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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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East ren's MART with Cllr Ian McAlpine

Residents gain £4.2m boost with help from money experts

Advice experts at East Renfrewshire Council have helped local people bring in more than £4.18m since April last year, in benefits and debt reduction they didn’t know they were entitled to.

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Cllr Jim Fletcher, East Ren Council signs up at the launch of City Deal.

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.

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