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New call for firms to invest in apprentices

A business-led group is urging local employers to take on more apprentices, arguing they are vital to the area’s economy.

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Ross Greer MSP.

MSP demands Clydesdale U-Turn on Bearsden bank closure

West of Scotland Green MSP Ross Greer has urged Clydesdale Bank to reverse its plan to close its ‘vital’ branch in Bearsden.

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New Romy's fish and chip shop opens today (Friday, January 20).

New Romy’s chip shop opening in Hillfoot

Twenty new jobs will be created thanks to the new Romy’s Chip Shop in Hillfoot, Bearsden, and a new restaurant nearby.

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Know your rights on faulty Christmas presents

Do you know your consumer rights?

Christmas has been and gone and no doubt there are a few people who’ve been left scratching their heads over faulty goods.

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Pies guys eyes prize

Pies guys eyes prize

An award winning butcher has scooped a top prize for his pies at the World Championship Scotch Pie Awards.

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East Dunbartonshire residents face paying out more for thier council tax.

Council tax hike looking inevitable

It’s looking increasingly likely that East Dunbartonshire residents will see their council tax bills hiked by three per cent this year - with those in Band E, F, G and H properties feeling further financial pain.

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Clydesdale Bank is set to close in Bearsden.

Bearsden branch of Clydesdale Bank is closing

The Bearsden branch of the Clydesdale Bank is closing on May 2 as part of a company wide restructure.

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Supermarket’s surplus food supports those in need

Supermarket’s surplus food supports those in need

A total of 4,530 meals have been donated to local groups throughout East Dunbartonshire in a food surplus distribution initiative by Tesco.

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Carole Smillie hands out the pies prizes

Peter’s Kirkintilloch pies win the prize!

There were smiles all round as a Kirkintilloch Baker was named one of the finest pie makers in Scotland at a prestigious awards ceremony.

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East Dunbartonshire Council headquarters.

Council tax rise on the cards?

Councillors are set to attend a crunch meeting this evening (Thursday) to discuss how to address a £14.4million funding black hole – including a possible council tax increase.

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NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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Carbeth Inn Blanefield - brothers Stuart and David Fraser have just bought The Carbeth.

Plans for £1 million spend at Carbeth Inn

There are exciting plans to transform The Carbeth Inn into a new mini-destination for visitors with a coffee shop and farm shop.

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Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Employers’ bizarre excuses for underpaying staff

Ten of the most bizarre excuses used by unscrupulous bosses found to have underpaid workers the National Minimum Wage have today been revealed by the Government.

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Aldi will increase its its minimum wage to �8.53 an hour from next month.

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

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Jim Gibbons

Councillor’s plea for fair pension deal for women

East Dunbartonshire Council is going to call on the UK Government to make fair transitional pension arrangements for women.

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Job opportunity may be right up your alley

Job opportunity may be right up your alley

If you enjoy ten-pin bowling, a job with this Kirkintilloch company may be right up your alley.

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Take a butchers at Donnie’s pie award

Take a butchers at Donnie’s pie award

Balornock butcher Donnie Shaw’s Scotch pies have scooped a coveted Gold Award in the Scottish Craft Butchers Savoury Pastry Products Awards 2017.

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'The Jaw', Baldernock - Jaw Brew founder Mark Hazell  and Alex Hazell  - they are using old rolls to make beer.

Brewery rolls with it to create ‘green’ beer

Local independent micro-brewery Jaw Brew has teamed up with Aulds bakery to make beer from their left-over bread rolls.

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Cinema plans for former BHS store

Cinema plans for former BHS store

A former BHS site in Glasgow has been given the green light for a major entertainment development.

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Work to transform Bearsden hall into a hub is progressing well

New Bearsden hub is shaping up nicely

Work is progressing well on the multi-million project to transform Bearsden Burgh Hall into a new community hub.

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