December 2017

Diabetes Scotland plans to grow its Young Leaders Project in the new year with multiple funded campaigns that will raise awareness of Type 1 diabetes across Scotland

Earlier this year, Diabetes Scotland launched a new initiative called The Young Leaders Project, which aims to tackle the stereotypes, stigmas and obstacles that young people living with Type 1 diabetes in Scotland face every day. Funded by Young Start via the Big Lottery Fund, The Young Leaders Project was created for young people across Scotland aged 16-25 to come together and tackle issues regarding Type 1 diabetes that are

Paisley creatives band together to answer the question on “everybuddy’s” lips at the 'What's Next? Connect, Share and Celebrate' event

After losing the City of Culture bid earlier this month, many Paisley Buddies have been asking what’s next for the thriving culture hub.   Despite missing out on the title, Paisley’s brightest and boldest creatives gathered in Paisley Town Hall last Wednesday night at the ‘What’s Next? Connect, Share and Celebrate’ event hosted by the Creative Renfrewshire Network. It was an evening of lightning talks from various creative speakers, and

Hearts prevent Celtic’s incredible 69 game unbeaten domestic run from continuing

Brendan Rodgers’ Celtic was prevented from recording a 70 games unbeaten domestic run on Sunday as Hearts outclassed the league leaders in tremendous style. They made the Hoops look average at Tynecastle. You could have never imagined this would be the game that the run would finish. To be fair, most footy fans with common sense would think that Celtic would manage to carve out a victory over Craig Levein’s side.

Popular community farm asks for donations in order to prevent animals being re-homed

Erskine’s Lamont City Farm are appealing for donations from the public to help the farm through the winter as the cost of caring for the animals is considerably rising. The farm on Barrhill Road, which is run by volunteers, was founded in 1977 and this year sees it celebrate its 40th Christmas. Various animals such as rabbits, horses, donkeys, goats, pigs, and llamas rely on the farm for safety, comfort

Over 60,000 Christmas dinners and counting have been donated to the homeless through this year’s itison and Social Bite campaign

As Scotland’s hit by its coldest winter in five years, the real meal deal this Christmas is that which will feed a vulnerable homeless person for just £5.   Leading deals and events site, itison, has partnered for the fourth year running with the charitable social business, Social Bite, in a fundraising campaign that will provide those who will be sleeping rough this winter with a hot, festive meal and

The Twelve Films of Christmas: Day Three

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year again which, of course, means mince pies, mulled wine, mistletoe and most importantly Christmas movies. As the days get darker and the couch gets comfier some of us here at the Clyde Outside have picked one festive favourite per day to see you through the last twelve sleeps before Ol’ Saint Nick rolls in to town. So stick on those slippers,

The Twelve Films of Christmas: Day Two

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year again which, of course, means mince pies, mulled wine, mistletoe and most importantly Christmas movies. As the days get darker and the couch gets comfier some of us here at the Clyde Outside have picked one festive favourite per day to see you through the last twelve sleeps before Ol’ Saint Nick rolls in to town. So stick on those slippers,

Netflix hit Black Mirror: Scots actress Kiran Sonia Sawar talks about her biggest role to date

Kiran Sonia Sawar, an Asian Glaswegian, is best known for her role in the BBC3 drama Murdered By My Father, which won her an award at the National Arts, Culture and Theatre Awards. Sawar will be playing her biggest role to date after walking out with the second lead role in the hit Netflix thriller, ‘Black Mirror.’ She said: “I was so excited to be a part of it. I

Loneliness is causing elderly Scots mental health problems, new research suggests

A quarter of Scots over 65 have experienced mental health issues as a result of loneliness, according to new research by two leading charities. The survey, carried out by Age Scotland and The Mental Health Foundation Scotland, has revealed that up to 120,000 elderly people could be suffering from undiagnosed depression during periods when they feel lonely. This news follows another revelation earlier this month which showed that 80,000 older

The Twelve Films of Christmas: Day 1

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year again which, of course, means mince pies, mulled wine, mistletoe and most importantly Christmas movies. As the days get darker and the couch gets comfier some of us here at the Clyde Outside have picked one festive favourite per day to see you through the last twelve sleeps before Ol’ Saint Nick rolls in to town. So stick on those slippers,