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
By Dane McBeth Scotland has come out as the best area in the UK for workplace diversity in PricewaterhouseCooper’s annual Women In Work Index. Overall the United Kingdom moved up the table to 13th out of 33 countries involved in … Continue reading Ayrshire Organisations Helping To Make Scotland “Best In UK” For Women In Work
A report into working conditions of social care staff has called for reform within the sector, urging the Scottish Government to introduce a new watchdog and establish minimum standards. The 18-month study was led by the chief executive of Alzheimer … Continue reading Could “Unfair” Working Conditions Put Students Off Careers In Care?