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

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

Support for Students in Higher Education During World Suicide Prevention Day.

By Erin Kearns. The number of students in higher education in the UK who suffer from mental health issues and suicidal thoughts has risen over the last decade according the the Office for National Statistics. In an effort to combat this, universities and colleges across Scotland are offering confidential, free services to help students in need. World Suicide Prevention Day takes place September 10 each … Continue reading Support for Students in Higher Education During World Suicide Prevention Day.

Production companies need Journalists

By Susie Paterson Last night the Channel 4 offices on West George Street was the venue for a cross section of media moguls to meet. A group of sixty journalists and production staff were entertained and informed by some of  Scotland’s leading executives. The National Union of Journalists promoted the event, in an attempt to put commissioning executives and journalists together. Channel 4 news boss, … Continue reading Production companies need Journalists

Glasgow band Fauves set to release debut EP

By Selina McLean Spearheaded by frontman Ryan Caldwell, Glasgow band Fauves have announced their debut EP entitled Les Fauves, which will be released on January 17th next year on indie label Spiral Oh. The release features five tracks, including latest single “Twilight Daylight” and will cater for fans both old and new. Ryan said: “Most of the songs on the EP are quite chilled out, … Continue reading Glasgow band Fauves set to release debut EP

Culture hub aims to breathe FreshAyr into town

by Lea Fabbrini FreshAyr is a cultural project based in Ayr which made it its mission to breath new life into the town. Their aim is to create a cultural headquarter, to find a permanent space in Ayr for arts and culture. Robert Singer, the founder of the movement, talked to us after interesting talks with the head of council. Singer described the council after … Continue reading Culture hub aims to breathe FreshAyr into town

Toy Bank … to the Community and beyond

By Brodie Gettins FOR some parents, Christmas isn’t the most joyful time of the year. With the pressures of having to provide presents for their children, money can be tight. A local man from Govan has decided to help combat this by working on a project to help underprivileged parents provide for their children. This year, The Community and Beyond Toy Bank will be running … Continue reading Toy Bank … to the Community and beyond