Glasgow band Fauves set to release debut EP

By Selina McLean Spearheaded by frontman Ryan Caldwell, Glasgow band Fauves have announced their debut EP entitled Les Fauves, which will be released on January 12th next year on indie label Spiral Oh. The release features five tracks, including latest single “Twilight Daylight” and will cater for fans both old and new. Ryan said: “Most of the songs on the EP are quite chilled out, … Continue reading Glasgow band Fauves set to release debut EP

Welcome to The Jungle

By  Theodore  Antoniou As  the  former  Scottish  Labour  leader  Kezia  Dugdale makes  her  entrance  to  The  Jungle  via helicopter,  the  controversy  that  has  been  caused  by  the  politician’s  decision  to  take  part  in  the  TV  show has  yet  to  calm  down. The  ITV  reality  show  “I’m  a  Celebrity…Get  Me  Out  of  Here!”  decided  to  make  an  offer to  the  politician  and  she  accepted.  That  decision  … Continue reading Welcome to The Jungle

Creative industries festival announces 2018 dates

By Selina McLean XpoNorth will return once again to Inverness’ Eden Court between Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th June 2018. Holding precedence as one of the countries most diverse creative events of the year, the festival celebrates the creative industries from all over Scotland with an array of seminars and live performances across the cities finest venues over both days. The conference fuses industry professional … Continue reading Creative industries festival announces 2018 dates

Cash for Kids is back with their Christmas Mission

by Lea Fabbrini After making a difference on Christmas day for nearly 80,000 children in Scotland last year, ‘Cash for Kids’s Mission Christmas, is back. The Charity run by West FM and Clyde 1 is hoping to make a difference once again. In Ayrshire alone the charity helped 678 children. UWS News talked to Annette at Cash for Kids in Ayr about their hopes for … Continue reading Cash for Kids is back with their Christmas Mission

Upcycling: Christmas on a budget

By Lea Fabbrini With news shoppers will spend less on Christmas with less in their pockets, an Ayrshire Charity is trying to bring some festive cheer in an innovative way. UWS News talked to Laura Brown, the Development and Marketing Manager for Ayrshire Cancer Support, who found a good way to combine charity shopping and up cycling right in time for Christmas. In October, the … Continue reading Upcycling: Christmas on a budget

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