Free water stations will save 1000 plastic bottles per WEEK

By Brandon Cook Two of Scotlands busiest train stations have installed refillable water hubs to combat the waste of thousands of plastic bottles. Passengers at Glasgow Central Station and Edinburgh Waverly will benifit from the use of refillable running water in the stations as part of the initiatative to reduce plastic waste. It’s estimated that each station will save around 1000 plastic bottles a week, … Continue reading Free water stations will save 1000 plastic bottles per WEEK

Should Original Disney Films Be Banned?

KEIRA Knightley has called out Disney for teaching young girls to wait for a Prince to come to their rescue. Banning her daughter from watching Cinderella and The Little Mermaid, Knightley said recently in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres: “[Cinderella] waits around for a rich guy to rescue her. Don’t! Rescue yourself. Obviously!” She added that she really enjoys the film The Little Mermaid, however … Continue reading Should Original Disney Films Be Banned?

CLOSING DATE FOR UK GENDER RECOGNITION ACT CONSULTATION

By Brodie Gettins TODAY marks the last day for the public to participate in the UK government’s consultation of the Gender Recognition Act 2004. The consultation at Westminster opened in July this year, after being stalled due to transphobic media coverage. However, the Scottish government closed theirs in March, earlier this year. UWS News have been speaking to Scottish LGBT+ communities, to find out what these … Continue reading CLOSING DATE FOR UK GENDER RECOGNITION ACT CONSULTATION

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

Scotland missing out on another Major Tournament

by Stuart Reid Scotland’s mens volleyball team should be taking inspiration from the Woman’s International football team Another international tournament is underway and another Scottish team is missing out on the occasion. This time it is the turn of the Men’s Volleyball team. The men’s world Championships has started, with Italy and Bulgaria Co-hosting the tournament. Scotland will be watching from home, but the lack … Continue reading Scotland missing out on another Major Tournament