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Just a week left to spend or bank your old Bank of England paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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Job fair in Newton Mearns

Job fair in Newton Mearns

A spring recruitment fair is set to take place next week in Newton Mearns.

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Satnam Ner with Grahame Smith. Fraser Band photography.

STUC elects its first Black President

At the 120th Congress in Aviemore, the STUC elected Satnam Ner from Prospect trade union as President. Satnam Ner, a Radiochemistry Manager at Babcock International Group and a long-serving member of the STUC Black Workers’ Committee and the General Council, will be the first Black President of the STUC.

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Woolworths could be set for a return?

Woolworths set for shock return to the high street

Collapsed retailer Woolworths could be set to make a surprise return to the high street, according to reports.

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VAT advice and support available for businesses

VAT advice and support available for businesses

East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce (ERCC) is hosting an event later this month to advise businesses on the flat rate VAT changes.

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Union to ballot local authority workers

Union to ballot local authority workers

UNISON members have instructed their trade union to ballot 70,000 local government members across every local authority in Scotland on industrial action.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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Oliver Jackson

Interest free pet care is now a reality in Glasgow

The Pets’n’Vets Family network of veterinary practices with surgeries around Glasgow has marked a step change in veterinary care practice by introducing interest free payment options on bills from £250 upwards, providing a solution to the issue of affordability for pet care.

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East Ren Business Awards 2016. Pic:  Stuart Russell

The hunt continues for East Renfrewshire’s best businesses

This is the last chance for East Renfrewshire businesses to enter the 2017 Awards. Now in their 6th year, these awards celebrate the success and achievements of local companies and are one of the hotly anticipated events of the business calendar.

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Superfast Broadband is to be rolled out in East Ren.

Superfast broadband rolled out across East Ren

Superfast broadband coverage is on its way to more homes and businesses across East Renfrewshire.

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The Clydesdale bank branch is closing in June folloowed by the RBS in October.

Anger over yet more bank branch closures on the southside

As the news was announced that yet another bank is to close its doors on the southside, political foes have joined forces to denounce the situation.

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The SFA could be about to abandon Hampden.

The SFA may wave goodbye to Hampden

Concerns have been raised about the possibility of the Scottish Football Association vacating Hampden Park in order to cut costs.

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The Scottish government has said it was "completely unacceptable" that it was not consulted on plans to close half of Glasgow's job centres.

Job centre closures “could be disastrous”

Calls to spare Glasgow Jobcentres from the axe have been renewed following the British Government’s recent budget.

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Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Jobs optimism in Scotland falls to lowest in UK

Scottish employers plan to cut jobs in the second quarter of this year, according to a new survey by workforce experts ManpowerGroup.

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Asda is cutting prices at the pumps.

Asda cuts fuel prices by 2p per litre

Asda is cutting up to 2p per litre off fuel at its filling stations across the country.

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Robin visited a typical Greek village out of season.

From rural Galloway to Greece

Local businessman Robin Hogg has just had a taste of rural life in the Olympus and Kissavos region of Greece.

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Eilidh Wiseman, President of the Law Society of Scotland

Opening the door to a bright future in law

The law is constantly evolving, both in terms of the legislation itself and the people who are shaping the profession. Where the law was traditionally dominated by educated men of a certain class, work is being – and has been – done to make the profession more accessible to people from backgrounds where a career as a solicitor may never previously have been an option.

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Last years winners at the awards evening.

Nomination time for firms

The race is on to win one of the prestigious categories of the 2017 East Renfrewshire Business Awards.

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East Ren school crossing patrollers are just one of the jobs on offer.

East Ren Council to hold recruitment event for urgently needed staff.

A number of jobs will be on offer at a recruitment event next week as East Renfrewshire Council looks for people to take on a range of roles.

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