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City Deal launch is great news for East Ren

The eight Glasgow City Region councils have launched an ambitious joint economic action plan, kick-starting an unprecedented long-term collaboration on jobs, skills and inclusive growth.

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Bonnyton House deal is up in the air with local elections looming in May.

Bonnyton House deal creates funding gap

The failed sale of Bonnyton House has forced East Ren Council into allocating £425,000 in the budget to prop up the Health & Social Care Partnership.

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Former hospital has been sold and is due for redevelopment.

Public urged to have their say

Southside residents are being encouraged to have their say on the future of the old Victoria Infirmary site.

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First bus are looking for new drivers

First Glasgow launch recruitment drive

Bus operator First Glasgow has begun a drive to recruit new and experienced drivers across its five depots in Glasgow, Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire.

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The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Caravan Club reveals boost to Scottish economy

The Scottish economy has seen an increase in growth courtesy of champions of the great outdoors, The Caravan Club. Members of The Club spent a huge £37 million off-site when in the region in 2016 – an increase of £2 million compared to £35 million in 2015.

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Transport Minister Humza Yousaf.

ScotRail reward patient passengers with a ‘free week’

More details of a package of discounted travel for Scotland’s rail passengers have been confirmed today.

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Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Scottish history sparks tourism rise

Scotland is capitalising on the booming demand from international tourists who wish to explore the country’s history and heritage, Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop revealed today.

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Cllr Soryia Siddique

Community event is one not to miss.

Glasgow City Council is bringing together small community organisations in a bid to help them to strengthen their organisation and increase fundraising capability. The Glasgow Makes Connections event will provide community organisations with free access to funders, funding information and support agencies.

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Clydesdale bank are closing the doors on the Giffnock branch.

Hammer blow to southsiders as Clydesdale bank closes doors on Giffnock branch.

The bank is closing 40 branches north of the border with, it is expected, around 200 job losses.

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Is the southside about to lose local police offices?

Police chief seeks views on estate sale

Police Scotland announced a review of their estate last year when The Extra revealed that both Giffnock and Barrhead stations were under threat.

Crime
Bonnyton House Care Home deal collapses.

Another blow to ERC as Bonnyton developers pull out

Despite their best efforts to divest themselves of Bonnyton House Care Home, East Ren Council have been dealt yet another fatal blow in what is fast becoming the local authority’s worst debacle.

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Having control of your finances gives you peace of mind.

Make a resolution to have a financial check-up

Almost half of people in Glasgow run our of money part way through the month as they struggle financially.

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Protestors pictured last year at the location of the proposed development.

Bowling club is saved – but for how long?

A planned development for the leafy Whitecraigs area which would have bulldozed a historic building has been thwarted by local objectors.

Environment
NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Ten of the most bizarre excuses used by unscrupulous bosses found to have underpaid workers the National Minimum Wage have today been revealed by the Government.

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East Ren face having to increase charges.

Price increases for council services

East Renfrewshire Council has announced it will begin charging higher fees for dozens of services in an effort to close funding gaps.

Politics
Aldi will increase its its minimum wage to �8.53 an hour from next month.

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

Business
Bonnyton House Care Home deal collapses.

Fears over possible new owner of Bonnyton House Care Home

Concerns have been raised over the proposed new owners of Bonnyton House care home in Busby.

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Post Office advice to customers over strike action

Post Office advice to customers over strike action

The Post Office is reminding customers that the CWU has called strike action in 300 of its 11,600 branches on Saturday, December 24, which may result in the closure of some of these branches.

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