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Peter Kay cancels UK live tour

Peter Kay cancels UK live tour

Comedian Peter Kay apologises to fans after he cancels all dates in his 2018 UK arena tour due to unforeseen family circumstances.

Go Safe East Ren road safety campaign launches

Go Safe East Ren road safety campaign launches

East Renfrewshire Council has today launched a road safety campaign, Go Safe East Ren, aimed at school pupils and parents.

First Minister leads messages of goodwill to Paisley as City of Culture competition comes to an end

First Minister leads messages of goodwill to Paisley as City of Culture competition comes to an end

Nicola Sturgeon has said she believes Paisley’s UK City of Cuture bid will lead to ‘lasting benefit’ for the town.

Public to have say on future leisure and recreational facilities in the Eastwood area

Public to have say on future leisure and recreational facilities in the Eastwood area

A public consultation is to be held to find out the views of residents on a number of potential options for future leisure & recreational facilities.

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Our journey will continue, official Paisley reaction as UK City of Culture 2021 title decided

Our journey will continue, official Paisley reaction as UK City of Culture 2021 title decided

Last Updated: 7th December 2017
The team behind Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021 have thanked the people of the town for their ‘incredible effort’.
Successful East Ren Decides projects confirmed

Successful East Ren Decides projects confirmed

Last Updated: 7th December 2017
The eight resurfacing projects which came out on top in the Council’s East Ren Decides voting process have been confirmed.
Charity spreads Christmas cheer with prize giveaway

Charity spreads Christmas cheer with prize giveaway

Last Updated: 7th December 2017
The Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland (SBH Scotland) Grand Christmas Raffle is back for 2017 and this year it’s a cracker.
COMPETITION: Win a family ticket to this years IRN BRU Carnival with Whats On East Renfrewshire!

COMPETITION: Win a family ticket to this years IRN BRU Carnival with Whats On East Renfrewshire!

Last Updated: 7th December 2017
Prepare for a ‘whirl’ of fun... The IRN-BRU Carnival is back and we have five family tickets up for grabs!
Final messages of support pour as Paisley waits on UK City of Culture 2021 decision

Final messages of support pour as Paisley waits on UK City of Culture 2021 decision

Last Updated: 6th December 2017
The people of Paisley now have just hours to wait to find out if their town will be crowned the next UK City of Culture!
Be a Social Media Santa with Shelter Scotland and give a homeless child a Christmas to remember this year!

Be a Social Media Santa with Shelter Scotland and give a homeless child a Christmas to remember this year!

Last Updated: 6th December 2017
Do something to give homeless children across Scotland a Christmas to remember, and become a #SocialMediaSanta.
Gift adventure this Christmas with Go Ape!

Gift adventure this Christmas with Go Ape!

Last Updated: 5th December 2017
Gift an unforgettable memory this Christmas with a voucher for Go Ape Tree Top Adventure.
School application week announced

School application week announced

Last Updated: 29th November 2017
Applications for places in East Renfrewshire primary schools will take place from Monday 15 January until Friday 19 January between 1.45pm and 3.30pm.
Scotland, the most welcoming country in the world

Scotland, the most welcoming country in the world

Last Updated: 29th November 2017
Scotland voted most welcoming country in the world and Favourite Destination of 2017 by Rough Guide readers!
St Andrews Day Celebrations light up Loch Lomond Shores

St Andrews Day Celebrations light up Loch Lomond Shores

Last Updated: 28th November 2017
Loch Lomond Shores will be celebrating St Andrews Day in style this weekend, with a two day event on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December!
Council is ready to keep East Renfrewshire moving this Winter

Council is ready to keep East Renfrewshire moving this Winter

Last Updated: 25th November 2017
East Renfrewshire Council is fully prepared to keep the area moving this winter, with more than 4500 tonnes of salt in stock.
Locals invited to get involved in building a Better Barrhead

Locals invited to get involved in building a Better Barrhead

Last Updated: 23rd November 2017
Barrhead residents are being urged to put forward suggestions for projects which would improve the town and provide more opportunities for locals.
Online auction of literary treats launched for Scottish charity

