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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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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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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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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon with Morgan Cowan (5), from Holy Cross Primary, Govanhill. (Photo: Mark F Gibson)

First Minister swings into action with Holy Cross pupils

Scotland may not be in the World Cup but this week’s historic triumph of the nation’s cricket team over England may have been on the First Minister’s mind when she picked up a bat and ball.

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Siobhan  (front row, centre) will take to the stage with her class this weekend.

Newton Mearns dancer Siobhan is still reaching for the stars

A young Newton Mearns dancer is still working on her dream to dance.

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Young People from Barrhead High climb Conic Hill, making the half way point of the Year of Young People 2018. Now young people are being invited take part in a step challenge. (Photo: Mark Gibson)

East Renfrewshire Council launches Year of Young People Step Challenge

Marking the halfway point of the Year of Young People, East Renfrewshire Council is launching a summer step challenge and is encouraging all young people aged 12-18 from the area to get involved.

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Peter Wilson of Cruise Forth was one of last year's winners with his business being commended for putting the customer at the centre of every experience

Who deserves a tourism award for putting our area on the map?

Do you know anyone who goes that extra mile to help shape the future of the tourism industry in your local area?

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Free family fun day at Whitelee Windfarm

Free family fun day at Whitelee Windfarm

With the west of Scotland set to bask in warm temperatures again this weekend, hundreds are expected to attend a Family Fun Day at the UK’s largest windfarm.

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Netherlee Primary Gala Day

Netherlee Primary Gala Day

Netherlee Primary PTA have once again organised a fantastic Gala Day event which this year is being held on Saturday, June 16 between 2pm and 4pm at the school.

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Wedding dresses to go on display

Wedding dresses to go on display

For the culmination of Williamwood Church’s 80th anniversary celebrations the church it is holding a display of wedding dresses.

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The Bonnyton Ladies Golf team.

Ladies National at Bonnyton hailed a success

It was a first for Bonnyton Golf Club as it hosted the Ladies National for the first time in the competition’s 22-year history last month.

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Cash boost for ER Good Causes

Cash boost for ER Good Causes

Clarkston 121st Warrior Explorer Scout Unit has donated £500 to ER Good Causes.

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Heed the call to get fit in East Ren

Heed the call to get fit in East Ren

East Renfrewshire residents are being encouraged to get outside and get walking this June after Scotland’s walking charity launched the 15th annual Big Fit Walk.

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Buddies win Community Champion Award

Buddies win Community Champion Award

East Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) has been commended at the prestigious Learning Disability Awards.

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Maidenhill unveils first name phases

Maidenhill unveils first name phases

The official names for the first phases of the new Maidenhill community in Newton Mearns have been unveiled – with help from a local history group.

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Picture gallery: 14,000 photographs secured for Scotland

People in Scotland are being asked to help curate an amazing new collection of photographs which has been purchased for the nation.

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The Therapy Ponies were a big success at Eastwoodhill Care Home.

Ponies provide therapy to Eastwoodhill residents

Residents at Eastwoodhill Care Home enjoyed a special visit from therapy ponies Pippette and Skipp, from Gatend Equestrian in Ayrshire.

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Members of Jaw Dance and Performing Arts appeared in the Magic of Hollywood with Pasha from Strictly.

Southside dancers on stage with Strictly star

Thirty-eight pupils from Jaw Dance and Performing Arts appeared in the Magic of Hollywood with Pasha from Strictly in Paisley Town Hall.

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