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Yesterday | Glasgow South and East Wood Today

Politicos aim to kick cancer into touch

East Renfrewshire politicians Jim Murphy MP and Ken Macintosh MSP joined thousands of men from across Scotland to call for Prostate Cancer UK's Quality Checklist to be implemented by the NHS in Scotland.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Prostate Cancer, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Evening Times

Cops seize 11million of Glasgow gangsters' dirty cash

Prosecutors used the tough Proceeds of Crime Act - POCA - to seize the huge sum of cash and cripple gangsters financially.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Scotsman.com

Dani Garavelli: Testing time for kids and schools

Transforming schools into more than mere exam factories is a slow process, but one well worth striving for, writes Dani Garavelli AS I write this column on a sunny afternoon in the middle of the Easter holidays, my eldest son is having a day out.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Glasgow South and East Wood Today

Service... with a smile

IT WAS big ticks and gold stars for a team in East Renfrewshire when one of the council's departments was given high marks by external assessors.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Evening Times

Govan, Partick and Pollokshields were separate burghs in their own right

Parts of what are now East Renfrewshire and South Lanarkshire - like Clarkston and Rutherglen - were once part of the city.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland,

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Evening Times

Calls for action over 'fatal' air pollution

THE council is to carry out a new study of Glasgow's pollution hot spots after shock figures revealed 306 deaths a year in the city are linked to air pollution.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Europe, World News, United Kingdom,

Evening Times

Pupils are invited to chef school

PUPILS in Glasgow are being invited to take part in a new chef school programme run by a national restaurant chain.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Evening Times

Specialist cops are helping women speak out about the horror of rape

That is the word used by one of Glasgow's senior detectives to describe the effects of reporting a rape.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Scotsman.com

Irn-Bru boss puts A 1.25m mansion up for sale

Robin Barr has put his house up for sale after losing a legal battle to stop new houses being built next tto it.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Listing, Life, Food, Recipes, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

The Daily Record

Husband of radio DJ Suzie McGuire appears in court accused of string...

ACCOUNTANT Derek Mitchell is accused of abusing the DJ between March 2009 and October last year, including throttling and biting her on the face during a Christmas Eve assault.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News, Central County, Scotland,

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Daily Record

Our Queen's baton heroes get on their marks

Dozens of lucky residents have been given the good news that they've been selected to carry the Queen's Baton when it visits Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom,

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Sunday Herald

Barrhead Travel founder tells staff independence would be a complete disaster in leaked email

The founder of a Scottish travel agency told his staff that independence would be "a complete disaster" and attacked SNP "lies", a leaked email has revealed.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

The Daily Record

Call for united bid to enrich dementia sufferers' lives

Around 2,700 people in Renfrewshire and a further 1,700 in neighbouring East Renfrewshire are blighted by the debilitating brain disease.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Sunday Herald

Young people help themselves tackle mental health online

SUPPORT: Tamara Reynolds, 16, Emma Alford, 18, and Jade Bourne, 18, are involved in new youth mental health initiative Project 99. Picture: Martin Shields But in the age of social media it's no longer really valid for many of Scotland's youth, according to Chris O'Sullivan, policy and development manager for the Mental Health Foundation .

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Europe, World News, United Kingdom,

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Evening Times

Council staff aid cops in crime fight

The initiative will focus on tackling money laundering, improving financial intelligence, as well as how to give evidence in court.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland,

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

Experts warn Barlinnie is not likely to be rebuilt in Glasgow

PRISON chiefs are unlikely to be able to achieve their goal of rebuilding Scotland's largest prison within the Glasgow city boundaries, planning experts warned.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Scotsman.com

Schools cut textbooks to pay for exam photocopying

SCHOOLS are being forced to skimp on textbooks as they struggle to cope with administration and photocopying costs associated with Scotland's new exams, it has been claimed.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

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