updated Sat. December 3, 2022
March 15, 2018
Students have occupied an area of Glasgow University in support of staff involved in a pensions dispute with university bosses. More than a dozen students locked themselves in the university's Senate Room. It comes amid strike action by lecturers from the University and College Union (UCU). The protestÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
The strike by Universities and Colleges Union (UCU) members against proposed changes to their pension scheme by Universities UK (UUK) is now in its third week. In total, it is set to last for 14 days over four weeks. The dispute is about changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme. UUK is worriedÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
Up to 60,000 students at Welsh universities could be affected by a staff walk out in a dispute about the UK's biggest pension scheme. It follows a ballot of 2,000 University and College Union (UCU) members at Cardiff, Aberystwyth and Bangor universities, and University of Wales. Employers' groupÃâÃÂ ...
Scottish Housing News
December 13, 2017
A housing officer at Wellhouse Housing Association has received a housing qualification from the University of Glasgow thanks to sponsorship from the Association. Jennifer Barrow graduated with merit last month, gaining an MSc in Housing Studies. She was also awarded the Sir Robert Grieve prize forÃâÃÂ ...
December 11, 2017
Activists have occupied a building in Glasgow city centre to raise awareness about the lack of housing for the homeless in Scotland. Members of Rise, a left-wing political group, took over 190 Trongate on Sunday. The building underwent a ÃâÃÂ£1.5m renovation in 2015 to turn it into eight high-end flats and aÃâÃÂ ...
December 11, 2017
CAMPAIGNERS with the socialist coalition Rise have engaged in a 24 political occupation of 190 Trongate in Glasgow to highlight the “unacceptable” state of housing in Scotland. Taking place on 10 December to mark Human Rights Day, Rise activists temporarily occupied the building as part of Rise'sÃâÃÂ ...
December 10, 2017
Read More. Protesters occupy Glasgow building to demand better access to public housing. Since then, Claire has attended a bereavement support group at the hospice and Abi has gone to the children's bereavement Butterfly service. “I feel very passionate about giving back to the hospice,” added Claire.
The Scottish Sun
September 21, 2017
Protesters occupy Glasgow street to 'stand up for democracy' ahead of Catalan indy vote. Scots turned out at the Buchanan Street steps to wave flags in what they described as an 'emergency rally'. By Jonathan Whitelaw. 21st September 2017, 6:09 pm. Updated: 21st September 2017, 7:15 pm. PROTESTERS haveÃâÃÂ ...
June 27, 2016
Love camped out with Occupy Glasgow for weeks before he fell into a severe depressive episode. PA. The Love family bought their first computer when Lauri was 10. Lauri loved playing games on it with his sister, who's two years his junior, and his talent for computers soon became apparent. “We realisedÃâÃÂ ...
November 17, 2011
Anti-greed campaigners who have been camping in Glasgow's Kelvingrove Park have set up a "satellite camp" in the city's Blythswood Square. The protesters moved to the park on 5 November after reaching an agreement with the city council to vacate George Square before Remembrance Day events.