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Glasgow needs its night buses

14th July 2023

First Glasgow’s decision to discontinue night bus services puts the safety of young women at risk. First Glasgow have decided to withdraw their night bus services from July 31. Insufficient passenger numbers mean that, according to Graeme Macfarlane, commercial director at First Bus Scotland, the services are not financially viable. To sustain them would require ...

Report reveals 95% of women feel unsafe visiting Glasgow parks at night

3rd December 2021

A recent report published by The Young Women’s Movement (YWCA) as part of the Young Women Lead programme, has called for feminist town planning, as research revealed 67% of women in Glasgow often felt unsafe on buses and 95% felt unsafe visiting parks at night.  This report was undertaken as part of a nine month ...

Cabaret for climate awareness: inside Ben and Jerry’s night of activism

24th September 2021

The world-famous ice cream company hosted a lively gig at St Luke’s in Glasgow to raise awareness of the climate crisis. A smoky room with a drinks bar at one corner and a free ice cream stall at the other, the Ben and Jerry’s climate awareness cabaret was already off to a solid start. With ...