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Magnum Scotch Cream Liqueur nurtures growth at Dobbies Garden Centres

Magnum Scotch Cream Liqueur nurtures growth at Dobbies Garden Centres

Scotland’s leading Scotch malt whisky cream liqueur, Magnum, has its sights set on further growth after announcing a new listing with Dobbies Garden Centres.
Last Updated: 16th August 2019
The SAY Award announced the highly anticipated 2019 shortlist

The SAY Award announced the highly anticipated 2019 shortlist

The Shortlist for this year’s Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award has been officially revealed ahead of next month’s final award ceremony at the Assembly Rooms.
Last Updated: 16th August 2019
Eaglesham teacher recognised with British Empire Medal

Eaglesham teacher recognised with British Empire Medal

A teacher who overcame childhood speech struggles has been awarded the British Empire Medal for his services to raising awareness of stammering.
Last Updated: 13th August 2019
Get hands on with heritage, local history and ancestry

Get hands on with heritage, local history and ancestry

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure has lined up a series of classes to encourage local people to get hands on with heritage, history and ancestry over the coming months.
Last Updated: 13th August 2019
The SAY Award 72 hour public vote for 2019 is now open

The SAY Award 72 hour public vote for 2019 is now open

Have your SAY and win tickets to this year’s ceremony! The SAY Award 72-hour public vote for 2019 is now open and closes at midnight on 14 August.
Last Updated: 12th August 2019
Fun, Families and Fore!

Fun, Families and Fore!

Children get in free to cheer for team Europe and USA at The 2019 Solheim Cup!
Last Updated: 10th August 2019
Half Term Staycation Savings with Macdonald Resorts UK

Half Term Staycation Savings with Macdonald Resorts UK

Book a three-night stay at one of Macdonald Resorts before the end of August to receive 15% off a half-term holiday.
Last Updated: 9th August 2019
The greatest female golfers in the world are heading to Scotland!

The greatest female golfers in the world are heading to Scotland!

The Women's Football World Cup proved to be the highlight in a summer of sport, now it's the turn of female golfers to step into the spotlight as the biggest show in women's golf arrives in Scotland!
Last Updated: 7th August 2019
Local takeaways shortlisted for fish and chip shop of the year!

Local takeaways shortlisted for fish and chip shop of the year!

Scotland's best fish and chip shops have been revealed as the UK Top 60 shortlist for the Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Award is announced!
Last Updated: 6th August 2019
East Renfrewshire pupils deliver outstanding SQA exam results

East Renfrewshire pupils deliver outstanding SQA exam results

Pupils across East Renfrewshire have excelled across the board, with another year of outstanding exam results!
Last Updated: 6th August 2019
Discover the subterranean secrets of Culzean Castle

Discover the subterranean secrets of Culzean Castle

National Trust for Scotland are offering a unique opportunity for the public to don hard hats and explore Culzean Castle’s subterranean secrets!
Last Updated: 26th July 2019
Help shape the future of your local community

Help shape the future of your local community

East Renfrewshire residents are being urged to take part in upcoming community council elections.
Last Updated: 25th July 2019
10 reasons to visit Resonate this weekend

10 reasons to visit Resonate this weekend

Resonate Total Gaming, the ultimate gaming experience, returns to Glasgow for a second year this weekend and turns the SEC into the nation's biggest gaming platform.
Last Updated: 18th July 2019
New council houses officially opened

New council houses officially opened

East Renfrewshire's new council houses were officially opened today by the Scottish Minister for Housing, Kevin Stewart MSP, marking the first housing builds by the Council for a generation.
Last Updated: 16th July 2019
Spot Red Squirrels at Brodick Castle

Spot Red Squirrels at Brodick Castle

With acres of thick woodlands, luscious gardens and island charm aplenty, the National Trust for Scotland's Brodick Castle on Arran is the perfect backdrop for a nature-loving day out!
Last Updated: 15th July 2019
GIE IT CAPALDI!

GIE IT CAPALDI!

