By Ben Kearney Poor mental health within the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) will only increase, if firefighters accept a pay-rise that will include a broadened adult social care role, a top union official has said. The SFRS has … Continue reading Firefighter mental health could suffer under new roles
By Layla Maguire Seventy-four universities will take a blow from 14 days of strike action across 4 weeks from 20 February to 13 March 2020. As deadlines and exams approach, students will miss out on lectures and assistance at the most … Continue reading 74 UK universities to commence a 2-week strike in February to fight inequality
By Gregor Sleith Organisations across the country that help disadvantaged youths have been given extra funding via seized criminal assets. The CashBack for Communities programme is aimed at young people aged 10-24 living in areas hardest hit by crime across … Continue reading £19m seized from criminals to go to youth projects in Scotland
By Harris Cumming The exciting new technology from Sourcenet can translate speech into 74 different languages, allowing travellers and airport staff to communicate more quickly and effectively. Edinburgh Airport is one of the first in the country to move with the times and utilise the groundbreaking Pocketalk device. The move aims to support the airport’s existing translation team and is helping to clarify instruction and communication during the crucial security check-in process. Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Airport said: “We’re an international airport in a city and country known for its diversity, its inclusiveness and its welcoming nature, and … Continue reading New speech translation gadget helps to streamline security at Edinburgh Airport
by Ryan Brown With St. Mirren’s Danny Mullen a notable entry to the Professional Footballer’s Association (PFA) Scotland’s available players list, just how difficult is it for Scottish football players to find a new club? Former Livingston reserves forward and … Continue reading How do Scottish football players find new clubs?
The Scottish government declared a climate emergency last year and pledged to reduce emissions by 75% by 2030, as well as committing to Scotland reaching net-zero by 2045. The Active travel hub is a Government funded organization that try to … Continue reading Ayr citizens pedaling towards a zero-Emission Country
By Jack Ewing What both major parties want most for Christmas is to be given a majority by the public. The voters may have other ideas. Hung parliaments have been the outcomes of two of the last three General … Continue reading What if the 2019 Election delivers another hung parliament?
By Calum Brown Cameron Glasgow, a 19-year-old from West Lothian, is the first candidate to run for the Green Party in Livingston, in a general election, since 2004. The Green candidate decided to take a year out before committing to … Continue reading Politician aims to bridge gap between generations as he runs as youngest candidate in Scotland
By Jack Ewing An election poll conducted by UWS Newsroom has found 80% of respondents plan to vote SNP on Thursday. 'In the #GeneralElection on December 12, 2019, which political party will you vote for?' #GeneralElection19 #GE19 — UWSnewsroom (@UWSNewsroom) … Continue reading UWS pre-election poll finds huge support for the SNP
By Calum Brown Former Buddies boss Jack Ross returns to his old club tonight as Hibernian face St Mirren in the Scottish Premiership under the lights at the Simple Digital Arena. It will be Ross’ second game in charge of Hibs … Continue reading Jack Ross returns to Paisley as Hibs take on St Mirren