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Newton Mearns couple search for brave volunteers for firewalk

A Newton Mearns couple is looking for brave volunteers to join them walking over hot coals for Rebecca Rocks.

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Jamie Redknapp backs Glasgow ‘March for Men’

Jamie Redknapp backs Glasgow ‘March for Men’

Burton Menswear are lending their support to Prostate Cancer UK’s March for Men walking series this summer, in a bid to help stop men dying from prostate cancer.

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Eating healthy foods could help reduce your risk of cancer.

Reduce your risk of cancer – and watch for signs and symptoms

Many people think that cancer is due to chance, fate or just bad luck. But there is now convincing evidence that around 40 per cent of cancers can be prevented if our lifestyles were to change for the better.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Pictured L-R Cllr Danny Devlin; Cllr Angela Convery; Tom Tracy, contracts manager CCG Scotland Ltd; Bruce Lindsay, development manager CCG Scotland Ltd; Tony Buchanan leader of East Renfrewshire Council; Cllr Paul O'Kane, Cllr Paul Aitken and Phil Daws. Photo: Mark F Gibson.

Work to build first Council homes for a generation gets under way

The ambitious project to build the first Council homes in East Renfrewshire for a generation is underway.

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Fortune telling goat completes unique line up for Langside 450 event

Fortune telling goat completes unique line up for Langside 450 event

The Southside is gearing up for a free family event marking the 450th anniversary of the Battle of Langside on May 12 and 13.

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Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

The business behind Betterware catalogue has collapsed with the loss of 100 jobs – and agents across Scotland facing the prospect of losing their income.

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Calls for Barrhead rapist to be deported

Calls for Barrhead rapist to be deported

Barrhead’s Romanian rapist should be deported immediately, according to East Renfrewshire MP Paul Masterton.

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Double blow for postal services

Double blow for postal services

Two local Post Offices will close this year after RS McColl announced that it would not be renewing the leases for two of its stores.

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Lidl to open new store at former Whole Foods Market in Giffnock

Lidl to open new store at former Whole Foods Market in Giffnock

Lidl is to set to open a store in Giffnock as part of its ongoing expansion ambitions in Scotland.

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Local authority wipes more than £3 million in unpaid debt

Local authority wipes more than £3 million in unpaid debt

East Renfrewshire Council will write-off millions of pounds in unpaid debts – just weeks after hiking council tax.

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Usman Ali.

East Ren’s Usman Leads At Commonwealth

Scotland’s Queen’s Young Leader Usman Ali will be in London this week to attend and facilitate discussions at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting’s Youth Forum (CHOGM-CYF).

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Business card...has been created as part of FEAT's upcoming fifth anniversary in May, highlighting the sepsis warning signs people should be aware of.

Video: Sepsis - 20 second-long video could save your life

It’s almost five years since the Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust was founded and the Scottish charity has had many successes in that short period of time.

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Finalists for the 11th Scottish Curry Awards 2018 revealed

Finalists for the 11th Scottish Curry Awards 2018 revealed

Finalists for the 11th annual Scottish Curry Awards have been announced with eight local eateries in the running.

Business
More will make it merrier down at Merrylee Allotments

More will make it merrier down at Merrylee Allotments

For more than a century, Merrylee Allotments has welcomed people of all ages to explore their horticultural interests.

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Business Awards shortlist unveiled

Business Awards shortlist unveiled

The shortlist for the East Renfrewshire Business Awards 2018 has been unveiled, with 18 companies making the cut across eight categories.

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An unforgettable weekend for Stamperland FC 2009

An unforgettable weekend for Stamperland FC 2009

Stamperland FC 2009 players are riding high after winning the Blackpool Cup last weekend for the first time.

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The work was carried out to reduce flood risk.

Aikenhead Road opens ahead of schedule

Aikenhead Road will re-open on Friday (April 13) following improvement work on the city’s sewer network.

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One of the organisations supporting the campaign is St John Scotland, which also provides CPR training to groups across the country. Volunteer Andrew Robertson is pictured delivering a training session.

Would you know how to save someone who has a cardiac arrest?

Every week in Scotland 70 people will have a sudden unexpected cardiac arrest. That’s a little more than the number of people on a full double decker bus.

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