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Do you recognise this bird?

Have you by any chance noticed this unusual bird flying around your area?

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Sewer misery continues in Newton Mearns

Sewer misery continues in Newton Mearns

The sewer system in Newton Mearns has brought further misery to residents with roads and pavements filled with waste during heavy rain showers.

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Graffiti at Overlee Pavilion, Stamperland

Councillor takes direct action to prevent bullying - and is accused of ‘grandstanding!’

Independent councillor for ward four, David MacDonald has taken direct action to try and prevent bullying.

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Would you be prepared to use your car as a mobile advertising space?

Money maker for car drivers

An innovative car advertising venture is moving into the southside which claims it will help car owners make money while driving.

Arts
Jack Russell becomes 'Jane' following gender reasignment surgery.

Award-winning Glasgow vet turns Jack into Jane Russell in unique gender reassignment surgery

It was a complex and time-consuming operation for award-winning veterinary surgeon Ross Allan at The Pets’n’Vets Roundhouse Vet hospital on the southside, who has just succesfully performed gender reassignment surgery on a Jack Russell Terrier.

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The Mackintosh Organ in Craigie Hall

Horror discovery as organ is found in bits

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will pull out all the stops to save a Charles Rennie Mackintosh organ – discovered lying in bits on an industrial estate.

Lifestyle
Free daffy's if you visit The Avenue

Free daffodils this Sunday - just in time for Mothering Sunday.

The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns is offering shoppers a blooming great offer this Mothering Sunday.

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Can you help provide a new home for Harvey?

Loveable beast is just looking for love

The team at Dogs Trust Glasgow are appealing for potential owners to come forward and give an overlooked, yet loveable beast the home he deserves.

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Facebook appeal to find owner of lost wallet

An international search is on to find Scots teenager

A 15-year-old who lost his wallet on Iceland is now the subject of a search by the man who found it.

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Working with Personal Trainer Born Barikor, pet charity Blue Cross has created a new fitness boot camp called Work Out Like A Dog which sees humans doing exercises you would normally see dogs doing. Pic: Blue Cross.

Fitness boot camp launches where humans exercise like dogs

Chasing a ball and bringing it back again may sound like fun for dogs, but for participants of new fitness bootcamp Work Out Like A Dog, it’s strictly humans doing the retrieving.

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Bear is currently being looked after by Dogs Trust Glasgow as he seeks a new home

Winnie the Pooh lookalike seeks ‘furever’ home

It’s National Winnie the Pooh Day today (January 18) and Dogs Trust Glasgow is hoping to find a home for their very own Winnie the Pooh lookalike, who has fittingly been named ‘Bear’ by his adoring canine carers.

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A world first - the wipeable onesie!

It’s a world first for Domino’s and Shawlands!

Domino’s is taking its first step into fashion with the world’s first ‘wipeable’ onesie – designed so pizza fans can eat in comfort without any fear of sauce spillage.

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Youll not be cold at Christmas with this saucy wee fundraising calendar!

Southside fundraisers go all out for saucy calendar

A Southside fundraising group has pulled out all the stops with its saucy but cute 2017 calendar in support of Guide Dogs Scotland.

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Poppet the French Bulldog saved after spinal surgery.

Foster pet Poppet is saved from death!

A three-year-old French bulldog bitch who was destined to be euthanised has been given a new lease of life thanks to southside vets!

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Dine at height with new venture for 2017 in Glasgow

Have you a head for heights?

Events in the Sky is proud to announce the arrival of Glasgow in the Sky for the very first time in 2017. Following its huge success in London, where the first public event in the UK was launched in 2014, next year will see Events in the Sky visit five UK cities including Glasgow, offering the public a once in a lifetime opportunity to dine in the sky.

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Parents urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real

Parents urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real

Parents have been urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real in case the “lie” damages relations with their children.

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Phil Sisson winner of home brew challenge 2016

Netherlee man is a home brew champ

A southside home brew aficionado who creates his unique beers in a garden shed has won a prestigious competition.

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Crazy clown craze sweeps into the southside

Clown craze is no joke

Police have warned that pranksters who are posing as ‘killer clowns’ to terrify people could face arrest.

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People dressed as clowns have been jumping out at pedestrians. File picture: Contributed

Police warning as ‘killer clown’ craze hits UK

Police have warned pranksters who are posing as “killer clowns” to terrify people that they could face arrest.

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