CLOSING DATE FOR UK GENDER RECOGNITION ACT CONSULTATION

By Brodie Gettins TODAY marks the last day for the public to participate in the UK government’s consultation of the Gender Recognition Act 2004. The consultation at Westminster opened in July this year, after being stalled due to transphobic media coverage. However, the Scottish government closed theirs in March, earlier this year. UWS News have been speaking to Scottish LGBT+ communities, to find out what these … Continue reading CLOSING DATE FOR UK GENDER RECOGNITION ACT CONSULTATION

Handball: “Battle of Britain” was a great experience, says Livingston star Strachan

by Gary Kirkpatrick Livingston Handball Club’s Ross Strachan has revealed the joy in experiencing a testing European tie with British rivals London GD, despite a narrow aggregate defeat across two legs. The West Lothian team locked horns with the capital side in Kent earlier this month in the first meeting between an English and Scottish club in an official European Handball competition. Both sides were competing for … Continue reading Handball: “Battle of Britain” was a great experience, says Livingston star Strachan

Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games 2018: Team GB brings home impressive 15 medals

by Zuzana Martinkova Great Britain has finished at 18th place at medal table at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games   while Russia, China and Japan stand top three. With a big lead, the event dominant nation, Russia won with 59 medals over China and Japan. Even though Great Britain did not make it into the first three, it is still a big win for a … Continue reading Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games 2018: Team GB brings home impressive 15 medals

Pro-Choice Wins

By Morgane Colinet ABORTION has been legalised in Queensland. On Wednesday 17 October, parliament in the state of Queensland officially voted to make abortion legal up to 22 weeks. It will be possible to have an abortion past 22 weeks if two doctors agree that it should be performed. Nush Sadhwani, a 21 year old student born and raised in Brisbane, is a strong advocate … Continue reading Pro-Choice Wins

The Cumnock Tryst 2018

The Cumnock Tryst, a festival of music and celebration ran from the 4-8th of October 2018. In a series of exclusive interviews, the founder Sir James Macmillan, Catherine Marwood and Mark Bailey from the  Edinburgh Quartet and lead organiser of the event,  Jean M Nicholson discuss what classical music and the festival means to them. A special thanks to the Corner Shop PR team of Susie and … Continue reading The Cumnock Tryst 2018

Manchester United v Derby County

Darren Weir – B00305631 Jose Mourinho and Frank Lampard will face off against each other for the first time as managers when Manchester United host Derby in the Caraboa Cup tomorrow evening. The pair enjoyed great success together at Chelsea when Lampard played under Mourinho in the mid 2000’s. Their triumphs together included 2 Premier League titles, 2 League Cups and 1 FA Cup in … Continue reading Manchester United v Derby County

UWS News presents “On Ayr” Radio September 2018

UWS News feature show examining the latest in news, sports, arts and culture from across Ayrshire and Scotland. Presented by Jamie Glover, Gary Kirkpatrick Chris MacMillan and Selina McLean with reports from Manuel Cardo, Susie Paterson, Nicole Cassels, Brodie Gettins, Fethi Benaissi, Morgane Colinet and Dominic Cassidy. In studio sport reporting and  analysis with Ryan Gallacher, Stuart Reid and Gregor Hynds. Technical editor Theodore Antoniou. … Continue reading UWS News presents “On Ayr” Radio September 2018