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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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Councillor Alan Lafferty tries out the new play equipment at Cowan Park.

East Renfrewshire Council swings into action to upgrade parks

An investment of £350,000 to upgrade two East Renfrewshire parks has now been completed.

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Roseanna Cunningham fills up her re-useable bottle with some Mossgiel Farm milk, from the milk machine.

Southside offers ‘super’ market shopping without plastic packaging

Everything from locally-made herbal shampoo to an array of herbs is available at Locavore, an innovative new ‘super’ market in the Southside.

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It's not good news for Scottish residents with a phobia of creepy crawlies (Photo: Charlesjsharp / Wikimedia Commons)

Experts predict an increase in Scotland's daddy longlegs population

Scottish residents should expect to see a rise in the number of daddy longlegs (also known as crane flies) this year, after millions of larvae were discovered underground.

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Huntly playing fields in Giffnock have been unplayable almost as often as they have been playable.

Drainage issues force postponements at Giffnock football pitch

A Giffnock football pitch was deemed unplayable almost every second weekend last year.

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Netherlee residents are angry over being forced to leave bins on the street.

Anger of bin collection arrangements in Netherlee

Furious Netherlee residents hit out at councillors during a heated full council meeting last week.

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Stock on the move at Dripps Mills in 1897.

Looking back at Dripps Mill – marking the 160th anniversary

Just over 160 years ago, on March 8, 1858, an advertisement appeared in the Glasgow Herald announcing the death of William Burns, the miller at Dripps Mill in Waterfoot.

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Members of Busby Parish Church and the local community took part in the clean up of their area.

Busby Church members take part in clean up campaign

Members of Busby Parish Church have been doing their bit to keep their local area clean and tidy.

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Kicking up a stink over biogas plant

Kicking up a stink over biogas plant

Concerns have risen again over the Greenhags Recycling Centre development in Newton Mearns.

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East Renfrewshire MP Paul Masterton signs the #PassOnPlastic pledge. Picture by Stephen Lock.

East Renfrewshire MP supports #PassOnPlastic campaign

Paul Masterton, MP for East Renfrewshire has signed a pledge to #PassOnPlastic with Sky Ocean Rescue – a commitment to reduce single-use plastic consumption.

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Hillwalkers are being urged to take care and be prepared for all kinds of weather.

Hillwalkers urged to be aware of dangers posed by bad weather

Hillwalkers and people pursuing outdoor activities in the mountains are ebing warned by Police Scotland of the dangers that inclement weather and the terrain can present.

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Warning of new disruption on the roads as weather deteriorates

Warning of new disruption on the roads as weather deteriorates

Travellers are being warned of a high risk of disruption, after the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of south west and central Scotland.

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The coldest week of the winter is expected this week. Picture: TSPL

Weather warning has been upgraded across Central Scotland

Travellers are being warned of a high risk of disruption, after the Met Office upgraded its weather warning for parts of south west and central Scotland.

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Tale of missing Barrhead man has happy ending

Tale of missing Barrhead man has happy ending

A family’s agony has turned to intense relief after a missing man from Barrhead turned up after going missing on a holiday in the Canary Islands.

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Councillor has his say on East Renfrewshire Council meeting result

Councillor has his say on East Renfrewshire Council meeting result

In our edition of December 22, we carried an article ‘Police called in after incident at meeting’.

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Profiteering on concert tickets must stop now

Profiteering on concert tickets must stop now

Prices are being dramatically pushed up for ticket holders who shouldn’t be paying over the odds for an evening’s entertainment.

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Price rises will come into play at East Renfrewshire’s sports facilities

Price rises will come into play at East Renfrewshire’s sports facilities

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure is increasing some sport and leisure prices in 2018.

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East Renfrewshire’s caring side so clearly on show

East Renfrewshire’s caring side so clearly on show

Despite being a committed Christian, Christmas isn’t a novelty in the truest sense for Russell MacMillan.

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