Wednesday , 12 December 2018

Tag Archives: Glasgow City Council

Glasgow charitable bake sale sabotaged by hidden dildo

Dildo in Cake

Glasgow City Council has launched an investigation after a charity bake sale was sabotaged by the discovery of a dildo lodged in a cake. The charity cake sale took place in Glasgow City Council’s offices in John Street on Friday, to raise cash for a Romanian orphanage, to which a city council employee has links to. However, an “extra” hidden ingredient, lodged ...

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Hate Crime Victims Offered Help at Glasgow Central Station

Hate Crime

Victims of hate crime are being urged to report incidents to staff at Glasgow Central, Scotland’s busiest train station. The station will today became the first in Scotland to have a Third Party Reporting Centre – as the city stages Scotland’s first Hate Crime Awareness Week. Staff at the station have been trained to support anyone who has experienced hate ...

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Stonewall Scotland’s top Scottish employers named

stonewall

Equality charity Stonewall Scotland has recognised employers who actively encourage equality in the workplace at an event hosted by Lloyds Banking Group on Tuesday night in Edinburgh. Lloyds Banking group received the award for Employer of the Year and the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service were awarded Network Group of the Year. Police Scotland picked up a Special Recognition ...

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SNP demands Glasgow cut ties with Russia over Ukraine

Glasgow City Council Chambers - Dan Littauer

Councillors have said that Glasgow should consider cutting ties with its twin city Rostov-on-Don, Russia over the crisis in Eastern Ukraine and over LGBTI rights. Glasgow City Council SNP members said the town was used as the last post by the pro-Russian separatists and gangsters involved in the conflict, asking if the Lord Provost had raised any concerns with Russian ...

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Glasgow SNP deputy leader charged with homophobic offence

Billy McAllister

The deputy leader of the SNP in Glasgow City Council has been charged with a homophobic assault, and the police have now opened an investigation. Councillor Billy McAllister, who represents the city’s Canal ward, has also been suspended from the SNP. The alleged assault happened on August 26 at Maryhill Road during an argument between the councillor and activist Graham Campbell, who ...

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Unionists launch homophobic attack on Glasgow gay councillor

Austin Sheridan attacked

Unionists just outside Glasgow City Chambers have launched a verbal homophobic attack on Austin Sheridan, out gay SNP Councillor for Baillieston at Glasgow City Council, on Friday evening. UPDATE: Police have now detained the homophobic attacker described below. Sheridan told KaleidoScot that has just left his work at the City Chambers when he was approached by two men who noticed ...

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Pride House Glasgow praised for impact on LGBTI rights

Pride House Glasgow

The first ever Pride House to feature at a Commonwealth Games has been has been praised for its impact on LGBTI rights, during its closing ceremony on Saturday night. After a fortnight of events, Pride House Glasgow celebrated its farewell featuring Scottish entertainers such as the singer Horse McDonald and the comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli. Pride House has welcomed over ...

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