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New exhibition celebrating women from Scotland’s history

The National Wallace Monument, a top Scottish tourist attraction in Stirling, has unveiled a new exhibition as part of its campaign to introduce the first female figurehead to The Hall of Heroes.

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The Avenue are hosting Mearns Primary's treasure hunt.

Treasure to be found at The Avenue

The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns plays host to Mearns Primary School’s treasure hunt on Sunday ,February 26 from 11am – 4pm in a special event designed to help promote children’s rights in the local community.

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Pupils present the cheque to Mrs Kirkwood for Erskine.

Pupils receive praise for their fundraising efforts

Kind-hearted pupils at Crookfur Primary School have helped raise more than £1000 for Erskine Care Homes.

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College team are delighted with result.

Young chefs make it through to the finals

After an incredibly tough semi-final, Glasgow Clyde College’s talented trio of young chefs Natalia Siwek, Erin Sweeney and John Punsalang have made it through to the Country Range Student Chef Challenge final.

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Parents and children enjoyed a speicial Future Me launch event, attended by childrens author Simon Puttock, in Glasgows Riverside Museum.

‘Future Me’ campaign launched

A new ‘Future Me’ campaign has been launched across Scotland as part of the early years initiative ‘Read, Write, Count’ for young children.

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(From L-R) Richard Spratt CEO Fields of Life,  Peter Vardy CEO and Deborah Cameron Head of Fundraising.

Glasgow based car dealership Peter Vardy’s charity initiative will support 5,000 vulnerable children in East Africa

Peter Vardy is committing itself to a major aid project worth £1.26m to feed, educate and clothe vulnerable children in East Africa.

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Education convener Councillor Elaine Green.

Record-breaking year for East Ren schools

East Renfrewshire has retained and possibly even enhanced its stellar reputation for academic excellence with yet another “gold star” annual report card.

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Grandfather slips on ice and dies in front of grandkids

Grandfather slips on ice and dies in front of grandkids

A 70-year-old grandfather of two has died after suffering a fatal fall on ice outside Saint Thomas’ Primary School in Neilston.

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First minister visits Hutchy Grammar

FM visits Hutchy Grammar

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon made a planned visit to Hutchesons’ Grammar last week to chat with pupils about political engagement.

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Cosgrove Care open entries for annual story writing competition.

Cosgrove launch annual story competition

Cosgrove Care launch their 4th Annual Short Story Competition on 5th February – sponsored by The Avenue shopping Centre and Waterstones, Newton Mearns.

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East Renfrewshire Councils St. Marks Primary where Clements was employed as a teacher.

IRA sympathiser is banned from school

A primary seven teacher who worked at St Marks Primary in Barrhead has been banned from ever teaching children again.

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Jane Hainings ring which was the subject of discussion on BBC roadshow.

Heroine’s ring on BBC roadshow

A selfless heroine and former member of Queen’s Park West church on the southside who died in Auschwitz, was the subject of the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow last week.

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The latest initiative from Police Scotland is designed to highlight the dangers related to internet usage.

Students take part in cyber protection day

Secondary school pupils from East Renfrewshire have been helping Police Scotland launch their latest computer protection iniative.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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Primary school registration week

Primary school registration week

Registration for primary schools in East Renfrewshire will take place from Monday, January 16 until Friday, January 20 between 1.45pm and 3.30pm.

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Play on Pedals are celebrating their success.

A milestone for Play on Pedals

Aproject enabling every pre-school child in Glasgow to learn to ride a bike, has celebrated a milestone by reaching over 7,000 children with this important life skill.

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St Ninian's High School,  Giffnock

New admission rules for East Ren schools

East Ren Council have agreed to give priority to Catholic children looking for a school place to those who’ve been baptised.

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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Apply now for nursery places

Apply now for nursery places

Parents and carers looking to gain a place in an East Renfrewshire Council nursery are being urged to register their child.

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Local southside MP and MSP xmas card competition winners - Milena's card.

Politicians announce Xmas card winners

Two local schoolchildren have been selected by Kirsten Oswald MP and Jackson Carlaw MSP as winners of their Christmas card competition.

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