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East Dunbartonshire, Scotland News

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16 hrs ago | Milngavie Today

Concerns about road safety at new Waitrose

A concerned couple have written to the head of Waitrose because they are worried about road safety at the entrance to a new branch.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

17 hrs ago | Kirkintilloch Today

Traffic trial "terrifying" for blind

Council officers had a taste of the dangers faced by visually impaired pedestrians at a controversial trial town centre traffic system.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News

22 hrs ago | Kirkintilloch Today

Rugby memories initiative aims to tackle dementia

An innovative scheme aimed at improving the lives of followers of rugby in East Dunbartonshire with dementia has been launched.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Alzheimer's, Health

Yesterday | Kirkintilloch Today

Fate of GP surgery will be determined soon

Photograph Jamie Forbes 28.3.14 Hilton Terrace GP Surgery, Bishopbriggs. Councillor Billy Hendry opposing the proposed closure of the surgery.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sunday Herald

Widow awarded 230,000 for son's car death

A widow who came across a fatal crash that she later discovered had killed her son has won more than 230,000 damages.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Kirkintilloch Today

Why 2014 seems to be the year of the mosquito

Aileen Donaghey said: "We killed a mosquito in our house one night during the exceptionally hot spell in July.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Kirkintilloch Today

Protests over council car parking fee plans

Residents have hit out at plans by East Dunbartonshire Council to introduce parking charges for town centre car parks.One described the move as "the final nail in the coffin for retail in Kirkintilloch".

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News

Milngavie Today

Mugdock Country Park benefits from A 64k cash injection

One of the most popular tourist attractions in the area, Mugdock Country Park, has benefited from improvement works to paths and fences thanks to a cash injection of 64,000 from East Dunbartonshire and Stirling Councils.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Sunday Herald

Who's a charmer

Fellow thespian Rony Bridges tells us: "Peter Capaldi is great as the new Doctor.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Milngavie Today

Poignant poppies in full bloom now

Poppy meadows which were planted across East Dunbartonshire as a poignant tribute to the fallen soldiers of the First World War are now in full bloom.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News,

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Milngavie Today

Policing Matters

Often in this column I find myself offering warnings of some particular crime trend or promising stern action against offenders.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News,

The Daily Record

Scottish Power offer A 5000 reward: Thieves stole copper from live...

Scottish Power have offered a reward of A 5000 for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for stealing 1300m of copper cable from overhead cables in Stonehouse.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Milngavie Today

Fight goes on to beat heart disease

A recent survey revealed that cardiovascular disease kills fewer people under the age of 75 in the district than in any other part of the country.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, World News,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Milngavie Today

Now's the time to delve into your family's history

If you've ever wondered where your roots lie then this month could be the perfect time to delve into your family tree.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Milngavie Today

Residents' safety fears over new road access plans at Boclair House site in Bearsden

Lives will be put at risk if road access plans for a new hotel and housing development on the site of Boclair House in Bearsden go ahead.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Kirkintilloch Today

Cash-savers grab 'pizza' the action at free workshop

Cookery classes organised by Zero Waste Scotland's local volunteer group, in partnership with East Dunbartonshire Council, showed families in the area how to make great meals from leftovers and food that is nearing its use-by date.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Life, Food, Bread, Baked Goods

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Kirkintilloch Today

Development plans for 'brownfield' site go on public display

Link Group Ltd want to build houses on a 'brownfield' site at Calico Way, in Lennoxtown, and will shortly apply to East Dunbartonshire Council for planning approval.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

Kirkintilloch Today

Planners lauded for quick turnaround on applications

Statistics published this month by the Scottish Government show that East Dunbartonshire Council's planning service is one of the best in Scotland.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Kirkintilloch Today

Check out progress on Kirkintilloch's new school

Pupils and parents at Lairdsland Primary in Kirkintilloch have been able to keep an eye on the progress of their new school - literally.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Kirkintilloch Today

Police chief backs 'Clare's Law' in battle against domestic abuse

East Dunbartonshire's police chief says he would welcome the introduction of Clare's Law to the area in a bid to combat domestic abuse.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

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