Resolution Ditch Day

If you haven’t already ditched your new year’s resolution, today is the day you’re most likely to do it.

Life is too short

Everyone says it, I know, but each time it’s been said to me, I’ve just brushed past it like ‘yeah, I know’ and not thought much more of it.

Starting Uni: The survival guide!

It’s September, the summer has passed, and thousands of students are about to descend on Scotland’s cities to return to university and college. For the ‘fresh meat’ it can be quite a daunting prospect.  Moving away from home for the first time, being forced to make friends – and enemies – with people you’ve never…

Weapons in school: Still a problem for Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire has been found to have one of the highest rates of exclusions in Scotland relating to the involvement in weapon assaults in schools An STV report revealed that the area has excluded 60 youngsters in the past five years for being involved in armed assaults while at school – the fifth highest in Scotland….

Europe: How I voted

The European Union is something that’s been a part of my life since the very beginning.  The UK has always been a part of it and I’ve never known life to be any different. This year, the question is being asked: should we remain a member, or leave the union to go it alone, and…

It’s good to take a break

We all need a break from time to time, and that’s exactly what holidays are for.  We focus far too much on working and doing things, when really, every now and again we should just stop, and do nothing for a bit. After finishing first year of university, that’s exactly what I decided to do;…

VOMO TV – The station run by youths!

VOMO TV, located in Galashiels in the Scottish Borders, is an online television platform where children and young people create, record and share programmes every week, which includes their weekly news bulletin. The Scottish Borders has always been great at getting children and young people involved in projects that are not only great fun, but teach skills…

The polls are open; it’s time to vote

Polling stations are now open up and down Scotland for voters to cast their vote and decide on who represents their views in the Scottish Parliament for the next five years. The stations opened at 7am, and will remain open until 10pm tonight. This is your chance to have a say in which party runs…