Kilmarnock-based football club Bonnyton Thistle start disability scheme for kids

Bonnyton Thistle FC from Kilmarnock is piloting an initiative which aims to improve the health and social well-being of primary school aged children with additional support needs (ASN) in the local area. In partnership with the Grange Academy Park School, the football club is running football-related activity sessions once a week as part of the… Read More Kilmarnock-based football club Bonnyton Thistle start disability scheme for kids

Interview: British expat Scott Thompson on his world-record breaking charity exploits across Indonesia

Imagine running 30 marathons across Indonesia back to back, starting on the idyllic volcanic island of Bali and finishing up in the bustling, crowded, can’t-catch-your-breath city of Jakarta. That’s 1,250 feet-swelling kilometres along the equator in a battle with searing humidity, all in the name of charity. How do you follow that up?   Break… Read More Interview: British expat Scott Thompson on his world-record breaking charity exploits across Indonesia

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Glasgow to scrap the rape clause

    Hundreds of protestors gathered in Glasgow’s George Square to demand the abolition of the so-called “rape-clause.” The campaign, Scrap the Rape Clause, opposed the recent change in tax credits, as reforms of the welfare system mean child tax credits are now capped at two children. A clause in the new rules which came… Read More Hundreds of protesters gathered in Glasgow to scrap the rape clause

Protesters rally in Glasgow for Northern Irish war veterans

  HUNDREDS of protesters have gathered in Glasgow in protest over the treatment of war veterans who fought in the Irish troubles.   The rally, which took place in George Square and was organised by the Justice for Northern Ireland Veterans (JFNIV), happened this morning amid claims veterans are suffering from a witch hunt from the… Read More Protesters rally in Glasgow for Northern Irish war veterans

Calls for Glasgow park to be lit up amid safety fears from residents

GLASGOW Community leaders are calling for the City Council to take action following a series of violent incidents in Queens Park. A petition urging for Glasgow Southside’s main park to be lit up at night has gathered over 5,000 signatures. Outrage swept through the community after another sexual assault took place in February of this… Read More Calls for Glasgow park to be lit up amid safety fears from residents

Feature: Prospect North’s Scottish premiere comes to Oban

To a decaying primary school in Oban, to the prestigious Lighthouse in Glasgow, to the Arctic Circle Conference in Reykjavik and then the famous West Ward Works in Dundee – the Prospect North exhibition has well and truly made waves on either side of the Norwegian sea. Scotland’s entry to the 15th International Architecture Exhibition… Read More Feature: Prospect North’s Scottish premiere comes to Oban