Eradicating Homelessness in Scotland

On World Homeless Day you don’t have to travel far in Scotland to see the problem of homelessness up close.  I spoke to Cody V an eighteen year old from Aberdeen who has come out of the care system and struggled to find accommodation since. Cody’s birthday was last week and she was happy to have been offered a flat in a nice part of … Continue reading Eradicating Homelessness in Scotland

Paisley bride to be’s disrupted hen night after Ayr races are cancelled.

A bride to be was left in tears following the cancellation of the three day racing event last weekend after it was revealed that one of the main tracks was waterlogged. Stacey Bradley had her hen party booked for Friday’s race and was disappointed when she heard the news it had been cancelled. The 32 year old first heard of the cancellation of the event … Continue reading Paisley bride to be’s disrupted hen night after Ayr races are cancelled.

Paisley couple’s mission to keep revellers safe during Christmas party season

By Kieran Muir THEY often refer to them as “the God squad” or “Bible bashers” but Paisley’s party-goers may not realise the love and care that the town’s Street Pastors put in to ensure that they enjoy themselves safely. But for Roy and Cheryl Adair the nicknames are simply ” a bit of banter” which they accept comes with the territory of  keeping Paisley’s revellers safe. The town … Continue reading Paisley couple’s mission to keep revellers safe during Christmas party season

Alex Smith: Living in the Hall of Fame

By CONNOR PARK WHEN Alex Smith sets foot through the doors of the Falkirk Stadium every morning he sees a club that has come a long way throughout his near seven-year tenure. He’s very proud of all his achievements and all of the players whom he has developed over the years. Smith’s time at Falkirk is just a minuscule part of a decorated career that … Continue reading Alex Smith: Living in the Hall of Fame

Partners In Presidency: The Tim Kaine Story

By Liam Menzies How was he chosen as running mate? On July 22, 2016, Presidential candidate Hilary Clinton made known that Kaine would be her running mate in the upcoming election, beating out the likes of Elizabeth Warren and Julian Castro to the position. This wasn’t a surprise to many especially those who were keeping close attention to the primaries as Kaine not only endorsed … Continue reading Partners In Presidency: The Tim Kaine Story

The social media battleground: An Elections won and lost in the mire of tweets

By Shaw Rooney  SOCIAL MEDIA is on the rise in the political landscape and politicians are wising up to it. This is has never been more pertinent than in US Presidential race of 2016. Professor David McGillivray who is the Chair in Event and Digital Cultures, School of Media, Culture and Society at UWS discusses Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s pivotal use of Twitter and … Continue reading The social media battleground: An Elections won and lost in the mire of tweets