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Kilties spread kindness with treat from Tunnock’s

Kind-hearted Kilties took to Glasgow’s Buchanan Street to mark Random Acts of Kindness Day tomorrow (February 17) by handing out more than 500 Tunnock’s teacakes to passers-by.

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The Hospice will open later this year.

Glasgow Hospice wants to hear from you

The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice is moving to its new home this year and wants you to help shape its vision for the future.

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Scottish Ensemble to deliver music workshop to local pupils

Scottish Ensemble to deliver music workshop to local pupils

Pupils from Kings Park High School are getting the opportunity to take part in an interactive workshop run by Scottish Assemble.

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Pay rise for East Renfrewshire workers

Pay rise for East Renfrewshire workers

Those earning the National Living Wage in East Renfrewshire are set for a pay rise, as the UK Government has accepted the Low Pay Commission recommendations.

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Killer set...Seal turned on the style with his big band at the Usher Hall in Edinuburgh on Saturday night, performing Standards as well as some of his biggest hits. (Pic: Robert Kidd)

Seal is a sensation singing Standards in Scotland

From the second Seal swaggered onto the stage, clicking his fingers as the big band played the opening chords for Luck Be a Lady, everyone in the audience knew they were in for a treat.

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Red flags...should be flying for potential puppy owners if they are ever asked to pick up their new pet from a car park. So its best to Adopt, Dont Shop. (Pic: Courtesy of the SSPCA)

Readers can help improve animal welfare in Scotland

The Environment Minister, MSP Roseanna Cunningham, has asked our readers to have their say on the public consultation to regulate and license animal sanctuaries and rehoming centres in Scotland.

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Video: How to make the ‘perfect’ pancake

Whether you like to have them savoury or sweet, Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day as it’s also known in the UK, is the perfect excuse for a treat this Tuesday.

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Paul Masterton MP is supporting the campaign to ban ivory trade. Photo: Peter Stevens.

East Renfrewshire MP supports campaign for UK ivory ban

East Renfrewshire MP, Paul Masterton is lending his support to calls for a UK ivory ban to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the illegal ivory trade.

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Actors Sam Duncane and Jake Morgan from West End production The Wipers Times joined current serving soldiers  to support the PoppyScotland appeal.

Sign up to Poppyscotland’s ambitious fundraiser

Groups and organisations across East Renfrewshire are being called upon to raise cash for PoppyScotland as the country marks 100 years since the First World War.

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Southside-based artist’s work to go on display in London

An emerging south side-based artist has been accepted into the prestigious Royal Society of British Artists 2018 Exhibition in London.

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Shauna Macdonald, Ali Craig and Robbie Black have all signed on to star in Ribbons.

Shawlands filmmaker launches funding campaign

A Southside filmmaker is embarking on a project to create a full-length feature film – and he needs your help.

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On the street...and in classes across Scotland, No Knives, Better Lives positive message has witnessed an 80 per cent reduction in young people carrying knives.

Scotland is a role model for the UK on knife crime

Scotland is leading the way in tackling knife crime and is now being held up as a role model for others to follow.

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Just walking the dog...is proven to improve your health, as dog walkers are usually fitter and healthier than people who don't go walkies with man's best friend!

Simple changes could reduce your cancer risk

It’s World Cancer Day on Sunday, February 4, but are there steps you can take right now to safeguard against the dreaded disease?

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Pic of the week

Pic of the week

Netherplace Road, Mearns – where even the road signs are blue with the cold!

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This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your house

This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your house

Other cars pinching your perfect parking space is always a particular annoyance, especially when that spot just happens to be in front of your house.

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Mamma Mia! Abba tribute heads to Giffnock

Mamma Mia! Abba tribute heads to Giffnock

Calling all dancing queens in the southside! Abba Forever, one of the UK’s leading international tribute shows is coming to the Eastwood Park Theatre next month.

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Problems with Facebook? Pic: John Devlin

Is Facebook down in your area?

Media outlets found themselves unable to post as normal on Facebook today, following multiple reports of outages on the social media platform last night.

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Scottish Government announces ban on electric shock collars

Scottish Government announces ban on electric shock collars

Electric shock collars for dogs are to be banned in Scotland with immediate effect, the Scottish Government has announced.

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LJMU Face Lab  created the ground-breaking new animated facial reconstruction of Robert Burns.

New animation brings Rabbie Burns to life

The team at LJMU Face Lab have created a ground-breaking new animated facial reconstruction of Robert Burns reciting one of his own poems in collaboration with the Scots poet Rab Wilson, the University of Dundee and Dimensional Imaging (DI4D) in Glasgow.

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Citizens Theatre in Glasgow

£1.5m towards Citizens Theatre redevelopment

Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre has been awarded £1.5 million of Scottish Government funding towards its refurbishment programme.

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