Betel raises Christmas cash for the homeless

The Motherwell branch of Betel took to the town centre in elaborate costumes to spread some Christmas cheer and raise funds for local homeless people and those struggling with addiction. The Christian charity offers shelter and opportunities to those fallen on hard times that wish to turn their life around. They allow people the chance to engage in meaningful work and help build strong relationships … Continue reading Betel raises Christmas cash for the homeless

‘Erase the Grey’ Campaign Arrives at City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College has teamed up with Glasgow Caledonian University to help spread awareness about their gender-based violence campaign #erasethegrey. Large poster boards have been placed on the second floor of the City Campus calling out common excuses used to downplay assaults and abusive behaviour. ‘Erase The Grey’ was launched in 2019 by Glasgow Caledonian University as a way to spread knowledge and awareness … Continue reading ‘Erase the Grey’ Campaign Arrives at City of Glasgow College

GlasGLOW Tackles the Climate Crisis

This year’s GlasGLOW event took inspiration from the COP26 conference happening on the other side of the city and donned a climate change theme. The event has been successfully running for three years in Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens. The theme is presented to guests via metaphors and imagery. Loudspeakers announce that you are a reporter sent to investigate the disappearance of ‘Gloop Corp’s’ CEO and what … Continue reading GlasGLOW Tackles the Climate Crisis

Extinction Rebellion Northern Ireland “Stand With” Those At Climate Conference

Extinction Rebellion Northern Ireland have taken to George Square in a demonstration to ask the leaders and delegates taking part in the discussions at the UN Conference Of Parties (COP26) to ‘make the right decisions for the right reasons’ and tackle the ongoing climate crisis. Adam, who was demonstrating alongside the group said: “Today we had an action to talk about petroleum licensing and a … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion Northern Ireland “Stand With” Those At Climate Conference

Animal Rights Activists Stage Protest in City Centre

George Square was the home of multiple demonstrations as Extinction Rebellion, Farm Animal Rights Movement and Animal Rebellion took to the streets to protest environmental change. Farm Animal Rights Movement, the oldest animal rights organisation in America descended to Glasgow to spread awareness about the exploitation of animals and the impact it has on the planet. The group is also passionate about reducing reliance on … Continue reading Animal Rights Activists Stage Protest in City Centre

How Glasgow University Is Tackling Eco-Friendly Periods

The University of Glasgow’s Queen Margaret Union (QMU) was one of the first student unions in Scotland to provide free environmentally friendly menstrual products to all students. Products include menstrual cups, biodegradable pads and tampons, reusable pads, and even latex free condoms. They’re also providing pamphlets with instructions on how to use these products safely and correctly. Sustainable hygiene methods for those that menstruate have … Continue reading How Glasgow University Is Tackling Eco-Friendly Periods