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14 hrs ago | Evening Times

Major disruption on Glasgow-Edinburgh line after man hit by train

It came after a number of road closures across East Dunbartonshire and Glasgow were put in place for the Glasgow 2014 cycling time trials.

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19 hrs ago | Kirkintilloch Today

Withdrawal of nursery's partnership status sparks backlash from parents

A group of outraged parents say the decision to strip Pinocchio's Nursery of its partnership status has been motivated by 'cynical cost-cutting measures'.

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23 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Women's Minister Jo Swinson tries to explain why none of Nick...

SWINSON didn't make the cut during the last Cabinet reshuffle, which saw the rise of Tories such as Esther McVey, but really, she insists, she couldn't be happier.

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Yesterday | BBC News

Biker detained after girl collision

More than 120km of paths across Scotland's national parks are set to be renovated thanks to a A 3m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Scotsman.com

Parcel firms urged to cut fees for rural families

PARCEL delivery firms are to be given a "statement of principles" to try to improve things for people in remote parts of the UK who face high delivery charges.

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The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Time Trial takes in some of West of Scotland's greatest landmarks

THE route starts and ends in Glasgow Green but spawls to the east of the city through Dennistoun and north across Millerston, Stepps and Muirhead before looping through Moodiesburn and Lenzie and then heading back to the city centre THE Time Trial takes place ahead of Sunday's Road Race and will see top Commonwealth cyclists take on a challenging ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Kirkintilloch Today

School pupils and pensioners work together to connect the generations

A special event aimed at encouraging younger and older generations to get to know each other better was held recently.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Kirkintilloch Today

Referendum: Are you registered to vote?

On September 18 this year the people of Scotland will go to the polls to vote in the Independence Refrendum.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Milngavie Today

Jo Swinson welcomes news that more tourists are coming to Scotland

The news that tourist visits to Scotland has increased by ten per cent has been welcomed by East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson.

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Kirkintilloch Today

Poppy meadows to mark centenary

Poppy meadows are set to be planted across East Dunbartonshire as part of the council's commemorations to mark 100 years since the beginning of the First World War.

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Milngavie Today

Meeting to combat flooding chaos in Bearsden

An independent Bearsden councillor is to hold a meeting this week about the problem of flooding in the Golf View areaof the town.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Newsday

Five Games things to do in Glasgow

You don't have to have a ticket to a sporting event to experience Glasgow's Commonwealth Games.

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Kirkintilloch Today

Tenant calls for action to tackle 'health hazard'

An angry tenant is calling for urgent action to remove a huge mound of rubbish she says was left dumped in her garden by a former neighbour.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Scotsman.com

Independence: Cable warns of double business hit

BUSINESS Secretary Vince Cable has warned that Scottish independence will hit businesses with the "double whammy" of increased regulation and an exit from the UK single market.

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Kirkintilloch Today

Savers' outrage over council closure of Municipal Bank

East Dunbartonshire Municipal Bank currently operates out of council offices at Bearsden, Lennoxtown and Southbank Road in Kirkintilloch and is marketed as "the friendly bank".

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Evening Times

Boss cleared on Lennoxtown care home hygiene rap

A CARE home boss accused of allowing elderly residents to live in filthy conditions has been cleared of all charges.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Kirkintilloch Today

Deputy First Minister targets the undecideds

Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited East Dunbartonshire last week in a bid to persuade undecided voters to back the 'Yes' campaign.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Kirkintilloch Today

kirkintilloch masterplan

Ambitious plans to restore a much-loved monument to its former glory are continuing to gain momentum - both inside and outside the building.

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Milngavie Today

Concern over use of stop and search on children in East Dunbartonshire

Official figures show that of all instances of stop and search in the area, 17.5 per cent were carried out on youngsters.

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Kirkintilloch Today

Burial charges highest in country

The cost of burials in East Dunbartonshire is almost four times as much as other areas of the country, a new report has found.

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