Ross Greer says he was “immensely frustrated” at the “hypocrisy” of party leaders during last night’s Channel 4 climate debate. The West Scotland regional MSP spoke at today’s climate protest in George Square, where hundreds gathered to demand world leaders take action against the climate crisis. Greer, 25 - the youngest MSP to ever be... Continue Reading →
Glasgow’s first My Big Fat Vegan Christmas event took place on Saturday. 35 small businesses and charities took up stalls at The Briggait to showcase their vegan-friendly products, from clothes to cakes, aromas and jewellery. Audrey's Vegan Cakes Event hosts Nina Rennie and Elisha Martin, owners of Generation Veg, said the aim of the event... Continue Reading →
The race to Westminster is on for Glasgow Central candidates. SNP’s Alison Thewliss will defend her current title as MP for Glasgow Central in the run up to election day on December 12. Alison Thewliss She was elected in 2015, and chances are she won't be paying a visit to the job centre anytime soon.... Continue Reading →
“Should life have dealt a different hand, these haggard faces could belong to you or I” Brian Bilson One month ago, I made a spontaneous decision to go to France for a week to volunteer with Help Refugees UK (HRUK) and Refugee Community Kitchen (RCK). The HRUK Instagram account came up as a suggested follow,... Continue Reading →
Hundreds gathered in solidarity with Kurdistan on Saturday afternoon in Glasgow’s City Centre. Yellow, red and green lit up the Buchanan Street steps as members of Glasgow’s Kurdish community demonstrated against the recent Turkish attacks in North-East Syria. Various people took to the microphone to deliver speeches, poetry and music. Among the speakers were trade... Continue Reading →
With suicide being the single biggest killer of men aged under 45, perhaps it’s time to review the jokes we make and the language we use.
When used correctly, social media can be an excellent tool for kick-starting a career. Just look at the surge of MUAs and PTs whose client-base is largely built on Instagram. But taking that initial step to put yourself out there can be daunting. For many, fearing what others think is enough to put them off. I used to be one of those people.