Hate Crime In Scotland: Sectarianism still an issue

By Sanjeev Mann A new campaign called Hate Has No Home was launched this week to even further combat hate crime in Scotland. The campaign came from a partnership between the Scottish Government, Police Scotland and The Crown Office and was used that improve understanding and reporting of hate related crime. The campaign will focus around digital adverts around bus stations and other public areas … Continue reading Hate Crime In Scotland: Sectarianism still an issue

SCOTLAND’S NATIONAL TEAM – TIME FOR CHANGE?

AFTER another failed qualifying campaign Scotland find themselves in a period of transition once again. When next year’s World Cup comes round, the Tartan Army will once more be watching on from home having been firmly left out of the party for the tenth consecutive tournament in a row. Manager Gordon Strachan was sacked following last Sunday’s draw with Slovenia which was a must win … Continue reading SCOTLAND’S NATIONAL TEAM – TIME FOR CHANGE?

South Ayrshire supports LGBT

By Natalie Miller South Ayrshire Council County Buildings have announced they will be supporting LGBT History Month next February when they fly the Pride flag for the whole month. Although LGBT History Month is celebrated for those 28 days, LGBT History supports the community all year round as they spread the message equality for all. This year at the end of the month the film … Continue reading South Ayrshire supports LGBT

Big Eck wants back – it’s time to forgive and forget

Let’s cast our mind back to that September night in 2007 in the French capital of Paris. The setting for our national team’s greatest victory. Scotland – starved of a place at a major finals and heavily unfancied against the might of France – charged the field of the Parc des Princes. They fought like true Scotsmen that night, and thanks to a James McFadden … Continue reading Big Eck wants back – it’s time to forgive and forget

Arise Steve Clarke – the saviour of Scotland’s oldest professional football club?

By Callum Scott THE DAWNING of a new era is emerging at Rugby Park. Monday saw the appointment of Chelsea legend Steve Clarke as the club’s new manager on a two and a half year-deal. It has appeased the club’s fans as well as figures all across the Scottish game – journalists and punters alike. This comes as Scotland’s oldest professional club has had its … Continue reading Arise Steve Clarke – the saviour of Scotland’s oldest professional football club?

Christian Politicians Back LGBT Rights

By RYAN MCDOUGALL Pro—indy Christian politicians have come out in favour of LGBT+ rights, including marriage. Alison Dickie, SNP councillor and wife of a Baptist minister said she believes there have been ‘times where the Church has hurt people,’ and that Christianity has been ‘less than inclusive’ towards the LGBT+ community. The Edinburgh Southside/Newington councillor told attendees at an SNP conference fringe event: “It hurts … Continue reading Christian Politicians Back LGBT Rights

Girls Do Sport Project Launched at the Emirates Arena

Girls Do Sport, a new program aimed at promoting sport amongst young women in Scotland, was launched today at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena. The scheme is a partnership between the University of the West of Scotland and the charity Scottish Women in Sport, which features nine sports, including tennis, basketball, and boxing. The pioneering project will see Sports Journalism students from the university producing a variety … Continue reading Girls Do Sport Project Launched at the Emirates Arena