This week the Caledonian Spectator will be reviewing some of Scotland’s best upcoming artists. We have narrowed the country’s talents to two solo artists and two bands, and we will reveal one a day this week; #3 Name: Jamie and Shoony Location: Edinburgh Band formation: 2012 With their sights set on touring overseas in the future after a Summer of festival dates, Jamie and Shoony … Continue reading Artists to Love and Look Out for!
Environmental pressure group Client Earth have spoken of their joy over new Conservative plans to reduce emissions by offering compensation to encourage drivers to ditch their diesel cars. Andrea Lee, Healthier Campaigner for Client Earth, said that she was relieved the Government are finally trying to lower air pollution in the UK. “We think it is really important for government to tackle these problems and the … Continue reading New diesel car legislation praised by environment group
First Minister Questions has been moved from it’s usual Thursday time slot to today, thanks to the local elections. Nicola Sturgeon is expected to field questions on NHS waiting times, education and broadband speed. Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson asked the First Minister why in 2011-2015 did the proportion of children performing well in numeracy fall. Sturgeon mentioned the attainment challenge and fund that has … Continue reading First Minister Questions 3rd May Overview
A food bank in the North-West of Glasgow has fed the cities hungriest after a successful social media campaign. They appealed on twitter last night after fears those who require food parcels would not receive the essentials. However, after generous donations from the public the food bank, ran by The Trussell Trust, will be stocked for a few more days. The desperate need for donations … Continue reading Glasgow Food bank runs out of Food
A mental health rally in Glasgow City centre is bidding to increase awareness about youths in need of help. Awareness group SAMH have been out in George Square trying to handout leaflets and get people involved in their campaign to raise awareness in Scotland. The organisation are set to visit other cities in the coming weeks to make sure the country are informed about the risks … Continue reading SAMH at George Square to increase mental health awareness
Women in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee and Edinburgh will be asked to take part in a new Breast Cancer awareness scheme. The £1 million pilot scheme hopes to reduce the risk of getting the illness by helping women maintain a healthy weight and be more active. Over 4,500 women get breast cancer each year and it costs the lives of around 1,000 every year. We spoke … Continue reading Reduce the risk of Breast Cancer by losing weight
This week The Caledonian Spectator will be reviewing some of Scotland’s best upcoming artists. We have narrowed the countries talents to two solo artists and two bands, and we will reveal one a day this week; #1 Name: Kevin Campbell Location: Glasgow Age: 22 Kevin catches his audience first with his signature cow-boy hat but when he picks up his guitar his voice is alluring … Continue reading Artists to Love and Look Out For!