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  1. Council praised for a decade of school pupil achievementRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Kirkintilloch Today

    Scotland's public spending watchdog has published a report on how the country's 32 councils have maximise pupil achievement over the last decade - with East Dunbartonshire scoring highly. The council showed the biggest improvement of all councils in the last decade for S4 pupils and had the smallest gap between its highest and lowest performing schools.


  2. Fight is on to protect ancient woodlandRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Milngavie Today

    Developers have submitted a planning application for 34 houses to be built in a historically and environmentally protected greenbelt area. The plans for Craigton Woods, in Milngavie, were submitted to East Dunbartonshire Council on Monday, September 8 and CALA Homs.


  3. Vote reveals deep Scottish divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Glasgow, Sept. 19: So the referendum is over and Scotland has decided to remain part of the UK by 55.3 per cent of votes cast to 44.7 per cent.


  4. Games souvenir for KirkintillochRead the original story

    Friday | Kirkintilloch Today

    A Commonwealth Games memento is on its way to Kirkintilloch in the shape of a permanent bike stand deployed at the Southbank Marina. East Dunbartonshire Council and the Leisure and Culture Trust have secured the Legacy 2014-branded 'Sheffield stand' as a reminder of Glasgow 2014.


  5. EDC welcomes planning callRead the original story

    Friday | Kirkintilloch Today

    East Dunbartonshire Council have welcomed the decision from Glasgow City Council to maintain a green belt buffer zone on the boundary between the two local authorities. Previous development plans tendered city councillors had raised the possibility of re-zoning protected land to the south of Auchinairn Road as suitable for housing.


  6. 'This has been a triumph for the democratic process and for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    A record 84.6 per cent of Scots took part in yesterday's independence referendum, with almost four million votes cast Politicians said the turnout was a 'triumph of the democratic process' and showed that people would vote if they believed there was something worth voting for and that their efforts made a difference. The previous highest UK turnout was 83.9 per cent in the 1950 general election, when Clement Atlee's Labour Party beat Winston Churchill's Conservatives for the second time.


  7. Council record sharp increase in evictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Milngavie Today

    The number of residents facing eviction from council homes in East Dunbartonshire has risen by more than 60 per cent in the last year. Figures released by the Scottish Government show that East Dunbartonshire Council has pursued a total of 267 evictions in the period spanning 2013-14.


  8. Scottish referendum: Voters reject independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    Scotland has rejected independence in a referendum that left the centuries-old United Kingdom intact but paved the way for a major transfer of powers away from London. Despite a surge in nationalist support in the final fortnight of the campaign, the "No" secured 55.30 per cent of the vote against 44.70 per cent for the pro-independence "Yes" camp.


  9. Live Blog: Scotland votes 'No'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | UTV

    With Scotland ultimately voting 'No' to independence, despite wins for the 'Yes' camp in cities like Glasgow and Dundee, follow the reaction in videos, tweets, pictures and more in our live blog. The referendum has captured the attention of the public though, with little sign of political apathy - given the huge uptake in registration and also a big turnout at the polls.


  10. Scots say no to independence by 55.3 per centRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Globe and Mail

    Pro-union supporters celebrate as Scottish independence referendum results are announced at a 'Better Together' event in Glasgow, Scotland, on September 19, 2014. Pro-union supporters celebrate as Scottish independence referendum results are announced at a 'Better Together' event in Glasgow, Scotland, on September 19, 2014.


  11. Scotland Votes No To IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Rock FM

    Speaking after the result became clear Mr Salmond, whose dream of breaking up the 307-year-old Union has been shattered, said: "I accept the verdict and expect all people to follow suit." But Mr Salmond was quick to demand the three leaders delivered the extra powers for Scotland they had promised in the dying days of the campaign.


  12. Scotland Votes No: PM Promises New PowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | LBC 97.3

    David Cameron has promised new powers for Scotland as he hailed the decision of voters to remain in the - UK but cautioned that now the "millions of voices of England must be heard". The Prime Minister was speaking outside No 10 after Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond accepted defeat following the vote against independence in a historic referendum.


  13. Glasgow votes 'Yes' to independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BBC News

    A total of 53.49% of the electorate in Scotland's largest city backed independence, although turnout was lower than in other areas at 75%. Mr Salmond tweeted : "Well done to Glasgow, our commonwealth city, and to the people of Scotland for such a incredible support."


  14. East Dunbartonshire votes No to Scottish IndependenceRead the original story

    Thursday | Kirkintilloch 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. A total of 48,314 voted to reject independence, with 30,624 voting "Yes."


  15. Scotland voters reject independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CNN

    Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom -- along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland -- following a historic referendum vote. A majority of voters rejected the possibility of Scotland breaking away and becoming an independent nation.


  16. Independence referendum: Scotland rejects call to go it alone.. but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Record

    Both sides, Yes and No, agreed that the voters had delivered a loud and clear call for more powers for the Scottish Parliament. And they could now join forces to make sure the leaders of the three main Westminster parties keep the public vow they made in the Daily Record last week - to deliver those powers fast.


  17. Results of Scotland independence referendum show widespread gains for 'No' campRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The first councils to declare all went to the "No" campaign, and with nine declared the Unionists held a slight advantage. Glasgow delivered a solid win for the independence camp with 194,779 votes for "Yes," and 169,347 for "No," but lead is not big enough to overturn the "No" camp's overall majority so far, which maintains a 8% lead over pro-independence camp.


  18. Scotland to reject independence, BBC reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Globe and Mail

    Counting begins in the Scottish Independence Referendum at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland, Thursday Sept. 18, 2014.


  19. Yes Gains Put Referendum Result On Knife EdgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | LBC 97.3

    Early results in the Scottish referendum have led one senior member of the Westminster Government to say he believes the "United Kingdom will be safe". However major victories in Dundee and West Dunbartonshire for the Yes campaign mean the race is neck-and-neck.


  20. 'UK safe' as first results say NoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Salisbury Journal

    Yes campaigners in Dundee City Council cheered as it was announced they had won 53,620 votes there, ahead of No on 39,820. While there was a comfortable majority for Yes in Dundee, the turnout in the city was 78.8% - lower than many other parts of Scotland and perhaps indicating that the Yes campaign has not managed to get voters out in sufficient numbers.