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East Dunbartonshire homes could qualify for heating assistance
Bishopbriggs Childcare - Jo Swinson acting as honorary milk monitor. Jo with Lauren Millar and Kyle Rae Photo Emma Mitchell 23/9/13 The findings from Home Heat Helpline show that a total of 3.6 million households across Great Britain qualify for help and that six per cent of homes locally are entitled to relief from energy companies this year.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
A friend in need is a friend indeed
A new team of volunteers have just completed their training to become befrienders with East Dunbartonshire Council's Young Persons Befriending Scheme.
Children's Chorus set to perform at special carol concert
Glasgow Chamber Choir has been awarded a grant from the Carnegie UK Trust to help them stage a special carol concert with Renfrew High School Choir and the East Dunbartonshire Children's Chorus.
Stay healthy if you want your share of the pension pot
WHILE Alex Salmond and Johann Lamont locked horns over childcare and the affordability of the White Paper commitment, George Osborne was still delivering his autumn statement.
Plans to make The Antonine Wall a top tourist attraction
A five year plan for the Antonine Wall World Heritage Site has been launched aimed at making it a top international tourist draw.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Calls to tackle 'eyesore' building
Could council chiefs place a Compulsory Purchase Order on a historic building in Kirkintilloch gutted by fire more than six years ago? The Herald recently reported on the growing calls from members of the public for something to be done about the burned-out building.
Early Christmas present for Kirkintilloch businesses and shoppers
Southbank Road is now open again to traffic after being closed in June as part of works to create housing on its west side - between the Kirkintilloch Campus and Townhead.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Liquitab warning for parents
Trading Standards Officers are urging parents in East Dunbartonshire to protect their young children from the dangers of gel laundry capsules.
MP Swinson welcomes post office funding
East Dunbartonshire MP and Post Office Minister Jo Swinson has announced an additional 640million in funding to March 2018 for the Post Office Network.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Scotrail apprenticeship is first class, says Ashleigh
A young Bishopbriggs woman is on track for success after taking part in ScotRail's award-winning modern apprenticeship scheme.
Support for Philippines disaster appeal
Photograph Jamie Forbes 22.11.13 BISHOPBRIGGS. Quin's Bar. Pensioners raised i 1 2600 for Philippines appeal during a Christmas lunch organised by the pub.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
It's festive fun for all the family at Mugdock Country Park this weekend
Santa will be pulling on his trainers and his traditional red and white suit this weekend at a famous event in East Dunbartonshire - and he won't be alone! Mugdock Country Park will be hosting the annual Santa Dash this Sunday - with people of all ages donning their Father Christmas outfits and running shoes to complete 1k or 5k challenges.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Top honour for decoupage group
An inspirational crafts group has created history after securing a highly-prestigious Queen's Award for its work in the community.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Royal recognition for group
A popular crafts group has created history after securing a highly-prestigious Queen's Award for its work in the community.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Locals donate to typhoon disaster
Milngavie Primary School Milngavie Children in need day. i 1 2637.00 raised for DEC Appeal.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
MP Swinson urged to 'show consistency' on unpaid workers
MP Jo Swinson is under fire for railing against the use of unpaid workers - despite her party offering non-paying internships.
Toy appeal launched for youngsters this Christmas
The Kirkintilloch Herald Series is once again joining forces with The Regent Centre and East Dunbartonshire Social Work Department to collect presents for families needing a little help this Christmas.
Bullands in Milngavie becomes a 'chill out zone' over the festive period
Bullands Caf , Milngavie. Opening on a Saturday night to get young people off the streets.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
16 days of action to eliminate violence against women
East Dunbartonshire Council and its partners are supporting the international '16 days of Action for the Elimination of Violence Against Women' campaign by raising awareness in the community.
Word up at local libraries
Book your place to ensure that you don't miss out on some exciting events to celebrate the written word in East Dunbartonshire next week.