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Paisley 2021 City Of Culture Bid Is Fighting For The Most Deprived Area Of Scotland

Walking through Ferguslie Park feels remarkably serene for a place labelled the most deprived area of Scotland.  Some locals tell me it has an “unfair label” but others say joblessness and drug use is why it’s crowned with the undesirable title.  What we do know is that it’s situated in Scotland’s largest town of Paisley,…

Supermarkets Switch Up Aisles To Encourage Meat-Eaters To Buy More Veg

Supermarkets could soon face a huge redesign to encourage healthier, more sustainable eating habits among customers.  A new scheme, headed up by Oxford University researchers and funded by the Wellcome Trust, has proposed that supermarkets switch up their aisles containing meat products so that they also stock vegetarian alternatives.  Those who opt for meat-free alternatives…

Nick Clegg Is Plotting A Parenting ‘Revolution’ With Full Pay Paternity Leave For Civil Service Fathers

Nick Clegg has claimed he will kickstart a parenting revolution by making paternity pay for male Civil Service employees equal to maternity leave pay from next year. The deputy prime minister hopes the move will encourage other organisations to offer new fathers full pay paternity leave, meaning more dads can afford to consider to stay…

Two Stroke Survivors Reveal The Importance Of ‘Acting Fast’ To Avoid Heartbreaking Consequences

A powerful video starring two stroke survivors has proven why it’s so important to call for help immediately when experiencing symptoms such as slurred speech or a droopy face. In the clip above, one of the survivors Carolyn tells of how she received medical help quickly thanks to her brother’s fast response – and therefore…