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About Jordan Shepherd

Honest uncompromising journalism has always been at the heart of Jordans’ writing from his early work with the Press and Journal to enrolment on the HND Journalism and his further writing for the Daily Record. He was inspired to follow a career in journalism by investigative journalism and the effect it had on the wider world. Post education he hopes to follow a career in investigative journalism with the eventual goal to one day take over the editorship of the Morning Star.

David Riley says fan ownership is the way forward for Scottish Football

St Mirren’s newest board member has given his take on the future of Scottish football and the challenges faced by fan ownership. In an interview with the …

‘Widespread contamination’ of Glasgow hospitals’ water led to 23 children contracting infections

Health inspectors have found that ‘widespread contamination’ of water at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Children led to …

Ad Victoriam – A monologue by Jordan Shepherd

Student Jordan Shepherd gives his opinion about militarism in this monologue.  The ballad again rings across the battlefield, though the venue has changed, …

Weather: Yellow warning issued for central Scotland

⚠️❄️We’re advising drivers to TRAVEL WITH CAUTION overnight tonight & tomorrow morning, following a @metoffice Yellow Weather Warning for …

Renfrewshire are flying the flag for disabilities

Raising awareness for International Disability Day   A special flag designed by a disability group has been raised in Renfrewshire to mark International …

Rabbie Burns’ engagement spot gets restoration go ahead

Lovers, Slave’s and poems – Preserving Rabbie Burns   The rumoured spot where famed poet and womaniser Rabbie Burns proposed to his lover Highland …

High street chain to give workers Boxing Day off

Staff at Home Bargains given a break this Christmas Home Bargains are to give their almost 17,000 staff a well earned break this Christmas by giving them …

Pass the Dootchi and let them take you through

Queen Margret’s union has hosted some of the worlds most exiting bands the world over from Nirvana to Coldplay and their latest showcase is no exception. …

Glasgow students stage ‘sleep out’ to fight homelessness

Students at Glasgow Clyde College are to brave the elements by staging a ‘sleep out’ in order to raise money and awareness for Glasgow’s …

How can I help them when I’m lost in the dark myself – a poem about the darker side of Glasgow

Student Jordan Shepherd shares a heartfelt poem where he questions whether or not he can truly help someone when he’s struggling himself. Empathy and …