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More work needed to reduce road injuries

Deaths and injuries on roads in East Renfrewshire are reducing – and no lives were lost in accidents in 2016.

Transport
Business stars shine at Chamber awards

Business stars shine at Chamber awards

A Giffnock flooring firm and a martial arts specialist are among the winners in this year’s East Renfrewshire Business Awards.

Business
David Dougal is now at the helm of the long-established garage

New owner in driver’s seat at Cathcart garage

A long-established garage in Cathcart has been acquired, protecting the future of a 40-year-old business.

Business
New jobs thanks to pub refurbishment

New jobs thanks to pub refurbishment

A Glasgow pub is to be given a fresh new look and a new name as part of a £280,000 investment programme.

Business
Maidenhill development granted go-ahead

Fury erupts over council’s decision to grant consent to Maidenhill developers

A hugely controversial housing development for Maidenhill on the outskirts of Newton Mearns, was given the go ahead by East Renfrewshire Council’s planning committee last week, and has led to vociferous criticism.

Environment
Waterfoot location plan for development proposals

Gladman have plans for Waterfoot homes

Developers have submitted a planning application to East Renfrewshire Council for 200 homes in the tiny hamlet of Waterfoot.

Environment
The aim is to address the chronic shortage of women currently employed in or studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in the UK.

Calling all bright sparks - events are being held this week for 750 females school pupils

750 schoolgirls from across Glasgow will take part in two SmartSTEMs events in the city supported by EDF Energy and two of the city’s leading universities, as part of a drive to encourage more women in Scotland to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

Business
New social housing plan for Pollokshields gets go ahead

Green light for 140 social rental homes

At last some good news on the housing front for those who are finding it impossible to do anything other than rent due to costs.

Business
The Avenues car parks have recently undergone a refurbishment.

Employees raise concerns at charges

A plan to start charging users of the long-term car park at The Avenue in Newton Mearns has provoked anger among retail staff.

News
Glasgow City Council lose court hearing

Court of Session judgment paves the way for equal pay justice in Glasgow City Council

Thousands of low paid women will now be able to proceed with their equal pay claims against Glasgow City Council (GCC) after an attempt by the council to avoid pay-outs was kicked out by the Court of Session this morning (Tuesday, May 30).

Business
Yes Chef - Daniel, Jordan and Scott.

Restaurant group take on two young men and turn their lives around

A culinary event with a difference in Glasgow has helped secure full-time employment at Kained Holdings restaurants for two young men supported by Action for Children Scotland.

Business
TSB bank in Ayr Road Newton Mearns.

Bank closures leave poorest vulnerable

A spate of bank branch closures across Glasgow this year will leave thousands vulnerable to predatory loan sharks and payday lenders, according to Pollok Credit Union (PCU).

Business
Photo Emma Mitchell - 
Neilston village, East Renfrewshire

Property prices in Glasgow’s suburbs set to rise by almost a quarter in the next five years according to new research from Barclays

Glasgow’s suburbs are predicted to see the largest increase in average house prices in Scotland by 2021 according to new research released today (May 24), according to the Barclays UK Property Predictor.

Lifestyle
Scottish asparagus is going to be available in Waitrose.

Scottish asparagus now available in Waitrose

Waitrose is the first national supermarket to sell Scottish asparagus in branches across Scotland.

News
The tunnel will be finished later this year

Tunnel project is set for 2017 completion

Most of us will never see it up close, but beneath the south side’s streets a massive project – biggest of its type in Scotland – is taking shape.

News
The National Lottery

Lottery winner only has a week to collect £1million prize

The clock really is ticking for a mystery local lottery winner who has just days left to claim an amazing Lotto Millionaire Raffle prize worth £1,000,000.

News

More than 700,00o complaints made

More than 700,000 consumers in Glasgow lodged complaints last year.

News
Flooding after heavy rain is a problem in Newton Mearns

Concerns over Maidenhill plan

An angry war-of-words has broken out over a proposed housing development in Newton Mearns and an allegation it will aggravate local flooding.

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What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

What it takes to get to the top of the Rich List

Want to end up on the Sunday Times Rich List?

Business
Have you got any paper fivers left?

Last day to spend your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have until midnight tonight (Friday) to spend their old paper Bank of England fivers before they lose their legal tender status.

Business
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