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News for February 2016

Archive of news articles from February 2016.

  • No Smoking Day 2016: No Smoking 2016

    No smoking day East Ren activities

    No Smoking Day 2016 takes place on Wednesday 9 March. This year's event will see a big push to get smokers who want to quit, started on their path to being 'Proud Quitters'.

    Announced: 25 February 2016

  • East Ren backing national campaign

    East Renfrewshire Child Protection Committee is supporting the first TV campaign in the UK to tackle child sexual exploitation.

    Announced: 25 February 2016

  • Affordable warmth survey: Graeme Templeton from Clarkston, Provost Alastair Carmichael and Rosemary Abraham from Barrhead

    Winning trio scoop vouchers

    Three lucky locals who participated in a recent affordable warmth survey, conducted by the council have won shopping vouchers.

    Announced: 23 February 2016

  • Support can help you stop for good

    A new, free stop smoking and lifestyle programme is starting in Thornliebank on Tuesday 23 February.

    Announced: 18 February 2016

  • Household waste collection improvements proposed

    Proposals to improve the way household waste is collected and enhance East Renfrewshire Council's (ERC) recycling performance were presented to councillors on 18 February 2016.

    Announced: 18 February 2016

  • Locals invited to step in speak out and start up

    'Step In Speak Out Start Up' wants to engage with people in East Ren who have a learning disability.

    Announced: 17 February 2016

  • Give It A Grow: Pictured are Arthur, Rose McDougall from Neilston and Barrhead’s Doreen Cluckie at the Waterworks site in Barrhead

    Older people asked to give it a grow

    Older people who want to get outdoors and get stuck into a blooming rewarding hobby are needed to help a gardening project flourish.

    Announced: 16 February 2016

  • Welcome to East Renfrewshire

    A brochure for new residents from overseas moving to East Renfrewshire is now available.

    Announced: 16 February 2016

  • Lights out to support WWF's Earth Hour

    East Ren Council is urging local people to support World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour 2016 as part of an ongoing drive to protect the environment.

    Announced: 16 February 2016

  • Greener Scotland: Climate Change logo 2016

    Go Greener Scotland

    Saving the world isn't just for the movies - help Scotland fight climate change.

    Announced: 16 February 2016

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