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Praise for Neilston and Uplawmoor First Responders

Neilston and Uplawmoor First Responders have received parliamentary praise after they were awarded the “Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service”.

Health
The pupils with their new vertical green wall.

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.

Environment
Kyle Bremner, who died from meningitis at the age of 14, dyed his hair to raise funds after his mum died from cancer.

Ben Nevis tribute to great pal

Friends of a teenager who tragically died from meningitis just two years after his mum’s death from cancer are taking on a charity challenge in his memory this Saturday.

News
The Redhurst Hotel's race night attracted a good attendance and raised around �1000 for East Renfrewshire Good Causes.

The Race is on to support good causes

A Giffnock hotel has continued its successful fundraising activities in support of local charity East Renfrewshire Good Causes (ERGC).

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Teams from Mearns Primary School (above), St Ninians High (right) and Lourdes Secondary (below) took part in the Celebration of STEM challenge.

Southside pupils engineer ways of conserving water

Pupils from Southside schools put their engineering skills to the test at the finals of an event in Glasgow.

Education
Oxfam in Newton Mearns is looking to recruit volunteers.

Newton Mearns Oxfam shop holds open day for volunteers

The Oxfam shop in Newton Mearns is holding an open day on Tuesday, June 26, to recruit more volunteers to help out.

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Thomas Lennox has not been seen for over a week since being spotted on CCTV on Sunday, June 10.

Further appeal to try to trace missing man last seen in the South side

Further images have been released as Police Scotland continue their efforts to try to trace a young man last seen on CCTV in the South side more than a week ago.

News
Louisa Crerar is leading the world in the puzzle competition.

Mearns Castle High puzzle winner is top of the world

Talented Mearns Castle High School pupil Louisa Crerar is leading the way in a worldwide maths challenge.

Education
David Samuel (left) and David Hepburn, of First Floors, at the Scottish Home Improvement Awards ceremony.

First prize for Giffnock’s First Floors

First Floors, the independent flooring showroom, has continued its recent winning run.

Business
Concern is growing for Thomas Lennox, who has been missing for more than a week.

CCTV sighting in the Southside of vulnerable missing man

A vulnerable man who was reported missing earlier this month has been spotted on CCTV in the Southside.

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Paul Masterton and Esther McVey with one of the employees of the Greenhouse Cafe.

Barrhead’s Greenhouse Cafe impresses Secretary of State

Barrhead’s Greenhouse Café has been given the ‘thumbs up’ by UK Government Secretary of State Esther McVey, who visited the facility with East Renfrewshire MP Paul Masterton.

Politics
Team from St Ninians High School (Photo: Sally Jubb)

Southside pupils engineer ways of conserving water

Pupils from Southside schools put their engineering skills to the test at the finals of an event in Glasgow.

Education
The Men's 10K Glasgow, from Riverside Museum to George Square, took in many of Glasgow's most iconic landmarks. (Photo:  James Armandary for GSi Events)

Sunshine, sweat, success and personal stories at the Men’s 10K Glasgow

The Men’s 10K Glasgow continues to produce an event day like no other – each runner’s personal journey and reason for running adding to the atmosphere and vitalising the collective identity that the event is built on.

Health
The council is currently consulting on the future of Eastwood Leisure Centre.

Last chance to have your say on Eastwood Leisure Centre options

East Renfrewshire Council’s six-week consultation on the future of Eastwood Park Leisure Complex will close tomorrow (Tuesday, June 19).

News
The joint campus could be on the site of the current St Thomas' Primary.

Community backing for Neilston and St Thomas’ primary schools on one site

Plans for a new joint school campus in Neilston have been given the thumbs-up by community chiefs.

Education
New Taylor Wimpey homes will be built at Maidenhill.

Consent granted for 106 new homes at Maidenhill

Deatiled planning consent has been granted for housing on land off Ayr Road at Maidenhill, Newton Mearns.

Business
All the winners at the We Are East Ren Awards 2018, with chief executive Lorraine McMillan, Provost Jim Fletcher and Councillor Tony Buchanan. (Photo: Stewart Robertson)

Hard-working East Renfrewshire Council staff recognised at inaugural awards

East Renfrewshire Council hosted its first ever staff recognition event – the We Are East Ren Awards – to recognise hard-working staff going above and beyond for residents.

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Funding issues have cast doubt over a skate park being created in Neilston.

Doubts over the creation of Neilston skate park

Plans to build a new skatepark in Neilston have been plunged into doubt after funding for the project was pulled.

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Work is being carried out on behalf of Scottish Water, beginning on Monday, June 18.

Waste water improvement project to begin in the Southside

Work on a project to improve Scottish Water’s waste water infrastructure in the southside will begin later this month.

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Police have arrested a 47-year-old man in connection with two robberies.

Man arrested following two robberies

A 47-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with two robberies, including one in the Southside.

Crime
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