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East Renfrewshire announce School Holiday Programme.

Let the kids, and their imaginations, run wild this summer with East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure’s packed holiday programme.

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Natalia Cortes (Company Stage Manager)  show off a small selection of ecletic props that will be sold off. Photo: John Devlin

Everything must go in historic Citizens Theatre moving out sale

Ahead of Saturday’s On the Move event, which includes a once in a lifetime sale of Citizens Theatre memorabilia, a number of the weird and wonderful items available to buy have been revealed including costumes worn by Ciaran Hinds, Glenda Jackson and Ann Mitchell.

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Alice Wyllie and Katie McAllister, from National Museums Scotland, listen in to the soundtrack of Scotland at the opening of Rip It Up (Photo Neil Hanna).

Rip It Up and delve into the story of Scottish pop at National Museum of Scotland

The first major exhibition dedicated to Scottish pop music is running this summer at the National Museum of Scotland.

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Praise for Neilston and Uplawmoor First Responders

Praise for Neilston and Uplawmoor First Responders

Neilston and Uplawmoor First Responders have received parliamentary praise after they were awarded the “Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service”.

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The pupils with their new vertical green wall.

Busby Primary pupils create edible vertical garden

Green-fingered pupils from Busby Primary School took gardening to a new level with the creation of their own edible vertical garden.

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Kyle Bremner, who died from meningitis at the age of 14, dyed his hair to raise funds after his mum died from cancer.

Ben Nevis tribute to great pal

Friends of a teenager who tragically died from meningitis just two years after his mum’s death from cancer are taking on a charity challenge in his memory this Saturday.

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The Redhurst Hotel's race night attracted a good attendance and raised around �1000 for East Renfrewshire Good Causes.

The Race is on to support good causes

A Giffnock hotel has continued its successful fundraising activities in support of local charity East Renfrewshire Good Causes (ERGC).

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Teams from Mearns Primary School (above), St Ninians High (right) and Lourdes Secondary (below) took part in the Celebration of STEM challenge.

Southside pupils engineer ways of conserving water

Pupils from Southside schools put their engineering skills to the test at the finals of an event in Glasgow.

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Oxfam in Newton Mearns is looking to recruit volunteers.

Newton Mearns Oxfam shop holds open day for volunteers

The Oxfam shop in Newton Mearns is holding an open day on Tuesday, June 26, to recruit more volunteers to help out.

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Thomas Lennox has not been seen for over a week since being spotted on CCTV on Sunday, June 10.

Further appeal to try to trace missing man last seen in the South side

Further images have been released as Police Scotland continue their efforts to try to trace a young man last seen on CCTV in the South side more than a week ago.

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Louisa Crerar is leading the world in the puzzle competition.

Mearns Castle High puzzle winner is top of the world

Talented Mearns Castle High School pupil Louisa Crerar is leading the way in a worldwide maths challenge.

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Sounds International, pictured at their Christmas concert, will be performing their charity summer concert in Eastwood Theatre on Tuesday, June 26.

South side community choir’s charity summer concert

South side community choir Sounds International will be looking to raise the roof of Eastwood Theatre this Tuesday, June 26, with its summer charity concert Sounds Like Showtime!

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David Samuel (left) and David Hepburn, of First Floors, at the Scottish Home Improvement Awards ceremony.

First prize for Giffnock’s First Floors

First Floors, the independent flooring showroom, has continued its recent winning run.

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Concern is growing for Thomas Lennox, who has been missing for more than a week.

CCTV sighting in the Southside of vulnerable missing man

A vulnerable man who was reported missing earlier this month has been spotted on CCTV in the Southside.

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Paul Masterton and Esther McVey with one of the employees of the Greenhouse Cafe.

Barrhead’s Greenhouse Cafe impresses Secretary of State

Barrhead’s Greenhouse Café has been given the ‘thumbs up’ by UK Government Secretary of State Esther McVey, who visited the facility with East Renfrewshire MP Paul Masterton.

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Team from St Ninians High School (Photo: Sally Jubb)

Southside pupils engineer ways of conserving water

Pupils from Southside schools put their engineering skills to the test at the finals of an event in Glasgow.

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The Men's 10K Glasgow, from Riverside Museum to George Square, took in many of Glasgow's most iconic landmarks. (Photo:  James Armandary for GSi Events)

Sunshine, sweat, success and personal stories at the Men’s 10K Glasgow

The Men’s 10K Glasgow continues to produce an event day like no other – each runner’s personal journey and reason for running adding to the atmosphere and vitalising the collective identity that the event is built on.

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The council is currently consulting on the future of Eastwood Leisure Centre.

Last chance to have your say on Eastwood Leisure Centre options

East Renfrewshire Council’s six-week consultation on the future of Eastwood Park Leisure Complex will close tomorrow (Tuesday, June 19).

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The joint campus could be on the site of the current St Thomas' Primary.

Community backing for Neilston and St Thomas’ primary schools on one site

Plans for a new joint school campus in Neilston have been given the thumbs-up by community chiefs.

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The fundraising efforts of 1st Maxwell Mearns Rainbows, Brownies and Guides mean Mary's Meals will be able to feed 133 children.

Newton Mearns Girlguiding group raise £1850 for Mary’s Meals

The 1st Maxwell Mearns Rainbows, Brownies and Guides, from Newton Mearns are delighted to have raised an impressive £1850.75 for the Scottish charity Mary’s Meals.

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