£19m seized from criminals to go to youth projects in Scotland

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

Politician aims to bridge gap between generations as he runs as youngest candidate in Scotland

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

New study finds Scottish police officers are exhausted, stressed and depressed.

By Gregor Sleith New research by a Canadian academic has drawn attention to the underlying mood experienced by police officers in Scotland, highlighting problems with officers turning to alcohol and prescription drug use to combat growing stress related issues.  Professor … Continue reading New study finds Scottish police officers are exhausted, stressed and depressed.

Gary Holt brands Rangers defeat as ‘toughest day at the office’ as Livingston go five games without a win

By Calum Brown Livingston tasted defeat to Rangers on Sunday for the third time this season, meaning the Lions have picked up just five points from a possible 27 in their last nine Premiership games. Strikes from Joe Aribo and … Continue reading Gary Holt brands Rangers defeat as ‘toughest day at the office’ as Livingston go five games without a win