150,000 music fans attend unforgettable sold-out weekend of live music as TRNSMT 2019 closes in spectacular style!
Last Updated: 15th July 2019
New Foraging Festival encourages people to explore Scotland

New Foraging Festival encourages people to explore Scotland

Foraging Fortnight, a brand-new festival taking place across five diverse regions of Scotland this autumn, has been announced.
Last Updated: 11th July 2019
Current affairs are a major inspiration behind a new piece of political theatre by Scottish Youth Theatre National Ensemble 2019

Current affairs are a major inspiration behind a new piece of political theatre by Scottish Youth Theatre National Ensemble 2019

How tech giants use our online activity is the subject of a new ground breaking theatre production touring Scotland this July!
Last Updated: 9th July 2019
Spend a family day out at Brodick Castle this summer

Spend a family day out at Brodick Castle this summer

One of Scotland's most historical estates and tourist attractions, Brodick Castle on Arran, has re-opened with an exciting revamp, making it the perfect spot for families to visit over the summer.
Last Updated: 6th July 2019
Residents to benefit from life saving defibrillators

Residents to benefit from life saving defibrillators

Twenty three life-saving devices are to be installed in public places throughout East Renfrewshire after a £25,000 investment by the council.
Last Updated: 6th July 2019
Scotland Kicks off Summer of Female Sport

Scotland Kicks off Summer of Female Sport

Scotland is one of the world’s leading event destinations and this summer it will reaffirm its position as it shines a spotlight on women’s sport.
Last Updated: 4th July 2019
Eastwood leisure centre proposal approved

Eastwood leisure centre proposal approved

Councillors have unanimously approved proposals for the site of a new state-of-the-art Eastwood leisure centre and theatre to be in Eastwood Park.
Last Updated: 28th June 2019
Eastwood Leisure Centre proposal to go before councillors

Eastwood Leisure Centre proposal to go before councillors

Proposals to agree to build a new state-of-the-art Eastwood leisure centre and theatre in Eastwood Park will go before councillors on Wednesday 26th June.
Last Updated: 21st June 2019
M&Ds Express returns for the summer!

M&Ds Express returns for the summer!

First Glasgow's X7 Express service to M&D's Scotland's Theme Park is returning to Glasgow City Centre this summer!
Last Updated: 21st June 2019
October dates unveiled for The Scottish Wedding Show

October dates unveiled for The Scottish Wedding Show

Save the date as Scotland's largest wedding showcase is returning to the SEC, Glasgow this autumn on 12-13 October!
Last Updated: 21st June 2019
Explore the beautiful bounty on your doorstep this National Picnic Week

Explore the beautiful bounty on your doorstep this National Picnic Week

Whether you're looking for a dreamy setting to enjoy an al fresco supper for two or a wild spot to work up the family’s appetite, Scotland has all the ingredients for a successful picnic!
Last Updated: 19th June 2019
Gloamin festival set to fire up Culzean Castle next weekend

Gloamin festival set to fire up Culzean Castle next weekend

Set in the mesmerising surroundings of National Trust for Scotland's Culzean Castle, the Gloamin festival will make its debut in the newly refurbished Fountain Court on June 22nd!
Last Updated: 18th June 2019
Clarkston Library first in Scotland to Open More

Clarkston Library first in Scotland to Open More

Clarkston Library is celebrating a new chapter by being the first public library in Scotland to ‘Open More’.
Last Updated: 13th June 2019
East Renfrewshire high school achieves best secondary inspection report

East Renfrewshire high school achieves best secondary inspection report

St Ninian's High School, in East Renfrewshire, has achieved the best secondary inspection report ever to be issued by Education Scotland.
Last Updated: 11th June 2019
Scottish Landmarks to turn orange for Batten Disease Awareness Day

Scottish Landmarks to turn orange for Batten Disease Awareness Day

Landmarks across Scotland including SSE Hydro, Discovery Point and RRS Discovery Dundee, Tron Theatre and many more will be lighting up orange today to raise awareness of Batten Disease.
Last Updated: 7th June 2019

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Kids Party In The Park
After a sellout show in May, Kids Party In The Park returns to Rouken Glen Park on Sat 17th August featuring tributes to Little Mix and George Ezra!
Whitecraigs Beer Festival
Beer lovers in the Mearns, rejoice! The Whitecraigs Beer Festival returns this summer on Saturday 17th August!
Sinatra: Raw
Sinatra: Raw, Richard Shelton's masterful show revealing the man behind the music, comes to Eastwood Park Theatre, Giffnock following a sold-out West End season!
Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm
Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during their open season!
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!

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