By Calum Brown Livingston tasted defeat to Rangers on Sunday for the third time this season, meaning the Lions have picked up just five points from a possible 27 in their last nine Premiership games. Strikes from Joe Aribo and … Continue reading Gary Holt brands Rangers defeat as ‘toughest day at the office’ as Livingston go five games without a win
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
By Ben Kearney Royal Troon’s Hazel Macgarvie has admitted that the uncertainty over Brexit is only putting more pressure on golf in Scotland. The 19-year-old, who is currently ranked top of the women’s order of merit is surprised by the … Continue reading Ayrshire Golfer Hazel Macgarvie Admits Brexit Impact Could Be Huge On The Sport
by Rebecca Weinberg Scottish universities receive 10% of their research income from the EU, according to a report by the Scottish Government. The EU’s Horizon 2020 research project is an integral part of Scottish academia, allowing Scottish universities to collaborate with researchers from other EU countries on groundbreaking projects across a variety of subjects. However, the looming shadow of Brexit is putting Scotland’s academic research community at risk. UWS News spoke to Graham Jeffery, a reader in Arts and Media at the University of the West of Scotland, about Brexit’s effect on EU-funded research in Scotland. “I was involved … Continue reading Brexit’s effect on EU-funded research programmes
By Ryan Brown On June 23 2016, the United Kingdom voted by a majority of 51.9% to leave the European Union but what really led to the mess we are in? In times of uncertainty, we tend to look ahead into … Continue reading What Really Caused Brexit?
By Layla Maguire Margaret Atwood and Bernadine Evaristo have won the Booker Prize worth $63,000 for the best novel written in English and published in the UK and Ireland. This is the first time the rule of having only one … Continue reading Booker Prize joint winners sparks question: Do Scots still read books?
AdSmart is an innovative TV advertising platform created by Sky. Anaïs Mampuya went to a breakfast briefing organised by Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce and AdSky to learn more about that platform. Continue reading Breakfast Networking with Renfrewshire Chamber and Sky AdSmart
By Dane McBeth Every year since 2009, Ayr-based charity Ayrshire Hospice has invited locals along to join them on a midnight stroll through the town. On Saturday May 18th the Land O’ Burns Starlight Walk returns for its eleventh anniversary and registration is now open … Continue reading Ayr’s Starlight Walk Returns For 11th Year Running
The emergency services were alerted to the fire on a hillside at Loch Doon at 18:50 on Saturday. At least five miles of hillside has been affected and the public have been asked to avoid the area. East … Continue reading Loch Doon Fire Stuns Community
Ochiltree’s new Community Hub is getting nearer to completion, and with the announcement of two new jobs, it looks set to make a real difference to the local community. Due to open in Summer 2019, the Hub will be run … Continue reading Ochiltree Community Hub