6 hrs ago
Care company is up for major award
The efforts of housing and care charity Bield to improve the lives of people in their care in East Dunbartonshire has gained recognition from the prestigious UK Housing Awards.
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10 hrs ago
Cala development and Allander rail halt on the agenda
The Burnbrae Residents' Association will hold its 71st Annual General Meeting in Kilmardinny House on Wednesday, April 23, starting at 7.30pm.
15 hrs ago
Shock over number of youngsters fed by city food banks
Glasgow also saw the highest number of desperate adults turn to food banks last year, 5672, according to figures from the Trussell Trust charity.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Council chiefs are urging the people of East Dunbartonshire to face the consequences of slashing spending by a further 20million.
Cops seize 11million of Glasgow gangsters' dirty cash
Prosecutors used the tough Proceeds of Crime Act - POCA - to seize the huge sum of cash and cripple gangsters financially.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Supermarket plans unveiled for derelict Woodilee site
Plans have been unveiled to build a new supermarket on a derelict site in Kirkintilloch, which could create up to 300 jobs.
A 500k funding boost for town centre project
A project to give pedestrians and cyclists priority and reduce the speed of traffic in a busy town centre has been given a 500,000 boost.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Kirky is our kind of town, says Carnegie Trust chief
A major competition has been launched which will see budding entrepreneurs from all over the UK descend upon Kirkintilloch town centre.
Bags of enthusiasm for Earth Hour
Switched-on residents in East Dunbartonshire turned off the lights and bagged free compost as part of local efforts to support Earth Hour.
A 1m boost to encourage more cycling in East Dunbartonshire
A total of A 500,000 will be used to create a Quality Cycle Corridor along Milngavie Road, as part of the A81 Sustainable Travel Corridor Project.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Buses take message of hope to cancer patients
Buses in East Dunbartonshire are helping Macmillan Cancer Support reach out to around 4,100 people living with a cancer diagnosis in the area by raising awareness of the next phrase of Macmillan's Not Alone campaign.
Milngavie and Bearsden's train stations set for a major upgrade
Four rail stops will benefit from a A 23,000 Scottish Government investment which will see new help-points installed.
Calls for action over 'fatal' air pollution
THE council is to carry out a new study of Glasgow's pollution hot spots after shock figures revealed 306 deaths a year in the city are linked to air pollution.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
City's filthy streets kill 300 a year
The first public health report of its kind has revealed nearly 10 times more people die from exposure to toxic air than obesity or road accidents.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Debating the referendum
Eight secondary schools from across Scotland will battle it out on STV in the final of a national debating competition on Saturday at 5.40pm.
Council cancels parking tickets
The introduction of a new parking regime in East Dunbartonshire's towns and villages got off to a confusing start last week with wardens issuing tickets to cars which were legally parked - just hours after the new scheme was launched.
Time capsule marks town's past
The rich history of Kirkintilloch will be celebrated in a time capsule to be buried below the new public square in the town centre.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Learning disability charity needs your help
The local branch of learning disability charity Enable, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary, is appealing for new board members.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Still time to nominate your top business
Council HQ, Southbank marina, East Dunbartonshire's Business Awards launch. Jim Holland- Editor of Kirkintilloch Herald, Cllr Alan Moir, Rhonda Geekie Photo by Emma Mitchell 21/2/14 The final of the East Dunbartonshire Business Awards 2014 takes place on Friday,May 9 - including the presentation of 10 awards, dinner and after-dinner speaker.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Households urged to recycle more
Households could recycle more waste and help save East Dunbartonshire Council almost 500,00 a year, a survey has revealed.