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Two arrested after gun, drugs and cash seized in Bishopbriggs bust

A man and woman are due to appear in court this week after £10,000 of drugs, a firearm and ammunition were allegedly seized in a bust at Bishopbriggs.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Jewellery stolen from a house

The police are appealing for witnesses after a quantity of jewellery was stolen from a house on Moorfoot Way, Bearsden on Friday, October 13 between 12pm and 5pm.

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Lenzie try to get to grips with a Cumbernauld opponent during Saturdays clash at Auchenkilns.

Lenzie lose out but Glen’s take perfect run to six of the best

There were mixed fortunes for local rugby sides Allan Glen’s and Lenzie in their BT West League matches on Saturday.

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Two arrested over break-in to Kirkintilloch store

Two arrested over break-in to Kirkintilloch store

Two men have been arrested in connection with an attempted break-in to a shop in Kirkintilloch.

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Douglas Academy

Half a century celebration at Douglas Academy

Douglas Academy has been part of the local community in Milngavie since 1967 and this year marks it’s 50th anniversay.

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Retailers slammed for selling ‘sickening’ Hallowe’en costumes

Retailers slammed for selling ‘sickening’ Hallowe’en costumes

Parents have slammed retailers for selling a sickening ‘Burnt Zombie Child’ Hallowe’en costume for young children in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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McDonalds, Bearsden.

Yobs threw a rock at McDonald’s restaurant

The police are appealing for witnesses after a big rock was thrown at a window of McDonald’s fast food restaurant on Milngavie Road, Bearsden at 9.15pm on Saturday, October 14.

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Duncan Cumming at a local train station

Fury as trains skip stations

The Councillor for Bearsden North has been inundated with complaints from residents recently about the local train service.

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Tim Hortons arriving soon at Bishopbriggs

Tim Hortons arriving soon at Bishopbriggs

There may be a new Tim Hortons cafe and bake branch coming to Bishopbriggs.

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Only one in ten women in Scotland exceed the recommended amount of exercise per week.

Only one in ten women in Scotland exceed the recommended amount of exercise per week

Only one in ten women in Scotland exceed the recommended amount of exercise per week.

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Storm Ophelia causes tenement collapse

A city tenement block has partially collapsed after Storm Ophelia battered Scotland.

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1 in 4 UK workers wouldn’t take a sick day unless hospitalised

1 in 4 UK workers wouldn’t take a sick day unless hospitalised

Almost a quarter (23%) of UK workers – around seven million people – say they would only take time off work if they were hospitalised and had no other choice.

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Firefighters soak up suds to help officers in need

Firefighters soak up suds to help officers in need

Firefighters from Bishopbriggs worked up a lather 
on Saturday to raise almost £400 for a charity close to their hearts.

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LETTER: CALA director’s open letter to Bishopbriggs community over Meadowburn housing plan

LETTER: CALA director’s open letter to Bishopbriggs community over Meadowburn housing plan

Sir, – In response to East Dunbartonshire Council’s recent decision to refuse an application for residential development on a brownfield site at Jellyhill, Bishopbriggs – an area of land which was allocated by the council for housing in their own adopted Local Development Plan – CALA Homes (West) would wish to convey our disappointment with the decision.

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NHSGGC Chairman John Brown, left, meeting Tom Herbert earlier this year

Tom set to meet health chiefs

A health campaigner who has been battling for a cancer care unit at Stobhill Hospital for over a decade, is to meet with health chiefs next week.

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Lost cats and missing keys top list of ridiculous 999 calls

Lost cats and missing keys top list of ridiculous 999 calls

A worrying list of bizarre 999 calls from timewasters includes reports of a ‘confused’ horse and a complaint about too much sweetcorn on a pizza.

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It's a cracker! Celebrate Christmas in style at Kilmardinny House.

Celebrate the festive season in style at Kilmardinny House

People are being invited to book now to celebrate Christmas in style at historic Kilmardinny House in Bearsden.

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Storm Ophelia seen from the Meteosat satellite captured by the University of Dundee Satellite Receiving Station, showing the size of the storm heading towards the UK.

Fallen tree due to Storm Ophelia has now been cleared

Storm Ophelia caused a tree to fall on Strathblane Road, Milngavie, around 9pm last night but the road has now been cleared by East Dunbartonshire Council’s emergency roads team.

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Fears of a landslide at Lennoxtown after Hurricane Ophelia

Fears of a landslide at Lennoxtown after Hurricane Ophelia

A main road through Lennoxtown has been closed by East Dunbartonshire Council because of fears of a landslide after the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia struck the area.

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