Extra Time: diary of local events (May 23-30)
Fishy tale in time for Father’s Day
Karate kid presented with council award
Mearns youngsters say Give Us Cycle Space
Cup final day safety and advice
It’s an Albert Drive party and everybody is invited
The show goes on for Southside Festival
A BROOMBURN Drive resident is at loggerheads with East Renfrewshire council after a disabled parking permit mix-up.
A CAT owned by a Newton Mearns couple has been left with a fractured skull after being shot in the head with an air rifle.
THE shortlist for the 2013 East Renfrewshire Business Awards has been announced.
TRADING standards has issued a warning after being alerted to a new business scam operating in East Renfrewshire.
MEARNS primary children are ready to hit the road after a visit from the Give Me Cycle Space campaign.
POLICE have issued reminders to fans travelling to the Scottish Cup final at Hampden to ensure the days passes off smoothly.
NOT a single match was completed — or even started — in the weekend’s Cricket Scotland league because of weather.
KARATE star Johnathan Gilmour has been honoured by East Renfrewshire council for outstanding success in the sport.
IT WAS good news for both Hutchesons’ grammar school and the Eadie family after the announcement of the Scottish U18 girls hockey squad.
THE Spiders are set for another year in division three after they crashed out of the playoffs.
Heavy overnight rain caused all eight scheduled top matches in the west of Scotland to be called off on Saturday.
Tournament organiser Brian Gervaise believes everything is in place for this to be the most competitive Glasgow city sevens yet.
THEATRE fans will swap the stage for the swimming pool this week as a highlight of the Southside Fringe programme occupies Govanhill Baths.
A BAND that has been garnering much praise recently is coming to Glasgow’s Old Hairdressers.
GOLDFISH are a prized commodity these days, according to a children’s show from the National Theatre of Scotland.
If you’ve watched one episode of Grand Designs too many and have been bitten by the self-build bug, be prepared for a bumpy ride.
WELCOME to Monaco. Park your yacht over there and join me for a couple of laps of the world’s most celebrated F1 venue. With race weekend just a few days away, the barriers, grandstands and banners are in place and the circuit is ready for action.
An airy, elegant home with decorative tiles and nature-inspired murals, where the outdoors blends seamlessly with the indoors, would be an enviable property by today’s standards.
THERE are so few of the great, Las Vegas-style singers left to us, with the demise of the individual members of the Rat Pack.
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BUDDING writer Craig Carden reduced members of Eastwood Rotary to tears with a letter on the subject of peace.
Photograph of W,T,Gray Dentists on the Main Street, Barrhead, showing Mr William Thomson Gray and Elizabeth MacDonald, circa 1910. W.T. Gray Dentists was formerly the Queens Arms Hotel.
THIS shot was taken at Tonli Sap Lake in Cambodia.
ISOLATED older people are set to benefit from a £500,000 Big Lottery award presented to a new Voluntary Action project.
CAN you spot a whirly gig beetle or caddis fly larvae at 20 paces?
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Weather for Glasgow
Friday 24 May 2013
Temperature: 4 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 15 mph
Wind direction: North east
Temperature: 6 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: South west