East Renfrewshire, Scotland Newswire (Page 4)

East Renfrewshire, Scotland Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Buy-to-let boom fuels house sales surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    LANDLORDS buying up property ahead of tax changes sparked a mini boom in the Scottish housing market which saw sales reach their highest point for eight years. New figures show that the the amount of property changing hands jumped by 18 per cent compared to last year, with the surge put down to flats and terraced homes being gobbled up by buy-to-let owners.

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  2. But-to-let boom fuels house sales surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Sunday Herald

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  3. House sales in March up by 21%, new figures showRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | Scotsman.com

    THE number of house sales across Scotland increased by more than a fifth in a month, according to new figures. The House Price Index for Scotland by Your Move/Acadata found home sales rose by 21% between February and March by 1,343 to 7,770 sales.

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  4. Teen sports star could be ski-ing's Andy Murray - but needs 5000 training fundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Evening Times

    Home News Sport Announcements Jobs Most popular UK news Send us your news Cars Traffic & travel Business Directory Property Dating Desktop site HE is one of Scotland's brightest ski-ing hopes with the potential to be snowsport's answer to Andy Murray, but a lack of official funding means 17-year-old Zak Vinter must raise A 5000 himself to bring him one step closer to his Olympic dreams. The teenager, a former British children's ski champion from Newton Mearns in East Renfrewshire, has set his sights on competing in the Junior World Alpine Ski Championships in Sweden next year - a major stepping stone to the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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  5. Groundbreaking work starts on new Barrhead HighRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | Glasgow South and East Wood Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. And pupils from Barrhead High along with the school's head teacher, Andy Sinclair, were on hand to assist education convener Councillor Elaine Green to carry out the turf cutting at the site of the new school.

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  6. Teen sports star could be ski-ing's Andy Murray - but needs 5000...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    Home News Sport Announcements Jobs Most popular UK news Send us your news Cars Traffic & travel Business Directory Property Dating Desktop site HE is one of Scotland's brightest ski-ing hopes with the potential to be snowsport's answer to Andy Murray, but a lack of official funding means 17-year-old Zak Vinter must raise A 5000 himself to bring him one step closer to his Olympic dreams. The teenager, a former British children's ski champion from Newton Mearns in East Renfrewshire, has set his sights on competing in the Junior World Alpine Ski Championships in Sweden next year - a major stepping stone to the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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  7. Steven Orr, 40, becomes youngest PGA Master ProRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | Scotsman.com

    A Scottish golfer who first picked up a golf club at aged just four has become the youngest ever recipient of PGA Master Professional status. Littlehampton-based Steven Orr, now 40, who is director of coaching and development at the Cranfield Golf Academies, received the accolade in the latest APAL awards.

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  8. Glasgow Means BusinessStorii helping to share memories with loved ones in careRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Evening Times

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  9. Ken Smith's Diary: Eurovision warning; Lap of dishonour; and Sweaty pawsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    WELL, not many votes again for the British entry in the Eurovision Song Contest. Tom Jamieson, watching when viewers could send their vote in, explains it to us: "That 'Remember you can't vote for the UK entry' warning also comes up on the screen of every other European country too."

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  10. Rhea Wolfson: The hate beat me down but the haters will not crush meRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | The Daily Record

    LABOUR campaigner Rhea Wolfson yesterday vowed to stand up to horrific anti-semitic abuse hurled at her online by neo-Nazis. References to the Holocaust were made after she revealed she was standing to replace Ken Livingstone on the party's ruling body.

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  11. Families missing out on places at leafy suburb schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    HUNDREDS of families are missing out on places at some of the top performing state schools in Scotland because of a housing boom. New figures show the number of placing requests rejected by East Renfrewshire Council from parents who live outside the area has spiralled.

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  12. Mum and son who sat controversial National 5 maths test slam...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | The Daily Record

    JACQUELINE McGrory and her son Paul - like thousands of other students - believe Thursday's exam was far too difficult and we've recreated some of the questions to see if you agree. Jacqueline, 35, was sitting the exam as a mature student for the first time and planned to use it as a stepping stone towards Higher Maths next year and then ultimately to study the subject at university.

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  13. Families missing out on places at leafy suburb schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    HUNDREDS of families are missing out on places at some of the top performing state schools in Scotland because of a housing boom. New figures show the number of placing requests rejected by East Renfrewshire Council from parents who live outside the area has spiralled.

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  14. Work on joint faith schools' campus in Newton Mearns and Barrhead High beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Evening Times

    The A 18.2m joint faith schools' campus in Newton Mearns and Barrhead High are the two developments in the area. The Leader of East Renfrewshire Council Jim Fletcher joined the authority's education convener Elaine Green, in carrying out two turf-cutting ceremonies at sites where the two new schools are about to take shape.

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  15. Offensive tweet leads to courtRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Glasgow South and East Wood Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A primary teacher at St. Mark's in Barrhead is to be struck off the teaching register after appearing in court.

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  16. Andrew Denholm: Placing our faith in local schools a key to educational equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    THIS time of year can be one of the most stressful for families with children reaching school age or moving to secondary. By now parents who have been unable to get their offspring into their school of choice through the use of a placing request will be worrying about the future.

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  17. The Nazi who fell from the sky: 75 years since the bizarre odyssey of Rudolf HessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | National Post

    Imagine, if you will, that it's 2008 again. U.S. troops are at full strength in Iraq and Afghanistan, drones are buzzing around the skies over Pakistan and Yemen, and the all-powerful U.S. military remains on high alert for the whereabouts of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

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  18. Veteran Labour politician Ken Macintosh elected as Scottish Parliament's new presiding officerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Daily Record

    THE role, similar to the Speaker of the House of Commons, puts Macintosh in charge of keeping order and represent parliament at home and abroad. The role, similar to the Speaker of the House of Commons, puts Macintosh in charge of keeping order and represent parliament at home and abroad.

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  19. Scottish charities to share more than A 7 million in Big Lottery Fund grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    Dozens of Scottish charities are to share more than A 7 million in Big Lottery Fund grants to help bereaved and disadvantaged young people. Child Bereavement UK, Richmond's Hope and The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice will benefit from a total of about A 1 million to help children deal with the death of parents and other family members.

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  20. Pro-IRA primary school teacher's career ruined after tweeting...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    Anne-Marie Clements, 25, initially denied to school bosses that she posted a string of offensive posts on her Twitter account - and even began to delete them in front of colleagues A primary school teacher's career has been left in tatters after tweeting pro-IRA comments and hateful posts about Protestants. Anne-Marie Clements, 25, launched a string of offensive and sectarian posts on her Twitter account, which were then re-tweeted or forwarded by other users.

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