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Mark’s got the fastest set of wheels in Clarkston

Record-breaking cyclist, Mark Beaumont rode into town to tell a sell-out audience about his adventures going around the world in 80 days.

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Touch of London comes to Eastwood

Touch of London comes to Eastwood

A Newton Mearns businessman has drawn inspiration from a novel means of transport that is popular with well-heeled Londoners.

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Coats needed to help Glasgow’s homeless

Coats needed to help Glasgow’s homeless

Extra readers are being invited to get involved in the last phase of a project which helps provide warm coats for the homeless.

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A decade of caring in East Renfrewshire

A decade of caring in East Renfrewshire

An organisation which may never have seen the light of day has gone on to celebrate the landmark of its 10th birthday.

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Tim Hortons opens second Glasgow store

Tim Hortons opens second Glasgow store

Coffee chain Tim Hortons is investing further in the Glasgow market by setting up shop in Silverburn Shopping Centre on Thursday (November 16)

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The redevelopment of the former iconic Glasgow hospital site has caused some concerns amongst local community councils

Forum calls for rethink

A campaign group who are critical of the redevelopment of the former Victoria Infirmary are calling for a planning application to be put on hold.

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Few southsiders are aware of the massive scope of the project that has been taking place beneath street level

Terminus for Shieldhall Tunnel after 15-month dig

It’s five times longer than the Clyde Tunnel and runs all the way from Craigton to Queen’s Park, via Bellahouston and Pollok parks.

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Modern plastic bins will replace the old galvanised models

New backcourt bins to roll out across the city

A £6.5 million investment programme to replace old galvanised metal bins from backcourts across Glasgow got underway this week.

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Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Tropical Storm Ophelia is set to hit parts of Scotland today, with travel operators warning of disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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L-R Scott Fraser, Scottish Waters Scottish Waters corporate affairs regional manager; Bruce Ritchie, head of business operations and visitor experience at RZSS Edinburgh Zoo; Abi Walker waste water treatment modern apprentice.

Launch of new 3P’s campaign

Scottish Water has teamed up with Edinburgh’s famous penguins to raise public awareness of its new 3P’s campaign and prevent toilet and sewer blockages.

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Tracer dye being placed into the Capelrig Burn.

Anger over continuing ‘poo’llution at park!

A protest group has called on East Renfrewshire Council and Scottish Water to stop passing the buck and deal with the issues that matter.

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Nightingale Pavilions artists impression

Sanctuary submits plans for former hospital site

Sanctuary Homes has submitted its masterplan, planning application and listed building application to redevelop the former site of Glasgow’s Victoria Infirmary.

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Linda McLean of Mactaggart & Mickel Homes with TREE volunteers

Funding boost for volunteer group

Eaglesham-based volunteer group TREE (The Regeneration of Eaglesham’s Environment) has received a donation of £1000 from family housebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel Homes’ Building Communities Fund.

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Reader James Cameron sent in this image of an unknown white bird

Do you recognise this bird?

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

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Final push forward for Govanhill Baths

Final push forward for Govanhill Baths

After 17 years of campaigning, the people of Govanhill are entering the final phase to redevelop their Edwardian bathhouse and swimming pools.

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VIDEO: Family stunned after huge block of ice fell from the sky and crashed into their back garden

A large block of ice fell from the sky and crashed into a stunned Renfrewshire family’s back garden, leaving a massive crater.

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The former Braidbar Quarry is a problem which would cost millions to fix - and no formal plan has yet emerged.

Residents quizzed on Giffnock danger site

East Ren’s Conservative MP and MSP have launched a local survey to find what people think about a mystery plan for problem site Braidbar Quarry.

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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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