2018 July



Govan Law Centre to protect up to 300 asylum seekers threatened with eviction

31st July 2018

Georgina Hayes Editor-in-Chief GLC is a welfare law and housing specialist centre in Glasgow, and say they will do everything they can to defend the residents Govan Law Centre are working with MPs, Glasgow City Council and various charities in order to protect up to 300 asylum seekers recently threatened with eviction by Serco. Serco ...


Hundreds attend snap Buchanan Street protest against Serco refugee evictions

31st July 2018

Hamish Morrison News Editor Speakers at the event included Green Party City Councillor Kim Long, Paul Sweeney MP, a representative for Stand Up to Racism Scotland, and the CEO of the Scottish Refugee Council. Approximately 400 people took to the Buchanan Street steps this evening to protest the impending eviction of over 300 asylum seekers ...


Up to 300 asylum seekers to be evicted from their homes in Glasgow

30th July 2018

Georgina Hayes Editor-in-Chief Serco – a company that provides accommodation to refugees – are to trigger a programme codenamed “Move-on”, which will target up to 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow Hundreds of asylum seekers in Glasgow will be made homeless after Serco – a company that provides accommodation to asylum seekers – are to trigger ...


Shelter figures reveal shocking child homelessness problem

30th July 2018

Hamish Morrison News Editor New figures released today by Shelter reveal the shocking extent of Scotland’s child homelessness problem. According to these statistics, around 38 children in 2017-18 became homeless per day in Scotland. This is roughly equivalent to six or seven children in each school in Scotland. The analysis published alongside the figures also ...


Glasgow 2018: Ones to watch

29th July 2018

Rory Clark Sports Editor Come the first of August, the continent’s top athletes will descend on Glasgow. Who is in the hunt for Gold? Four years after Glasgow was awash with the bustle of the Commonwealth Games, the city will once more bathe in swathes of elite-level sport. The 2018 European Championships will welcome athletes ...


O2 Academy to host music and STEM day for young women

24th July 2018

Georgina Hayes Editor-in-Chief Young women between the ages of 16 and 24 can apply to take part in the skills day, which will be held on Saturday 22 September AllGirlRhythm are offering a science and technology skills day event for young women between the ages of 16 and 24. The free event will focus on ...


Glasgow misses out on being Channel 4’s second HQ location

23rd July 2018

Georgina Hayes Editor-in-Chief The city has instead been shortlisted as a potential location for two smaller creative hubs Glasgow has missed out on becoming Channel 4’s new second headquarters location. A prerequisite for potential candidates was a population of over 200,000 and a travel time to London of less than three hours. The city’s bid ...


Rise in shows focused on social issues at Edinburgh Fringe

20th July 2018

Georgina Hayes Editor-in-Chief Almost a quarter of shows at this year’s Fringe will deal with social issues There has been a surge in shows featuring or focusing on social issues at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Mental health is the biggest topic to be talked about, featuring in 42 shows. 29 will look at women ...


University chaplain that called Glasgow Pride “a gross offence to God” removed from position

18th July 2018

  Georgina Hayes Editor-in-Chief Father Mark Morris, University Chaplain for Glasgow Caledonian University, made the remarks just days after Pride celebrations saw thousands across Glasgow take part Glasgow Caledonian University have announced that Father Mark Morris, the University Chaplain, has been told that he will not be returning to his role. This announcement comes after ...


SRC recruiting for Suicide Prevention Training workshops

17th July 2018

Laurie Clarke Editor-in-Chief Successful applicants will deliver training to University staff and students Today the SRC opens applications for its “pioneering” Suicide Prevention Training “Mind Your Mate”. Applications are open to all University staff and students with an interest in mental health and suicide prevention, with no previous experience required. The project fo...