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  1. Storm warning for Scotland could cause 'severe disruption' in East DunbartonshireRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Milngavie Today

    A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper. Central and south-west Scotland looks set to face the tail-end of hurricane Gonzalo later today /early Tuesday morning after it has caused widespread devastation across the Caribbean.

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  2. Peru drug mule to feature in advertsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Newsday

    A Scottish woman who was caught with A 1.5m of cocaine in Peru is to feature in adverts warning about the dangers of drug smuggling. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office told the Scottish Mail on Sunday newspaper: "The focus of the campaign is to reduce the number of drug related consular cases and raise awareness of the risks."

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  3. Boy aged 11 pedals the length of Britain to help other sick childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    AN 11-year-old boy is celebrating after cycling the length of Britain to raise money for sick children across Scotland. AN 11-year-old boy is celebrating after cycling the length of Britain to raise money for sick children across Scotland.

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  4. Golden memories for ClydesidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Kirkintilloch Today

    Golden-hearted volunteers from East Dunbartonshire made up the fourth largest group of Scottish Clydesiders at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. An amazing 609 people gave up hours and hours of their own time - unpaid - to help ensure the Glasgow Games went smoothly.

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  5. A close contest as young golfers hit the fairwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Kirkintilloch Today

    The rising stars of the fairways competed for the Charlie Green Trophy at Kirkintilloch Golf Club on 21 September - just days before the world's top golfers teed-off in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles - part of Scotland's summer of sport. The inter-authority event, organised by the Active Schools teams in each region, involved school pupils from East and West Dunbartonshire.

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  6. Faster broadband for 4000 homesRead the original story

    Sunday | Kirkintilloch Today

    More than 4,100 homes and business in East Dunbartonshire are to benefit from faster access to the internet from next Spring. Kirkintilloch, Bishopbriggs and Bearsden are included in the latest phase of the A 410 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.

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  7. Youth theatre offer drama workshopsRead the original story

    Sunday | Milngavie Today

    The Scottish Youth Theatre are offering free drama workshops for East Dunbartonshire schools over the coming months for pupils from age 11 upwards. The also plan to take their annual roadshow to tour to community groups throughout the area to encourage them to enjoy theatre and boost their confidence.

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  8. Flats deliver homes and jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Kirkintilloch Today

    A new 1.6 million council house development has meant a new start for local tenants and a new career for five hard-working youngsters. East Dunbartonshire Council has built 16 new homes, consisting of two and three bedroom flats and a three bed maisonette, on the site of the former Townhead Clinic on Kirkintilloch's Lenzie Road.

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  9. MP shares secrets of success at Inspiring Women conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Milngavie Today

    East Dunbartonshire MP Jo Swinson said she was delighted to attend the first ever Inspiring Women in Scotland event with local schoolgirls at New College Lanarkshire's campus in Kirkintilloch. Around 100 girls from seven schools and colleges took part in career 'speed-dating' exercises with 10 high-profile women from a range of backgrounds.

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  10. BBC appeal draws blankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Sunday Herald

    DETECTIVES hunting a prisoner who is wanted after breaching the terms of his release licence have had a poor response to an appeal on the BBC's Crimewatch. DETECTIVES hunting a prisoner who is wanted after breaching the terms of his release licence have had a poor response to an appeal on the BBC's Crimewatch.

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  11. New report reveals people in East Dunbartonshire live longest in ScotlandRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Kirkintilloch Today

    Men in East Dunbartonshire can expect to live to 80.5 years, while women have a life expectancy of 83.9, according to the data released today by the National Records of Scotland, Glasgow has the lowest life expectancy in Scotland at 73 years for men and 78.5 for women and the report showed people in the most deprived areas, which includes Springburn, died sooner. Women born in areas of poverty in Scotland can expect to live to an average of 76 years while the most affluent 10 per cent can expect to reach the age of 84 years.

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  12. Renfrewshire's life expectancy rates among the worst in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Daily Record

    Living in the area is hazardous to your health, with the average man dying five years before his neighbour in East Renfrewshire. Women will live an average of four years less than those in the next local authority.

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  13. Shetlanders live longer than average ScotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Shetland Today

    Life expectancy in Shetland is comfortably above the Scottish average, according to latest statistics published by the National Records of Scotland. Figures for the years 2011- 2013 show life expectancy at birth for men being 77.85 years and for women, 82.48 years.

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  14. The pride of the ClydeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Milngavie Today

    Golden-hearted volunteers from East Dunbartonshire made up the fourth largest group of Scottish Clydesiders at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. An amazing 609 people gave up hours and hours of their own time -unpaid - to help a ensure the Glasgow Games went smoothly.

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  15. Hotel jobs boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Milngavie Today

    The firm which plans to turn one of Bearsden's most iconic buildings into a boutique hotel says the business will provide 50 new full and part-time jobs. The impressive former East Dunbartonshire Council office building - Boclair House, at the bottom of Boclair Road - was put up for sale in January 2012 for A 1.5 million and bought by WPH Developments Limited/Westpoint Homes the following year.

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  16. Men in Scotland's affluent areas to live 12 years longerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Sunday Herald

    MEN born in Scotland's most affluent areas can expect to live 12-and-a-half years longer than those in the poorest parts of the country, figures have revealed. MEN born in Scotland's most affluent areas can expect to live 12-and-a-half years longer than those in the poorest parts of the country, figures have revealed.

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  17. True price of poverty revealed as better off live 12 years longer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Daily Record

    NEW data shows how the scandalous inequality in our country robs the poor of the chance to live as long as their affluent neighbours. But in affluent areas just a few miles away, newborn boys can look forward to living more than 82 years.

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  18. Men edge closer to living as long as womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Scotsman.com

    The average man in Scotland can expect to live to 76.9, after a rise of 3.4 years over the past decade. The increase in life expectancy for women has been smaller, up 2.1 years to stand at 80.9 years, figures revealed yesterday.

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  19. Glasgow has the lowest life expectancy for both men and women in Scotland, figures revealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Evening Times

    Men born in Scotland's most affluent areas can expect to live 12.5 years longer than those in the poorest parts of the country, new figures have revealed. Life expectancy for boys born in the 10% least deprived areas in 2011-13 was put at 82.4 years, compared to just 69.9 years for those born in the 10% most deprived areas.

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  20. Deputy PM cooks good at school visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Milngavie Today

    The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg enjoyed a tour of a newly-refurbished nursery at a Bearsden school during his recent visit to Scotland. The Liberal Democrat leader Mr Clegg and his wife Miriam were shown around the revamped nursery at Castlehill Primary School on Monday, October 6. They were joined by LibDem MP Jo Swinson during their visit to a number of classes, including a practical cookery lesson.

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