Million-pound Scottish salmon farming industry deemed unsustainable

By: Manuel Cardo Andrew Graham-Stewart, director of Scottish Salmon and Trout Conservation, called the Scottish open cage salmon industry “unsustainable”. Independent and governmental agencies have been regularly raising concerns over the industry’s environmental footprint and animal welfare practices since 1999. In 2018 alone, a journalistic investigation showed video of sick fish, two parliamentary inquiries damned the industry’s environmental record and lack of proper regulation and … Continue reading Million-pound Scottish salmon farming industry deemed unsustainable

CEO of Edinburgh Fringe Festival “blown away” by UWS students

By Amy Cassidy 26thNovember 2018   When the inspiring become inspired: Performance students at UWS took centre stage at the Inspiring Women Event last week to perform a thought-provoking contemporary piece about Brexit, in front of an audience that included Shona McCarthy, Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and keynote speaker at the event. Shona told her audience when she started to speak that … Continue reading CEO of Edinburgh Fringe Festival “blown away” by UWS students

FAWKEING SPECTACULAR

Paisley will go back to the 90s on Saturday as the skies over the town get set to light up to the sounds of music from the era for their annual fireworks extravaganza. The hugely popular event will take the form of an all day festival beginning at 2pm with arcade games, animation sessions and face painting for kids culminating in the fireworks display above … Continue reading FAWKEING SPECTACULAR

Oil Authority Want to Drill More Oil

by Alex Docherty The Oil and Gas Authority today called for the oil and gas industry to increase “cost effective” drilling activity in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). More than 7,800 wells have already been drilled in the UKCS to date, and have produced over 44 billion barrels of oil. OGA’s Wells Insight Report also proposes to cut the cost when they are abandon their existing … Continue reading Oil Authority Want to Drill More Oil