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

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

A not so happy 120th birthday for Glasgow’s subway

Campaigners are criticising Glasgow’s public transport, and have held a protest outside St-Enoch’s subway station calling for expansion and public ownership. Get Glasgow Moving is a collection of groups calling for wholesale reform of public transport. Scot Chase, an activist with Get Glasgow Moving, said that the city could learn a lot from places abroad:… Read More A not so happy 120th birthday for Glasgow’s subway