up for the sole purpose of providing a safe place for addicts in the desire to help those suffering to overcome their addictions. Mary McNally, … Continue reading Cenacolo; facing your addiction

Whitletts Victoria begin search for new home

By Calum Brown and Dale Eaton Local junior football club Whitletts Victoria look set to depart current home ground Dam Park, with rugby side Ayrshire Bulls about to take over the stadium. Victoria are in the process of securing an open … Continue reading Whitletts Victoria begin search for new home

Bakeries on the rise

  By John Murray THE amount of craft bakeries in Ayrshire has risen over the past year as consumers are willing to spend more dough on organic, unprocessed bread and speciality cakes.  This summer two new craft bakeries popped up in Stewarton and the East Ayrshire village of Dunlop.   Stephanie Stewart is the owner of Gilmartin’ s bakery and café in Stewarton.   After her sister bought the old Bank of Scotland building in the town, the aspiring businesswoman saw a gap in the market for an outlet selling freshly baked breads and cakes.  She said: “It may have something to … Continue reading Bakeries on the rise