Should Gerrard keep tinkering?

by Kenny Boag. Rangers lost 2-1 to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Wednesday night. A  Rangers  bound Jordan Jones, 66 minute winner was enough to see off Gerrard’s Rangers team that included veteran signings Jermaine Defoe and Steven Davies.   There was a feel good factor for many Rangers fans heading into the game against 3rd placed Kilmarnock. The team had finished the first half … Continue reading Should Gerrard keep tinkering?

Preview: Improving Hawick aim to shock title-chasing Ayr

By Ronan Alexander TENNENT’S Premiership league leaders Ayr make the long trip to Hawick on Saturday with the Greens aiming to dent the visitors title hopes. Ayr come into the match top of the table after a narrow 14-7 victory against Boroughmuir at the weekend, keeping Peter Murchie’s men one point ahead of second place Melrose. Photos by George McMillan. For the hosts, they sit … Continue reading Preview: Improving Hawick aim to shock title-chasing Ayr

BILL TO CONFINE MSP’S TO ONE JOB HAS BEEN LAUNCHED

By Daena Danskin Neil Findlay, Scottish Labour’s parliamentary business spokesman, has launched a member’s bill to outlaw second jobs, limit the time MSPs can spend on lucrative external activities and cap additional earnings. Politicians who earn thousands upon thousands on top of their £61,000 Holyrood salaries will face parliamentary scrutiny amid cross-party calls for them to ditch their second jobs. MSP’s face a potential ban … Continue reading BILL TO CONFINE MSP’S TO ONE JOB HAS BEEN LAUNCHED

Teachers’ shocking complaints to Sturgeon

By Nicola Croal  First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon asked teachers in October last year to write letters to the Scottish government about their teaching experiences. The call by Sturgeon was made after an anonymous letter was read out in the Scottish Parliament that claimed staff were told to ”keep our mouths shut.”  A number of the letters expressed concerns about physical and verbal assaults in the … Continue reading Teachers’ shocking complaints to Sturgeon

Teachers due to strike over pay

By Cara Houston Scotland’s largest teaching union has given approval to open a strike ballot over pay rises. Teachers across Scotland have been negotiating a pay rise for over a year with no successful outcome. The Education Institute of Scotland (EIS) have issued a formal notice of the planned ballot to all local authority employers across Scotland, with ballot papers to be provided next month. … Continue reading Teachers due to strike over pay

Mary, Queen of the Screen.

Stars take to the Scottish capital to watch premiere of new historical film. Mary Queen of Scots star Saoirse Ronan is one of the many famous names expected to attend the Scottish film’s premiere at Edinburgh Castle tonight. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is also on the list along with Scottish actors Jack Lowden, James McArdle and comedienne Karen Dunbar who also appears in the movie. … Continue reading Mary, Queen of the Screen.