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MP keeps pressure on for extra heart research funding

3 Mar 2015 11:30

MP Jim Sheridan attended a British Heart Foundation (BHF) event calling on the next government to guarantee the future of the science budget to protect lifesaving research.

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Contracts portal is good for East Ren business

3 Mar 2015 09:00

LOCAL businesses and tradespeople are being encouraged to sign up to a public sector electronic portal to make the most of opportunities to gain business.

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Book lifts the lid on pain and devastation of addiction

2 Mar 2015 13:30 • Lisa Boyle

A SUPPORT group has published a hard-hitting book on how alcohol and drugs can impact the families of users.

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Helping ‘quitters’ quit once and for all

2 Mar 2015 11:30

East Ren’s smokefree community services team is on the look-out for more locals who want to make a healthy change to their lifestyle.

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Fraud and bribery crooks are on council’s radar

2 Mar 2015 09:00

BRIBERY and fraud within East Renfrewshire Council (ERC) is to be tackled with a new strategy.

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Win tickets to Muaythai showcase

3 Mar 2015 08:30

THE countdown is well and truly on for John-Ross Morrison and Steven Lochhead as their upcoming fights near.

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Uplawmoor Tennis Club look forward to 2015

2 Mar 2015 09:30 • Craig Ritchie

THINGS are on the up at Uplawmoor Tennis Club following a landmark 12 months.

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Junior odds from McBookie

28 Feb 2015 08:30 • Craig Ritchie

We have a closer look at the odds for this weekend's juniors fixtures.

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Neilston boss blasts referee's decisions

27 Feb 2015 08:30 • Craig Ritchie

NEILSTON manager Andy Whiteford concedes his Farmer’s Boys probably didn’t deserve three points on Saturday.

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A note from the News

8 Feb 2015 13:00

NEWSPAPERS are often criticised for focusing on the negative, but there are times when a good news story throws itself at your feet and leaves even the most cynical old hack with no option but to unfurl the bunting.

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Aiming a kick at the political football

1 Feb 2015 13:30

There has been a bit of a stushie in recent weeks about the workload on A&E departments, writes our columnist Douglas Yates.

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A note from the News

1 Feb 2015 11:45 • Graham Mann

ANYONE with a fleeting interest in politics will surely be familiar with a famous TV confrontation involving renowned anchor man Jeremy Paxman and former Tory government minister Michael Howard.

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A note from the News

25 Jan 2015 11:30

A BARRHEAD business found itself in the spotlight when First Minister Nicola Sturgeon arrived to congratulate them on becoming the 100th firm to secure Living Wage Accreditation.

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Games jobs gift just keeps giving

15 Sep 2014 14:34

Now that the dancing teacakes and Lulu are just a rapidly-fading memory, what will the real legacy of the Commonwealth Games be for Glasgow and surrounding areas like Barrhead and Paisley?

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Diving into Deep Sea adventure

5 Sep 2014 09:30

This is why we’re proud to be offering our readers a special discount for a trip to see this flagship attraction and maritime marvel, with a voucher which will either admit one child completely free (saving £7) when buying an adult ticket, or alternatively admit one adult at 20 per cent off the usual price.

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Money and welfare advice free to Barrhead residents

5 Jun 2014 17:00

A FREE welfare rights and money advice drop-in service is running in Barrhead every Wednesday.

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