Online auction of literary treats launched for Scottish charity

Last Updated: 22nd November 2017
An online auction featuring exclusive literary items will be launched today ahead of Book Week Scotland.
Classic Christmas Tale with a Twist

Classic Christmas Tale with a Twist

Last Updated: 21st November 2017
Christmas classic ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ is coming to life on stages across Scotland as a Live Radio Play, kicking off in Giffnock!
Community Hire Initiative for Registered Charities

Community Hire Initiative for Registered Charities

Last Updated: 21st November 2017
Turner Hire Drive is now offering the opportunity of free short term vehicle rental to registered charities throughout the UK.
300 Forest Bags available for Families

300 Forest Bags available for Families

Last Updated: 21st November 2017
Children & families across five local authority areas in central Scotland are set to benefit from 300 Forestry Commission Scotland Forest Family Bags.
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra needs you to Ring and Record Scotlands Church Bells

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra needs you to Ring and Record Scotlands Church Bells

Last Updated: 14th November 2017
Scottish composer Martin Suckling is on a mission to collect as many sound samples of bells from across Scotland as possible.
Winterfest is coming...

Winterfest is coming...

Last Updated: 14th November 2017
East Ren Culture and Leisure is getting into the festive swing with 'Winterfest' - a packed programme of Christmas cheer for children & adults alike!
Fire and Light at the Helix!

Fire and Light at the Helix!

Last Updated: 9th November 2017
Illuminate and energise your New Year celebrations with the Fire & Light outdoor experience at the Helix in Falkirk!
Kapow! Local Heroes offer launched by Glasgow theatres

Kapow! Local Heroes offer launched by Glasgow theatres

Last Updated: 9th November 2017
Emergency service workers, NHS employees, armed forces, RAF and teachers can now pick up 2 for 1 tickets at the Glasgow King's and Theatre Royal!
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Pop Up Pantos Come To The Quay

Last Updated: 7th November 2017
Get your festive season off to a magical start with the brand new pop up pantos at Glasgow Quay on Saturday 16th December!

Fireworks light up the Christmas season at Loch Lomond Shores

Last Updated: 4th November 2017
It’s a case of ‘Remember, remember 19th November’ as Loch Lomond Shores prepares for its annual Christmas light switch on and firework display!

VisitScotland launches GINTERACTIVE map

Last Updated: 3rd November 2017
VisitScotland is quenching the thirst of gin fans with the creation of its very first interactive gin map!

Comic Con comes to The Quay

Last Updated: 3rd November 2017
Award winning entertainment venue is hosting for the very first time Quay Comic Con on 11th & 12th November!

Snow White fun day kicks off panto season!

Last Updated: 17th October 2017
Eastwood Park Theatre launched their 2017 panto 'Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets' with a Snow White fun day!

Jon Richardson brings his brand new tour to Scotland this November!

Last Updated: 12th October 2017
One of the UK's most popular comedians, Jon Richardson is back on the road this autumn with his second leg of his smash hit tour 'Old Man'!

Jazzie B announces Soul ll Soul gig for Glasgow in December

Last Updated: 11th October 2017
Soul-funk legends Jazzie B and Caron Wheeler are coming to The Glasgow Barrowlands on Saturday, December 9th!

ODEON East Kilbride to relaunch as first ever fully reclining ODEON Luxe cinema

Last Updated: 10th October 2017
ODEON East Kilbride is to become the first ODEON Luxe cinema in Europe - officially launching on Thursday 12th October!

Scottish landmarks illuminate to support Paisley 2021

Last Updated: 30th September 2017
Scotland's iconic landmarks light up to support Paisley UK City of Culture 2021 bid!

Comic Con comes to Loch Lomond

Last Updated: 28th September 2017
Comic Con is coming to Loch Lomond Shores for the first time – and there's a lot of excitement from from fans!

Calling all parents!

Last Updated: 28th September 2017
Hungry Bear Media are looking for Scottish families to take part in a new pilot TV show for a major UK channel!