Scotland’s LGBT community will be highlighted in a photography exhibition

Scotland’s LGBT community will be highlighted in a photography exhibition that is opening in the University of the West of Scotland tomorrow. Queer Champions, a display of black and white portraits of people within Scotland who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans or otherwise under the umbrella of Queer, has been set up by British gay photographer Ajamu X in association with Street Level photography, the Equality Network, and Outspoken

Inventor of the ATM and PIN Technology honoured by neighbor

The Inventor of ATM and PIN Technology has been immortalised in a street mural designed by his neighbour who wants to honour him for his invention. James Goodfellow, OBE, from Paisley, Renfrewshire created the technology behind the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) and Personal Identification Number (PIN) but never saw a single penny after coming up with the idea. At the time, James patented the concept of the modern cash dispenser

Glasgow comedian Gary Faulds coming to Glasgow Clyde College

A Glasgow comedian is preparing for a live stand-up comedy gig organised for students and staff at Glasgow Clyde College this week. Gary Faulds, 30, from Springburn, who has sold out comedy shows up and down the country, is preparing to bring laughter to students and staff at Glasgow Clyde College’s Cardonald campus tomorrow. The 30-year-old has sold out shows at the Glasgow International Comedy Festival three years running now,

Le Geek C’est Chic

Deep in the heart of Paisley there is a Café with a 4.9 star rating on Facebook. This Café is not like others. It is a small escape from reality, where people can enjoy live trading card games, Comic book reading and general relaxing. The Café is called Comicrazy. Comicrazy has an extensive range of board games which are free for use by the public when a drink or food

Paisley filmmaker creates film about the town's rich history

Filmmaker Paul Mothersole’s, short film about the history of Paisley entitled ‘My Paisley’ was uploaded to You Tube on the 9th of January of last year and has already gained over 3,200 views. The film is unique in the sense that it took an unfinished film of the same title made by Falcouner Houston that made the original in the 60’s with children he taught. The children in the original

Six of the best footballers that are playing in bizarre countries

Out of interest I always look up where players are at when they leave the bubble that is Scottish football. Some of the countries the players now play in are bizarre and sometimes you wonder how they managed to get their move there. Last week was transfer deadline day which always serves up a surprise or two and one of them is Inverness Caley Thistle keeper Owain Fon Williams who

Boiler malfunction set off fire alarms at the Cardonald campus

By Chloe Duffy, Scott Bevan and David King A boiler malfunction set off the fire alarms at the Cardonald campus of Glasgow Clyde College earlier this week. Fire alarms were set off across the campus when steam poured from a warehouse located outside the boiler rooms at around 10:30 on Tuesday morning.  The incident occurred after a temporary boiler’s pipes malfunctioned. Hundreds of students and staff were evacuated from the

Burns Night : Ten little known facts about Rabbie Burns

With Burns Night upon us people across the world indulge in a wee dram and toast the lads and lassies in the name of Scotland’s most beloved poetic writer, but how much do people really know about the man who has become a legend in his native country and beyond?  We take a look at 10 things you may not know about Scotland’s national Bard and help to highlight the

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