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Provost hits out at traffic chaos at Bishopbriggs

East Dunbartonshire Provost Alan Brown has hit out at the “gridlock” this morning as a result of road closures in Bishopbriggs.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Thugs damage car by kicking it

The police are appealing for information after a car was badly damaged on Castlemains Road in Milngavie on Saturday, August 19.

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The myth of the ‘relaxing bath’ revealed

The myth of the ‘relaxing bath’ revealed

A national survey conducted by Faith in Nature reveals that only 4% of us find time to luxuriate in a relaxing bath, revealing that the ‘relaxing bath’ is just a myth.

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The Electoral Reform Society claims that 1.8 million votes cast in Scotland made no impact on the overall result.

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Two thirds of the votes cast in the general election in Scotland were “wasted” and had no impact on the result, according to a new report.

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First Minister’s Reading Challenge expands

First Minister’s Reading Challenge expands

A scheme to encourage literacy and a love of reading in young people is being expanded to secondary schools across Scotland.

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The award categories will include: Outstanding Woman in Cyber.

Nominations wanted for Scottish Cyber Awards

Scots are being urged to put themselves forward for an awards ceremony that recognises the country’s leading cyber security experts.

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A packed Westerton Gala Day a few years ago

Enjoy a great day at Westerton Gala - coming soon!

Westerton’s annual gala day will have a flavour of magic this year in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter.

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Former Bishopbriggs High pupil becomes High Court judge

Former Bishopbriggs High pupil becomes High Court judge

A former Bishopbriggs High pupil is to be appointed a Justice of the High Court.

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Dining cheque for Kirky residents living with dementia

Dining cheque for Kirky residents living with dementia

A £2,000 donation will ensure people living with dementia in Kinkintilloch can keep dining out in a familiar setting.

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Don't leave your dog in the car without ventilation on a hot day.

Social experiment shows hundreds of people ignoring distressed dog in hot car

Hundreds of people ignored the distressed cries of a dog trapped in a hot car in a social experiment caught on film.

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Sarah Glendinning is pictured with her children Kairan and Jaimie.

£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Scientists and doctors in Edinburgh and Glasgow are set to receive a major cash boost for pioneering research into cancer.

Health
Residents are concerned about youths causing a disturbance near the start of the 
West Highland Way in Milngavie

Anti-social youths create a bad impression

A resident is concerned that groups of youths drinking alcohol in Milngavie precinct near the start of the West Highland Way are creating a bad impression of the area.

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Baby Box registrations reach 10,000

Baby Box registrations reach 10,000

Almost 10,000 parents have registered to receive a Baby Box and more than 500 have been delivered in the first week of the national roll-out.

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Mairi Davies, climate change manager for Historic Environment Scotland with David Barnes, litter & flytipping manager, Zero Waste Scotland. Photo: � Sandy young Photograph.

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Zero Waste Scotland has launched a nationwide initiative calling on businesses, local authorities and other organisations to help cut the cost of litter clean-up and join forces to prevent it from happening in their communities.

Environment
Praise for free meals that save parents nearly £400 a year

Praise for free meals that save parents nearly £400 a year

More than 5,000 youngsters in East Dunbartonshire will get free school meals, saving parents on tight budgets hundreds of pounds per year.

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Police hunt weapon thug who seriously assaulted woman, 39

Police hunt weapon thug who seriously assaulted woman, 39

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 39 year-old woman was seriously assaulted in Possilpark yesterday.

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Your help is needed to frame area’s future

Your help is needed to frame area’s future

Local residents are being invited to help shape the future of East Dunbartonshire’s economy by taking part in a council consultation.

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Royston stabbing victim ‘serious’ after murder bid

Royston stabbing victim ‘serious’ after murder bid

Police have launched an attempted murder investigation after a man was stabbed following a fracas in a Royston playpark yesterday evening.

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Bank grant for Bishopbriggs talking newspaper group

Bank grant for Bishopbriggs talking newspaper group

Bishopbriggs based Cue and Review Recording Service has welcomed a £5,000 from Bank of Scotland Foundation to help it meet annual running costs.

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