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Fortune telling goat completes unique line up for Langside 450 event

The Southside is gearing up for a free family event marking the 450th anniversary of the Battle of Langside on May 12 and 13.

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Safe and sound...Markus is grateful for Shelter Scotland's support; he is now happy in his own home.

Markus is safe and sound, thanks to Shelter Scotland

From childhood, life has dealt Markus a difficult hand. There has seldom been a safe place to call home and, at his lowest ebb, he struggled to see a way forward.

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Call to action...rather than celebrating its 50th birthday, Shelter Scotland is planning a 12-month series of events and promotional activities under the banner We're Still Fighting.

Shelter Scotland: we’re still fighting, 50 years later

It is 50 years since Shelter Scotland was formed to help deal with the unique challenges of homelessness and bad housing in Scotland.

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That's my girl...Duncan Slater can now enjoy going out for a walk with his daughter Lilly (8), after having both his legs amputated. Despite life-changing injuries, he has no regrets about his RAF service.

Duncan Slater: So proud to be part of the RAF story

Despite almost every bone in his body being broken, Scotsman Duncan Slater remains both proud of the RAF and his service in it.

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Daddy's girl...Grace was just six months old when Kevin Ogilvie was injured while serving with the RAF. He and his family received a tremendous amount of support from the RAF Benevolent Fund as he tried to overcome his injuries.

Kevin Ogilvie: So proud to be part of the RAF story

Kevin Ogilvie was just 20 when he signed up to join the RAF and two years later, the young Scotsman’s life changed forever.

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New honorary member at East Ren Golf Club

New honorary member at East Ren Golf Club

The East Renfrewshire Golf Club recently confirmed Gillian Kyle as an Honorary Member, the first female Honorary Member in the club’s history.

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Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

The business behind Betterware catalogue has collapsed with the loss of 100 jobs – and agents across Scotland facing the prospect of losing their income.

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Calls for Barrhead rapist to be deported

Calls for Barrhead rapist to be deported

Barrhead’s Romanian rapist should be deported immediately, according to East Renfrewshire MP Paul Masterton.

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Bad Girls the Musical comes to Eastwood Park Theatre

Bad Girls the Musical comes to Eastwood Park Theatre

Eros Musical Society (Formerly known as East Renfrewshire Operatic Society) are busy rehearsing for their final stage production at Eastwood Park theatre.

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Double blow for postal services

Double blow for postal services

Two local Post Offices will close this year after RS McColl announced that it would not be renewing the leases for two of its stores.

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Lidl to open new store at former Whole Foods Market in Giffnock

Lidl to open new store at former Whole Foods Market in Giffnock

Lidl is to set to open a store in Giffnock as part of its ongoing expansion ambitions in Scotland.

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Local authority wipes more than £3 million in unpaid debt

Local authority wipes more than £3 million in unpaid debt

East Renfrewshire Council will write-off millions of pounds in unpaid debts – just weeks after hiking council tax.

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Social experiment captures striking snapshot of the city

Social experiment captures striking snapshot of the city

Modern day Glasgow has been captured in a 24-hour social experiment – the first of its kind in Scotland.

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Usman Ali.

East Ren’s Usman Leads At Commonwealth

Scotland’s Queen’s Young Leader Usman Ali will be in London this week to attend and facilitate discussions at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting’s Youth Forum (CHOGM-CYF).

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Glasgow 2018 see more top-class sporting action coming to Scotland.

Glasgow 2018 promises 11 days of top sports and cultural activities

Glasgow 2018 is the first time in history that existing European Championships in aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, rowing and triathlon have been brought together into one major event alongside a new golf championships, with athletics being held in Berlin.

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Business card...has been created as part of FEAT's upcoming fifth anniversary in May, highlighting the sepsis warning signs people should be aware of.

Video: Sepsis - 20 second-long video could save your life

It’s almost five years since the Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust was founded and the Scottish charity has had many successes in that short period of time.

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Discussion days...were held across the country, including at Stirling University where interim planning group members asked their peers for their views.

No matter your age, get involved in Year of Young People

Unless you’ve been living in a bubble for the last few months, you’ll know 2018 is the Scottish Government’s Year of Young People.

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Sarah Mack and Angus Simpson will take viewers on a tour of Scotland's history.

STV explores Scotland’s past in new series of the People’s History Show

Fascinating stories from Glasgow feature in a new series of STV’s The People’s History Show, which returns Monday evening (April 16) at 8pm.

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Put on your red shoes and dance the blues at Eastwood Park

Put on your red shoes and dance the blues at Eastwood Park

Before his death aged at just 69 on January 10, 2016, David Bowie had an immeasurable impact on music and popular culture.

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