Have Your Say: The Gender Recognition Act

The 2004 Gender Recognition At (GRA) set up a process to allow transgender (trans) people “to receive legal recognition of their acquired gender” (Gov.uk, 2018). There are some who would argue that this system has flaws, and so the government is now consulting on reforming the GRA. It is important to note that this is not a proposal to reform the 2010 Equality Act, nor … Continue reading Have Your Say: The Gender Recognition Act

Reducing drug related litter in our city

Since October last year, Southampton City Council has been looking into how to reduce drug related litter in the city with a focus on keeping the community safe. This comes after there were 7,567 items of drug related litter found across the city in 2016/17, 95% of which were in the city centre. This has been undertaken by an official scrutiny panel made up of … Continue reading Reducing drug related litter in our city

Millennials look to teaching for a stable career

New research released by Censuswide shows that millennials, the newest entrants to the job market, are looking for personal fulfilment in their careers with 50% of them wanting to feel that their job is worthwhile. Around three quarters, 76%, of students and recent graduates in Southampton feel that emotional rewards in their future career are equally – or more important – than practical ones. A … Continue reading Millennials look to teaching for a stable career

The show goes on for Nothing But Thieves, despite allegations

Nothing But Thieves have denied sexual assault allegations that have been made against them on social media and go ahead with their planned show in Southampton. Accusations against members of the band were shared on Twitter on Monday. Following the allegations, a gig they were due to headline for NME in London was cancelled. Nothing But Thieves are continuing to tour despite allegations of sexual assault … Continue reading The show goes on for Nothing But Thieves, despite allegations

British Vogue: A change of face and change in pace

Edward Enninful’s re-direction of British Vogue and what it means for the changing fashion world. After 25 years of Alexandra Shulman’s tight ship, a new chapter for British Vogue’s long life is about to begin with the announcement of creative director, Edward Enninful (W magazine), hired to take over as the first male editor-in-chief for the iconic British publication. Prior to British Vogue, Enninful has … Continue reading British Vogue: A change of face and change in pace

Let’s Rock Southampton returns on July 8th!

Southampton is welcoming back a favourite family event on July 8th! The festival will return to Southampton Common on Saturday 8th July 2017. With a fabulous line‐up of artists to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness, there is plenty to do for everyone at this Family Friendly Festival. The confirmed line‐up is: THE HUMAN … Continue reading Let’s Rock Southampton returns on July 8th!