STUC continues to take measures to improve women’s condition in Scotland

The Scottish Trades Union Congress Women’s Conference is hosting the annual STUC Women’s Conference to raise issues about abuse and harassment women face at work. By Anaïs MAMPUYA. (credit @the STUC) ACTIVISTS are speaking up about abuse and harassment women face at work at the annual STUC Women’s Conference.  The Conference is organised by the STUC Women’s Committee and involves 120 female trade unionists. It is led by Sharon Edwards of the Public and Commercial Service Union and STUC … Continue reading STUC continues to take measures to improve women’s condition in Scotland

Thousand of women are striking in Glasgow next week over equal pay

By Carla Buscema More than 8000 council workers are taking a 48 hours strike action next Tuesday and Wednesday in Glasgow demanding the council to give them equal pay. Two of the major Trade Unions representing council workers, GMB and Unison, have announced that thousand of their members are taking action. The Glasgow City Council expects that this industrial movement would be likely to create … Continue reading Thousand of women are striking in Glasgow next week over equal pay

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

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

Paedophile Hunters in Ayr

By Morgane Colinet PAEDOPHILE hunters hit Ayr last weekend as they went to meet an alleged child abuser. The suspected sex offender was intercepted just outside Ayr bus station whilst on his way to meet who he thought was a fourteen-year-old girl according to WolfPack Hunters UK. The Spanish man, allegedly from Barcelona according to the WolfPack Hunters UK Improved Facebook group, is a luggage … Continue reading Paedophile Hunters in Ayr

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