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News and announcements

Welcome to our news and announcements, formerly er News magazine.

EU Referendum results for East Renfrewshire Voting Area

Breakdown of the count in East Renfrewshire.

24 June 2016

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Our latest media hot topics

Our latest responses to popular queries.

St Mark's Primary School teacher awarded for science education excellence

A St Mark's Primary School teacher has the distinction of being one of only three primary teachers in Scotland to be recognised by the Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT) this year.

16 June 2016

Education Maintenance Allowance forms 2016/17 now available

Forms for the Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) - a weekly allowance paid to help young people in education beyond the statutory school leaving age of 16 - are now available from East Renfrewshire Council's Education department.

17 June 2016

Uplawmoor Primary 'in love' with Shakespeare

Primary school pupils as young as four have developed a love of Shakespeare, thanks to a fantastic collaboration between the school and community arts organisation, Bazooka Arts.

17 June 2016

Message of condolence for the people of Orlando

A message from the Council Leader, Jim Fletcher

16 June 2016

Thanks for making East Ren one of best places to live

Excellent performance includes educational attainment, dealing efficiently with customer requests and completing housing repairs

16 June 2016

Barrhead cited as leading example of regeneration success

Barrhead regeneration is a perfect example.

15 June 2016

Wheely great award

Cycle Friendly Employer award for ERC.

15 June 2016

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