Euro 2020 is set to hit Glasgow next week with fans flocking to Hampden and official ‘fan zones’ to cheer on the national team in their first major tournament in 22 years. However, what would normally be a hugely celebrated occasion is now one of division and restrictions due to the ongoing pandemic. The 12,000 spectators at Hampden have been allocated timed slots on when … Continue reading Euro 2020: Are The Rules Too Strict Or Not Strict Enough?
Earlier this week, thousands of people up and down the country were able to start work again after recent Coronavirus lockdown restrictions were eased by the government. One sector, that was hit badly from the pandemic and started back this week were the self-employed. Mhairi Paterson, 29, a self-employed tattoo artist, working out of ‘Kaizen’ in Cumbernauld, began work again this week after a lengthy … Continue reading Popular Cumbernauld Tattoo Artist Back to Work After Months Out of Work Due to COVID-19
‘Dermiglo’ is a beauty salon in Uphall, Broxburn that was first launched back in March 2020, but since then has had to close three times due to restrictions put in place to deal with Covid in Scotland. You can check out their website at http://www.dermiglo.co.uk. Over a year since then, things have still not gone back to normal. Shazia Nadeem, the owner of the Dermiglo … Continue reading Beauty Industry Affected by Lockdown in Scotland
Business owner of ‘Forge Colour Print’ has endured the struggles of making less income during the pandemic.Elizabeth Thompson, 54, is the owner of Forge Colour Print which is located in the Forge Shopping Centre and has owned the business for the past six years. When the pandemic struck it was a shock to all business owners, they were left feeling uncertain about how they would … Continue reading Covid Is Putting Strain On Small Businesses In Glasgow
C7 Church Production Team Leader, Heather Pomphrett, is adamant that the Glasgow based church remains a secure environment despite maximum capacity rules in Scottish churches as of the 26th of April. Ms Pomphrett said: “We’ve been doing this now since August, we go through the guidelines on a weekly basis, we update our risk assessment and from a policy point of view we do everything … Continue reading CHURCH OFFICIAL INSISTS THE BUILDING REMAINS SAFE DESPITE INCREASE IN VISITORS
Voting for the Scottish Parliament starts on Thursday the 6th of May and may just be one of the most important elections in recent history. With the fallout of Brexit and Covid-19 to handle as well as a crumbling economy the next party to govern over Scotland will have their work cut out for them. Here is the list of the main parties in Scotland … Continue reading Scottish Parliament Elections- What You Need To Know Before You Vote