Glasgow is set to be a key centre for bio-medical science as the new facilities under construction at the Southern General Hospital are helping to draw in investment to the city.

While the hospital – whose near £1 billion construction was funded by the Scottish Government – is scheduled for completion next year, the cutting edge laboratory facilities that form part of the project are already complete.

A Glasgow Foodbank will benefit from the generosity of Yes supporters after they donated thousand of pounds to a crowdfunding appeal.
The appeal, the brainchild of Yes campaigner Mark Coburn, has raised almost £3500 for Maryhill Foodbank, and is still growing.

With many people yet to decide which way to vote in the referendum, former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars is coming to Falkirk to outline the socialist case for independence.

The one-time Labour MP will be joined by former MSP Colin Fox and Sandra Webster, both of the Scottish Socialist Party, at the event to be held at 7pm this Monday, July 21st at Falkirk Trinity Church in Kirk Wynd.

Labour for Independence have announced their latest event as part of a national tour which will be held in Edinburgh this Thursday, 17th of July.

The event, which will take place from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at Craigroyston Community High School, will bring together a number of strong Labour voices who will be putting forward the case for a Labour "Yes" vote on the 18th of September.

His Eminence Archbishop Atallah Hanna will arrive in Edinburgh tonight to begin a week-long Scottish tour. 

The Archbishop of Sebastia from the Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem visit is hosted by Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign, the Church of Scotland, Iona Community, Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre and Christian Aid Scotland.  Supporters are expected to turn out at Edinburgh Airport to welcome the Archbishop.


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