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

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,