Scottish Student Journalism Awards

The Scottish Student Journalism Awards are once again rapidly approaching where Scotland’s journalism and media students will battle it out to be in with a chance of winning a number of different journalism awards; giving them the chance to showcase their journalistic achievements to the industry’s top professionals. The blood, sweat and tears and the credit of organising the event goes to the 2nd year HND media and communications class

Glasgow paedophile hunters have warned online groomers that ‘they are coming for them

A group of Glasgow based paedophile hunters have warned online groomers that ‘they are coming for them’ after completing a number of successful stings in Glasgow, Edinburgh and even catching groomers as far out as the south east of England. The anonymous group, rising against online predators, have been functioning for around five months and the team have two main founders, five hunters, three security members and around fifteen decoys.

Overwatch enthusiasts rejoice over new fan-favourite

Rumours had been circulating for weeks that Blizzard Entertainment were in the process of developing a new hero for Overwatch, and with every small snippet of information released came an abundance of fan theories. Perhaps the most popular of which was that the new hero would be the daughter of Swedish engineer, Torbjörn Lindholm. On February 28th this theory was confirmed as the introduction of Brigitte Lindholm was announced, at

Social Media and Kylie Jenner give housebound Glasgow teenager lifeline

  A teenager who has been housebound for over five years due to severe chronic anxiety disorder has revealed how social media has played a massive part in her road to recovery.Saffron Scullion from Castlemilk first experienced crippling anxiety in January 2013 and started to struggle with her normal everyday life. The 18-year-old first started experiencing panic attacks while out and about in public and at school. Her anxiety was

The Bonnevilles: Toned Down, But still raw as ever

When Belfast based garage-punk-blues band The Bonnevilles released the newest single, “Long Runs The Fox” from their upcoming album, Dirty Photographs, fans gave a sigh of relief that frontman Andy McGibbon and drummer Chris McMullen hadn’t softened and had started enjoying a wee bit of Stereophonics every now and then. I say this because the title track and first single from the album was noticeably more toned down than their

Second Hand News perform at The Cave

February at The Cave has played host to an array of talent as band after band have rocked out at the New Street venue to the delight of punters. The Cave has established a name for itself in Paisley as one of the places to be for regular live entertainment in recent times and it looks set to continue this tradition with gigs slated for every Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Paisley First Sponsorship scheme

Applications for the Paisley First Sponsorship scheme have now opened in the aim of encouraging more visitors to Paisley The sponsorship wants to help those who have an event in mind or a project that would encourage more footfall in Paisley. A spokesperson for Paisley First said: “Paisley First is committed to improving Paisley town centre by increasing footfall to the town and maximising business opportunities for Paisley First Business

Paisley Buddies prove how important their community Facebook group is throughout the extreme weather conditions

The people of Paisley have been showing various acts of kindness for others in their town by offering help and support throughout Scotland’s first ever severe red weather alert. The ‘Beast from the East’ has caused school and workplaces around the country to be closed, all methods of public transport to be cancelled and drivers stranded for hours on motorways. Despite the deep snow and dangerous roads, members of the

Covering The Bases: Sports Podcast: Episode Two: Bloomin' Eck

Listen to our second episode of our sports podcast called Covering The Bases. Sports editor Darren McConachie, Ewan Summers and Sean McAngus. The boys are back to talk about the recent appointment of Alex McLeish as Scotland’s new manager as well as a debate over the Winter Olympics, from Pyeongchang to Paisley as we discuss the St Mirren story of this season.